The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 25 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 2 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.29% 7.73% 1.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.18% 66.67% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 2
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.43%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
SLA
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 7.10% 11.60% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 5
Average salary £38,000 £33,361 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.90% +19.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

SLA
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Colchester region.

SLA Salary Trend in Colchester

SLA
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (75.00%) Law
1 3 (75.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (75.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Server Support
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (25.00%) Server Support Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Server Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (75.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat