The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 21 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing SLA 3 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 3.37% 1.81% 3.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 42.86% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
SLA
Cheshire

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 Crewe region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Crewe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 13.48% 4.22% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 9
Average salary £33,750 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.58% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,200 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

SLA
Salary Trend in Crewe

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

SLA Salary Trend in Crewe

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Crewe 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 20 (95.24%) Wireless
2 19 (90.48%) Retail
2 19 (90.48%) Customer Engagement
2 19 (90.48%) Financial Institution
2 19 (90.48%) Risk Management
2 19 (90.48%) Finance
3 17 (80.95%) C#
3 17 (80.95%) SQL
3 17 (80.95%) T-SQL
3 17 (80.95%) VB
3 17 (80.95%) .NET
3 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
3 17 (80.95%) Web Services
3 17 (80.95%) Windows
3 17 (80.95%) OO
3 17 (80.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (80.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (80.95%) .NET Remoting
3 17 (80.95%) .NET Framework
3 17 (80.95%) WCF
3 17 (80.95%) LINQ
4 9 (42.86%) XPath
4 9 (42.86%) TDD
4 9 (42.86%) MVC
4 9 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 9 (42.86%) RESTful
4 9 (42.86%) JBoss
4 9 (42.86%) XML

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Crewe 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (42.86%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) WLAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) OSPF
2 1 (4.76%) BGP
2 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (38.10%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (90.48%) Retail
1 19 (90.48%) Financial Institution
1 19 (90.48%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
3 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
3 1 (4.76%) Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) .NET
1 17 (80.95%) Web Services
1 17 (80.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 17 (80.95%) .NET Remoting
1 17 (80.95%) .NET Framework
1 17 (80.95%) WCF
1 17 (80.95%) LINQ
2 9 (42.86%) RESTful
2 9 (42.86%) XML
2 9 (42.86%) XSD
2 9 (42.86%) XSLT
2 9 (42.86%) SOAP
2 9 (42.86%) Middleware
3 8 (38.10%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Customer Engagement
1 19 (90.48%) Risk Management
2 17 (80.95%) OO
2 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) TDD
3 9 (42.86%) MVC
3 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Validation
4 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.76%) Network Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C#
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
1 17 (80.95%) T-SQL
1 17 (80.95%) VB
2 9 (42.86%) XPath
2 9 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) UAG
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Citrix
1 1 (4.76%) VMware