The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank - - 6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford - - 4.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
SLA
Kent

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 Dartford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 1.22% 13.04% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Average salary £42,500 £34,500 £20,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.18% +70.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

SLA
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

SLA Salary Trend in Dartford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 8 (100.00%) Marketing
2 6 (75.00%) Propensity Modelling
2 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) Data Migration
3 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Workflow
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (62.50%) Business Objects
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (62.50%) Visualisation
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) MCDBA
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) MCITP
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Line Management
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) CHAID
4 3 (37.50%) SmartFocus
4 3 (37.50%) FastStats
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Logistic Regression
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 3 (37.50%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Insight Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Visualisation
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
1 6 (75.00%) Data Migration
1 6 (75.00%) Propensity Modelling
2 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Workflow
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) CHAID
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Logistic Regression
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Line Management
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCDBA
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (62.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Business Objects
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) SmartFocus