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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 21 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing SLA 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 9.09% 5.26% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.44% 17.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £50,000 £48,875 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
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
18 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 20.45% 29.82% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 2
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 20 August 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%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (75.00%) Propensity Modelling
3 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Workflow
3 5 (62.50%) MCITP
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Visualisation
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Business Objects
3 5 (62.50%) MCDBA
3 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) CHAID
4 3 (37.50%) Logistic Regression
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) SmartFocus
4 3 (37.50%) FastStats
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
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%) Workflow
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) CHAID
3 3 (37.50%) Logistic Regression
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
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