The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 14 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 5 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 7.25% 33.33% 45.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 8
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
SLA
West Midlands

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 Dudley region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 21.74% 33.33% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 8
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

SLA
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

SLA Salary Trend in Dudley

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 9 (75.00%) Service Management
1 9 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
1 9 (75.00%) ITSM
1 9 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (75.00%) Unix
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
1 9 (75.00%) SOA
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) WLAN
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
1 9 (75.00%) Mac OS X
1 9 (75.00%) MVS
1 9 (75.00%) Middleware
1 9 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 9 (75.00%) Marketing
1 9 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (75.00%) Private Cloud
2 7 (58.33%) Economics
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (58.33%) A+ Certification
2 7 (58.33%) MCP
3 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (33.33%) Workflow
4 4 (33.33%) Data Mining
4 4 (33.33%) Coaching
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dudley 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
1 9 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (75.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Service Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Major Incident Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Major Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Private Cloud
2 7 (58.33%) Economics
3 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Mac OS X
1 9 (75.00%) MVS
1 9 (75.00%) Unix
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
1 9 (75.00%) ITSM
1 9 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 9 (75.00%) Service Management
1 9 (75.00%) SOA
2 4 (33.33%) Coaching
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 4 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) A+ Certification
1 7 (58.33%) MCP
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft