The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 57 88 68
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -20
Permanent jobs citing SLA 40 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.96% 1.27% 1.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.94% 14.08% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 15
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% +44.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,300 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
SLA
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
191 142 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.14% 8.99% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 138 80 43
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £69,900 £58,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SLA
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

SLA Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SLA
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 46 (50.00%) Degree
2 43 (46.74%) Integration Testing
3 40 (43.48%) SAP
4 39 (42.39%) Project Management
4 39 (42.39%) Finance
5 27 (29.35%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (28.26%) Business Objects
7 25 (27.17%) ABAP
7 25 (27.17%) Data Modelling
7 25 (27.17%) ETL
7 25 (27.17%) Microsoft
7 25 (27.17%) BusinessObjects
7 25 (27.17%) SAP BW
7 25 (27.17%) NetWeaver
7 25 (27.17%) SAP BI
8 20 (21.74%) VMware
9 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
10 16 (17.39%) ITIL
11 15 (16.30%) Active Directory
11 15 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (15.22%) Windows
12 14 (15.22%) SAP FI
13 12 (13.04%) SAP FI/CO
13 12 (13.04%) SAP CO
14 10 (10.87%) LAN
14 10 (10.87%) WAN
15 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
15 9 (9.78%) SQL
15 9 (9.78%) .NET
15 9 (9.78%) Disaster Recovery

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 25 (27.17%) NetWeaver
2 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.35%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.26%) IIS
5 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.09%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.43%) MS Office
3 4 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (15.22%) SAP FI
2 12 (13.04%) SAP FI/CO
2 12 (13.04%) SAP CO
3 6 (6.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.09%) SAP APO
5 1 (1.09%) SAP SCM
5 1 (1.09%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) LAN
1 10 (10.87%) WAN
2 9 (9.78%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (5.43%) Firewall
4 4 (4.35%) SAN
5 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.17%) LDAP
6 2 (2.17%) DNS
6 2 (2.17%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.09%) VPN
7 1 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.17%) SAP BI
1 25 (27.17%) BusinessObjects
1 25 (27.17%) SAP BW
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.35%) MS Access
3 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.17%) SQLPlus
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.09%) QlikView
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 39 (42.39%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Back Office
3 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.26%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (41.30%) Consultant
2 35 (38.04%) SAP Consultant
3 25 (27.17%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 24 (26.09%) Business Consultant
5 23 (25.00%) SAP BI Consultant
6 22 (23.91%) SAP Business Consultant
7 12 (13.04%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 12 (13.04%) Analyst
8 10 (10.87%) SAP FI Consultant
8 10 (10.87%) SAP CO Consultant
9 9 (9.78%) Support Analyst
10 7 (7.61%) Service Manager
11 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (6.52%) Administrator
11 6 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (6.52%) IT Support
12 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 5 (5.43%) IT Support Analyst
12 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
13 3 (3.26%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) .NET
2 5 (5.43%) CSS
2 5 (5.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (5.43%) HTML
3 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.09%) Web Services
4 1 (1.09%) Middleware
4 1 (1.09%) CSS3
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.09%) jQuery
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Life Science
2 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.26%) FMCG
5 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) Linux
2 6 (6.52%) UNIX
3 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.26%) Android
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.17%) Solaris
5 2 (2.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.74%) Integration Testing
2 39 (42.39%) Project Management
3 27 (29.35%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (27.17%) Data Modelling
4 25 (27.17%) ETL
5 16 (17.39%) ITIL
6 9 (9.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.52%) Time Management
8 6 (6.52%) Line Management
9 5 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.43%) Service Management
10 4 (4.35%) BCP
10 4 (4.35%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.35%) MVC
10 4 (4.35%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.35%) Information Security
10 4 (4.35%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.17%) ABAP
2 9 (9.78%) SQL
3 5 (5.43%) VBA
3 5 (5.43%) Java
3 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.35%) C#
5 2 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (1.09%) PHP
6 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.09%) MCP
3 1 (1.09%) MCSE
3 1 (1.09%) MCSA
3 1 (1.09%) CCNP
3 1 (1.09%) CCNA
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 15 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (16.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.26%) XenApp
3 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Nagios
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.17%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) Puppet
2 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 40 (43.48%) SAP
2 26 (28.26%) Business Objects
3 25 (27.17%) Microsoft
4 20 (21.74%) VMware
5 6 (6.52%) Citrix
6 4 (4.35%) Lotus
6 4 (4.35%) Splunk
7 3 (3.26%) F5
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle
8 2 (2.17%) Cognos
8 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.09%) Apple
9 1 (1.09%) Cisco
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