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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 79 72 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 26 35 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.77% 2.35% 1.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.68% 20.00% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 21 30 10
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £34,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -8.10%
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
190 175 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.90% 11.76% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 128 100 46
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £30,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 32 (50.79%) Degree
2 26 (41.27%) Integration Testing
3 24 (38.10%) Project Management
4 22 (34.92%) SAP
5 21 (33.33%) Finance
6 19 (30.16%) MS Excel
7 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 17 (26.98%) VMware
9 15 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (23.81%) ABAP
10 14 (22.22%) Windows
10 14 (22.22%) Data Modelling
10 14 (22.22%) ETL
10 14 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
10 14 (22.22%) SAP BW
10 14 (22.22%) NetWeaver
10 14 (22.22%) SAP BI
11 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
12 11 (17.46%) .NET
13 9 (14.29%) Java
14 8 (12.70%) SQL
14 8 (12.70%) ITIL
14 8 (12.70%) Configuration Management
14 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
15 7 (11.11%) Time Management
15 7 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 7 (11.11%) QA
15 7 (11.11%) Information Security
15 7 (11.11%) Nagios

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (22.22%) NetWeaver
2 6 (9.52%) IIS
2 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.76%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.59%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.59%) Lync
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (30.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
3 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (6.35%) SAP CO
1 4 (6.35%) SAP FI
2 3 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.76%) SAP SCM
2 3 (4.76%) SAP ERP
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.59%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) SAN
2 5 (7.94%) Firewall
3 2 (3.17%) WAN
3 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.17%) LAN
3 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.59%) LDAP
4 1 (1.59%) VoIP
4 1 (1.59%) VPN
4 1 (1.59%) DNS
4 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SAP BI
1 14 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
1 14 (22.22%) SAP BW
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.76%) MySQL
4 3 (4.76%) MS Access
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.59%) QlikView
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) LSMW
1 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Consultant
2 21 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (22.22%) Business Consultant
3 14 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 14 (22.22%) SAP Business Consultant
3 14 (22.22%) SAP BI Consultant
4 9 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) SAP CO Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Release Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.76%) SAP FI Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Developer
6 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.17%) Administrator
7 2 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.17%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) HTML
2 5 (7.94%) CSS
3 4 (6.35%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.17%) Web Services
5 2 (3.17%) jQuery
5 2 (3.17%) Middleware
6 1 (1.59%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (1.59%) Ajax
6 1 (1.59%) JSON
6 1 (1.59%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.59%) CSS3
6 1 (1.59%) XML
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) FMCG
3 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.76%) Life Science
3 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Debian
3 3 (4.76%) Android
3 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) UNIX
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Integration Testing
2 24 (38.10%) Project Management
3 15 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 14 (22.22%) ETL
5 8 (12.70%) ITIL
5 8 (12.70%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.11%) Time Management
6 7 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 7 (11.11%) Information Security
7 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.35%) BCP
8 4 (6.35%) Business Continuity
8 4 (6.35%) Line Management
9 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.76%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.76%) Change Control
9 3 (4.76%) ERP
9 3 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) ABAP
2 9 (14.29%) Java
3 8 (12.70%) SQL
3 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.35%) C#
6 3 (4.76%) Perl
6 3 (4.76%) VBA
7 1 (1.59%) Ruby
7 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (50.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) CCNP
2 1 (1.59%) CCNA
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) Nagios
2 5 (7.94%) Puppet
2 5 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) SAP
2 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 17 (26.98%) VMware
4 7 (11.11%) Splunk
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle
5 3 (4.76%) F5
5 3 (4.76%) Citrix
5 3 (4.76%) Lotus
5 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) Apple
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco
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