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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 87 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 22 45 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.40% 3.05% 1.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.00% 23.56% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 11
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +56.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £28,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £50,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
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
200 191 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.74% 12.95% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 108 122 43
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 23 (34.85%) Degree
2 20 (30.30%) Integration Testing
3 19 (28.79%) MS Excel
3 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
3 19 (28.79%) Finance
4 18 (27.27%) Project Management
5 17 (25.76%) SAP
6 15 (22.73%) VMware
7 14 (21.21%) Windows
7 14 (21.21%) ABAP
8 13 (19.70%) Active Directory
9 12 (18.18%) .NET
9 12 (18.18%) SQL
9 12 (18.18%) ITIL
9 12 (18.18%) QA
10 11 (16.67%) Java
10 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (15.15%) Data Modelling
11 10 (15.15%) ETL
11 10 (15.15%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
11 10 (15.15%) SAP BW
11 10 (15.15%) NetWeaver
11 10 (15.15%) SAP BI
12 9 (13.64%) Time Management
13 8 (12.12%) Linux
13 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
13 8 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (10.61%) Splunk

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (15.15%) NetWeaver
2 6 (9.09%) IIS
2 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.55%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.03%) Lync
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.52%) Apache
5 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.52%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (28.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.09%) MS Office
3 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SAP SCM
1 3 (4.55%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.52%) SAP APO
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) SAN
2 5 (7.58%) Firewall
3 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.03%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.52%) LDAP
4 1 (1.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SAP BI
1 10 (15.15%) BusinessObjects
1 10 (15.15%) SAP BW
2 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.58%) MySQL
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) MS Access
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.52%) QlikView
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) LSMW
2 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (28.79%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.03%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Consultant
2 13 (19.70%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (15.15%) Business Consultant
3 10 (15.15%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 10 (15.15%) SAP Business Consultant
3 10 (15.15%) SAP BI Consultant
4 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Service Manager
5 7 (10.61%) Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Administrator
6 3 (4.55%) Release Manager
6 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) SAP Developer
6 3 (4.55%) SAP PI Developer
6 3 (4.55%) ABAP Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Senior Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.03%) SAP SCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) .NET
2 6 (9.09%) HTML
2 6 (9.09%) CSS
3 5 (7.58%) Web Services
3 5 (7.58%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.06%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (6.06%) jQuery
4 4 (6.06%) SAP Business Workflow
4 4 (6.06%) J2EE
5 3 (4.55%) XML
5 3 (4.55%) Ajax
5 3 (4.55%) JSON
6 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.03%) Middleware
7 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.52%) CSS3
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.55%) FMCG
4 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Linux
3 5 (7.58%) Debian
4 3 (4.55%) Android
4 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.52%) Solaris
6 1 (1.52%) UNIX
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Integration Testing
2 18 (27.27%) Project Management
3 12 (18.18%) ITIL
4 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (15.15%) Data Modelling
5 10 (15.15%) ETL
5 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
6 9 (13.64%) Time Management
7 8 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (10.61%) Information Security
8 7 (10.61%) Line Management
8 7 (10.61%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 6 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (7.58%) Workflow
10 5 (7.58%) Service Management
10 5 (7.58%) Change Control
11 4 (6.06%) Change Management
11 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.06%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) ABAP
2 12 (18.18%) SQL
3 11 (16.67%) Java
4 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.58%) Perl
6 5 (7.58%) C#
7 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.03%) VBA
9 1 (1.52%) Ruby
9 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) QA
2 7 (10.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Nagios
1 7 (10.61%) Puppet
2 5 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.76%) SAP
3 15 (22.73%) VMware
4 7 (10.61%) Splunk
5 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle
6 4 (6.06%) Citrix
7 3 (4.55%) Lotus
7 3 (4.55%) F5
8 1 (1.52%) Apple
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus on call, bonus and bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago