The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 72 87 86
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 17 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.82% 1.21% 0.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.77% 20.34% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 11
Average salary £40,000 £24,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.26% -38.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £43,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,743 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.54% +2.06%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
86 59 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.20% 5.97% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 62 51 113
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SLA
South West

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SLA
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SLA Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

SLA
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 10 £40,000 -
Gloucester +11 1 £15,000 -38.77%
Cirencester +6 1 £52,500 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £40,000 -
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 15 (44.12%) Windows
3 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
4 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 9 (26.47%) Web Services
5 9 (26.47%) Oracle
5 9 (26.47%) PL/SQL
5 9 (26.47%) SOA
5 9 (26.47%) webMethods
5 9 (26.47%) Time Management
6 7 (20.59%) .NET
6 7 (20.59%) ITIL
7 6 (17.65%) MS Office
7 6 (17.65%) Finance
8 5 (14.71%) VMware
8 5 (14.71%) Project Management
8 5 (14.71%) C#
8 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
8 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
8 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
9 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
9 4 (11.76%) Change Management
10 3 (8.82%) Remedy
10 3 (8.82%) Internet
10 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
10 3 (8.82%) MS Project
10 3 (8.82%) Degree
10 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.65%) MS Office
3 3 (8.82%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) OSPF
2 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Wireless
2 1 (2.94%) VLAN
2 1 (2.94%) Network Security
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) WLAN
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Technical Leader
2 5 (14.71%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Customer Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.88%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.94%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (2.94%) Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) Web Services
2 7 (20.59%) .NET
3 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) E-Learning
1 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
3 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) SOA
1 9 (26.47%) Time Management
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
3 5 (14.71%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) Demand Management
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.94%) ITSM
7 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.94%) Web Development
7 1 (2.94%) Business Development
7 1 (2.94%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.94%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (26.47%) PL/SQL
3 5 (14.71%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) VB6
5 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle
2 9 (26.47%) webMethods
3 5 (14.71%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Remedy
5 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix