The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 33 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.25% 1.60% 1.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.81% 6.98% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £45,000 £21,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+109.30% -40.27%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
SLA
West Yorkshire

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 Halifax region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
27 43 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 15.17% 22.99% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 13
Average salary £40,500 £34,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.11% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £21,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SLA
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

SLA Salary Trend in Halifax

SLA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Baan
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (16.67%) DTS
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Fault Management
3 1 (16.67%) Database Security
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) DTS
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) DBA
1 6 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 5 (83.33%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Fault Management
2 1 (16.67%) Database Security
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Baan