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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 33 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing SLA 1 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.53% 1.66% 4.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.55% 7.69% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Average salary £22,000 £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
22 65 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 11.76% 21.52% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 17 62 13
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,800 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Baan
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) DTS
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
3 1 (14.29%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) DTS
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) DBA
1 6 (85.71%) SQL DBA
2 5 (71.43%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Baan