The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford 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 25 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing SLA 6 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.85% 0.57% 2.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 9.09% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 7
Average salary £44,500 £60,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.83% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £60,000 £41,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
SLA
Cheshire

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 Knutsford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 6.41% 6.29% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 7
Average salary £46,250 £42,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.11% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £31,500 £41,900
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £51,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

SLA
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

SLA Salary Trend in Knutsford

SLA
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Knutsford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (50.00%) Oracle
3 12 (46.15%) ITIL
4 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
5 10 (38.46%) Linux
5 10 (38.46%) Finance
5 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (34.62%) Change Management
6 9 (34.62%) Time Management
6 9 (34.62%) UNIX
6 9 (34.62%) DB2
6 9 (34.62%) IBM
7 8 (30.77%) Quality Management
7 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
7 8 (30.77%) MySQL
7 8 (30.77%) AIX
8 7 (26.92%) Service Management
8 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
8 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
9 6 (23.08%) Degree
9 6 (23.08%) Content Management
9 6 (23.08%) Teradata
9 6 (23.08%) Financial Institution
9 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
9 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (34.62%) DB2
3 8 (30.77%) MySQL
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Service Manager
1 9 (34.62%) Applications Support
2 8 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) IT Services Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Linux
3 9 (34.62%) UNIX
4 8 (30.77%) AIX
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Change Management
2 9 (34.62%) Time Management
3 8 (30.77%) Quality Management
3 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 7 (26.92%) Service Management
4 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
5 6 (23.08%) Content Management
5 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
6 5 (19.23%) ETL
6 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (19.23%) Data Transformation
6 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (11.54%) Business Development
8 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
8 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (34.62%) IBM
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) Teradata
5 5 (19.23%) Informatica
6 1 (3.85%) Sybase
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) VMware