The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 27 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs citing SLA 9 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.66% 1.67% 2.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 41.67% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 9
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £40,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
SLA
Bedfordshire

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 Luton region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
27 12 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 10.98% 4.01% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 73
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £64,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SLA
Salary Trend in Luton

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

SLA Salary Trend in Luton

SLA
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Luton region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Luton

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (44.23%) ITIL
2 19 (36.54%) Windows
3 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 17 (32.69%) MS Excel
4 17 (32.69%) SQL
5 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 15 (28.85%) DHCP
6 15 (28.85%) FTP
6 15 (28.85%) DNS
6 15 (28.85%) Oracle
6 15 (28.85%) Java
6 15 (28.85%) IIS
7 14 (26.92%) E-Commerce
7 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (25.00%) Web Services
9 12 (23.08%) Finance
9 12 (23.08%) UNIX
9 12 (23.08%) SCOM
10 11 (21.15%) PowerShell
10 11 (21.15%) DevOps
10 11 (21.15%) Service Management
10 11 (21.15%) Incident Management
10 11 (21.15%) Network Load Balancing
11 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (19.23%) Database Security
12 9 (17.31%) Linux
13 8 (15.38%) COM
13 8 (15.38%) PL/SQL
13 8 (15.38%) Retail

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 15 (28.85%) IIS
2 6 (11.54%) Apache
2 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.69%) JBoss
4 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.85%) NetWeaver
5 2 (3.85%) SAP Portal
6 1 (1.92%) Lync
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (32.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SAP FI
1 3 (5.77%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (5.77%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.92%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.92%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) DHCP
1 15 (28.85%) FTP
1 15 (28.85%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Back Office
2 8 (15.38%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 13 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (25.00%) Web Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Senior Support Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Incident Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Developer
6 3 (5.77%) SAP Support
6 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Security Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Functional Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Software Support Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Support Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) Web Services
2 8 (15.38%) COM
3 7 (13.46%) XML
4 6 (11.54%) J2EE
5 5 (9.62%) HTML
6 3 (5.77%) .NET
6 3 (5.77%) XSLT
7 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.85%) Spring
7 2 (3.85%) JSF
7 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.85%) Java EE
7 2 (3.85%) XSL
7 2 (3.85%) JSP
7 2 (3.85%) Struts
8 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.92%) LIMS
3 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) UNIX
3 9 (17.31%) Linux
4 6 (11.54%) Solaris
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) ITIL
2 14 (26.92%) E-Commerce
3 11 (21.15%) Service Management
3 11 (21.15%) Incident Management
3 11 (21.15%) Network Load Balancing
3 11 (21.15%) DevOps
4 10 (19.23%) Database Security
4 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.46%) Project Management
5 7 (13.46%) Performance Management
6 4 (7.69%) Coaching
7 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.77%) Benchmarking
7 3 (5.77%) OOP
7 3 (5.77%) OO
8 2 (3.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) SQL
2 15 (28.85%) Java
3 11 (21.15%) PowerShell
4 8 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.85%) CISM
3 2 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCP
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.92%) MCSA
4 1 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (23.08%) SCOM
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.85%) Oracle
3 6 (11.54%) ServiceNow
4 4 (7.69%) SAP
5 3 (5.77%) Akamai
6 2 (3.85%) Lumesse
6 2 (3.85%) Pegasus
6 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.92%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.92%) i-GRasp