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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 28 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing SLA 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 2.21% 2.90% 5.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.00% 50.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £33,750 £21,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £21,000 £16,800
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £21,350 £26,600
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.33%
SLA
Kent

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 Maidstone region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 2.94% 5.80% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 8
Average salary £33,750 £21,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -37.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £21,000 £20,675
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £50,500 £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

SLA
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

SLA Salary Trend in Maidstone

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) COM+
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SLA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) COM+
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco