The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 55 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs citing SLA 6 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.22% 5.06% 4.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.14% 58.93% 47.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 15
Average salary £20,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.55% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
SLA
North West

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 Merseyside region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
35 56 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.10% 8.59% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22 44 29
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £58,052
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SLA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

SLA Salary Trend in Merseyside

SLA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -11 6 £20,000 -56.75% 1
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) ITIL
3 12 (44.44%) Finance
4 11 (40.74%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle Assets
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (37.04%) CIMA
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle Financials
5 10 (37.04%) ACCA
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle AGIS
6 7 (25.93%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (22.22%) Business Objects
7 6 (22.22%) Remedy
8 5 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 5 (18.52%) Analytics
9 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
9 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
9 4 (14.81%) ITIL V3
9 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
9 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
9 4 (14.81%) .NET
9 4 (14.81%) Service Management
9 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle Payables
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle Receivables
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle Assets
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle General Ledger
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle EBS R12
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle Financials
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle AGIS
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (3.70%) Bond Adapt
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Analyst
2 16 (59.26%) Systems Support
3 15 (55.56%) Support Analyst
4 14 (51.85%) Systems Analyst
4 14 (51.85%) Systems Support Analyst
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle Analyst
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 6 (22.22%) Applications Support
7 5 (18.52%) Report Analyst
7 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (18.52%) Senior Oracle Analyst
7 5 (18.52%) Data Analyst
7 5 (18.52%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (18.52%) Senior Support Analyst
7 5 (18.52%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 4 (14.81%) Service Manager
9 3 (11.11%) Support Manager
10 2 (7.41%) Data Manager
10 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Manager
10 2 (7.41%) Systems Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
2 11 (40.74%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (18.52%) Analytics
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL V3
4 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Service Management
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Release Management
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) ITSM
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Line Management
7 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) CIMA
1 10 (37.04%) ACCA
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Business Objects
2 6 (22.22%) Remedy
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
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