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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 49 32 50
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Permanent jobs citing SLA 10 41 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.10% 6.60% 2.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.41% 65.08% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 32 11
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +54.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £27,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £62,450 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
34 63 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.13% 10.14% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 19 49 35
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +50.00%
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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram 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 22 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 -16 5 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Wirral +4 1 £29,000 -35.55%
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 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 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) ITIL
3 13 (41.94%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (38.71%) Finance
5 11 (35.48%) Oracle
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (25.81%) ACCA
6 8 (25.81%) CIMA
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle Assets
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle AGIS
7 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
7 7 (22.58%) Project Management
7 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (22.58%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (19.35%) Business Objects
8 6 (19.35%) MS Office
9 5 (16.13%) Windows
9 5 (16.13%) Service Management
9 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
9 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
10 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
10 4 (12.90%) .NET
10 4 (12.90%) SAP
10 4 (12.90%) CRM
10 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.23%) WorkSite
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Project
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle Financials
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle Receivables
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle Assets
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle AGIS
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (3.23%) Bond Adapt
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) NAS
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) ADSL
2 1 (3.23%) Broadband
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) Intranet
2 1 (3.23%) Extranet
2 1 (3.23%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.68%) DB2
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Law
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (3.23%) French Language
3 1 (3.23%) German Language
3 1 (3.23%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Support Analyst
3 12 (38.71%) Systems Support
3 12 (38.71%) Systems Analyst
3 12 (38.71%) Systems Support Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Oracle Analyst
5 6 (19.35%) Applications Support
6 5 (16.13%) Report Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) Data Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Oracle Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Support Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
8 2 (6.45%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (6.45%) Data Manager
9 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Manager
9 1 (3.23%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
1 4 (12.90%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) ITIL
2 13 (41.94%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (16.13%) Service Management
4 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.90%) CRM
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.90%) Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
6 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.45%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) ACCA
1 8 (25.81%) CIMA
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Business Objects
3 4 (12.90%) SAP
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Remedy
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