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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 34 33 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing SLA 25 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.90% 5.80% 4.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.45% 59.38% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 19
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.10%
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
55 64 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.78% 9.77% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 25 53 61
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,600 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -4 13 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Southport - 5 - - 1
Wirral +7 1 £29,000 -35.55%
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 20 (55.56%) ITIL
2 17 (47.22%) Mentoring
3 12 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 12 (33.33%) Finance
4 11 (30.56%) CRM
5 9 (25.00%) MS Office
5 9 (25.00%) Project Management
5 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (25.00%) Banking
6 8 (22.22%) Degree
6 8 (22.22%) Change Management
6 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (22.22%) Windows
7 7 (19.44%) SQL
7 7 (19.44%) Problem Management
7 7 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (16.67%) Investment Management
8 6 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 6 (16.67%) SAP Basis
8 6 (16.67%) SAP
8 6 (16.67%) Business Objects
8 6 (16.67%) UNIX
8 6 (16.67%) Migration
9 5 (13.89%) Back Office
9 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
9 5 (13.89%) Service Management
9 5 (13.89%) Oracle
9 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
9 5 (13.89%) DB2

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (13.89%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.78%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 4 (11.11%) MS Project
3 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) SAN
1 5 (13.89%) NAS
2 1 (2.78%) ADSL
2 1 (2.78%) Broadband
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) Extranet
2 1 (2.78%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
1 5 (13.89%) DB2
1 5 (13.89%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Back Office
4 4 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Retail
5 2 (5.56%) Law
5 2 (5.56%) Legal
5 2 (5.56%) Games
6 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.78%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (2.78%) French Language
6 1 (2.78%) German Language
6 1 (2.78%) Italian Language
6 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Service Manager
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Applications Support
3 5 (13.89%) Integration Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Service Integration Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Technology Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
4 4 (11.11%) Business Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Applications Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Report Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Application Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) SAP Basis
2 4 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.33%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) ITIL
2 17 (47.22%) Mentoring
3 11 (30.56%) CRM
4 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 9 (25.00%) Project Management
4 9 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (22.22%) Change Management
5 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (19.44%) Problem Management
6 7 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 6 (16.67%) Investment Management
7 6 (16.67%) Migration
8 5 (13.89%) Service Management
8 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
8 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (13.89%) Capacity Management
8 5 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (13.89%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (11.11%) MBA
3 1 (2.78%) MOS
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Business Objects
1 6 (16.67%) SAP
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (2.78%) Avaya
4 1 (2.78%) Apple
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