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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 28 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing SLA 4 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.21% 6.87% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 29.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Average salary £95,000 £51,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
SLA
England

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 Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
16 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.84% 23.66% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 8
Average salary £52,500 £47,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SLA
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

SLA Salary Trend in the Midlands

SLA
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Service Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification