The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 39 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs citing SLA 37 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.08% 1.36% 4.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 42.86% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 32 5 20
Average salary £27,000 £39,500 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.64% +73.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £38,960 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,000 £40,350
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
SLA
Northamptonshire

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 Northampton region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
74 14 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 10.15% 3.18% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 61 13 66
Average salary £29,000 £40,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.39% +24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £38,180 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SLA
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

SLA Salary Trend in Northampton

SLA
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Northampton

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 40 (70.18%) ITIL
2 29 (50.88%) Windows
2 29 (50.88%) Microsoft
3 27 (47.37%) TCP/IP
4 25 (43.86%) MCP
5 23 (40.35%) Windows 7
6 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (36.84%) Service Delivery
8 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
9 18 (31.58%) HND
10 16 (28.07%) Crystal Reports
10 16 (28.07%) MS Exchange
11 15 (26.32%) MCSE
11 15 (26.32%) MCSA
11 15 (26.32%) MCITP
12 12 (21.05%) MCTS
12 12 (21.05%) VPN
12 12 (21.05%) DNS
12 12 (21.05%) Legal
13 11 (19.30%) Service Management
13 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (17.54%) Coaching
14 10 (17.54%) Retail
14 10 (17.54%) MS Office
15 9 (15.79%) Law
15 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (14.04%) Windows XP
16 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (14.04%) .NET
17 7 (12.28%) HTML

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 16 (28.07%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.51%) Lync
4 2 (3.51%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) Drupal
5 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Office
2 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (47.37%) TCP/IP
2 12 (21.05%) VPN
2 12 (21.05%) DNS
3 5 (8.77%) LAN
3 5 (8.77%) WAN
4 2 (3.51%) DHCP
4 2 (3.51%) Intranet
4 2 (3.51%) Internet
4 2 (3.51%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (21.05%) Legal
2 10 (17.54%) Retail
3 9 (15.79%) Law
4 2 (3.51%) Finance
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Analyst
2 21 (36.84%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 21 (36.84%) Team Leader
3 17 (29.82%) Service Analyst
3 17 (29.82%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (19.30%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (15.79%) Support Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.51%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Help Desk Team Lead
9 1 (1.75%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Service Desk Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Service Level Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Help Desk Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) 1st Line Support
9 1 (1.75%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) .NET
2 7 (12.28%) HTML
3 6 (10.53%) jQuery
3 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.53%) CSS
3 6 (10.53%) XML
3 6 (10.53%) Ajax
4 3 (5.26%) WCF
4 3 (5.26%) Silverlight
4 3 (5.26%) XSL
5 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) iPhone
3 1 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Windows
2 23 (40.35%) Windows 7
3 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.04%) Windows XP
4 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Vista
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.26%) Android
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (70.18%) ITIL
2 21 (36.84%) Service Delivery
3 11 (19.30%) Service Management
4 10 (17.54%) Coaching
5 7 (12.28%) Service Desk Management
6 3 (5.26%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 3 (5.26%) Web Development
7 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.51%) Time Management
7 2 (3.51%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) Android Development
7 2 (3.51%) iOS Development
8 1 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.53%) C#
3 5 (8.77%) VB
4 3 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (43.86%) MCP
2 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (31.58%) HND
4 15 (26.32%) MCSE
4 15 (26.32%) MCSA
4 15 (26.32%) MCITP
5 12 (21.05%) MCTS
6 6 (10.53%) MOS
6 6 (10.53%) Degree
7 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
7 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (50.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Citrix
3 1 (1.75%) Avaya
3 1 (1.75%) Zend
3 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.75%) Business Objects