The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 53 54 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Permanent jobs citing SLA 25 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.33% 3.11% 5.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.71% 33.82% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 39
Average salary £37,500 £29,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% -13.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £22,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
SLA
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
70 68 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.32% 9.19% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 57 62 64
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SLA Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

SLA
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Northampton -12 20 £42,500 +32.81% 4
SLA
East Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 25 (47.17%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (41.51%) Java
2 22 (41.51%) SQL
3 20 (37.74%) J2EE
3 20 (37.74%) SOAP
3 20 (37.74%) Web Services
3 20 (37.74%) Unix
3 20 (37.74%) Linux
3 20 (37.74%) OO
3 20 (37.74%) Tomcat
3 20 (37.74%) SOA
3 20 (37.74%) Middleware
3 20 (37.74%) Hibernate
3 20 (37.74%) Spring
3 20 (37.74%) Liferay
3 20 (37.74%) REST
4 18 (33.96%) JSON
4 18 (33.96%) SSL
4 18 (33.96%) JMS
4 18 (33.96%) XML
5 16 (30.19%) Law
6 15 (28.30%) Service Delivery
6 15 (28.30%) ITIL
7 14 (26.42%) Crystal Reports
7 14 (26.42%) Scrum
7 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (26.42%) Service Desk Management
7 14 (26.42%) WSO2
8 13 (24.53%) MOS
8 13 (24.53%) MCP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 20 (37.74%) Liferay
1 20 (37.74%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Drupal
3 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (1.89%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) SSL
2 6 (11.32%) LAN
2 6 (11.32%) WAN
3 3 (5.66%) Firewall
4 2 (3.77%) BGP
4 2 (3.77%) OSPF
4 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.77%) VoIP
4 2 (3.77%) VPN
4 2 (3.77%) Wireless
5 1 (1.89%) ADSL
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.89%) DSL
5 1 (1.89%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.89%) L2TP
5 1 (1.89%) PPP
5 1 (1.89%) RIP
5 1 (1.89%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (30.19%) Law
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Billing
3 2 (3.77%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Architect
2 13 (24.53%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 13 (24.53%) Team Leader
3 12 (22.64%) Integration Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.77%) Field Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Field Service Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Printer Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Developer
7 2 (3.77%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) Hibernate
1 20 (37.74%) J2EE
1 20 (37.74%) Middleware
1 20 (37.74%) REST
1 20 (37.74%) SOAP
1 20 (37.74%) Spring
1 20 (37.74%) Web Services
2 18 (33.96%) JMS
2 18 (33.96%) JSON
2 18 (33.96%) XML
3 12 (22.64%) XSLT
4 3 (5.66%) CSS
4 3 (5.66%) HTML
5 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.77%) Backbone.js
5 2 (3.77%) CSS3
5 2 (3.77%) HTML5
6 1 (1.89%) jQuery
6 1 (1.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (47.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) CMDB
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) EPoS
4 1 (1.89%) iPad
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Linux
1 20 (37.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) OO
1 20 (37.74%) SOA
2 15 (28.30%) ITIL
2 15 (28.30%) Service Delivery
3 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) Scrum
3 14 (26.42%) Service Desk Management
4 12 (22.64%) Coaching
4 12 (22.64%) TDD
5 11 (20.75%) High Availability
5 11 (20.75%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
6 9 (16.98%) OOD
7 8 (15.09%) API Design
7 8 (15.09%) Identity Management
8 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.66%) Mobile Development
8 3 (5.66%) Network Management
9 2 (3.77%) Fault Management
10 1 (1.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) Java
1 22 (41.51%) SQL
2 12 (22.64%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) C
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) HND
1 13 (24.53%) MCP
1 13 (24.53%) MOS
2 2 (3.77%) CCNP
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) WSO2
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco
4 2 (3.77%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) Juniper
5 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.89%) F5
5 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.89%) Meraki
5 1 (1.89%) Nokia
5 1 (1.89%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.89%) Twitter
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