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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 53 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs citing SLA 24 40 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.20% 4.82% 6.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.68% 54.05% 40.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 30
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
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
59 74 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.87% 8.92% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 52 66 78
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £64,250 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
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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 -1 22 £29,000 -17.14% 1
SLA
East Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 43 (61.43%) ITIL
2 34 (48.57%) Windows
3 31 (44.29%) Microsoft
4 28 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 22 (31.43%) Active Directory
6 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 20 (28.57%) MS Office
6 20 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 19 (27.14%) Retail
8 17 (24.29%) MCP
9 16 (22.86%) MS Excel
10 14 (20.00%) Service Delivery
11 13 (18.57%) .NET
12 12 (17.14%) SQL
13 10 (14.29%) Service Management
13 10 (14.29%) MCSE
14 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
14 9 (12.86%) LAN
14 9 (12.86%) WAN
15 8 (11.43%) C#
15 8 (11.43%) HND
15 8 (11.43%) ITIL V3
15 8 (11.43%) Coaching
16 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (10.00%) Time Management
16 7 (10.00%) HTML
16 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
16 7 (10.00%) MCSA
16 7 (10.00%) Windows XP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.86%) CMS
6 1 (1.43%) Drupal
6 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (28.57%) MS Office
2 16 (22.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.86%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.43%) Magento
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (12.86%) LAN
2 9 (12.86%) WAN
3 6 (8.57%) VPN
3 6 (8.57%) DNS
4 2 (2.86%) DHCP
4 2 (2.86%) Internet
4 2 (2.86%) Firewall
5 1 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (27.14%) Retail
2 6 (8.57%) Legal
3 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.29%) Law
5 2 (2.86%) Finance
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
6 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Analyst
2 17 (24.29%) Service Analyst
2 17 (24.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (17.14%) Support Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Service Desk Manager
4 9 (12.86%) Service Manager
5 8 (11.43%) Team Leader
5 8 (11.43%) Support Manager
5 8 (11.43%) Service Support Manager
5 8 (11.43%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 7 (10.00%) Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.57%) DBA
7 6 (8.57%) SQL DBA
7 6 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (4.29%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) HTML
3 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.57%) CSS
3 6 (8.57%) XML
3 6 (8.57%) Ajax
3 6 (8.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.86%) PDA
3 1 (1.43%) FMCG
3 1 (1.43%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 34 (48.57%) Windows
2 20 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Vista
6 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.43%) Android
7 1 (1.43%) UNIX
7 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (61.43%) ITIL
2 14 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 10 (14.29%) Service Management
4 8 (11.43%) ITIL V3
4 8 (11.43%) Coaching
5 7 (10.00%) Time Management
5 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.29%) Information Management
6 3 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Management
6 3 (4.29%) Process Improvement
7 2 (2.86%) Change Control
7 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.86%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (2.86%) High Availability
7 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.86%) Operations Management
7 2 (2.86%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.86%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 8 (11.43%) C#
3 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.57%) VB
5 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.86%) C
6 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (24.29%) MCP
3 10 (14.29%) MCSE
4 8 (11.43%) HND
5 7 (10.00%) MCSA
5 7 (10.00%) MCITP
5 7 (10.00%) Degree
6 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
6 6 (8.57%) MCTS
7 2 (2.86%) CCNP
7 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.86%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) SCOM
2 2 (2.86%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.86%) SCSM
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (44.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.86%) Citrix
2 2 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) Avaya
3 1 (1.43%) Pegasus
3 1 (1.43%) Zend
3 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
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