The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 55 40 52
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing SLA 28 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.16% 4.41% 3.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.36% 47.46% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 17
Average salary £27,000 £23,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.68% -32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
73 59 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.25% 9.29% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71 49 55
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
East Midlands

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 -21 20 £27,000 +20.00% 3
SLA
East Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 38 (60.32%) ITIL
2 20 (31.75%) Retail
3 17 (26.98%) Service Delivery
3 17 (26.98%) Windows
4 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 13 (20.63%) MS Exchange
7 11 (17.46%) MCP
8 10 (15.87%) SQL
8 10 (15.87%) Project Management
8 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
8 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
9 9 (14.29%) Change Management
10 8 (12.70%) Service Management
10 8 (12.70%) MS Office
11 7 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (11.11%) MOS
11 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (9.52%) Finance
12 6 (9.52%) Time Management
12 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
12 6 (9.52%) Windows XP
12 6 (9.52%) HND
12 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
12 6 (9.52%) OO
12 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (9.52%) PMP
12 6 (9.52%) PMI Certification
12 6 (9.52%) Six Sigma
13 5 (7.94%) MCSE

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 13 (20.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.94%) Drupal
2 5 (7.94%) WordPress
2 5 (7.94%) CMS
3 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.17%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Office
2 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.35%) WAN
3 3 (4.76%) LAN
4 2 (3.17%) VPN
4 2 (3.17%) DNS
4 2 (3.17%) SSL
5 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (7.94%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) AdminStudio
General
1 20 (31.75%) Retail
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Law
4 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.17%) Legal
5 2 (3.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Analyst
2 13 (20.63%) Service Analyst
2 13 (20.63%) Support Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 11 (17.46%) Team Leader
4 9 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (9.52%) Developer
7 5 (7.94%) PHP Developer
7 5 (7.94%) PHP Zend Developer
7 5 (7.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Services Delivery Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Service Manager
9 3 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Security Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) IT Support
10 2 (3.17%) Information Governance Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) Flash
1 5 (7.94%) HTML
1 5 (7.94%) Ext JS
2 2 (3.17%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.17%) .NET
3 1 (1.59%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.59%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Windows
2 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Vista
5 2 (3.17%) Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Solaris
6 1 (1.59%) CentOS
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (60.32%) ITIL
2 17 (26.98%) Service Delivery
3 10 (15.87%) Project Management
4 9 (14.29%) Change Management
5 8 (12.70%) Service Management
6 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (9.52%) Time Management
7 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.52%) OO
7 6 (9.52%) Six Sigma
8 5 (7.94%) OOP
8 5 (7.94%) Information Security
9 4 (6.35%) Service Desk Management
9 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.17%) Migration
10 2 (3.17%) Data Management
10 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.59%) Process Management
11 1 (1.59%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) ActionScript
2 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.94%) PHP
3 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) MCP
2 7 (11.11%) MOS
3 6 (9.52%) HND
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.52%) PMP
3 6 (9.52%) PMI Certification
4 5 (7.94%) MCSE
5 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.35%) MCITP
5 4 (6.35%) MCSA
5 4 (6.35%) CISSP
6 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.17%) MCTS
7 2 (3.17%) CISA
7 2 (3.17%) CISM
8 1 (1.59%) HNC
8 1 (1.59%) Degree
8 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS
1 4 (6.35%) COBIT
1 4 (6.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
3 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Zend
3 2 (3.17%) Citrix
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.59%) Remedy
4 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) VMware
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: Unspecified plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago