The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 33 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 1 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.50% 0.69% 4.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.69% 5.71% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Average salary £14,250 £37,500 £14,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-62.00% +163.15%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +2.08%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
13 35 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.47% 12.11% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 18
Average salary £32,125 £38,750 £15,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.09% +158.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £14,250
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SLA
UK

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SLA
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SLA Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

SLA
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +12 1 £14,250 -62.00% 3
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (50.00%) B2B
1 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 1 (25.00%) Green Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Rendezvous
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) CommVault

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) B2B
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (25.00%) Green Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) CommVault
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
Antrim, County Antrim
Capita
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