The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 73 76 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs citing SLA 97 92 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.86% 2.90% 3.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.09% 32.97% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 58 61 73
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £21,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,579 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.65% +1.65%
SLA
UK

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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
358 279 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.56% 8.80% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 233 148 170
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SLA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SLA Salary Trend in Scotland

SLA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Scotland

SLA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Edinburgh +2 45 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Glasgow -2 27 £39,000 +4.00% 6
Aberdeen +24 14 £37,500 -34.78% 4
Highlands +2 4 - -
Aberdeenshire - 2 £20,500 -
Renfrewshire -4 1 £13,750 -37.50%
North Lanarkshire -5 1 - - 1
Stirling -25 1 - -
Fife - 1 £31,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £21,500 -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 65 (33.68%) Windows
2 53 (27.46%) Finance
3 49 (25.39%) Microsoft
4 45 (23.32%) SQL
5 43 (22.28%) Oracle
5 43 (22.28%) ITIL
6 40 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (20.21%) Linux
8 38 (19.69%) Service Delivery
9 37 (19.17%) VMware
10 33 (17.10%) UNIX
11 31 (16.06%) SQL Server
12 28 (14.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (12.95%) C#
13 25 (12.95%) MS Excel
13 25 (12.95%) Active Directory
14 22 (11.40%) WAN
14 22 (11.40%) .NET
15 21 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (10.88%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (10.88%) Back Office
15 21 (10.88%) Oracle EBS R12
15 21 (10.88%) Incident Management
16 20 (10.36%) Oracle EBS
16 20 (10.36%) Oracle Reports
17 19 (9.84%) Oracle 11i
18 18 (9.33%) Windows XP
18 18 (9.33%) LAN
18 18 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
19 17 (8.81%) Wi-Fi

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (7.77%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (4.15%) IIS
4 7 (3.63%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.63%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.11%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.04%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.52%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 25 (12.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (10.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 20 (10.36%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (9.84%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (4.15%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (3.63%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (3.63%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (3.63%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (3.11%) Oracle iProcurement
6 6 (3.11%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (2.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (2.59%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.52%) Movex
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.52%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.52%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.40%) WAN
2 18 (9.33%) LAN
3 17 (8.81%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (8.29%) DNS
5 13 (6.74%) TCP/IP
6 12 (6.22%) VoIP
7 11 (5.70%) Firewall
8 7 (3.63%) Wireless
9 6 (3.11%) DHCP
10 4 (2.07%) 4G
10 4 (2.07%) TETRA
11 2 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.04%) Intranet
11 2 (1.04%) MPLS
11 2 (1.04%) SMTP
11 2 (1.04%) LDAP
12 1 (0.52%) SAN
12 1 (0.52%) SSL
12 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.52%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.36%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (7.77%) Oracle BI EE
4 13 (6.74%) Oracle Database
5 11 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.63%) Oracle Discoverer
7 7 (3.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (3.11%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (3.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 6 (3.11%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.52%) OLAP
11 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (7.77%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (4.66%) Oracle APEX
3 8 (4.15%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.07%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.55%) Toad
5 3 (1.55%) ProC
5 3 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.52%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.52%) NUnit
6 1 (0.52%) Moq
6 1 (0.52%) NWDI
6 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 53 (27.46%) Finance
2 21 (10.88%) Back Office
3 10 (5.18%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.66%) Retail
5 8 (4.15%) Marketing
6 7 (3.63%) Law
6 7 (3.63%) Legal
7 5 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.59%) Banking
7 5 (2.59%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.04%) French Language
8 2 (1.04%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) Billing
9 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (18.13%) Analyst
2 30 (15.54%) Support Engineer
3 28 (14.51%) Applications Support
4 21 (10.88%) Administrator
5 20 (10.36%) Support Analyst
6 19 (9.84%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (7.25%) DBA
8 13 (6.74%) Oracle DBA
9 11 (5.70%) Developer
9 11 (5.70%) Applications Support Analyst
10 10 (5.18%) IT Support
10 10 (5.18%) Server Technician
11 9 (4.66%) Operations Manager
12 8 (4.15%) Consultant
12 8 (4.15%) Junior
12 8 (4.15%) Software Engineer
13 7 (3.63%) Software Developer
13 7 (3.63%) Architect
13 7 (3.63%) Customer Engineer
13 7 (3.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.40%) .NET
2 16 (8.29%) HTML
3 15 (7.77%) jQuery
4 13 (6.74%) CSS
5 10 (5.18%) Ajax
5 10 (5.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (5.18%) ASP.NET
6 8 (4.15%) LINQ
6 8 (4.15%) XML
7 7 (3.63%) Middleware
7 7 (3.63%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (2.59%) XSL
8 5 (2.59%) Web Services
8 5 (2.59%) CSS3
8 5 (2.59%) HTML5
9 4 (2.07%) WAP
10 1 (0.52%) COM
10 1 (0.52%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.52%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.74%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.22%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.63%) iPad
5 6 (3.11%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.59%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.59%) Blog
7 4 (2.07%) PKI
7 4 (2.07%) iPhone
8 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.04%) Clustering
8 2 (1.04%) EPoS
9 1 (0.52%) Replication
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.52%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 65 (33.68%) Windows
2 39 (20.21%) Linux
3 33 (17.10%) UNIX
4 18 (9.33%) Windows XP
4 18 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.66%) Solaris
6 9 (4.66%) Windows 8
7 8 (4.15%) AIX
8 7 (3.63%) Windows CE
8 7 (3.63%) Android
8 7 (3.63%) Apple iOS
9 6 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.11%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.07%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.55%) OpenVMS
11 3 (1.55%) OS/2
12 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.28%) ITIL
2 38 (19.69%) Service Delivery
3 21 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (10.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (10.88%) Incident Management
4 15 (7.77%) SOA
4 15 (7.77%) Service Management
5 13 (6.74%) CRM
5 13 (6.74%) Mentoring
6 12 (6.22%) Software Engineering
6 12 (6.22%) Workflow
7 11 (5.70%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.70%) Business Development
8 10 (5.18%) Asset Management
8 10 (5.18%) Change Management
9 9 (4.66%) Project Management
9 9 (4.66%) Line Management
9 9 (4.66%) Release Management
10 8 (4.15%) Unit Testing
10 8 (4.15%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.32%) SQL
2 25 (12.95%) C#
3 16 (8.29%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.25%) PL/SQL
5 12 (6.22%) Ruby
6 11 (5.70%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.18%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.66%) Java
9 8 (4.15%) Perl
10 7 (3.63%) VBScript
11 6 (3.11%) C
12 5 (2.59%) C++
13 4 (2.07%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.07%) Python
13 4 (2.07%) VBA
14 3 (1.55%) COBOL
15 1 (0.52%) VB
15 1 (0.52%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 15 (7.77%) Degree
2 12 (6.22%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.18%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.59%) Postgraduate
4 5 (2.59%) MCSE
4 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.59%) OCP
4 5 (2.59%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (2.59%) MBA
5 3 (1.55%) MCITP
6 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.04%) CCNP
6 2 (1.04%) CCNA
6 2 (1.04%) CCDP
6 2 (1.04%) ISEB
7 1 (0.52%) CISSP
7 1 (0.52%) CISM
7 1 (0.52%) MOS
7 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.15%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.11%) QA
System Software
1 28 (14.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (12.95%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (6.74%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.04%) vSphere
4 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.04%) Firmware
5 1 (0.52%) NFS
5 1 (0.52%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (6.74%) Data Guard
2 10 (5.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (2.59%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.59%) Netcool
4 4 (2.07%) Puppet
4 4 (2.07%) ZABBIX
4 4 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.07%) Salt
4 4 (2.07%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 4 (2.07%) Nagios
5 3 (1.55%) SCCM
6 2 (1.04%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.04%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.52%) Control-M
7 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (25.39%) Microsoft
2 43 (22.28%) Oracle
3 37 (19.17%) VMware
4 9 (4.66%) Cisco
5 8 (4.15%) Citrix
6 7 (3.63%) IBM
7 5 (2.59%) FrontRange
8 4 (2.07%) New Relic
8 4 (2.07%) SaltStack
8 4 (2.07%) Apple
8 4 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.07%) Motorola
9 3 (1.55%) NetApp
9 3 (1.55%) HP
10 2 (1.04%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.04%) Lotus
10 2 (1.04%) Adobe
10 2 (1.04%) Dell
10 2 (1.04%) EMC
10 2 (1.04%) Juniper
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