The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 72 89 57
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -32
Permanent jobs citing SLA 103 74 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.78% 2.27% 3.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.69% 31.62% 42.54%
Number of salaries quoted 74 39 75
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,950 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £42,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
359 234 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.68% 7.18% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 223 134 190
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
UK

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 28 July 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 28 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
Glasgow -4 41 £35,000 +0.71% 5
Edinburgh +9 35 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Aberdeen +17 8 £41,000 +35.53%
Fife - 6 £31,500 - 2
Highlands +2 3 - - 3
Moray 0 2 - -
North Lanarkshire -5 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Aberdeenshire - 2 £20,500 - 3
West Lothian +9 1 - - 1
Stirling -13 1 - -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 70 (31.82%) Oracle
2 65 (29.55%) Windows
3 61 (27.73%) ITIL
4 59 (26.82%) SQL
5 54 (24.55%) Finance
6 51 (23.18%) Microsoft
7 44 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 39 (17.73%) Oracle EBS
9 37 (16.82%) Oracle EBS R12
10 35 (15.91%) Active Directory
10 35 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
11 30 (13.64%) MS Excel
11 30 (13.64%) SQL Server
11 30 (13.64%) Incident Management
12 28 (12.73%) UNIX
13 27 (12.27%) Linux
13 27 (12.27%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (11.82%) Oracle Forms
14 26 (11.82%) HTML
14 26 (11.82%) JavaScript
15 25 (11.36%) jQuery
16 24 (10.91%) PL/SQL
16 24 (10.91%) Cisco
17 23 (10.45%) Oracle Database
18 22 (10.00%) C#
18 22 (10.00%) ERP
19 21 (9.55%) .NET
19 21 (9.55%) Business Development
20 20 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
20 20 (9.09%) Ajax

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.91%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (4.09%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (3.64%) IIS
6 7 (3.18%) SAP Portal
6 7 (3.18%) NetWeaver
7 4 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.36%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 39 (17.73%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (16.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (6.82%) Oracle 11i
4 14 (6.36%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (3.64%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 7 (3.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (3.18%) Oracle Cash Management
6 7 (3.18%) Oracle iProcurement
6 7 (3.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (2.73%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.91%) Oracle Payroll
11 2 (0.91%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
12 1 (0.45%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.27%) WAN
1 16 (7.27%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.00%) Wireless
3 9 (4.09%) LAN
4 8 (3.64%) Firewall
4 8 (3.64%) VoIP
5 7 (3.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (3.18%) DNS
6 5 (2.27%) VPN
7 4 (1.82%) TETRA
7 4 (1.82%) DHCP
7 4 (1.82%) ADSL
7 4 (1.82%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.82%) 4G
8 3 (1.36%) SHDSL
8 3 (1.36%) BGP
8 3 (1.36%) OSPF
8 3 (1.36%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.36%) SNMP
8 3 (1.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
2 30 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 23 (10.45%) Oracle Database
4 20 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 12 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.64%) SAP BW
8 7 (3.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.45%) OLAP
12 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (11.82%) Oracle Forms
2 15 (6.82%) Oracle APEX
3 13 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (4.55%) ProC
4 10 (4.55%) Toad
5 8 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.82%) NWDI
7 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.45%) Moq
8 1 (0.45%) NUnit
General
1 54 (24.55%) Finance
2 14 (6.36%) Retail
3 11 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.55%) Back Office
4 10 (4.55%) Local Government
5 8 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.64%) Law
5 8 (3.64%) Marketing
6 7 (3.18%) Legal
7 5 (2.27%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.82%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.91%) Electronics
9 2 (0.91%) French Language
10 1 (0.45%) Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (19.09%) Analyst
2 31 (14.09%) Developer
3 20 (9.09%) Consultant
3 20 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 20 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 20 (9.09%) Administrator
4 18 (8.18%) Oracle Developer
4 18 (8.18%) Support Analyst
5 16 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (5.91%) Oracle Consultant
7 12 (5.45%) Service Manager
8 10 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (4.55%) Team Leader
8 10 (4.55%) OBIEE Developer
9 8 (3.64%) Operations Manager
9 8 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (3.64%) Service Analyst
9 8 (3.64%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.64%) Desktop Support
9 8 (3.64%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.82%) HTML
2 25 (11.36%) jQuery
3 21 (9.55%) .NET
4 20 (9.09%) Ajax
5 18 (8.18%) XML
6 16 (7.27%) CSS
7 10 (4.55%) ASP.NET
8 8 (3.64%) LINQ
8 8 (3.64%) CSS3
8 8 (3.64%) HTML5
8 8 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (3.18%) SAP BC
9 7 (3.18%) SAP Basis
10 6 (2.73%) Web Services
11 5 (2.27%) XSL
12 3 (1.36%) RESTful
12 3 (1.36%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (1.36%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.27%) Management Information System
1 16 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.73%) iPad
4 5 (2.27%) Blog
4 5 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (1.82%) PKI
6 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.36%) iPhone
7 2 (0.91%) Replication
7 2 (0.91%) Clustering
8 1 (0.45%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 65 (29.55%) Windows
2 28 (12.73%) UNIX
3 27 (12.27%) Linux
4 16 (7.27%) Windows XP
5 14 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (5.45%) Solaris
7 11 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 10 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (4.55%) OpenVMS
8 10 (4.55%) AIX
9 8 (3.64%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (3.18%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.18%) Android
10 7 (3.18%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.91%) OS/2
11 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (27.73%) ITIL
2 44 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 30 (13.64%) Incident Management
4 27 (12.27%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (10.00%) ERP
6 21 (9.55%) Business Development
7 19 (8.64%) Data Protection
8 18 (8.18%) Unit Testing
8 18 (8.18%) Change Management
8 18 (8.18%) SOA
9 17 (7.73%) CRM
9 17 (7.73%) Project Management
10 16 (7.27%) System Testing
11 15 (6.82%) Workflow
12 13 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (5.45%) Service Management
13 12 (5.45%) Software Engineering
14 11 (5.00%) Test Scripting
15 10 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (26.82%) SQL
2 26 (11.82%) JavaScript
3 24 (10.91%) PL/SQL
4 22 (10.00%) C#
5 16 (7.27%) Java
6 11 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 10 (4.55%) COBOL
7 10 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.55%) Ruby
8 7 (3.18%) VBScript
8 7 (3.18%) ABAP
9 5 (2.27%) C
9 5 (2.27%) C++
10 4 (1.82%) Perl
11 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.36%) VB
11 3 (1.36%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.91%) Python
13 1 (0.45%) Korn
13 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (6.82%) Degree
2 11 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.64%) MCSE
5 5 (2.27%) Postgraduate
5 5 (2.27%) OCP
5 5 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (2.27%) MBA
6 4 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.82%) CCNA
7 3 (1.36%) MCITP
8 2 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.45%) MOS
9 1 (0.45%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.45%) MCDST
9 1 (0.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.18%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.91%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.91%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.73%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (2.73%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.36%) vSphere
5 2 (0.91%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.45%) XenServer
6 1 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (3.64%) NetBackup
2 7 (3.18%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.73%) SCCM
3 6 (2.73%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.82%) SCOM
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.91%) Nagios
6 2 (0.91%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.91%) Puppet
6 2 (0.91%) Salt
7 1 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.45%) Legato
Vendors
1 70 (31.82%) Oracle
2 51 (23.18%) Microsoft
3 24 (10.91%) Cisco
4 20 (9.09%) VMware
5 14 (6.36%) NetApp
6 13 (5.91%) Citrix
7 12 (5.45%) EMC
8 9 (4.09%) SAP
9 7 (3.18%) Apple
9 7 (3.18%) CommVault
10 5 (2.27%) FrontRange
11 4 (1.82%) Motorola
11 4 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.36%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.36%) Lotus
13 2 (0.91%) AppSense
13 2 (0.91%) Sun
13 2 (0.91%) Avaya
13 2 (0.91%) Juniper
13 2 (0.91%) IBM
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
RM Education
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeenshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car, Home working and Healthcare!
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Esum
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Amazing Additional Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 14 days ago
Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
RM Education
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Quorum Network Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Scotland
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 26 days ago