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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 72 77 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Permanent jobs citing SLA 109 82 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.03% 2.67% 3.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.95% 30.71% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 66 48 85
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
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
390 267 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.82% 8.69% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 257 133 188
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,473
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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
Edinburgh +16 45 £32,500 +3.17% 2
Glasgow -5 37 £37,000 +13.84% 8
Aberdeen +19 11 £37,500 -34.78% 3
Highlands +5 6 - -
Aberdeenshire - 3 £20,500 -
Renfrewshire 0 1 £13,750 -37.50% 1
West Lothian -2 1 - -
Stirling -24 1 - -
Fife - 1 £31,500 - 1
Moray - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £21,500 -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 74 (35.92%) Windows
2 56 (27.18%) Microsoft
3 52 (25.24%) Finance
4 50 (24.27%) Oracle
5 47 (22.82%) ITIL
6 46 (22.33%) Linux
7 44 (21.36%) SQL
8 40 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
9 38 (18.45%) VMware
10 37 (17.96%) Service Delivery
11 36 (17.48%) UNIX
12 32 (15.53%) MS Excel
13 31 (15.05%) Active Directory
14 28 (13.59%) SQL Server
15 27 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (12.62%) Oracle EBS R12
17 25 (12.14%) Oracle Reports
17 25 (12.14%) Oracle EBS
17 25 (12.14%) Incident Management
18 24 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (10.68%) C#
20 21 (10.19%) .NET
21 20 (9.71%) Oracle 11i
22 19 (9.22%) Oracle Forms
22 19 (9.22%) Windows XP
23 18 (8.74%) HTML
23 18 (8.74%) JavaScript
23 18 (8.74%) Back Office
23 18 (8.74%) Degree
24 17 (8.25%) SOA

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (6.80%) SharePoint
1 14 (6.80%) MS Exchange
1 14 (6.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (3.88%) IIS
3 7 (3.40%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (3.40%) NetWeaver
3 7 (3.40%) SAP Portal
3 7 (3.40%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.46%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (15.53%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (12.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 25 (12.14%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (9.71%) Oracle 11i
4 10 (4.85%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (3.40%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (3.40%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (3.40%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (2.91%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (2.91%) Oracle iProcurement
6 6 (2.91%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 5 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (2.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.49%) assyst
9 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.49%) Movex
9 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.25%) WAN
2 14 (6.80%) TCP/IP
2 14 (6.80%) DNS
3 13 (6.31%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (6.31%) LAN
4 9 (4.37%) VoIP
4 9 (4.37%) Firewall
5 6 (2.91%) DHCP
6 5 (2.43%) Wireless
7 4 (1.94%) TETRA
7 4 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.94%) 4G
8 2 (0.97%) Intranet
8 2 (0.97%) LDAP
8 2 (0.97%) SMTP
9 1 (0.49%) VPN
9 1 (0.49%) ADSL
9 1 (0.49%) SSL
9 1 (0.49%) SAN
9 1 (0.49%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.14%) Oracle Reports
3 17 (8.25%) Oracle BI EE
3 17 (8.25%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.88%) SAP BW
7 7 (3.40%) Oracle Discoverer
7 7 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 6 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (2.91%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.49%) OLAP
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (9.22%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (5.34%) Oracle APEX
3 8 (3.88%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.43%) Toad
4 5 (2.43%) ProC
5 4 (1.94%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.94%) NWDI
6 1 (0.49%) Moq
6 1 (0.49%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.49%) NUnit
6 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 52 (25.24%) Finance
2 18 (8.74%) Back Office
3 11 (5.34%) Retail
4 10 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.88%) Marketing
5 8 (3.88%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.40%) Law
6 7 (3.40%) Legal
7 5 (2.43%) Banking
7 5 (2.43%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.97%) Local Government
8 2 (0.97%) French Language
8 2 (0.97%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (16.02%) Analyst
2 28 (13.59%) Support Engineer
3 26 (12.62%) Administrator
4 24 (11.65%) Applications Support
5 19 (9.22%) Systems Administrator
6 15 (7.28%) Developer
6 15 (7.28%) Support Analyst
7 14 (6.80%) DBA
8 13 (6.31%) Oracle DBA
9 12 (5.83%) Server Technician
10 11 (5.34%) Consultant
11 10 (4.85%) IT Support
12 9 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (4.37%) Team Leader
13 8 (3.88%) Operations Manager
13 8 (3.88%) Junior
13 8 (3.88%) Software Engineer
14 7 (3.40%) Software Developer
14 7 (3.40%) Architect
14 7 (3.40%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.19%) .NET
2 18 (8.74%) HTML
3 17 (8.25%) jQuery
4 13 (6.31%) CSS
5 12 (5.83%) Ajax
6 10 (4.85%) ASP.NET
6 10 (4.85%) XML
7 8 (3.88%) LINQ
7 8 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (3.40%) Middleware
8 7 (3.40%) SAP Basis
8 7 (3.40%) SAP BC
8 7 (3.40%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (2.43%) HTML5
9 5 (2.43%) CSS3
9 5 (2.43%) XSL
9 5 (2.43%) Web Services
10 4 (1.94%) WAP
11 1 (0.49%) COM
11 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.77%) Computer Science
3 15 (7.28%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.37%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.40%) iPad
6 5 (2.43%) Blog
6 5 (2.43%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.94%) PKI
7 4 (1.94%) iPhone
8 2 (0.97%) Clustering
8 2 (0.97%) EPoS
9 1 (0.49%) Firmware
9 1 (0.49%) Replication
9 1 (0.49%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 74 (35.92%) Windows
2 46 (22.33%) Linux
3 36 (17.48%) UNIX
4 19 (9.22%) Windows XP
5 16 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (6.80%) AIX
7 13 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (5.34%) Solaris
9 10 (4.85%) Windows 8
10 9 (4.37%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (3.40%) Apple iOS
12 7 (3.40%) Android
12 7 (3.40%) Windows CE
13 6 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (2.43%) OpenVMS
15 4 (1.94%) Ubuntu
16 3 (1.46%) OS/2
17 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.82%) ITIL
2 37 (17.96%) Service Delivery
3 25 (12.14%) Incident Management
4 24 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (8.25%) SOA
5 17 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (7.28%) Workflow
6 15 (7.28%) Data Protection
7 14 (6.80%) CRM
8 13 (6.31%) Business Development
9 12 (5.83%) Software Engineering
9 12 (5.83%) ERP
10 11 (5.34%) Service Management
10 11 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (4.85%) Asset Management
11 10 (4.85%) Project Management
11 10 (4.85%) Unit Testing
11 10 (4.85%) Infrastructure Management
11 10 (4.85%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.37%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (21.36%) SQL
2 22 (10.68%) C#
3 18 (8.74%) JavaScript
4 16 (7.77%) PL/SQL
5 14 (6.80%) Java
6 12 (5.83%) Ruby
7 11 (5.34%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.85%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.40%) VBScript
9 7 (3.40%) ABAP
10 6 (2.91%) C
11 5 (2.43%) C++
11 5 (2.43%) COBOL
11 5 (2.43%) Perl
12 4 (1.94%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.94%) Python
13 3 (1.46%) VBA
13 3 (1.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (8.74%) Degree
2 12 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.34%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.91%) MCSE
6 5 (2.43%) MBA
6 5 (2.43%) OCP
6 5 (2.43%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (2.43%) Postgraduate
7 3 (1.46%) MCITP
8 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.49%) MOS
9 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.49%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.49%) MCDST
9 1 (0.49%) CCNA
9 1 (0.49%) ISEB
9 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.85%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.91%) QA
System Software
1 31 (15.05%) Active Directory
2 27 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.31%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (6.31%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (4.85%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.94%) vSphere
6 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.49%) XenApp
7 1 (0.49%) NFS
7 1 (0.49%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (6.31%) Data Guard
2 6 (2.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (2.43%) SCCM
4 4 (1.94%) Nagios
4 4 (1.94%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.94%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.94%) ZABBIX
4 4 (1.94%) Puppet
4 4 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.94%) Salt
5 2 (0.97%) SCOM
6 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 56 (27.18%) Microsoft
2 50 (24.27%) Oracle
3 38 (18.45%) VMware
4 12 (5.83%) Cisco
5 11 (5.34%) Citrix
6 10 (4.85%) NetApp
7 9 (4.37%) EMC
7 9 (4.37%) SAP
8 5 (2.43%) Apple
8 5 (2.43%) FrontRange
9 4 (1.94%) New Relic
9 4 (1.94%) SaltStack
9 4 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.94%) Motorola
9 4 (1.94%) CommVault
10 3 (1.46%) Lotus
11 2 (0.97%) Sophos
11 2 (0.97%) AppSense
11 2 (0.97%) IBM
11 2 (0.97%) Sybase
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