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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 58 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 122 84 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.24% 2.64% 2.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.85% 21.37% 35.01%
Number of salaries quoted 69 54 86
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,650 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
314 393 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.92% 12.36% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 181 243 219
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £58,900
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 +28 58 £34,000 +38.77% 5
Edinburgh +6 37 £40,000 -9.09% 4
North Lanarkshire - 10 £25,000 - 1
Fife +12 8 £27,500 -1.78%
West Lothian +6 5 £32,500 +22.64%
Highlands 0 2 £29,500 - 1
Renfrewshire -1 1 £46,000 +170.58%
Stirling -2 1 - -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 92 (44.23%) Windows
2 76 (36.54%) SQL Server
3 69 (33.17%) Active Directory
4 68 (32.69%) Microsoft
5 57 (27.40%) Windows Server
6 56 (26.92%) Office 365
7 55 (26.44%) SQL
8 53 (25.48%) ITIL
9 52 (25.00%) DNS
10 49 (23.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 49 (23.56%) Matrix Management
11 47 (22.60%) Analytical Skills
12 45 (21.63%) SharePoint
13 44 (21.15%) CSS
13 44 (21.15%) HTML
13 44 (21.15%) JavaScript
14 43 (20.67%) .NET
15 42 (20.19%) Firewall
15 42 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
16 41 (19.71%) C#
16 41 (19.71%) DHCP
17 40 (19.23%) ASP.NET
17 40 (19.23%) Mentoring
18 39 (18.75%) AngularJS
18 39 (18.75%) XML
19 38 (18.27%) MS Exchange
19 38 (18.27%) VMware
20 37 (17.79%) MS Excel
21 36 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
22 35 (16.83%) SharePoint 2010

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 45 (21.63%) SharePoint
2 38 (18.27%) MS Exchange
3 35 (16.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.40%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.96%) CMS
7 2 (0.96%) IIS
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 37 (17.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.81%) MS Office
3 6 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.92%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Maximo
1 5 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 56 (26.92%) Office 365
2 36 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (25.00%) DNS
2 42 (20.19%) Firewall
3 41 (19.71%) DHCP
4 29 (13.94%) LAN
4 29 (13.94%) WAN
5 19 (9.13%) SAN
6 7 (3.37%) VoIP
7 5 (2.40%) ATM
8 4 (1.92%) BGP
8 4 (1.92%) OSPF
8 4 (1.92%) SMS
8 4 (1.92%) WLAN
9 3 (1.44%) CTI
9 3 (1.44%) Network Security
9 3 (1.44%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.44%) VPN
9 3 (1.44%) Wireless
10 2 (0.96%) 802.11
10 2 (0.96%) HSRP
10 2 (0.96%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.33%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (4.33%) Oracle Database
2 9 (4.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) DB2
4 1 (0.48%) MySQL
4 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.33%) NUnit
2 8 (3.85%) Subversion
2 8 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.44%) JIRA
4 2 (0.96%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.96%) MSI
5 1 (0.48%) Bugzilla
General
1 35 (16.83%) Finance
2 7 (3.37%) Back Office
3 6 (2.88%) Banking
4 5 (2.40%) Retail
4 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Local Government
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (19.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (19.23%) Developer
3 31 (14.90%) SharePoint Developer
4 27 (12.98%) IT Engineer
5 23 (11.06%) Analyst
6 22 (10.58%) Support Engineer
7 18 (8.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (8.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (7.69%) Senior IT Engineer
10 11 (5.29%) Administrator
11 9 (4.33%) 1st Line Engineer
11 9 (4.33%) 1st Line Support
11 9 (4.33%) C++ Developer
11 9 (4.33%) Team Leader
12 8 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 8 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
13 7 (3.37%) Senior Developer
13 7 (3.37%) Service Analyst
13 7 (3.37%) Service Manager
13 7 (3.37%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (21.15%) CSS
1 44 (21.15%) HTML
2 43 (20.67%) .NET
3 40 (19.23%) ASP.NET
4 39 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 39 (18.75%) XML
5 31 (14.90%) HTML5
5 31 (14.90%) jQuery
5 31 (14.90%) XSLT
6 8 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 8 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (3.85%) Entity Framework
6 8 (3.85%) NHibernate
6 8 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (1.92%) Flash
8 3 (1.44%) VXML
9 2 (0.96%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.48%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 47 (22.60%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.17%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.77%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.85%) Mainframe
5 7 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.88%) AS400
7 5 (2.40%) Contactless
7 5 (2.40%) EMV
7 5 (2.40%) Smartcard
7 5 (2.40%) Statistics
8 4 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (1.92%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.44%) Clustering
9 3 (1.44%) iPhone
9 3 (1.44%) IVR
10 2 (0.96%) CCTV
10 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.96%) EPoS
10 2 (0.96%) PMI
11 1 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 92 (44.23%) Windows
2 57 (27.40%) Windows Server
3 49 (23.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (11.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (8.17%) Windows 7
7 14 (6.73%) Unix
8 10 (4.81%) Linux
9 8 (3.85%) Mac OS X
9 8 (3.85%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.40%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.92%) Solaris
12 2 (0.96%) AIX
12 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.96%) CentOS
13 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.48%) ITIL
2 49 (23.56%) Matrix Management
3 42 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (19.23%) Mentoring
5 31 (14.90%) Presales
6 29 (13.94%) Web Development
7 26 (12.50%) Project Management
8 25 (12.02%) Business Continuity
9 23 (11.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (9.13%) Service Management
11 15 (7.21%) Change Control
11 15 (7.21%) Load Balancing
12 14 (6.73%) Service Delivery
13 11 (5.29%) CRM
14 9 (4.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (4.33%) ERP
14 9 (4.33%) ITSM
14 9 (4.33%) Scrum
15 8 (3.85%) MVC
15 8 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (26.44%) SQL
2 44 (21.15%) JavaScript
3 41 (19.71%) C#
4 11 (5.29%) PowerShell
5 9 (4.33%) C++
5 9 (4.33%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.85%) Embedded C++
7 5 (2.40%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.92%) VBScript
9 3 (1.44%) Java
9 3 (1.44%) VB
10 2 (0.96%) Perl
10 2 (0.96%) VBA
11 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (5.29%) Degree
2 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.88%) HND
4 6 (2.88%) ISEB
5 5 (2.40%) CCNP
6 4 (1.92%) CCNA
6 4 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.44%) CISM
7 3 (1.44%) CISSP
7 3 (1.44%) GNVQ
8 2 (0.96%) CCDA
8 2 (0.96%) CCDP
8 2 (0.96%) MCSE
8 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.48%) EMC Certification
9 1 (0.48%) MCSA
9 1 (0.48%) OSCP
9 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.85%) QA
3 5 (2.40%) ISO 8583
3 5 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 69 (33.17%) Active Directory
2 35 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (11.06%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.96%) Firmware
5 2 (0.96%) KVM
6 1 (0.48%) vSphere
6 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (10.58%) SCCM
2 18 (8.65%) SCOM
3 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 68 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 38 (18.27%) VMware
3 25 (12.02%) Oracle
4 24 (11.54%) Dell
5 23 (11.06%) HP
6 21 (10.10%) Kaspersky
6 21 (10.10%) Siemens
6 21 (10.10%) WatchGuard
7 15 (7.21%) IBM
8 11 (5.29%) Apple
8 11 (5.29%) Cisco
9 5 (2.40%) Fujitsu
9 5 (2.40%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.40%) Syclo
9 5 (2.40%) webMethods
10 4 (1.92%) Cadence
11 3 (1.44%) Citrix
11 3 (1.44%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.44%) Genesys
11 3 (1.44%) Juniper
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