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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 68 63 78
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing SLA 96 110 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.24% 3.55% 2.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.00% 29.41% 26.13%
Number of salaries quoted 50 73 54
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,825 £29,000 £28,125
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,800 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
300 374 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.12% 12.07% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 185 233 217
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 +20 48 £42,500 +25.92% 4
Edinburgh -29 18 £44,500 +23.61% 4
West Lothian - 11 £19,825 - 1
Highlands - 7 £19,825 -
North Lanarkshire +1 5 £30,000 -28.99% 1
Fife +4 4 £26,000 +12.43%
Stirling +10 1 - -
Falkirk -3 1 £18,750 -37.50%
Aberdeen -5 1 - -
Dundee -17 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - - 1
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Moray - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £24,000 - 2
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 55 (32.16%) SQL
2 54 (31.58%) Windows
3 47 (27.49%) SQL Server
4 43 (25.15%) ITIL
4 43 (25.15%) Microsoft
5 42 (24.56%) DNS
5 42 (24.56%) Active Directory
6 36 (21.05%) Oracle
7 32 (18.71%) HTML
7 32 (18.71%) JavaScript
8 31 (18.13%) .NET
8 31 (18.13%) CSS
9 30 (17.54%) MS Excel
10 29 (16.96%) DHCP
10 29 (16.96%) C#
11 28 (16.37%) Finance
11 28 (16.37%) Windows Server
12 27 (15.79%) Office 365
12 27 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (15.79%) XML
13 26 (15.20%) ASP.NET
14 25 (14.62%) Firewall
14 25 (14.62%) AngularJS
15 24 (14.04%) Service Delivery
16 23 (13.45%) SharePoint
16 23 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (13.45%) Matrix Management
17 22 (12.87%) Mentoring
17 22 (12.87%) Windows Server 2012
17 22 (12.87%) WAN

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 23 (13.45%) SharePoint
2 20 (11.70%) MS Exchange
3 14 (8.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (4.68%) Apache
4 8 (4.68%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.17%) IIS
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.58%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.58%) IBM Connections
6 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.58%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.58%) Liferay
6 1 (0.58%) MTS
6 1 (0.58%) Quickr
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.68%) MS Office
3 6 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.17%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.17%) MS Project
4 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.75%) Maximo
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.79%) Office 365
2 21 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (24.56%) DNS
2 29 (16.96%) DHCP
3 25 (14.62%) Firewall
4 22 (12.87%) WAN
5 21 (12.28%) LAN
6 11 (6.43%) SAN
7 10 (5.85%) VoIP
8 8 (4.68%) VPN
9 6 (3.51%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.34%) FTP
10 4 (2.34%) ICMP
10 4 (2.34%) SMS
10 4 (2.34%) WLAN
11 2 (1.17%) ADSL
11 2 (1.17%) Broadband
11 2 (1.17%) LDAP
11 2 (1.17%) Network Security
11 2 (1.17%) Wireless
12 1 (0.58%) ATM
12 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (27.49%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.77%) Crystal Reports
2 15 (8.77%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (2.92%) MySQL
3 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.92%) RDBMS
3 5 (2.92%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (8.19%) NUnit
3 13 (7.60%) Subversion
4 4 (2.34%) LSMW
5 2 (1.17%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.17%) JIRA
General
1 28 (16.37%) Finance
2 10 (5.85%) Banking
3 7 (4.09%) Retail
3 7 (4.09%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.34%) Billing
4 4 (2.34%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.75%) Back Office
6 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.58%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (18.71%) Developer
2 23 (13.45%) IT Engineer
3 22 (12.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (10.53%) Analyst
4 18 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 14 (8.19%) C++ Developer
6 12 (7.02%) Applications Support
6 12 (7.02%) Senior C++ Developer
6 12 (7.02%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.02%) Service Manager
6 12 (7.02%) SharePoint Developer
7 10 (5.85%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.85%) IT Support
8 9 (5.26%) Administrator
8 9 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
9 8 (4.68%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) Senior IT Engineer
10 7 (4.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.71%) HTML
2 31 (18.13%) .NET
2 31 (18.13%) CSS
3 27 (15.79%) XML
4 26 (15.20%) ASP.NET
5 25 (14.62%) AngularJS
6 15 (8.77%) .NET Framework
6 15 (8.77%) jQuery
7 13 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (7.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (7.60%) Entity Framework
7 13 (7.60%) NHibernate
7 13 (7.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (7.02%) HTML5
8 12 (7.02%) XSLT
9 4 (2.34%) Flash
9 4 (2.34%) J2EE
9 4 (2.34%) SAP Business Workflow
9 4 (2.34%) SAP Smart Forms
9 4 (2.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.19%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.02%) Driving Licence
4 11 (6.43%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.34%) Statistics
6 3 (1.75%) iPhone
6 3 (1.75%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.17%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.17%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.58%) AS400
8 1 (0.58%) Clustering
8 1 (0.58%) CMDB
8 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.58%) Contactless
8 1 (0.58%) EMV
8 1 (0.58%) EPoS
8 1 (0.58%) iSeries
8 1 (0.58%) Replication
8 1 (0.58%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.58%) Windows
2 28 (16.37%) Windows Server
3 22 (12.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (10.53%) Linux
5 15 (8.77%) Unix
6 12 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (5.85%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.68%) Solaris
9 7 (4.09%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.34%) Debian
11 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (2.34%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.75%) AIX
13 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.17%) CentOS
14 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.58%) SUSE
14 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.15%) ITIL
2 27 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (14.04%) Service Delivery
4 23 (13.45%) Matrix Management
5 22 (12.87%) Mentoring
6 21 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (11.70%) Project Management
8 17 (9.94%) OO
8 17 (9.94%) Service Management
9 14 (8.19%) Scrum
10 13 (7.60%) Business Continuity
10 13 (7.60%) Dependency Injection
10 13 (7.60%) MVC
10 13 (7.60%) TDD
11 11 (6.43%) CRM
11 11 (6.43%) ITSM
11 11 (6.43%) Presales
12 10 (5.85%) Change Management
12 10 (5.85%) Web Development
13 9 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (32.16%) SQL
2 32 (18.71%) JavaScript
3 29 (16.96%) C#
4 15 (8.77%) PL/SQL
5 14 (8.19%) C++
6 13 (7.60%) Embedded C++
6 13 (7.60%) Java
6 13 (7.60%) Shell Script
7 10 (5.85%) Perl
8 4 (2.34%) ABAP
8 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.75%) VBA
10 2 (1.17%) C
10 2 (1.17%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.17%) VBScript
11 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (5.85%) Degree
2 6 (3.51%) CCNA
2 6 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (3.51%) ISEB
2 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.92%) HND
4 4 (2.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.75%) CISM
5 3 (1.75%) CISSP
5 3 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.17%) CCNP
6 2 (1.17%) GNVQ
6 2 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.58%) CEH
7 1 (0.58%) GCIH
7 1 (0.58%) GIAC
7 1 (0.58%) HNC
7 1 (0.58%) OSCP
7 1 (0.58%) RHCE
7 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.85%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 42 (24.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.17%) KVM
5 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (5.26%) SCCM
2 8 (4.68%) SCOM
3 5 (2.92%) Puppet
4 4 (2.34%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 43 (25.15%) Microsoft
2 36 (21.05%) Oracle
3 17 (9.94%) VMware
4 15 (8.77%) Dell
5 13 (7.60%) HP
5 13 (7.60%) Kaspersky
5 13 (7.60%) Siemens
5 13 (7.60%) WatchGuard
6 10 (5.85%) IBM
7 9 (5.26%) Cisco
7 9 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.51%) Splunk
9 5 (2.92%) Fujitsu
10 4 (2.34%) Cadence
10 4 (2.34%) SAP
10 4 (2.34%) Sybase
11 3 (1.75%) Apple
11 3 (1.75%) Citrix
11 3 (1.75%) Sun
11 3 (1.75%) webMethods
Scotland
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Linlithgow, West Lothian
Advantage XPO
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bellshill, Lanarkshire
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Selkirk, Selkirkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 6 days ago
Renfrew, Renfrewshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + car or travel allowance + bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Selkirk
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Capita plc
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 25 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 25 days ago