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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 80 89 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -36
Permanent jobs citing SLA 94 72 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.56% 2.20% 3.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.63% 31.44% 42.96%
Number of salaries quoted 69 40 76
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,975 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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
353 229 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.62% 6.99% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 217 133 189
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,120
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 23 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 23 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 0 38 £35,000 +1.44% 6
Edinburgh +8 31 £45,000 +47.54% 4
Aberdeen +14 9 £41,000 +35.53%
Fife - 5 £31,500 - 1
Highlands +4 3 - -
Moray 0 2 - -
North Lanarkshire -6 2 £35,000 -6.66%
West Lothian +6 1 - - 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 £20,500 - 2
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 67 (30.45%) Oracle
2 65 (29.55%) Windows
3 63 (28.64%) ITIL
4 58 (26.36%) SQL
5 55 (25.00%) Finance
6 52 (23.64%) Microsoft
7 44 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 39 (17.73%) Active Directory
9 38 (17.27%) Oracle EBS
10 36 (16.36%) Oracle EBS R12
11 34 (15.45%) Oracle Reports
12 31 (14.09%) MS Excel
12 31 (14.09%) Incident Management
13 27 (12.27%) SQL Server
14 26 (11.82%) HTML
14 26 (11.82%) JavaScript
14 26 (11.82%) UNIX
14 26 (11.82%) Cisco
14 26 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (11.36%) Oracle Forms
15 25 (11.36%) jQuery
16 24 (10.91%) PL/SQL
17 22 (10.00%) ERP
17 22 (10.00%) Linux
17 22 (10.00%) VMware
18 21 (9.55%) C#
18 21 (9.55%) Business Development
18 21 (9.55%) Oracle Database
19 20 (9.09%) Ajax
19 20 (9.09%) .NET

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 12 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.09%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (4.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (3.64%) IIS
5 7 (3.18%) NetWeaver
5 7 (3.18%) SAP Portal
6 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.82%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (14.09%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (17.27%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (16.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (5.91%) Oracle 11i
3 13 (5.91%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (3.64%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 7 (3.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (3.18%) Oracle iProcurement
5 7 (3.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (3.18%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (2.73%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.73%) WAN
2 15 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.00%) Wireless
4 10 (4.55%) LAN
5 8 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (3.18%) Firewall
6 7 (3.18%) VoIP
7 6 (2.73%) VPN
7 6 (2.73%) DNS
8 4 (1.82%) OSPF
8 4 (1.82%) BGP
8 4 (1.82%) ADSL
8 4 (1.82%) DHCP
8 4 (1.82%) TETRA
8 4 (1.82%) IP Telephony
8 4 (1.82%) 4G
9 3 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.36%) SHDSL
9 3 (1.36%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.45%) Oracle Reports
2 27 (12.27%) SQL Server
3 21 (9.55%) Oracle Database
4 19 (8.64%) 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 5 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.91%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.45%) OLAP
12 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (11.36%) Oracle Forms
2 15 (6.82%) Oracle APEX
3 13 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (4.55%) Toad
4 10 (4.55%) ProC
5 8 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.82%) NWDI
7 1 (0.45%) NUnit
7 1 (0.45%) Moq
7 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
General
1 55 (25.00%) Finance
2 14 (6.36%) Retail
3 11 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.00%) Back Office
4 10 (4.55%) Local Government
5 8 (3.64%) Marketing
5 8 (3.64%) Law
5 8 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.18%) Legal
7 5 (2.27%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.82%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.91%) French Language
10 1 (0.45%) Billing
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (20.45%) Analyst
2 31 (14.09%) Developer
3 21 (9.55%) Consultant
3 21 (9.55%) Administrator
4 19 (8.64%) Applications Support
5 18 (8.18%) Support Analyst
5 18 (8.18%) Oracle Developer
6 16 (7.27%) Support Engineer
6 16 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (5.91%) Service Manager
7 13 (5.91%) Oracle Consultant
8 11 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (4.55%) Team Leader
9 10 (4.55%) OBIEE Developer
10 9 (4.09%) Server Technician
10 9 (4.09%) Service Analyst
11 8 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (3.64%) Operations Manager
11 8 (3.64%) Desktop Support
12 7 (3.18%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.82%) HTML
2 25 (11.36%) jQuery
3 20 (9.09%) Ajax
3 20 (9.09%) .NET
4 18 (8.18%) XML
5 16 (7.27%) CSS
6 10 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.64%) HTML5
7 8 (3.64%) CSS3
7 8 (3.64%) LINQ
7 8 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (3.18%) SAP Basis
8 7 (3.18%) SAP BC
9 5 (2.27%) Web Services
9 5 (2.27%) XSL
10 3 (1.36%) WAP
10 3 (1.36%) RESTful
10 3 (1.36%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (1.36%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.73%) Management Information System
2 16 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.45%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.73%) iPad
5 5 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (2.27%) Blog
6 4 (1.82%) PKI
7 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.36%) iPhone
8 2 (0.91%) Replication
8 2 (0.91%) Clustering
9 1 (0.45%) Statistics
9 1 (0.45%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 65 (29.55%) Windows
2 26 (11.82%) UNIX
3 22 (10.00%) Linux
4 18 (8.18%) Windows XP
5 15 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (5.45%) Windows 8
7 11 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (5.00%) Solaris
8 10 (4.55%) OpenVMS
9 9 (4.09%) AIX
9 9 (4.09%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.73%) Android
11 5 (2.27%) Windows CE
11 5 (2.27%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.45%) SUSE
12 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.45%) OS/2
12 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.64%) ITIL
2 44 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 31 (14.09%) Incident Management
4 26 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (10.00%) ERP
6 21 (9.55%) Business Development
7 19 (8.64%) Data Protection
7 19 (8.64%) Change Management
8 18 (8.18%) Unit Testing
9 17 (7.73%) SOA
9 17 (7.73%) Project Management
10 16 (7.27%) CRM
10 16 (7.27%) System Testing
11 14 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (6.36%) Workflow
12 13 (5.91%) Service Management
13 12 (5.45%) Software Engineering
14 11 (5.00%) Test Scripting
14 11 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
15 10 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (26.36%) SQL
2 26 (11.82%) JavaScript
3 24 (10.91%) PL/SQL
4 21 (9.55%) C#
5 16 (7.27%) Java
6 10 (4.55%) COBOL
6 10 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 9 (4.09%) Ruby
8 7 (3.18%) ABAP
8 7 (3.18%) VBScript
9 4 (1.82%) C
9 4 (1.82%) C++
10 3 (1.36%) Perl
10 3 (1.36%) VB
10 3 (1.36%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.45%) VBA
12 1 (0.45%) Python
12 1 (0.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (7.27%) Degree
2 13 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.09%) MCSE
5 5 (2.27%) Postgraduate
5 5 (2.27%) OCP
5 5 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.27%) MBA
6 4 (1.82%) CCNA
7 3 (1.36%) MCDST
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%) HND
9 1 (0.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.18%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 39 (17.73%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.91%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.82%) vSphere
4 4 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.91%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.45%) XenServer
6 1 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (3.64%) NetBackup
2 7 (3.18%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.27%) SCCM
4 4 (1.82%) SCOM
4 4 (1.82%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.45%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.45%) Legato
6 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.45%) Nagios
6 1 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.45%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.45%) Puppet
6 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 67 (30.45%) Oracle
2 52 (23.64%) Microsoft
3 26 (11.82%) Cisco
4 22 (10.00%) VMware
5 14 (6.36%) NetApp
6 12 (5.45%) EMC
6 12 (5.45%) Citrix
7 9 (4.09%) SAP
8 8 (3.64%) Apple
9 7 (3.18%) CommVault
10 5 (2.27%) FrontRange
11 4 (1.82%) Motorola
11 4 (1.82%) Juniper
11 4 (1.82%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.82%) Lotus
12 3 (1.36%) IBM
12 3 (1.36%) Intel
13 2 (0.91%) Avaya
13 2 (0.91%) Sun
Aberdeenshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car, Home working and Healthcare!
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dunfermline, Fife
Esum
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Amazing Additional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Stirlingshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 9 days ago
Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
RM Education
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Quorum Network Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Scotland
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 21 days ago