The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 47 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Permanent jobs citing SLA 5 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.47% 6.32% 3.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.73% 68.00% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 5
Average salary £24,374 £26,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £18,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £40,450 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
SLA
West Midlands

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 Solihull region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
22 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 6.47% 9.29% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 14
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,875 £18,500 £17,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £40,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SLA
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Solihull region.

SLA Salary Trend in Solihull

SLA
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Solihull

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Sybase
5 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) PBX
5 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Service Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Voice Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) SAP