The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 50 71 35
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -36
Permanent jobs citing SLA 20 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.26% 1.80% 4.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.74% 32.61% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 27
Average salary £26,000 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.80% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £14,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £34,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.10%
SLA
South West

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 Somerset region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
53 46 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 8.65% 5.51% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 46 39 52
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SLA
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

SLA Salary Trend in Somerset

SLA
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Somerset

SLA
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
Bath +29 10 £25,750 -21.96%
Street - 6 £37,000 -
Taunton +10 3 £23,500 -27.69%
Clevedon - 1 £22,000 -
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 18 (60.00%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle
3 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 8 (26.67%) Finance
4 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (23.33%) Wealth Management
4 7 (23.33%) Line Management
5 6 (20.00%) DevOps
5 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (16.67%) Linux
6 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (13.33%) Korn
7 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (13.33%) DNS
7 4 (13.33%) UNIX
7 4 (13.33%) JBoss
7 4 (13.33%) AIX
7 4 (13.33%) Solaris
7 4 (13.33%) Perl
7 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
7 4 (13.33%) MS Office
7 4 (13.33%) XML
7 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 4 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) WorkSite
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) ADSL
3 1 (3.33%) Broadband
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) Intranet
3 1 (3.33%) Extranet
3 1 (3.33%) 3G
3 1 (3.33%) DSL
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
1 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (6.67%) Gradle
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (3.33%) French Language
4 1 (3.33%) German Language
4 1 (3.33%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 9 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Team Leader
6 3 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
6 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Application Support Team Leader
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) UNIX Support
7 2 (6.67%) UNIX Technical Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) IT Support
7 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
7 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) UNIX Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.00%) Wiki
1 3 (10.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.33%) Social Media
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) AIX
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
3 4 (13.33%) UNIX
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 7 (23.33%) Wealth Management
3 7 (23.33%) Line Management
4 6 (20.00%) DevOps
4 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Process Management
6 3 (10.00%) Release Management
6 3 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) ITSM
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.67%) SDLC
8 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.33%) Korn
4 4 (13.33%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MOS
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
1 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) ATG
4 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco