The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 45 36 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing SLA 30 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.77% 3.72% 2.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 49.18% 47.73% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 13
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
61 44 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 7.66% 7.79% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 41 38 36
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
South West

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 July 2014.

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 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
Bath -13 22 £27,500 -12.00%
Taunton - 5 £32,500 -
Yeovil -1 1 £62,500 +267.64%
Templecombe - 1 - -
Shepton Mallet - 1 - -
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 40 (70.18%) Finance
2 32 (56.14%) Service Delivery
3 28 (49.12%) Windows
4 27 (47.37%) Relational Database
5 25 (43.86%) XML
6 19 (33.33%) SQL
7 15 (26.32%) ITSM
8 14 (24.56%) Service Management
8 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
8 14 (24.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (22.81%) Oracle
9 13 (22.81%) Workflow
10 11 (19.30%) T-SQL
10 11 (19.30%) Performance Management
11 9 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
13 7 (12.28%) ITIL
14 6 (10.53%) Degree
14 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
15 4 (7.02%) Retail
15 4 (7.02%) Back Office
15 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
15 4 (7.02%) .NET
15 4 (7.02%) MS Office
15 4 (7.02%) Web Services
15 4 (7.02%) Local Government
16 3 (5.26%) Web Development
16 3 (5.26%) Statistics

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.02%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Unified Communications
1 3 (5.26%) VoIP
2 2 (3.51%) 3G
2 2 (3.51%) VPN
2 2 (3.51%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (47.37%) Relational Database
2 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.75%) JUnit
1 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 40 (70.18%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
2 4 (7.02%) Back Office
2 4 (7.02%) Local Government
3 2 (3.51%) Military
3 2 (3.51%) Electronics
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 37 (64.91%) Applications Support
2 28 (49.12%) Analyst
3 27 (47.37%) Support Analyst
3 27 (47.37%) Applications Support Analyst
4 13 (22.81%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 13 (22.81%) Senior Support Analyst
4 13 (22.81%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Support Manager
5 7 (12.28%) Team Leader
5 7 (12.28%) Applications Support Manager
5 7 (12.28%) Applications Manager
6 6 (10.53%) Trainee Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Trainee
6 6 (10.53%) Trainee Support Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Service Manager
8 4 (7.02%) Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) Graduate
8 4 (7.02%) Graduate Support Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Junior Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.86%) XML
2 4 (7.02%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) Web Services
3 3 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) Statistics
3 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.51%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (49.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Service Delivery
2 15 (26.32%) ITSM
3 14 (24.56%) Service Management
3 14 (24.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 13 (22.81%) Workflow
5 11 (19.30%) Performance Management
6 9 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
8 7 (12.28%) ITIL
9 3 (5.26%) Web Development
9 3 (5.26%) Web Design
10 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
10 2 (3.51%) Information Management
10 2 (3.51%) OOD
10 2 (3.51%) OO
10 2 (3.51%) Communications Security
10 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.75%) Wealth Management
11 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) SQL
2 11 (19.30%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft