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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 51 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 28 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.07% 2.34% 2.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.44% 27.59% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 10
Average salary £31,750 £35,750 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.18% +50.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,000 £20,750 £19,550
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £63,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,743 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.54% +2.06%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
71 58 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 10.32% 8.48% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 58 56 28
Average salary £43,500 £36,500 £33,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.17% +9.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £26,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath +3 13 £32,500 +51.16% 2
Shepton Mallet +9 3 £14,000 -63.03%
Taunton - 3 £32,677 -
Yeovil - 1 £45,000 - 1
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 25 (49.02%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) XML
3 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
4 22 (43.14%) Oracle
4 22 (43.14%) Finance
5 21 (41.18%) Workflow
5 21 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (41.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 21 (41.18%) Relational Database
5 21 (41.18%) Service Management
5 21 (41.18%) ITSM
6 18 (35.29%) Service Delivery
7 10 (19.61%) Cisco
8 8 (15.69%) ITIL
8 8 (15.69%) Degree
9 7 (13.73%) Retail
9 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (13.73%) Firewall
10 5 (9.80%) E-business
10 5 (9.80%) CCNA
10 5 (9.80%) Citrix
10 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (9.80%) MySQL
10 5 (9.80%) Linux
10 5 (9.80%) Apache
10 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
10 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (9.80%) Zend
10 5 (9.80%) NetScaler

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.80%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Firewall
2 5 (9.80%) NetScaler
3 3 (5.88%) SHDSL
3 3 (5.88%) IPsec
3 3 (5.88%) ADSL
3 3 (5.88%) ISDN
3 3 (5.88%) LAN
3 3 (5.88%) SDH
3 3 (5.88%) WAN
3 3 (5.88%) Ethernet
3 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.88%) VPN
3 3 (5.88%) DNS
3 3 (5.88%) Internet
3 3 (5.88%) 3G
3 3 (5.88%) MPLS
3 3 (5.88%) OSPF
3 3 (5.88%) BGP
3 3 (5.88%) EIGRP
3 3 (5.88%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
2 21 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (41.18%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.80%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) JUnit
1 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 3 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Retail
3 4 (7.84%) Local Government
3 4 (7.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Applications Support
2 21 (41.18%) Senior Analyst
2 21 (41.18%) Analyst
2 21 (41.18%) Support Analyst
2 21 (41.18%) Applications Support Analyst
2 21 (41.18%) Senior Support Analyst
2 21 (41.18%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Team Leader
4 5 (9.80%) Service Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Support Team Leader
6 3 (5.88%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (5.88%) Network Support
6 3 (5.88%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Junior
7 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) XML
2 4 (7.84%) Web Services
3 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.88%) Spring
4 2 (3.92%) .NET
5 1 (1.96%) XSLT
5 1 (1.96%) WCF
5 1 (1.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Wiki
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (1.96%) AIX
4 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Service Management
1 21 (41.18%) ITSM
1 21 (41.18%) Workflow
1 21 (41.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 18 (35.29%) Service Delivery
3 8 (15.69%) ITIL
4 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.80%) E-business
5 5 (9.80%) Document Management
5 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.84%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.88%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.92%) Network Management
9 1 (1.96%) Web Design
9 1 (1.96%) Web Development
9 1 (1.96%) Resource Management
9 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.96%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.96%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (3.92%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) CCNA
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Oracle
2 10 (19.61%) Cisco
3 5 (9.80%) Zend
3 5 (9.80%) Citrix
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) Juniper
5 2 (3.92%) McAfee
5 2 (3.92%) BT
5 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.92%) Aruba
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
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