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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 35 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 43 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.50% 3.11% 2.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.59% 48.57% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 33 15 18
Average salary £27,500 £47,500 £29,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.10% +61.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,100 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
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
85 35 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 10.87% 6.40% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 61 29 47
Average salary £32,500 £41,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +6 37 £27,500 -42.10% 7
Taunton -4 4 £37,500 +82.92%
Yeovil +3 1 £62,500 +92.30%
Shepton Mallet - 1 - -
SLA
South West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (66.67%) Finance
2 33 (57.89%) Service Delivery
3 31 (54.39%) Windows
4 29 (50.88%) Line Management
5 26 (45.61%) SQL
5 26 (45.61%) Relational Database
6 21 (36.84%) XML
7 15 (26.32%) T-SQL
8 11 (19.30%) ITIL
8 11 (19.30%) Performance Management
9 8 (14.04%) Degree
9 8 (14.04%) ITSM
9 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
10 7 (12.28%) Service Management
10 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
10 7 (12.28%) LAN
10 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
10 7 (12.28%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (10.53%) Oracle
11 6 (10.53%) Workflow
11 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
12 5 (8.77%) VMware
12 5 (8.77%) VoIP
12 5 (8.77%) WAN
12 5 (8.77%) NetApp
12 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
12 5 (8.77%) Cisco
12 5 (8.77%) Microsoft

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) LAN
2 5 (8.77%) VoIP
2 5 (8.77%) WAN
2 5 (8.77%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.51%) 3G
3 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.51%) VPN
4 1 (1.75%) DNS
4 1 (1.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (45.61%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 38 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Military
3 2 (3.51%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.51%) Electronics
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Applications Support
2 28 (49.12%) Analyst
3 27 (47.37%) Support Analyst
4 24 (42.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Team Leader
5 8 (14.04%) Trainee Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Trainee
5 8 (14.04%) Trainee Support Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Applications Manager
6 7 (12.28%) Support Manager
6 7 (12.28%) Support Team Leader
6 7 (12.28%) Applications Support Manager
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Support Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) Graduate
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) Graduate Support Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) VoIP Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) XML
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.51%) Statistics
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (54.39%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Service Delivery
2 29 (50.88%) Line Management
3 11 (19.30%) ITIL
3 11 (19.30%) Performance Management
4 8 (14.04%) ITSM
4 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
5 7 (12.28%) Service Management
5 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
5 7 (12.28%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) Workflow
7 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.51%) Communications Security
8 2 (3.51%) OO
8 2 (3.51%) OOD
8 2 (3.51%) Web Design
8 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.51%) Information Management
8 2 (3.51%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) SQL
2 15 (26.32%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) Cisco
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) NetApp
2 5 (8.77%) VMware
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