The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 11 18 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Permanent jobs citing SLA 14 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 13.08% 5.00% 3.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 77.78% 66.67% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 8
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
SLA
Hertfordshire

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 Stevenage region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
18 9 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 16.82% 7.50% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 24
Average salary £39,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.89% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

SLA
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

SLA Salary Trend in Stevenage

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 19 (73.08%) ITIL
2 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
4 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
4 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
5 15 (57.69%) Windows
6 12 (46.15%) Linux
6 12 (46.15%) Apache
6 12 (46.15%) Tomcat
6 12 (46.15%) Java
6 12 (46.15%) SQL
6 12 (46.15%) VB
6 12 (46.15%) .NET
6 12 (46.15%) Oracle
6 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 12 (46.15%) IIS
6 12 (46.15%) Unix
6 12 (46.15%) IBM
6 12 (46.15%) Middleware
6 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (46.15%) ITIL V3
6 12 (46.15%) WebSphere
6 12 (46.15%) .NET Framework
6 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
6 12 (46.15%) Time Management
6 12 (46.15%) Finance
6 12 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (46.15%) VMware

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 12 (46.15%) Apache
1 12 (46.15%) IIS
1 12 (46.15%) Tomcat
1 12 (46.15%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Programmer
3 5 (19.23%) Help Desk Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Applications Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 4 (15.38%) Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Product Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Products Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
6 2 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (7.69%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) .NET
1 12 (46.15%) .NET Framework
1 12 (46.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Unix
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) ITIL
2 12 (46.15%) Data Analysis
2 12 (46.15%) ITIL V3
2 12 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 12 (46.15%) Time Management
2 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (15.38%) People Management
3 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Coaching
4 3 (11.54%) High Availability
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
1 12 (46.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) IBM
2 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 12 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Remedy
4 3 (11.54%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) Computacenter