The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank - 31 33
Permanent jobs citing SLA 0 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport - 4.60% 6.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 72.73% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 16
Average salary - £40,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +69.79%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
SLA
Manchester

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 Stockport region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 11 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 3.45% 6.32% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 31
Average salary £31,750 £25,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,375
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £49,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

SLA
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

SLA Salary Trend in Stockport

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) OOD
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Web Design
2 4 (57.14%) Statistics
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (57.14%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) MCSA
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Apple

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Development Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Statistics
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) OOD
1 4 (57.14%) Web Design
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
1 4 (57.14%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Panasonic