The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 40 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 2 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.01% 3.86% 3.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.41% 61.11% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 10
Average salary £30,000 £23,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £28,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.09%
SLA
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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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
27 18 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 13.64% 6.32% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 22
Average salary £30,000 £28,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -45.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SLA
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SLA Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SLA
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Sun
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Database Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Service Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle