The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 16 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SLA 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 4.82% 4.76% 5.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.22% 50.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.98%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
SLA
West Midlands

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 Walsall region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
18 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 21.69% 9.52% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 3
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +8.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £27,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,050 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

SLA
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

SLA Salary Trend in Walsall

SLA
Salary Histogram in Walsall

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Walsall region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Walsall

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) OLTP
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) EPoS
4 1 (14.29%) Intranet
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) BT
4 1 (14.29%) Legal

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) OLTP
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Service Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Coordinator
2 2 (28.57%) Release Coordinator
2 2 (28.57%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) BT