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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 15 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SLA 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 4.82% 4.62% 3.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 42.86% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £27,500 £21,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -39.86%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
6 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 7.23% 10.77% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,750 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £43,150 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
1 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
2 4 (36.36%) Legal
2 4 (36.36%) Intranet
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) C
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Verint
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) Avaya
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) BT
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) CMS
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Q.931
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) ISDN
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Linux

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) Q.931
2 1 (9.09%) ISDN
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (36.36%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Service Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Service Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
1 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) WFM
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Verint
2 2 (18.18%) Dell
2 2 (18.18%) Avaya
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) BT
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper