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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 13 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SLA 7 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 8.05% 4.23% 8.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.75% 60.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 3
Average salary £42,500 £29,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.29% -12.68%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
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
16 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 18.39% 7.04% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 3
Average salary £42,500 £29,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -11.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £29,150 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £33,500 £31,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Walsall

SLA
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Intranet
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) BT
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Intranet
General
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Services Delivery Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Service Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) BT
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec