The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 49 56 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Permanent jobs citing SLA 12 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.15% 2.87% 6.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.43% 53.57% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 14
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,700 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,200 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
SLA
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
56 28 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 10.04% 5.35% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 51 19 54
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,700 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £67,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SLA
Salary Trend in Watford

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

SLA Salary Trend in Watford

SLA
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Watford region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Watford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
5 4 (21.05%) Line Management
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
6 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.79%) SAN
6 3 (15.79%) Coaching
6 3 (15.79%) Budget Control
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
7 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
7 2 (10.53%) Customer Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Change Control
7 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) MPLS
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Consultant
1 3 (15.79%) Network Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Business Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
2 2 (10.53%) IT Support
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle HRMS Support
2 2 (10.53%) Payroll Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.26%) Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Erlang Developer
3 1 (5.26%) HR Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Storage Presales Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) Spring
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Line Management
3 3 (15.79%) Budget Control
3 3 (15.79%) Coaching
3 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Customer Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (10.53%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Resilience Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Erlang
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNP
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Avaya
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Nortel
5 1 (5.26%) Cerner
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Fujitsu
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) iSOFT
5 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
5 1 (5.26%) McKesson
5 1 (5.26%) MEDITECH
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Northgate
5 1 (5.26%) Sage