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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 56 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 10 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.85% 4.86% 3.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.73% 32.94% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 9
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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
44 85 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.13% 14.76% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 35 75 36
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £31,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £58,450 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Watford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 18 (64.29%) ITIL
2 17 (60.71%) SQL
3 13 (46.43%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) Finance
4 12 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 12 (42.86%) Linux
5 11 (39.29%) IBM
6 10 (35.71%) Service Delivery
6 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
6 10 (35.71%) HTTP
6 10 (35.71%) Sun
6 10 (35.71%) UNIX
6 10 (35.71%) J2EE
6 10 (35.71%) Java
6 10 (35.71%) PL/SQL
6 10 (35.71%) DB2
6 10 (35.71%) Time Management
6 10 (35.71%) Apache Solr
7 9 (32.14%) Retail
8 6 (21.43%) Change Management
8 6 (21.43%) QlikView
9 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
11 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
11 2 (7.14%) MS Office
11 2 (7.14%) Legal
11 2 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
11 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
11 2 (7.14%) Service Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 10 (35.71%) Apache Solr
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.57%) Maximo
1 1 (3.57%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) DB2
2 6 (21.43%) QlikView
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Support Manager
2 8 (28.57%) Services Delivery Manager
2 8 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (28.57%) Service Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Applications Support
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Business Systems Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Head of IT
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Support
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Linux
3 10 (35.71%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) ITIL
2 12 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 10 (35.71%) Service Delivery
3 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 10 (35.71%) Time Management
4 6 (21.43%) Change Management
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.57%) Change Control
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.57%) Line Management
7 1 (3.57%) People Management
7 1 (3.57%) Release Management
7 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.57%) Logistics
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) Workflow
7 1 (3.57%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) IBM
2 10 (35.71%) Sun
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix