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 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 54 35 60
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +25
Permanent jobs citing SLA 18 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.44% 5.90% 1.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.94% 48.98% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 3
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +69.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £27,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £74,000 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
34 49 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.50% 12.04% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 43
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -38.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £75,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 January 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Watford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (60.61%) ITIL
2 19 (57.58%) Windows
3 18 (54.55%) SQL
4 14 (42.42%) Service Delivery
4 14 (42.42%) Finance
5 12 (36.36%) Linux
5 12 (36.36%) Problem Management
6 11 (33.33%) Time Management
6 11 (33.33%) Apache Solr
6 11 (33.33%) UNIX
6 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 11 (33.33%) J2EE
6 11 (33.33%) DB2
6 11 (33.33%) Java
6 11 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 11 (33.33%) HTTP
6 11 (33.33%) IBM
6 11 (33.33%) Sun
7 10 (30.30%) Change Management
8 9 (27.27%) Retail
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
9 6 (18.18%) QlikView
10 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
11 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
12 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (9.09%) Remedy
12 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 3 (9.09%) MCP
12 3 (9.09%) MS Office

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.03%) Lync
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Agresso
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) BGP
3 2 (6.06%) MPLS
3 2 (6.06%) OSPF
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) DB2
2 6 (18.18%) QlikView
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Service Manager
2 11 (33.33%) Support Manager
2 11 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 11 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Linux
3 11 (33.33%) UNIX
4 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) ITIL
2 14 (42.42%) Service Delivery
3 12 (36.36%) Problem Management
4 11 (33.33%) Time Management
4 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 10 (30.30%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.09%) Service Management
6 3 (9.09%) Matrix Management
6 3 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Network Design
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) CRM
8 1 (3.03%) Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
8 1 (3.03%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.09%) MCP
1 3 (9.09%) MCTS
2 2 (6.06%) CCNP
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) IBM
1 11 (33.33%) Sun
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Remedy
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
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