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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 58 38 53
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Permanent jobs citing SLA 8 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.58% 6.03% 2.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.81% 37.80% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 9
Average salary £50,000 £34,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% +36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
31 82 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.14% 15.95% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25 67 36
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £75,000 £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 27 March 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Watford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (68.75%) ITIL
2 21 (65.63%) SQL
3 17 (53.13%) Windows
3 17 (53.13%) Finance
4 15 (46.88%) Linux
4 15 (46.88%) Problem Management
5 14 (43.75%) Time Management
5 14 (43.75%) Apache Solr
5 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
5 14 (43.75%) J2EE
5 14 (43.75%) DB2
5 14 (43.75%) UNIX
5 14 (43.75%) Java
5 14 (43.75%) PL/SQL
5 14 (43.75%) HTTP
5 14 (43.75%) IBM
5 14 (43.75%) Sun
6 12 (37.50%) Retail
7 10 (31.25%) Service Delivery
7 10 (31.25%) Change Management
8 6 (18.75%) QlikView
9 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.38%) MS Office
10 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
10 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
10 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
10 2 (6.25%) Legal
10 2 (6.25%) VMware
10 2 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (43.75%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Lync
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Agresso
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) MPLS
2 1 (3.13%) OSPF
2 1 (3.13%) BGP
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) DB2
2 6 (18.75%) QlikView
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Support Manager
2 8 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 8 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 8 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.13%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Business Systems Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Linux
3 14 (43.75%) UNIX
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) ITIL
2 15 (46.88%) Problem Management
3 14 (43.75%) Time Management
3 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
4 10 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 10 (31.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Release Management
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) People Management
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) Practice Management
6 1 (3.13%) Network Design
6 1 (3.13%) Logistics
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) CCNP
1 1 (3.13%) CCNA
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) IBM
1 14 (43.75%) Sun
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
Watford, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago