The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Malling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 13 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 5.26% 4.35% 1.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.08% 20.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £47,500 £24,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.91% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.09%
SLA
Kent

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 West Malling region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Malling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
13 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 22.81% 21.74% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 6
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Malling

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in West Malling

SLA
Salary Trend in West Malling

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

SLA Salary Trend in West Malling

SLA
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Malling 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Sentinel
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Malling 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Sentinel
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) VMware