Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 44 57
Rank change year-on-year +15 +13 +8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 13 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 4.98% 3.66% 3.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.15% 34.21% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 13
Bedford median annual salary £20,000 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.67% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £18,500 £23,500 £32,650
90th Percentile £42,300 £77,500 £52,750
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,000 £52,500 £48,400
% change year-on-year -20.00% +8.47% +6.96%

SLA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 27 38 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 10.34% 10.70% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 53
Bedford median annual salary £36,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.89% -5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £19,725 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £77,500 £65,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.47% +11.26%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Bedford

SLA
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for SLA in Bedford

SLA
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Bedford over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for SLA.

1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
3 5 (38.46%) Release Management
3 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.69%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Process Management
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) DHCP
6 1 (7.69%) DNS
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) IBM

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Change Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Problem Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Service Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Account Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Supplier Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
3 5 (38.46%) Release Management
3 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) VMware