The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 55 42
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 22 33 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.77% 3.60% 5.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.57% 32.35% 32.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 54
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £23,800 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £34,250 £34,090
% change year-on-year +5.83% +0.46%  

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 77 102 190
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 13.21% 11.14% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 44 89 157
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing SLA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Bedfordshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for SLA in Bedfordshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Bedfordshire

SLA
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +8 12 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Dunstable -4 3 £60,000 +14.28%
Bedford +8 2 £49,500 +36.55% 1
SLA
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Service Management
2 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Project Management
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.90%) Benchmarking
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) Symmetrix
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) SAN
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.68%) Solaris
4 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
4 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
4 3 (9.68%) EMC
4 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
4 3 (9.68%) Product Management
4 3 (9.68%) System Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.68%) High Availability
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.68%) Test Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
4 3 (9.68%) Project Planning

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Selenium
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Billing
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Supplier Manager
4 4 (12.90%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Backup Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Storage and Backup Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Storage Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.45%) Customer Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Customer Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Relationships Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Supplier Relationship Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.23%) Java EE
1 1 (3.23%) JSF
1 1 (3.23%) JSP
1 1 (3.23%) Spring
1 1 (3.23%) Struts
1 1 (3.23%) XML
1 1 (3.23%) XSL
1 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
1 3 (9.68%) EMC VNX
1 3 (9.68%) Symmetrix
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Fintech
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Solaris
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Project Management
2 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
2 5 (16.13%) Service Management
3 4 (12.90%) Benchmarking
3 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) High Availability
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.68%) Product Management
4 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
4 3 (9.68%) System Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
4 3 (9.68%) Test Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Coaching
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
1 2 (6.45%) VBScript
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.45%) MCP
2 2 (6.45%) MCSA
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) EMC
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) Capita
5 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Dell
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Informatica
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TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
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Salary: Competitive
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