Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 44 27
Rank change year-on-year 0 -17 +18
Permanent jobs citing SLA 5 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 2.65% 0.70% 8.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.23% 11.76% 44.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 12
Bolton median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% +41.03% +46.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £40,125 £18,525
90th Percentile £55,750 £43,375 £43,750
Manchester median annual salary £27,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -7.69% -

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 Bolton with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 26 17 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 13.76% 5.92% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 33
Bolton median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,550 £20,100
90th Percentile £50,000 £54,500 £52,350
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Bolton

SLA
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for SLA in Bolton

SLA
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Bolton over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Bolton

For the 6 months to 21 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 Bolton region with a requirement for SLA.

1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Practice Management
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
1 3 (60.00%) Visualfiles
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) K2 blackpearl
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) AppDynamics
1 3 (60.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Dynatrace
1 3 (60.00%) Power BI
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Case Management
1 3 (60.00%) Camtasia
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery Management

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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 (60.00%) K2 blackpearl
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (60.00%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Power BI
General
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Operations Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Service Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Head of IT
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Service Delivery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Case Management
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Practice Management
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) AppDynamics
1 3 (60.00%) Dynatrace
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) VMware