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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 32 18 39
Rank change year-on-year -14 +21  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 0.76% 1.37% 0.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 7.14% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £16,500 £25,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  

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 Bolton with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 6 14 9
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 4.58% 19.18% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 9
Median salary £24,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +1.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £48,750 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton 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 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
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Signage

SLA
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Signage
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft