Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 43 61
Rank change year-on-year -5 +18 -3
Permanent jobs citing SLA 4 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.15% 2.11% 0.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.11% 17.14% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 4
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £68,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.82% +96.43% +84.21%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,375 £25,850
90th Percentile £42,500 £75,000 £56,750
Cheshire median annual salary £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +16.00% -9.09% -17.91%

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 Chester with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 36 35 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 10.34% 12.32% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 31
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,000 £75,000 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +32.35% -10.53% +1.33%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Chester

SLA
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for SLA in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 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 Chester region with a requirement for SLA.

1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) PMI
2 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) WFM
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Planning Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Resource Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (25.00%) WFM
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO