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 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)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 27 32 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 2 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.46% 0.63% 4.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.38% 10.00% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 8
Median salary £28,750 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 - £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,150 - £45,800
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 Chester with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 13 10 19
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 9.49% 6.33% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 12
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 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

SLA
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Chester

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 Chester region with a requirement for SLA.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

SLA
Top Related 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 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Chester Le Street, County Durham
ITPS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago