The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South West > Devon
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 45 41
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 7 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.17% 4.65% 3.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.58% 30.19% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 12
Devon median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +73.46%  
10th Percentile £27,790 £27,800 £21,095
90th Percentile £60,000 £43,750 £35,700
South West median annual salary £36,250 £32,000 £35,331
% change year-on-year +13.28% -9.42%  

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 Devon with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Devon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 48 53 45
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 14.91% 15.41% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 69 78 44
Devon median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +41.66%  
10th Percentile £30,700 £30,750 £21,688
90th Percentile £54,000 £48,750 £72,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Devon

SLA
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for SLA in Devon

SLA
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Devon over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Devon

SLA
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 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
Exeter -7 6 £46,250 +8.82%
SLA
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Devon region with a requirement for SLA.

1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) NAS
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Statistics
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) OpenView
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) POP3
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) POP3
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) DBA
1 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Head of IT
1 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (20.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
1 2 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Senior DBA
1 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Head of Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Head of IT Services
2 1 (10.00%) Head of Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft