The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Highlands 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)
Scotland / Highlands
Rank - 1 3
Permanent jobs citing SLA 0 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Highlands - 85.71% 22.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 85.71% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Median salary - £19,825 -
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 the Highlands with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Highlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 2 7 2
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Highlands 25.00% 100.00% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Median salary £30,000 £19,825 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.32% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in the Highlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Highlands 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 the Highlands

SLA
Salary Trend in the Highlands

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

Salary trend for SLA in the Highlands