The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 47 41
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 4 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.95% 2.31% 3.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.79% 26.67% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 13
Median salary £45,000 £26,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.81% -51.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 29 30 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 6.89% 8.67% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 41
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £23,050 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

SLA
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for SLA in Lancashire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Lancashire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Lancashire

SLA
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Chorley - 4 £45,000 -
SLA
North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Service Management
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 6 (30.00%) MS Office
5 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (25.00%) Unix
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (20.00%) Service Design
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (15.00%) Back Office
8 3 (15.00%) Process Management
8 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (15.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) C#
8 3 (15.00%) Web Services
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) Coaching
8 3 (15.00%) People Management
8 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (10.00%) Pega

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (15.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 5 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 4 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Services Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) AIX
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Service Management
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (20.00%) Service Design
6 3 (15.00%) Coaching
6 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.00%) People Management
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (15.00%) Process Management
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (10.00%) Change Control
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.00%) Release Management
8 1 (5.00%) Open Source
8 1 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) Guidewire
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Pega
2 2 (10.00%) Talend
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
Blackburn, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £14000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago