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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 55 58
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 8 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.80% 1.56% 2.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.05% 15.22% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 12
Median salary £26,750 £23,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.63% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,750 £15,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £46,250 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +5.07% +1.47%  

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 38 46 51
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 8.54% 10.24% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 40
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,950 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 26 June 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 26 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
Preston -7 3 - - 1
Chorley +4 2 £26,750 -40.55%
Blackburn - 1 - -
Burnley - 1 £42,500 - 2
Darwen - 1 £20,000 -
SLA
North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (25.00%) Power BI
3 3 (25.00%) Service Design
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL V2
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) SOAP
3 3 (25.00%) XML

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Power BI
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Client Services Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Planning Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Support Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (25.00%) SOAP
1 3 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (25.00%) High Availability
1 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL V2
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery Management
1 3 (25.00%) Service Design
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
1 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) Process Management
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
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