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

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 17 47
Rank change year-on-year -17 +30  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 12 38 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 4.26% 10.58% 3.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.71% 60.32% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 13
Median salary £37,500 £62,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +73.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £27,150 £22,920
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 Leicester with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 31 63 62
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 10.99% 17.55% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31 44 46
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £27,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £77,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

SLA
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for SLA in Leicester

SLA
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Leicester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leicester region with a requirement for SLA.

1 24 (52.17%) ITIL
2 15 (32.61%) VMware
3 14 (30.43%) Retail
3 14 (30.43%) Process Improvement
4 13 (28.26%) Service Delivery
5 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 11 (23.91%) NetApp
6 11 (23.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (23.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (23.91%) Service Desk Management
7 10 (21.74%) ITIL V3
7 10 (21.74%) Coaching
7 10 (21.74%) Supplier Management
7 10 (21.74%) SQL
8 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (19.57%) Back Office
8 9 (19.57%) Capacity Management
9 8 (17.39%) Line Management
9 8 (17.39%) Business Continuity
10 7 (15.22%) Windows
11 6 (13.04%) EPoS
11 6 (13.04%) Incident Management
12 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
13 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
13 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (8.70%) MCSE
13 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
14 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
14 3 (6.52%) .NET

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) LAN
1 3 (6.52%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
1 2 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (30.43%) Retail
2 9 (19.57%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Service Manager
2 11 (23.91%) Support Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Applications Support
3 10 (21.74%) Applications Support Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Delivery Manager
3 10 (21.74%) Services Delivery Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (13.04%) IT Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Technical Manager
5 5 (10.87%) IT Technical Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Developer
6 4 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) SQL Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.35%) Angular 2
2 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (4.35%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.17%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) EPoS
2 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) ITIL
2 14 (30.43%) Process Improvement
3 13 (28.26%) Service Delivery
4 11 (23.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (23.91%) Service Desk Management
5 10 (21.74%) Coaching
5 10 (21.74%) ITIL V3
5 10 (21.74%) Supplier Management
6 9 (19.57%) Capacity Management
6 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (17.39%) Business Continuity
7 8 (17.39%) Line Management
8 6 (13.04%) Incident Management
9 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.52%) CRM
10 3 (6.52%) Customer-Centric Approach
10 3 (6.52%) Statistics
11 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (4.35%) Logistics
11 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) C#
3 2 (4.35%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (8.70%) MCSE
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) vSphere
3 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) VMware
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.91%) NetApp
4 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds