Period
to 26 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 6 months to 26 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
England > North East
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 67 93
Rank change year-on-year +14 +26 -18
Permanent jobs citing SLA 54 48 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.62% 3.19% 2.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.51% 26.09% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 52 43 33
North East median annual salary £46,750 £37,626 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.25% +25.42% +9.09%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,900 £20,170
90th Percentile £70,250 £58,750 £54,300
England median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% +2.74% -1.35%

SLA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 177 184 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.13% 12.21% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 147 155 101
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,300 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £71,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in the North East

SLA
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for SLA in the North East

SLA
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in the North East over the 6 months to 26 September 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in the North East

SLA
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the North East region over the 6 months to 26 September 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +11 28 £50,000 +37.69% 6
Durham +4 20 £35,000 -37.78% 1
SLA
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 North East region with a requirement for SLA.

1 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 16 (29.63%) Windows
3 16 (29.63%) Oracle
3 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
3 16 (29.63%) DevOps
4 15 (27.78%) ITIL
5 14 (25.93%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (24.07%) SAP
6 13 (24.07%) EMC
7 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 12 (22.22%) Middleware
7 12 (22.22%) SOAP
7 12 (22.22%) Web Services
7 12 (22.22%) SOA
7 12 (22.22%) Documentum
7 12 (22.22%) Tomcat
7 12 (22.22%) Quality Management
7 12 (22.22%) Risk Management
7 12 (22.22%) Validation
7 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (22.22%) Data Management
7 12 (22.22%) TOGAF
7 12 (22.22%) BPEL
7 12 (22.22%) Document Management
7 12 (22.22%) Business Analysis
7 12 (22.22%) Selenium
7 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 12 (22.22%) Build Automation
7 12 (22.22%) Event-Driven Architecture

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 12 (22.22%) Documentum
1 12 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 11 (20.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (20.37%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.26%) IIS
4 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.85%) Apache
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (18.52%) SAP MM
2 7 (12.96%) SAP WM
3 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.70%) SAP CO
3 2 (3.70%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) GitHub
2 4 (7.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) VoIP
2 7 (12.96%) DHCP
2 7 (12.96%) DNS
2 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.85%) SAN
4 1 (1.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.93%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 12 (22.22%) Selenium
2 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Architect
2 11 (20.37%) Consultant
2 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Architect
2 11 (20.37%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (18.52%) Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) SAP MM Consultant
5 7 (12.96%) Service Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) DevOps Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.56%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) IT Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Programmer
8 2 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Middleware
1 12 (22.22%) REST
1 12 (22.22%) SOAP
1 12 (22.22%) Web Services
2 6 (11.11%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.70%) XML
4 2 (3.70%) XSLT
5 1 (1.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.96%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (7.41%) Life Science
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) DevOps
2 15 (27.78%) ITIL
3 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.22%) BPEL
3 12 (22.22%) BPMN
3 12 (22.22%) Build Automation
3 12 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 12 (22.22%) Case Management
3 12 (22.22%) Data Management
3 12 (22.22%) Document Management
3 12 (22.22%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 12 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 12 (22.22%) QMS
3 12 (22.22%) Quality Management
3 12 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 12 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (22.22%) SOA
3 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 12 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 12 (22.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) C#
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) VB
3 4 (7.41%) VB6
4 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) HND
3 2 (3.70%) CCNA
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CCNP
4 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) MCP
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 5 (9.26%) XenApp
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) Puppet
2 11 (20.37%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.63%) Oracle
3 13 (24.07%) EMC
3 13 (24.07%) SAP
4 12 (22.22%) Pega
5 7 (12.96%) Cisco
5 7 (12.96%) Citrix
6 4 (7.41%) VMware
7 1 (1.85%) Apple
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) Peregrine
7 1 (1.85%) Remedy
7 1 (1.85%) Sun
7 1 (1.85%) Workday