The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 64 49
Rank change year-on-year +27 -15  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 13 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.39% 1.78% 3.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.08% 13.16% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 19
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +47.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £32,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £45,000
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 Northampton with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 48 76 58
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 12.53% 13.52% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 41 61 47
Median salary £43,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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 Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

SLA
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for SLA in Northampton

SLA
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Northampton over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Northampton

SLA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Northampton region with a requirement for SLA.

1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Change Management
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (20.83%) Supplier Management
6 5 (20.83%) Service Management
6 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (20.83%) Office 365
6 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (20.83%) Citrix
6 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) iPad
7 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) Axway
8 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco
8 3 (12.50%) CRM
8 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.50%) Coaching
9 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (8.33%) IBM XIV
9 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (8.33%) AIX
9 2 (8.33%) Linux

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) iPlanet
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) ISDN
2 1 (4.17%) PBX
2 1 (4.17%) PSTN
2 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 3 (12.50%) IT Support
4 3 (12.50%) IT Support Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Support Manager
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Storage Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (4.17%) LESS
2 1 (4.17%) React
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) Sass
2 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) iPad
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) IBM XIV
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) FMCG
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) AIX
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Change Management
3 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.83%) Service Management
4 5 (20.83%) Supplier Management
5 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Coaching
6 3 (12.50%) CRM
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
8 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
8 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Web Accessibility
8 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCENT
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (8.33%) BladeLogic
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Citrix
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Axway
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) Brocade
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
4 2 (8.33%) EMC
4 2 (8.33%) Fujitsu
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) NetApp
4 2 (8.33%) Veeam
4 2 (8.33%) Veritas
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Avaya
5 1 (4.17%) Mitel
5 1 (4.17%) NEC
5 1 (4.17%) Siemens
5 1 (4.17%) Toshiba