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

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 37 60
Rank change year-on-year -2 +23  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 14 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.69% 5.02% 3.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.16% 32.14% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 15
Median salary £24,500 £34,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.98% +2.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,500 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £35,200
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 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 31 84 90
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 8.18% 15.61% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 23 55 73
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Northampton

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 Northampton region with a requirement for SLA.

1 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (18.52%) Supplier Management
4 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
4 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
4 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
5 4 (14.81%) WAN
5 4 (14.81%) LAN
5 4 (14.81%) MCP
5 4 (14.81%) C
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) Data Management
5 4 (14.81%) MOS
5 4 (14.81%) iPad
5 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
5 4 (14.81%) Data Strategy
5 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery Management
6 3 (11.11%) Coaching
6 3 (11.11%) Data Quality
6 3 (11.11%) Service Management
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
7 2 (7.41%) JBoss

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 2 (7.41%) iPlanet
1 2 (7.41%) JBoss
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) LAN
1 4 (14.81%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) ISDN
2 1 (3.70%) PBX
2 1 (3.70%) PSTN
2 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Power BI
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Service Manager
3 5 (18.52%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
6 2 (7.41%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) iPad
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
3 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
3 5 (18.52%) Supplier Management
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) Data Management
4 4 (14.81%) Data Strategy
4 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
4 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery Management
5 3 (11.11%) Coaching
5 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (3.70%) Planning and Forecasting
7 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) C
3 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (14.81%) MCP
2 4 (14.81%) MOS
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) BladeLogic
1 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Axway
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Avaya
3 1 (3.70%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.70%) Kaspersky
3 1 (3.70%) Mitel
3 1 (3.70%) NEC
3 1 (3.70%) Nortel
3 1 (3.70%) Panasonic
3 1 (3.70%) Samsung
3 1 (3.70%) Siemens
3 1 (3.70%) Toshiba
3 1 (3.70%) VMware