The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 46 67
Rank change year-on-year -8 +21  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 17 30 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.86% 4.13% 2.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.64% 28.57% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 16
Median salary £36,000 £36,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,250 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,300 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £34,000 £34,090
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.26%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 44 105 114
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 7.41% 14.46% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 33 76 84
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 £30,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for SLA in Northamptonshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Northamptonshire

SLA
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Northampton -6 14 £24,500 -28.98%
Brackley - 1 £50,000 -
SLA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 17 (53.13%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
4 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
5 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 6 (18.75%) LAN
5 6 (18.75%) WAN
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
6 5 (15.63%) Supplier Management
6 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
7 4 (12.50%) Java
7 4 (12.50%) Change Management
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (12.50%) MCP
7 4 (12.50%) Unix
7 4 (12.50%) C
7 4 (12.50%) J2EE
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (12.50%) Data Management
7 4 (12.50%) MOS
7 4 (12.50%) iPad
7 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 4 (12.50%) Data Strategy

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (9.38%) iPlanet
1 3 (9.38%) JBoss
1 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) LAN
1 6 (18.75%) WAN
2 2 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (3.13%) ISDN
3 1 (3.13%) PBX
3 1 (3.13%) PSTN
3 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) Power BI
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Service Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Service Manager
3 5 (15.63%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.13%) JMS
2 1 (3.13%) JSP
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) Servlets
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
2 1 (3.13%) Struts
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
3 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
3 5 (15.63%) Supplier Management
4 4 (12.50%) Change Management
4 4 (12.50%) Data Management
4 4 (12.50%) Data Strategy
4 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery Management
5 3 (9.38%) Coaching
5 3 (9.38%) CRM
5 3 (9.38%) Service Management
6 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (3.13%) Planning and Forecasting
7 1 (3.13%) Process Management
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) C
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) AWK
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (12.50%) MCP
2 4 (12.50%) MOS
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) BladeLogic
1 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Axway
3 2 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Avaya
4 1 (3.13%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.13%) Kaspersky
4 1 (3.13%) Mitel
4 1 (3.13%) NEC
4 1 (3.13%) Nortel
4 1 (3.13%) Panasonic
4 1 (3.13%) Samsung
4 1 (3.13%) Siemens
4 1 (3.13%) Toshiba
4 1 (3.13%) VMware