Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 86 52 69
Rank change year-on-year -34 +17 -16
Permanent jobs citing SLA 2 2 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.32% 0.55% 1.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.30% 4.88% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - £47,500 £27,500
Median % change year-on-year - +72.73% +17.02%
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 154 41 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 24.72% 11.23% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 57 20 36
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,325 £23,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £34,063 £25,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,250 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.43% +5.63% -11.11%
75th Percentile £77,500 £45,625 £46,563
90th Percentile " £55,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £54,102 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.05% +5.00% -

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Northern Ireland

SLA
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SLA in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for SLA in Northern Ireland

SLA
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 27 July 2021. 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
County Armagh - 2 - -
SLA
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SLA.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) DNA
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
1 2 (100.00%) Facilities Management
1 2 (100.00%) SAP FI-AR
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Order to Cash
1 2 (100.00%) Accounts Receivable
1 2 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (100.00%) Social Skills

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (100.00%) SAP FI-AR
General
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Social Skills
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Accounts Receivable
1 2 (100.00%) DNA
1 2 (100.00%) Facilities Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Order to Cash
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP