Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 36 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +9
Permanent jobs citing SLA 11 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 4.44% 1.75% 1.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.83% 25.00% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 4
Preston median annual salary £25,250 £47,500 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.84% +156.76% -15.91%
10th Percentile £17,250 £46,250 £17,400
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £32,025
Lancashire median annual salary £31,750 £45,000 £17,500
% change year-on-year -29.44% +157.14% -30.00%

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 Preston with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Preston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 23 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 9.27% 6.99% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 20
Preston median annual salary £26,500 £47,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.21% +31.03% +17.89%
10th Percentile £16,950 £31,750 £17,750
90th Percentile £48,500 £56,875 £42,500
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -17.65% +41.67% -25.00%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Preston

SLA
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for SLA in Preston

SLA
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Preston over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Preston

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Preston region with a requirement for SLA.

1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) SOAP
2 5 (45.45%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) CRM
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL V2
2 5 (45.45%) High Availability
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 5 (45.45%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) PBX
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Power BI
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Technical Leader
2 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) PBX Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 5 (45.45%) SOAP
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
1 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) CRM
1 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
1 5 (45.45%) High Availability
1 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL V2
1 5 (45.45%) PRINCE
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
1 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (9.09%) Coaching
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Capita
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft