Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 26 33
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 -3
Permanent jobs citing SLA 31 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 6.87% 6.40% 3.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.96% 46.25% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 12
Shropshire median annual salary £71,500 £41,250 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.33% +32.00% +19.05%
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +6.56%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 97 80 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 21.51% 13.84% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 79 52 35
Shropshire median annual salary £38,500 £34,728 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.86% -0.78% +30.23%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,300 £19,800
90th Percentile £71,500 £48,456 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Shropshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for SLA in Shropshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Shropshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Shropshire

SLA
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Telford -12 28 £71,500 +73.33% 1
SLA
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 20 (64.52%) DevOps
2 18 (58.06%) Business Analysis
3 17 (54.84%) Selenium
3 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (54.84%) Data Management
3 17 (54.84%) TOGAF
3 17 (54.84%) BPEL
3 17 (54.84%) Document Management
3 17 (54.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (54.84%) Build Automation
3 17 (54.84%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 17 (54.84%) Jenkins
3 17 (54.84%) Case Management
3 17 (54.84%) QMS
3 17 (54.84%) BPMN
3 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
3 17 (54.84%) Pega
3 17 (54.84%) Test Automation
3 17 (54.84%) Puppet
3 17 (54.84%) REST
3 17 (54.84%) Root Cause Analysis
3 17 (54.84%) SOAP
3 17 (54.84%) Web Services
3 17 (54.84%) SOA
3 17 (54.84%) Documentum
3 17 (54.84%) Tomcat
3 17 (54.84%) EMC
3 17 (54.84%) Middleware
3 17 (54.84%) Quality Management
3 17 (54.84%) Validation

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 17 (54.84%) Documentum
1 17 (54.84%) Tomcat
2 10 (32.26%) Apache
3 7 (22.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (22.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP MII
1 1 (3.23%) SAP MM
1 1 (3.23%) SAP PP
1 1 (3.23%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) ADSL
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
1 2 (6.45%) SMTP
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Jenkins
1 17 (54.84%) Selenium
2 10 (32.26%) Maven
3 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Architect
2 10 (32.26%) Pega Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
3 3 (9.68%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Support
4 2 (6.45%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Team Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Unix Support
4 2 (6.45%) Unix Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) Middleware
1 17 (54.84%) REST
1 17 (54.84%) SOAP
1 17 (54.84%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) iPad
1 2 (6.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Unix
3 5 (16.13%) Windows
4 3 (9.68%) HPUX
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) DevOps
2 18 (58.06%) Business Analysis
3 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (54.84%) BPEL
3 17 (54.84%) BPMN
3 17 (54.84%) Build Automation
3 17 (54.84%) Case Management
3 17 (54.84%) Data Management
3 17 (54.84%) Document Management
3 17 (54.84%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 17 (54.84%) QMS
3 17 (54.84%) Quality Management
3 17 (54.84%) Risk Management
3 17 (54.84%) Root Cause Analysis
3 17 (54.84%) SOA
3 17 (54.84%) Test Automation
3 17 (54.84%) TOGAF
3 17 (54.84%) Validation
4 10 (32.26%) Software Architecture
4 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) MCSA
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (54.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) Puppet
2 7 (22.58%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) EMC
1 17 (54.84%) Pega
2 11 (35.48%) Oracle
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) SAP