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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 15 27
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 20 45 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 8.06% 10.14% 4.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.48% 67.16% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 9
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £33,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £45,000 £35,900
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +6.61% -  

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 Shropshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 46 67 32
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 18.55% 15.09% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 36 41 21
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +2.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,300 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £70,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
Telford -10 19 £58,250 +45.62% 2
Shrewsbury - 1 £37,500 -
SLA
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 13 (39.39%) Unix
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
1 13 (39.39%) DevOps
2 12 (36.36%) Oracle
3 11 (33.33%) ITIL
4 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
4 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
4 10 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (24.24%) Puppet
6 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
6 7 (21.21%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 7 (21.21%) REST
6 7 (21.21%) Build Automation
6 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
6 7 (21.21%) BPEL
6 7 (21.21%) Document Management
6 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
6 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
6 7 (21.21%) Selenium
6 7 (21.21%) QMS
6 7 (21.21%) BPMN
6 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
6 7 (21.21%) Pega
6 7 (21.21%) Middleware
6 7 (21.21%) Quality Management
6 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
6 7 (21.21%) Validation
6 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) Data Management

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 7 (21.21%) Apache
1 7 (21.21%) Documentum
1 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
1 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.09%) IIS
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
1 6 (18.18%) Internet
2 4 (12.12%) NetScaler
2 4 (12.12%) SAN
3 3 (9.09%) ADSL
3 3 (9.09%) DDNS
3 3 (9.09%) NAS
3 3 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (9.09%) SMTP
3 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
1 7 (21.21%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) Maven
3 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Administrator
1 5 (15.15%) Architect
1 5 (15.15%) Linux Administrator
1 5 (15.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (15.15%) Network Team Leader
1 5 (15.15%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 5 (15.15%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (15.15%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 5 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (15.15%) Team Leader
2 4 (12.12%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Pega Architect
2 4 (12.12%) Unix Support
3 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Unix Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Support Team Leader
3 3 (9.09%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Unix Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Middleware
1 7 (21.21%) REST
1 7 (21.21%) SOAP
1 7 (21.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.09%) Clustering
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
1 13 (39.39%) Unix
2 10 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (18.18%) HPUX
3 6 (18.18%) Windows
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) DevOps
2 11 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) BPEL
3 7 (21.21%) BPMN
3 7 (21.21%) Build Automation
3 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Case Management
3 7 (21.21%) Data Management
3 7 (21.21%) Document Management
3 7 (21.21%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 7 (21.21%) QMS
3 7 (21.21%) Quality Management
3 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
3 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) SOA
3 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
3 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
3 7 (21.21%) Validation
4 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) XenApp
2 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.06%) NFS
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) SCCM
3 3 (9.09%) Ansible
3 3 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
3 7 (21.21%) Citrix
3 7 (21.21%) EMC
3 7 (21.21%) Pega
4 5 (15.15%) VMware
5 3 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.06%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Intel
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services (RCDTS)
Salary: up to £71,500
Posted: 19 days ago