Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 65 87
Rank change year-on-year +24 +22 -13
Permanent jobs citing SLA 51 33 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.71% 3.07% 0.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.00% 27.27% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 10
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,000 £26,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -30.67% +36.36%
10th Percentile £18,750 £19,000 £22,325
90th Percentile £55,250 £77,500 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £33,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +7.69%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 170 121 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 15.70% 11.26% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 123 81 99
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,100 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £71,250 £60,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +8.97%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Staffordshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for SLA in Staffordshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SLA in Staffordshire

SLA
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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
Tamworth +7 23 £22,000 +10.00% 3
Stoke-on-Trent +34 18 £35,500 +74.02% 1
Cannock +12 5 £35,500 -11.25%
Lichfield +11 2 £50,000 -
SLA
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 22 (43.14%) ITIL
2 21 (41.18%) Windows
3 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
4 16 (31.37%) SAP
5 15 (29.41%) SQL
6 14 (27.45%) Record to Report
7 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (21.57%) Manufacturing
9 10 (19.61%) Retail
10 9 (17.65%) Degree
10 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
10 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (15.69%) Project Management
11 8 (15.69%) SAP MM
11 8 (15.69%) SAP PP
11 8 (15.69%) Finance
11 8 (15.69%) C#
11 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
11 8 (15.69%) SAP MII
11 8 (15.69%) Demand Management
11 8 (15.69%) SAP PP-PI
11 8 (15.69%) Economics
11 8 (15.69%) Supplier Management
11 8 (15.69%) IT Strategy
11 8 (15.69%) SAPUI5
12 7 (13.73%) Windows 8
12 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
13 6 (11.76%) Citrix
13 6 (11.76%) SAP FI
13 6 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (15.69%) SAP MII
1 8 (15.69%) SAP MM
1 8 (15.69%) SAP PP
1 8 (15.69%) SAP PP-PI
2 6 (11.76%) SAP CO
2 6 (11.76%) SAP FI
2 6 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Firewall
1 5 (9.80%) LAN
1 5 (9.80%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.92%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.92%) SAP HANA
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 11 (21.57%) Manufacturing
2 10 (19.61%) Retail
3 8 (15.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (66.67%) Analyst
2 14 (27.45%) Business Analyst
2 14 (27.45%) Support Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) IT Manager
3 9 (17.65%) IT Services Manager
3 9 (17.65%) Service Manager
4 8 (15.69%) Business Systems Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Data Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Service Desk Manager
5 6 (11.76%) IT Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) IT Support
5 6 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) SAP Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) SAP Business Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) SAP CO Business Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) SAP FI Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) SAP FI Business Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Data Centre Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) SAPUI5
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.96%) REST
2 1 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 7 (13.73%) Windows 8
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) ITIL
2 14 (27.45%) Record to Report
3 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (15.69%) Demand Management
4 8 (15.69%) Economics
4 8 (15.69%) IT Strategy
4 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
4 8 (15.69%) Project Management
4 8 (15.69%) Supplier Management
5 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.80%) BCP
6 5 (9.80%) Data Centre Operations
6 5 (9.80%) Ticket Management
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.88%) Scrum
8 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.92%) Kanban
8 2 (3.92%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) C#
3 2 (3.92%) ABAP
4 1 (1.96%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) Docker
3 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
2 16 (31.37%) SAP
3 6 (11.76%) Citrix
4 5 (9.80%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) Cognos
5 2 (3.92%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) Apple
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.96%) Shavlik
6 1 (1.96%) Supermicro