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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 66 58
Rank change year-on-year +26 -8  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 20 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.73% 1.06% 2.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.36% 18.92% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 13
Median salary £21,000 £32,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.38% +44.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,300 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £50,600 £39,700
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 55 37 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 13.00% 5.61% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34 33 49
Median salary £32,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.57% +26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £56,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 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
Tamworth +13 11 £20,000 -24.52%
Stoke-on-Trent +6 2 £20,750 -54.89%
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 - - 1
Stafford - 2 £32,500 -
SLA
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 11 (30.56%) Service Delivery
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco
3 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 10 (27.78%) ITIL
4 10 (27.78%) VPN
5 9 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 9 (25.00%) Finance
5 9 (25.00%) Citrix
6 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 7 (19.44%) C#
8 6 (16.67%) SQL
8 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.89%) Degree
10 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
10 4 (11.11%) Migration
10 4 (11.11%) VBScript
10 4 (11.11%) VB
10 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 3 (8.33%) JD Edwards
11 3 (8.33%) RTP
11 3 (8.33%) Project Management
11 3 (8.33%) HTTP
11 3 (8.33%) OO
11 3 (8.33%) Oracle
11 3 (8.33%) MS Office
11 3 (8.33%) SAP

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 3 (8.33%) FormScape
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) VPN
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 3 (8.33%) RTP
3 2 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) SAN
4 1 (2.78%) VLAN
4 1 (2.78%) VoIP
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) DTS
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) LSMW
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Games
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Team Leader
4 4 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) ABAP Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) SAP Developer
5 3 (8.33%) SAP PI Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Business Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) E-Business Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) EDI
1 3 (8.33%) JDBC
1 3 (8.33%) REST
1 3 (8.33%) SAP PI
1 3 (8.33%) SOAP
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Service Delivery
2 10 (27.78%) ITIL
3 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
5 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (8.33%) OO
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) ITSM
6 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Line Management
7 1 (2.78%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) C#
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) VB
3 4 (11.11%) VBScript
4 3 (8.33%) ABAP
4 3 (8.33%) VBA
5 2 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) HND
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) MCP
2 1 (2.78%) MCSA
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Cisco
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (8.33%) JD Edwards
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) VMware
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