Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 85 86
Rank change year-on-year +40 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 65 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.35% 2.02% 1.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.09% 22.52% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 19
Staffordshire median annual salary £24,000 £27,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.93% -31.88% +64.95%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,700 £18,500
90th Percentile £36,900 £77,500 £48,250
West Midlands median annual salary £33,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -10.67% +15.38% +4.84%

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 216 111 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 17.78% 8.98% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 156 84 137
Staffordshire median annual salary £36,250 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.38% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,150 £21,050
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Stoke-on-Trent +52 44 £27,750 -26.00%
Stafford -7 8 £22,500 -13.46%
Tamworth - 6 £24,000 -
Lichfield - 4 £35,500 -
Cannock +1 1 £35,000 -12.50%
SLA
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 38 (58.46%) SAP
2 32 (49.23%) Record to Report
3 28 (43.08%) Finance
4 19 (29.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 19 (29.23%) SAP FI
4 19 (29.23%) SAP CO
5 16 (24.62%) Manufacturing
6 13 (20.00%) SAP MM
6 13 (20.00%) SAP PP
6 13 (20.00%) SAP MII
6 13 (20.00%) Demand Management
6 13 (20.00%) Economics
6 13 (20.00%) SAP PP-PI
6 13 (20.00%) SAPUI5
6 13 (20.00%) IT Strategy
7 12 (18.46%) Windows
8 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 10 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (13.85%) Citrix
10 7 (10.77%) Linux
10 7 (10.77%) Proactive Monitoring
11 6 (9.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 6 (9.23%) SAP HANA
11 6 (9.23%) Cognos
11 6 (9.23%) ABAP
11 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
11 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling
11 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (9.23%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (9.23%) Apple

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 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) Confluence
2 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (29.23%) SAP CO
1 19 (29.23%) SAP FI
1 19 (29.23%) SAP FI/CO
2 13 (20.00%) SAP MII
2 13 (20.00%) SAP MM
2 13 (20.00%) SAP PP
2 13 (20.00%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.08%) PaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Firewall
1 3 (4.62%) LAN
1 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.62%) WAN
2 2 (3.08%) Wireless
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.54%) VoIP
3 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (9.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SAP BW
1 6 (9.23%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 28 (43.08%) Finance
2 16 (24.62%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (63.08%) Analyst
2 32 (49.23%) Business Analyst
3 19 (29.23%) SAP Analyst
3 19 (29.23%) SAP Business Analyst
3 19 (29.23%) SAP CO Business Analyst
3 19 (29.23%) SAP FI Analyst
3 19 (29.23%) SAP FI Business Analyst
3 19 (29.23%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
4 13 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 12 (18.46%) IT Support
6 8 (12.31%) Support Analyst
7 7 (10.77%) IT Analyst
7 7 (10.77%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (9.23%) SAP BW Specialist
8 6 (9.23%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (9.23%) Systems Support
8 6 (9.23%) Systems Support Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Applications Support
10 3 (4.62%) IT Engineer
11 2 (3.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) SAPUI5
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.54%) COM
2 1 (1.54%) REST
2 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.54%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Linux
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.08%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.54%) Unix
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Record to Report
2 13 (20.00%) Demand Management
2 13 (20.00%) Economics
2 13 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 10 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (10.77%) Proactive Monitoring
5 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.62%) DevOps
7 3 (4.62%) ITIL
7 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.62%) Scrum
8 2 (3.08%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.08%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.08%) Microservices
8 2 (3.08%) Process Management
8 2 (3.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) ABAP
2 4 (6.15%) Java
3 3 (4.62%) SQL
4 1 (1.54%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) GNVQ
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) Docker
3 2 (3.08%) XenApp
4 1 (1.54%) vSphere
4 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.08%) Terraform
2 1 (1.54%) Kibana
Vendors
1 38 (58.46%) SAP
2 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.85%) Citrix
4 6 (9.23%) Apple
4 6 (9.23%) Cognos
5 4 (6.15%) VMware
6 2 (3.08%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco
7 1 (1.54%) Dell
7 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (1.54%) NetApp
7 1 (1.54%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.54%) Veeam