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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 67 64
Rank change year-on-year +34 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 30 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.80% 1.45% 1.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.61% 13.33% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 9
Median salary £27,500 £31,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.69% +40.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £25,100 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £45,600 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £34,250 £34,090
% change year-on-year +5.83% +0.46%  

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 92 75 63
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 17.79% 10.87% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 71 58 49
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +30.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,199 £26,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 24 June 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 24 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
Stoke-on-Trent +28 11 £28,500 -27.38% 2
Stafford - 8 £22,500 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent +9 2 £30,000 -
Lichfield - 1 £19,000 -
Tamworth - 1 £22,000 -
SLA
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 19 (36.54%) Windows
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.85%) Citrix
2 15 (28.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (23.08%) ITIL
4 12 (23.08%) Finance
5 11 (21.15%) SAP
5 11 (21.15%) Cisco
5 11 (21.15%) Windows 7
6 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
7 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (17.31%) Project Management
7 9 (17.31%) VPN
7 9 (17.31%) Degree
8 8 (15.38%) SQL
8 8 (15.38%) Migration
9 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (13.46%) LSMW
9 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
9 7 (13.46%) ABAP
9 7 (13.46%) OO
9 7 (13.46%) JDBC
9 7 (13.46%) SOAP
9 7 (13.46%) Web Services
9 7 (13.46%) HTTP
9 7 (13.46%) Blackberry
9 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Data Migration
9 7 (13.46%) SAP PI

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 (5.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.92%) FormScape
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) SAP CO
1 4 (7.69%) SAP FI
1 4 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) VPN
2 7 (13.46%) HTTP
3 5 (9.62%) Firewall
4 3 (5.77%) Internet
4 3 (5.77%) LAN
4 3 (5.77%) RTP
4 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.77%) WAN
4 3 (5.77%) Wireless
5 1 (1.92%) DHCP
5 1 (1.92%) DNS
5 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.92%) SAN
5 1 (1.92%) VLAN
5 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) DTS
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) LSMW
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Games
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) IT Support
3 7 (13.46%) ABAP Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Developer
3 7 (13.46%) IT Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) IT Support Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) SAP Developer
3 7 (13.46%) SAP PI Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Service Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Systems Support
5 5 (9.62%) Systems Support Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) SAP Business Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) SAP FI Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) SAP FI Business Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) IDoc
1 7 (13.46%) JDBC
1 7 (13.46%) REST
1 7 (13.46%) SAP PI
1 7 (13.46%) SOAP
1 7 (13.46%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) COM
2 1 (1.92%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Blackberry
1 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Fintech
4 1 (1.92%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.62%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.77%) Android
4 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.92%) Unix
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (23.08%) ITIL
3 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
4 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.31%) Project Management
5 8 (15.38%) Migration
6 7 (13.46%) Data Migration
6 7 (13.46%) Feasibility Study
6 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
6 7 (13.46%) OO
6 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.69%) Record to Report
8 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.77%) Regulatory Compliance
9 2 (3.85%) Process Management
9 2 (3.85%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.85%) Service Management
10 1 (1.92%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) ABAP
3 4 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) Java
4 2 (3.85%) VBScript
5 1 (1.92%) C
5 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) VB
5 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 7 (13.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.92%) APMP
6 1 (1.92%) GNVQ
6 1 (1.92%) HND
6 1 (1.92%) MCP
6 1 (1.92%) MCSA
6 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.92%) XenApp
4 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) WSUS
2 1 (1.92%) Kibana
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.85%) Citrix
3 11 (21.15%) Cisco
3 11 (21.15%) SAP
4 6 (11.54%) VMware
5 4 (7.69%) Apple
6 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.92%) Dell
6 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.92%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.92%) Juniper
6 1 (1.92%) NetApp
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) ProCurve
6 1 (1.92%) Veeam
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
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Salary: £22500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Argo IT Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum + Car, training + usual benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive base salary + Shift Allowance + bonus
Posted: 23 days ago