The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 29 25 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 2.20% 5.00% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 45.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Median salary £34,000 £41,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.07% -  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  

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 Taunton with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 3 11 10
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 3.30% 11.00% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 9
Median salary £34,000 £41,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.57% -7.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

SLA
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for SLA in Taunton

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Taunton region with a requirement for SLA.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft