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

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 17 15
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 3 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 3.19% 13.13% 5.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.50% 61.90% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 3
Median salary £35,250 £32,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.15% +36.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £26,800 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £44,000 £27,100
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +5.07% +1.47%  

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 8 21 3
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 8.51% 21.21% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 3
Median salary £35,250 £40,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.87% +70.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,450 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £27,100 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Taunton region with a requirement for SLA.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 3 (60.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM

SLA
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware