Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 63 83
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20 -26
Permanent jobs citing SLA 38 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.89% 2.78% 1.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.79% 21.17% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 14
Watford median annual salary £35,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.36% +22.22% +17.65%
10th Percentile £21,250 £29,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £80,000 £57,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £32,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -14.67% -6.25% -11.11%

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 Watford with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 132 137 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 13.51% 13.12% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 116 117 103
Watford median annual salary £51,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,875 £27,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £75,250 £70,000 £58,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Watford

SLA
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for SLA in Watford

SLA
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Watford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Watford

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 Watford region with a requirement for SLA.

1 13 (34.21%) Windows
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (21.05%) Finance
4 7 (18.42%) Spring
4 7 (18.42%) ITIL
4 7 (18.42%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) J2EE
4 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
5 6 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (15.79%) Defect Management
5 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
5 6 (15.79%) XML
5 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 6 (15.79%) SQL
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle
5 6 (15.79%) CCNA
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 6 (15.79%) Games
5 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
5 6 (15.79%) Java EE
6 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
6 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (13.16%) Web Services
6 5 (13.16%) MCSA
6 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) DHCP
1 4 (10.53%) DNS
1 4 (10.53%) VLAN
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Games
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce Manager
2 6 (15.79%) IT Support
2 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Service Manager
4 4 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Coordinator
4 4 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Technical Support
5 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Account Manager
5 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) J2EE
1 7 (18.42%) Spring
2 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
2 6 (15.79%) Java EE
2 6 (15.79%) XML
3 5 (13.16%) Web Services
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (2.63%) .NET
5 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) REST
5 1 (2.63%) Sass
5 1 (2.63%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Reference Data
2 3 (7.89%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.63%) CMDB
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.63%) Unix
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (15.79%) Defect Management
2 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.53%) DNA
4 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.53%) Release Management
4 4 (10.53%) Time Management
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
5 3 (7.89%) OO
5 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (7.89%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.89%) SOA
5 3 (7.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) CCNA
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.16%) MCSA
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) CCNP
4 3 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (7.89%) MCP
4 3 (7.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) XenApp
4 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
1 1 (2.63%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) Citrix
5 2 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) Remedy
6 1 (2.63%) Sun
6 1 (2.63%) Veeam