The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 4 18
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 3 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 4.23% 22.03% 1.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 86.67% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 1
Median salary £26,000 £19,825 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.14% -25.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

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 West Lothian with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 5 15 15
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 7.04% 25.42% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 5
Median salary £26,000 £22,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.55% -42.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

SLA
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for SLA in West Lothian

SLA
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Livingston -14 3 £26,000 +31.14%
SLA
Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for SLA.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) SQLBase
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQLBase
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft