Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 15 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 -8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 7 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 7.95% 8.05% 1.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.85% 77.78% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
West Lothian median annual salary £26,000 £22,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.56% - -
Scotland median annual salary £36,250 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -

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

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 13 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 14.77% 10.34% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 13
West Lothian median annual salary £37,500 £22,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -37.50% -14.29%
10th Percentile £24,000 £20,450 £32,100
90th Percentile £64,125 £38,750 £49,650
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +1 7 £26,000 +48.57%
SLA
Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for SLA.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 5 (71.43%) ISO 9001
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) SQLBase
4 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) PDA
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
5 1 (14.29%) Cash Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQLBase
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Applications Support
1 6 (85.71%) Applications Support Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
1 1 (14.29%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Cash Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO 9001
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft