The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 90 94 92
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 1 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.087% 1.68% 0.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.71% 16.06% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 4
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +2.82%
Sarbanes-Oxley
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
140 137 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.20% 10.44% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 105 117 83
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,750 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Bedfordshire region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) HPUX
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) JMS
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) J2EE
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
2 5 (83.33%) FMCG
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 5 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
1 5 (83.33%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) JMS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) FMCG
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) HPUX
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) SOA
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity
1 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
1 5 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle