The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 137 121 107
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 2 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.084% 0.19% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.95% 2.45% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -56.66%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
COBIT
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
211 163 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.88% 7.93% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 178 141 164
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,050 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

COBIT
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

COBIT Salary Trend in Birmingham

COBIT
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

COBIT Salary Histogram in Birmingham

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing COBIT 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 COBIT.

1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Logistics
2 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Automotive
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (11.11%) Electronics
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) CESG
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing COBIT 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 COBIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Automotive
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Business Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Service Manager
1 4 (44.44%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Information Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) CESG
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Logistics
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001