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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 124 126 111
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.61% 1.67% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £32,500 £57,500 £56,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.47% +1.32%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +27.90%
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
186 180 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.72% 8.45% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 145 163 145
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 28 August 2014.

COBIT Salary Histogram in Birmingham

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (62.50%) ITIL
1 10 (62.50%) TOGAF
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 6 (37.50%) CISSP
3 6 (37.50%) ISO 9001
3 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 6 (37.50%) Information Security
4 5 (31.25%) Service Management
4 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) Misys Equation
5 4 (25.00%) Marketing
5 4 (25.00%) MODAF
5 4 (25.00%) Logistics
5 4 (25.00%) APACS
5 4 (25.00%) Automotive
5 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (25.00%) IAS 39
5 4 (25.00%) FLEXCUBE
5 4 (25.00%) Finacle
5 4 (25.00%) Temenos T24
5 4 (25.00%) Banking
5 4 (25.00%) Retail
5 4 (25.00%) Zachman Framework

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Misys Equation
1 4 (25.00%) FLEXCUBE
1 4 (25.00%) Finacle
1 4 (25.00%) Temenos T24
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 4 (25.00%) Automotive
2 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Service Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Information Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Management Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Management Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (25.00%) APACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
1 10 (62.50%) TOGAF
2 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
3 5 (31.25%) Service Management
3 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) MODAF
4 4 (25.00%) Logistics
4 4 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
1 6 (37.50%) ISO 9001
2 4 (25.00%) IAS 39
2 4 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (25.00%) Basel II
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Misys
1 4 (25.00%) Temenos
1 4 (25.00%) Chordiant
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
1 4 (25.00%) SAP