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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 126 127 108
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.086% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.03% 1.69% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -56.66%
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +15.78%
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
194 177 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.34% 8.28% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 155 160 144
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,308 £29,800 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 September 2014.

COBIT Salary Histogram in Birmingham

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Automotive
3 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) CISSP
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Logistics
3 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
4 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Misys Equation
6 1 (10.00%) MODAF
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (10.00%) Temenos T24
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) Misys
6 1 (10.00%) Temenos
6 1 (10.00%) IAS 39
6 1 (10.00%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (10.00%) Finacle

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (10.00%) Misys Equation
1 1 (10.00%) Temenos T24
1 1 (10.00%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (10.00%) Finacle
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Automotive
2 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Service Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Business Manager
1 4 (40.00%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
2 1 (10.00%) APACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Logistics
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) MODAF
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (10.00%) IAS 39
3 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (10.00%) Basel II
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Misys
1 1 (10.00%) Temenos
1 1 (10.00%) Chordiant
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
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