The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 126 121 115
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.051% 0.058% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.44% 0.69% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £57,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.92% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £59,500 £51,177 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+16.26% +7.74%
COBIT
South West

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 Bristol region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
225 144 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.54% 8.41% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 168 114 161
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,100 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

COBIT
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

COBIT Salary Trend in Bristol

COBIT
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) QiCA
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) ISACA

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Auditor
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Auditor
1 1 (50.00%) Auditor
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Auditor
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) QiCA
2 1 (50.00%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS