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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 116 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 4 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.64% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.20% 6.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £51,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,750 £55,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +27.90%
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
182 146 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.03% 9.28% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 162 110 128
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

COBIT Salary Histogram in Bristol

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) NAS
5 3 (30.00%) Puppet
5 3 (30.00%) Vagrant
5 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (30.00%) LDAP
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) Middleware
5 3 (30.00%) Service Management
5 3 (30.00%) ITSM
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) IIS
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LDAP
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
1 3 (30.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Applications Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Auditor
3 2 (20.00%) IT Auditor
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Auditor
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) ITSM
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Operations Management
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) RUP
6 1 (10.00%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) QiCA
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PMP
3 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (10.00%) COSO
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
1 3 (30.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) SAP