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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 135 133 120
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.050% 0.052% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.52% 0.60% 1.44%
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 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+19.00% +2.04%
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
191 166 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 9.58% 8.69% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 140 124 160
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,850 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) QiCA
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) IT Auditor
1 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Auditor
1 1 (33.33%) Auditor
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Auditor
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) QiCA
2 1 (33.33%) ISACA
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) VMware