The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 125 113 135
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 0.18% 0.045%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.01% 1.86% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £47,250 £51,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.80% -14.58%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +27.90%
COBIT
North 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 Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
198 161 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.37% 9.90% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 154 97 140
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% -22.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,250 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

COBIT
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

COBIT Salary Trend in Cheshire

COBIT
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) RAD
2 6 (66.67%) SOA
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE
2 6 (66.67%) Internet
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 6 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 6 (66.67%) CMMI
2 6 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) Matrix Management
2 6 (66.67%) SaaS
3 3 (33.33%) COSO
4 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Internet
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
1 6 (66.67%) Applications Architect
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (11.11%) IT Governance Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) Matrix Management
2 6 (66.67%) RAD
2 6 (66.67%) SOA
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 6 (66.67%) CMMI
2 6 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 6 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) COSO
2 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley