The first table below looks at the demand for COSO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COSO over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 125 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing COSO 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.054% 0.11% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.60% 1.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £48,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £60,750 £52,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -25.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
168 144 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.12% 7.71% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 107 99 167
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
COSO
North West

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

COSO Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

COSO
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

COSO Salary Trend in Cheshire

COSO
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing COSO 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 COSO.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) COBIT
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing COSO 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 COSO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) IT Governance Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley