The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - 120 130
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.22% 0.052%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.44% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £48,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +2.82%
Sarbanes-Oxley
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
167 164 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.74% 9.00% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 130 106 104
Average salary £44,500 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.92% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £27,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Trend in Cheshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Sarbanes-Oxley 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 Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) GIS
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) PMP
3 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 3 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 3 (33.33%) Line Management
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) RedPrairie
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Tandem
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Life Science
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
4 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (22.22%) Baan
4 2 (22.22%) SQL

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Sarbanes-Oxley 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 Sarbanes-Oxley. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Project Delivery Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) EDI
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) GIS
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Tandem
2 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
2 2 (22.22%) Life Science
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 3 (33.33%) Line Management
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) PMP
1 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) GxP
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
1 2 (22.22%) Baan
1 2 (22.22%) RedPrairie