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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 100 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 2 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.16% 0.49% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.53% 4.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +10.79%
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
131 199 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.20% 10.80% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 102 167 116
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 15 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) COBIT
1 3 (42.86%) IT Audit
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Records Management
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Compliance Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SOX Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SOX Compliance Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Audit Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Compliance Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Database Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Risk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) IT Audit
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Records Management
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle