The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 101 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 5 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 1.10% 0.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.13% 11.85% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 1
Average salary £56,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.94% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £59,750 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+19.50% +2.04%
COBIT
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
160 135 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.34% 9.30% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 113 85 47
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,800 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £63,600 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

COBIT
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

COBIT Salary Trend in Edinburgh

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) WFM
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (33.33%) JBoss
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Xen
4 2 (33.33%) KVM
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Build Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) People Management
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Technical Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) WFM
3 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Build Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (33.33%) Korn
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Xen
1 2 (33.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat