The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 102 103 74
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -29
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 3 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.14% 1.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.92% 1.52% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 13
Average salary - £58,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +96.61%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Sarbanes-Oxley
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
156 132 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.12% 9.23% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 109 82 52
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (66.67%) Finance
1 10 (66.67%) Migration
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 2000
2 9 (60.00%) HP
2 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (60.00%) Change Control
3 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 4 (26.67%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) QA
4 1 (6.67%) COSO

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Consultant
2 9 (60.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) QA Consultant
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Windows 2000
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Migration
2 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (60.00%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) COSO
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Cyber-Ark