The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 172 183 146
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -37
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 13 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.92% 1.00% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 3
Average salary £62,500 £36,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.06% +22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £32,650 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £41,900 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
COBIT
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
332 400 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 9.51% 10.92% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 250 274 270
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

COBIT
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

COBIT Salary Trend in Leeds

COBIT
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

COBIT Salary Histogram in Leeds

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 13 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) UNIX
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
4 6 (46.15%) Business Continuity
4 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
5 5 (38.46%) Information Security
5 5 (38.46%) Migration
5 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (38.46%) RUP
5 5 (38.46%) DSDM
5 5 (38.46%) SOA
5 5 (38.46%) CISSP
5 5 (38.46%) BCP
5 5 (38.46%) CISA
5 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
6 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) Service Management
6 4 (30.77%) Middleware
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) UML
6 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
6 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
6 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
7 3 (23.08%) Open Source

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) IPsec
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) SMTP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) OLTP
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Information Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Java EE
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XSD
2 1 (7.69%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
2 6 (46.15%) Business Continuity
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) Information Security
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) SOA
3 5 (38.46%) RUP
3 5 (38.46%) DSDM
3 5 (38.46%) BCP
4 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (30.77%) UML
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
5 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (23.08%) ITSM
5 3 (23.08%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) C
2 2 (15.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CISSP
1 5 (38.46%) CISA
2 3 (23.08%) CISM
3 2 (15.38%) CEH
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (15.38%) BS25999
4 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
1 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Progress
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Nokia
3 1 (7.69%) F5