The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 180 143 150
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +7
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 3 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.082% 0.23% 0.079%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.76% 1.81% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £33,000 £38,250 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.72% -53.63%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +33.72%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
393 331 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 10.70% 12.82% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 267 260 288
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
COBIT
West Yorkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (59.09%) ITIL
2 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (50.00%) Service Management
2 11 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) RUP
3 8 (36.36%) DSDM
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) SAN
4 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 6 (27.27%) OO
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco
5 6 (27.27%) EMC
5 6 (27.27%) Citrix
6 5 (22.73%) Project Management
6 5 (22.73%) Performance Management
7 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (18.18%) CISSP
7 4 (18.18%) ERP
7 4 (18.18%) CISA
7 4 (18.18%) CISM
8 3 (13.64%) ITSM
8 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) HP
8 3 (13.64%) Remedy
8 3 (13.64%) BMC
8 3 (13.64%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) Degree
8 3 (13.64%) Remedy ITSM

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Project Manager
2 7 (31.82%) Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Audit Manager
4 3 (13.64%) IT Audit Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Project Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Management Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) IT Auditor
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (50.00%) Service Management
3 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) RUP
3 8 (36.36%) DSDM
4 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (27.27%) OO
6 5 (22.73%) Project Management
6 5 (22.73%) Performance Management
7 4 (18.18%) ERP
8 3 (13.64%) ITSM
8 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (13.64%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) IT Governance
9 2 (9.09%) CMMI
9 2 (9.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
1 2 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CISSP
1 4 (18.18%) CISA
1 4 (18.18%) CISM
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (9.09%) ISACA
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) EMC
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Remedy
3 3 (13.64%) BMC
3 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
3 3 (13.64%) FrontRange
4 2 (9.09%) CA
5 1 (4.55%) Progress
5 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
5 1 (4.55%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds