The table below looks at the statistics for COSO skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COSO over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 625 606 624
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Permanent jobs citing COSO 8 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.033% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.30% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 2
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%
COSO
England

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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4799 4925 4719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.60% 10.69% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3797 3850 3855
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

COSO Jobs Demand Trend in London

COSO
Salary Trend in London

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

COSO Salary Trend in London

COSO
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COSO across the London region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

COSO Salary Histogram in London

COSO
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COSO within the London region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 1 £65,000 -11.86%
COSO
England

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing COSO 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 COSO.

1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
1 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 5 (50.00%) Security Management
3 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) ERP
5 3 (30.00%) COBIT
5 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (20.00%) CISA
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) SAP
6 2 (20.00%) JD Edwards
7 1 (10.00%) ACCA
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (10.00%) GAAP
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing COSO 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 COSO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) French Language
1 1 (10.00%) German Language
1 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Risk Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Audit Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Audit Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) IT Audit Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior ERP Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Auditor
4 1 (10.00%) Chief Information Officer
4 1 (10.00%) Chief Information Security Officer
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (10.00%) Internal Auditor
4 1 (10.00%) Chief Security Officer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Officer
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Head of Security
4 1 (10.00%) QA Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 5 (50.00%) Security Management
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (30.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (30.00%) COBIT
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) GAAP
4 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (10.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft