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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 640 605 635
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +30
Permanent jobs citing COSO 2 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.034% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.038% 0.32% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 4
Average salary - £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
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
5279 4710 5150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.12% 10.63% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4139 3770 4263
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (62.50%) COBIT
3 4 (50.00%) CISSP
4 3 (37.50%) CISA
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (25.00%) ACCA
5 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (25.00%) GAAP
5 2 (25.00%) CISM
5 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) GIAC
5 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) ERP
6 1 (12.50%) XBRL

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) German Language
2 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Auditor
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Operational Risk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Auditor
3 1 (12.50%) Internal Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XBRL
1 1 (12.50%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) BPR
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) CISA
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) GIAC
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) ACCA
4 1 (12.50%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) COBIT
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (25.00%) GAAP
3 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (12.50%) Basel III
3 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
3 1 (12.50%) COREP
3 1 (12.50%) FINREP
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
1 1 (12.50%) CA