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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 181 170 185
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 2 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.051% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.58% 3.28% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 7
Average salary £43,250 £46,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.98% +14.81%
UK excluding London average salary £59,000 £51,177 £48,974
% change year-on-year
+15.28% +4.49%
COBIT
North West

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 Manchester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
346 274 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.84% 7.30% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 283 242 242
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

COBIT
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

COBIT Salary Trend in Manchester

COBIT
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

COBIT Salary Histogram in Manchester

COBIT
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (66.67%) CISA
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CRISC
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (33.33%) CISMP
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) QiCA
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) IT Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Risk Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Governance Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) IT Risk Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (33.33%) GIS
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISA
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CRISC
2 1 (33.33%) CISMP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001