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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 177 186 192
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 4 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.100% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.16% 1.10% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -27.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £39,500 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £45,500 £73,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
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
344 362 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.51% 9.02% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 275 285 253
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 April 2015.

COBIT Salary Histogram in Manchester

COBIT
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (50.00%) CISA
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) QiCA
2 2 (33.33%) GIS
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 2 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (33.33%) CISMP
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) CRISC
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Manager
2 3 (50.00%) IT Risk Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) IT Risk Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Information Governance Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Information Risk Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Governance Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Information Manager
4 1 (16.67%) IT Risk Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (33.33%) QiCA
2 2 (33.33%) CISMP
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) CRISC
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS