The first table below looks at the demand for COSO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COSO over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 184 188 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing COSO 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.049% 0.024% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.56% 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £40,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £60,750 £52,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -25.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
358 281 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.85% 6.85% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 285 252 253
Average salary £36,000 £36,736 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
COSO
North West

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

COSO Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

COSO
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

COSO Salary Trend in Manchester

COSO
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (100.00%) COBIT
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Legal
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) CISA
3 4 (66.67%) CISM
3 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (66.67%) CISSP
3 4 (66.67%) Resource Management
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Planning Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Resource Management
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) CISA
2 4 (66.67%) CISM
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (100.00%) COBIT