The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 219 233 253
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +20
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 13 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.34% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.54% 3.32% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 4
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,375 £50,000 £46,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £49,550
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
COBIT
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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
512 662 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.16% 10.30% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 407 519 501
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,164 £25,125 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

COBIT
Salary Trend in the North West

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

COBIT Salary Trend in the North West

COBIT
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

COBIT Salary Histogram in the North West

COBIT
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 10 £67,500 +45.94%
Cheshire +31 2 - -
Merseyside +1 1 £52,750 -8.26%
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing COBIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 23 (95.83%) ITIL
2 14 (58.33%) Finance
3 12 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 12 (50.00%) IBM
4 11 (45.83%) Banking
5 10 (41.67%) Oracle
6 9 (37.50%) SOA
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 9 (37.50%) CISM
6 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
6 9 (37.50%) Zachman Framework
6 9 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (33.33%) Java EE
7 8 (33.33%) Open Source
7 8 (33.33%) Process Improvement
7 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 8 (33.33%) Information Security
7 8 (33.33%) CISA
7 8 (33.33%) CRM
8 7 (29.17%) UML
8 7 (29.17%) .NET
8 7 (29.17%) Cognizant
9 6 (25.00%) Degree
10 5 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (20.83%) CISSP
11 4 (16.67%) C
11 4 (16.67%) CRISC
12 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
12 3 (12.50%) COSO
12 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.17%) IaaS
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (25.00%) IT Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Information Manager
5 3 (12.50%) IT Risk Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Auditor
6 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Information Risk Manager
6 2 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Security Auditor
7 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (4.17%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Operations Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
7 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Java EE
2 7 (29.17%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) Struts
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) CESG
2 1 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) ITIL
2 12 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 9 (37.50%) SOA
3 9 (37.50%) Zachman Framework
4 8 (33.33%) CRM
4 8 (33.33%) Information Security
4 8 (33.33%) Open Source
4 8 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 7 (29.17%) UML
6 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (8.33%) CMMI
7 2 (8.33%) Operations Management
7 2 (8.33%) Security Operations
7 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (4.17%) Change Management
8 1 (4.17%) IT Audit
8 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) CISM
2 8 (33.33%) CISA
3 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (20.83%) CISSP
5 4 (16.67%) CRISC
6 1 (4.17%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (12.50%) COSO
3 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (8.33%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (8.33%) SSAE 16
5 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (4.17%) ISO22301
5 1 (4.17%) QA
5 1 (4.17%) Val IT
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) IBM
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) Cognizant
5 1 (4.17%) Chordiant
5 1 (4.17%) Teradata