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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
England / North West
Rank 237 221 249
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +28
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 11 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.32% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.63% 2.76% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 8
Median salary £55,000 £46,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £39,750 £42,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £58,500 £58,000
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.86%

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
673 652 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.47% 11.70% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 528 507 574
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -18 7 £67,500 +58.82% 3
Cheshire +10 3 £52,500 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 20 (64.52%) ITIL
2 15 (48.39%) Banking
3 12 (38.71%) CISA
3 12 (38.71%) Risk Management
3 12 (38.71%) Information Security
3 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (35.48%) Finance
4 11 (35.48%) CISM
4 11 (35.48%) CISSP
5 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (29.03%) Retail
6 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (22.58%) CRISC
8 6 (19.35%) Degree
8 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
8 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
8 6 (19.35%) Information Assurance
8 6 (19.35%) Information Governance
8 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
8 6 (19.35%) Change Management
8 6 (19.35%) Service Management
9 4 (12.90%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (9.68%) ISEB
10 3 (9.68%) UML
10 3 (9.68%) CRM
10 3 (9.68%) SOA
10 3 (9.68%) Oracle
10 3 (9.68%) SQL
10 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking

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 3 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Big Data
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.45%) DB2
1 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (48.39%) Banking
2 11 (35.48%) Finance
3 9 (29.03%) Retail
4 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Consultant
1 9 (29.03%) IT Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) IT Strategy Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) Strategy Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Risk Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Head of IT
4 5 (16.13%) Information Manager
4 5 (16.13%) IT Manager
4 5 (16.13%) IT Risk Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Transformation Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Head of Security
5 4 (12.90%) Information Assurance Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Audit Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Change Management Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) COBIT Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Head of Information
6 3 (9.68%) Head of IT Security
6 3 (9.68%) IT Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Technology Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (6.45%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) Information Security
2 12 (38.71%) Risk Management
3 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (19.35%) Change Management
4 6 (19.35%) Information Assurance
4 6 (19.35%) Information Governance
4 6 (19.35%) Service Management
5 4 (12.90%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
6 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement
6 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) SOA
6 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.68%) UML
6 3 (9.68%) Wealth Management
6 3 (9.68%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.45%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) CISA
2 11 (35.48%) CISM
2 11 (35.48%) CISSP
3 7 (22.58%) CRISC
4 6 (19.35%) Degree
4 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
4 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) ISEB
6 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Teradata
3 1 (3.23%) Cognizant
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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