The first table below looks at the demand for COSO skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 253 251 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing COSO 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.042% 0.041% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.49% 0.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £40,250 £48,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,750 £52,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -25.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
612 498 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.52% 6.78% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 463 402 501
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
COSO
England

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

COSO Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

COSO
Salary Trend in the North West

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

COSO Salary Trend in the North West

COSO
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COSO within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 2 £40,250 -
Cheshire -2 1 - -
COSO
England

COSO
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (100.00%) Finance
1 9 (100.00%) COBIT
2 8 (88.89%) Risk Management
3 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (66.67%) Information Security
4 6 (66.67%) Legal
4 6 (66.67%) ITIL
4 6 (66.67%) Degree
5 5 (55.56%) Resource Management
5 5 (55.56%) CISA
5 5 (55.56%) CISM
5 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
5 5 (55.56%) CISSP
6 4 (44.44%) Project Management
7 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
9 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
9 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
9 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
9 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Planning Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) IT Governance Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Risk Management
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Resource Management
4 4 (44.44%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
7 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
7 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) CISA
2 5 (55.56%) CISM
2 5 (55.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) COBIT
2 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley