The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 251 240 247
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing COSO 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.028% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 0.35% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £47,250 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.82% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
COSO
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
639 564 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.71% 7.88% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 517 459 523
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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 20 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -12 2 £47,250 -
COSO
England

COSO
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) COBIT
2 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) IT Governance Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) COBIT
2 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley