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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank - 235 258
Permanent jobs citing COSO 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.060% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.78% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £40,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
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
725 516 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.92% 7.69% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 614 377 467
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001