The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 142 141 133
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 1 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.048% 0.13% 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.46% 1.08% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 13
Average salary £77,500 £71,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.01% +10.38%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +6.66%
COBIT
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
219 278 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 10.50% 11.70% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 197 148 172
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

COBIT
Salary Trend in Reading

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

COBIT Salary Trend in Reading

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region citing COBIT 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 COBIT.

1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) Legal
3 4 (40.00%) GIAC
3 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) CISA
3 4 (40.00%) CISM
3 4 (40.00%) Data Privacy
3 4 (40.00%) SANS
4 3 (30.00%) Line Management
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) ISMS
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (30.00%) Security Management
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
6 1 (10.00%) SaaS
6 1 (10.00%) REST
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (10.00%) SIEM
6 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (10.00%) Big Data
6 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (10.00%) BYOD

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region citing COBIT 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 COBIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Compliance Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) ICT Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) BYOD
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Data Privacy
2 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (30.00%) ISMS
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (30.00%) Line Management
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) ABAP
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) CISA
2 4 (40.00%) CISM
2 4 (40.00%) GIAC
2 4 (40.00%) SANS
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP