The table below looks at the statistics for COSO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 - - -
Permanent jobs citing COSO 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
COSO
UK

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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
295 274 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.59% 8.38% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 195 173 166
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,750 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

COSO Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

COSO
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

COSO Salary Trend in Scotland

COSO
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) QA

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) QA Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) QA