The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 154 149 153
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 17 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.35% 2.99% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 2
Average salary £61,250 £54,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.42% +30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,250 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,250 £66,750 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.15%
Sarbanes-Oxley
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
391 268 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.78% 8.66% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 258 138 189
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Trend in Scotland

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Histogram in Scotland

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
Edinburgh -7 11 - -
Stirling -21 6 £61,250 -25.75%
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Sarbanes-Oxley 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 Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) UNIX
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Migration
4 6 (24.00%) COBIT
4 6 (24.00%) People Management
4 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (20.00%) HP
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 5 (20.00%) Perl
5 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle
5 5 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (20.00%) OLTP
5 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.00%) Change Control
5 5 (20.00%) Database Security
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Sarbanes-Oxley 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 Sarbanes-Oxley. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (20.00%) OLTP
1 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) DBA
2 5 (20.00%) Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (20.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Risk Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Governance Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Risk Manager
3 3 (12.00%) IT Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) IT Risk Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (20.00%) Reference Data
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) UNIX
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 2000
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (24.00%) People Management
3 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (20.00%) Change Control
3 5 (20.00%) Database Security
3 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.00%) Security Management
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Release Management
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Perl
1 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) COBIT
2 2 (8.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (12.00%) RACF
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
1 5 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
1 5 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (12.00%) Unisys
3 3 (12.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft