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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 151 150 131
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 4 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.31% 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.35% 3.55% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 15
Average salary - £48,750 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +65.25%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
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
296 282 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.60% 8.61% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 197 182 157
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 £28,500 £30,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
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 22 December 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
Edinburgh -4 4 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 12 (54.55%) Windows
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Migration
3 9 (40.91%) Windows 2000
3 9 (40.91%) HP
3 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (40.91%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (40.91%) Change Control
4 6 (27.27%) People Management
4 6 (27.27%) COBIT
4 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 4 (18.18%) Banking
5 4 (18.18%) Retail
5 4 (18.18%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.64%) UNIX
6 3 (13.64%) Security Management
6 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
6 3 (13.64%) AS400
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) RACF
6 3 (13.64%) Unisys
6 3 (13.64%) IBM
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
7 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (4.55%) QA
7 1 (4.55%) COSO

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Consultant
2 9 (40.91%) Wintel Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Governance Manager
3 3 (13.64%) IT Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) IT Risk Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Manager
4 1 (4.55%) QA Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.64%) AS400
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows 2000
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Migration
2 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
2 9 (40.91%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (40.91%) Change Control
3 6 (27.27%) People Management
3 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Security Management
5 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) COBIT
2 1 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) COSO
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) RACF
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) HP
2 4 (18.18%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (13.64%) Unisys
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft