The first table below looks at the demand for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 194 196 212
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 32 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.34% 0.072%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.25% 3.09% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 4
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.27%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +27.90%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
609 582 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.97% 11.11% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 480 493 494
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,500 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
COBIT
England

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

COBIT
Salary Trend in the South West

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

COBIT Salary Trend in the South West

COBIT
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

COBIT Salary Histogram in the South West

COBIT
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Somerset -17 12 £55,000 +10.00%
Wiltshire - 9 £54,290 - 1
Bristol -5 7 £41,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 49 (83.05%) Finance
2 46 (77.97%) ITIL
3 44 (74.58%) TOGAF
4 31 (52.54%) SOA
5 26 (44.07%) Relational Database
6 23 (38.98%) Banking
6 23 (38.98%) Java
6 23 (38.98%) .NET
7 19 (32.20%) Technical Architecture
8 17 (28.81%) Enterprise Architecture
8 17 (28.81%) Project Management
9 14 (23.73%) Risk Management
10 13 (22.03%) Telecoms
10 13 (22.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (16.95%) Wealth Management
11 10 (16.95%) UML
12 9 (15.25%) Digital Media
13 8 (13.56%) Matrix Management
13 8 (13.56%) Supplier Management
13 8 (13.56%) SaaS
13 8 (13.56%) RAD
13 8 (13.56%) PRINCE
13 8 (13.56%) Internet
13 8 (13.56%) Quality Management
13 8 (13.56%) CMMI
14 7 (11.86%) Degree
15 6 (10.17%) VMware
15 6 (10.17%) UNIX
15 6 (10.17%) Windows
15 6 (10.17%) Oracle

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (5.08%) IIS
1 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Internet
2 6 (10.17%) DNS
2 6 (10.17%) SAN
3 3 (5.08%) NAS
3 3 (5.08%) LDAP
3 3 (5.08%) DHCP
3 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.07%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
General
1 49 (83.05%) Finance
2 23 (38.98%) Banking
3 13 (22.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) German Language
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (71.19%) Architect
2 19 (32.20%) Senior Architect
3 17 (28.81%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (27.12%) Technical Architect
5 15 (25.42%) Consultant
6 13 (22.03%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 12 (20.34%) Applications Architect
8 10 (16.95%) Senior Developer
8 10 (16.95%) Developer
9 8 (13.56%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (8.47%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (8.47%) Technical Manager
11 3 (5.08%) Operations Engineer
11 3 (5.08%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 3 (5.08%) Technical Services Manager
11 3 (5.08%) Service Manager
11 3 (5.08%) Senior Technical Architect
12 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
12 2 (3.39%) Technical Project Manager
13 1 (1.69%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.98%) .NET
2 3 (5.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Digital Media
2 4 (6.78%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) PMI
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) UNIX
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) AIX
2 3 (5.08%) Solaris
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (77.97%) ITIL
2 44 (74.58%) TOGAF
3 31 (52.54%) SOA
4 19 (32.20%) Technical Architecture
5 17 (28.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (28.81%) Project Management
6 14 (23.73%) Risk Management
7 13 (22.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (16.95%) UML
8 10 (16.95%) Wealth Management
9 8 (13.56%) Matrix Management
9 8 (13.56%) Supplier Management
9 8 (13.56%) PRINCE
9 8 (13.56%) RAD
9 8 (13.56%) Quality Management
9 8 (13.56%) CMMI
10 4 (6.78%) Migration
10 4 (6.78%) ITIL V3
10 4 (6.78%) Data Transformation
11 3 (5.08%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) Java
2 5 (8.47%) SQL
3 4 (6.78%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) CISM
2 2 (3.39%) CISSP
2 2 (3.39%) PMP
2 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.69%) CISA
3 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.39%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Puppet
1 3 (5.08%) Vagrant
1 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle
1 6 (10.17%) VMware
2 3 (5.08%) IBM
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Citrix
3 1 (1.69%) SAP
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus +car allow OTE £100k
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