The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 214 192 202
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 24 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.20% 3.25% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 17
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% +10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £47,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,800 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +15.78%
COBIT
England

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 South West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
571 585 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.18% 11.50% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 464 476 573
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 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 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
(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
Wiltshire - 16 £65,000 -
Somerset -14 5 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Bristol -10 3 £41,000 -19.60%
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 48 (78.69%) ITIL
2 45 (73.77%) Finance
3 38 (62.30%) TOGAF
4 29 (47.54%) SOA
5 26 (42.62%) Relational Database
6 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (37.70%) .NET
8 21 (34.43%) Banking
8 21 (34.43%) Technical Architecture
8 21 (34.43%) Java
9 17 (27.87%) Project Management
10 16 (26.23%) Risk Management
11 12 (19.67%) UML
11 12 (19.67%) Wealth Management
11 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (18.03%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (18.03%) ITSM
12 11 (18.03%) Service Management
13 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
13 9 (14.75%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (13.11%) CMMI
14 8 (13.11%) Quality Management
14 8 (13.11%) RAD
14 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
14 8 (13.11%) PRINCE
14 8 (13.11%) Internet
14 8 (13.11%) Supplier Management
14 8 (13.11%) SaaS
14 8 (13.11%) Matrix Management
15 7 (11.48%) Degree

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.92%) IIS
1 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.28%) iPlanet
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Internet
2 6 (9.84%) DNS
2 6 (9.84%) SAN
3 5 (8.20%) LDAP
3 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.92%) VPN
4 3 (4.92%) DHCP
4 3 (4.92%) NAS
5 2 (3.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (42.62%) Relational Database
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 45 (73.77%) Finance
2 21 (34.43%) Banking
3 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
4 6 (9.84%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) German Language
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (59.02%) Architect
2 22 (36.07%) Senior Architect
3 20 (32.79%) Consultant
4 12 (19.67%) Applications Architect
5 10 (16.39%) Senior Developer
5 10 (16.39%) Developer
5 10 (16.39%) Technical Architect
5 10 (16.39%) Senior Consultant
6 8 (13.11%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (13.11%) ITSM Consultant
7 6 (9.84%) Sales Consultant
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Technical Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Solutions Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Technical Services Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Technical Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.70%) .NET
2 3 (4.92%) Middleware
3 2 (3.28%) HTML
3 2 (3.28%) Web Services
3 2 (3.28%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) UNIX
1 6 (9.84%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) AIX
2 3 (4.92%) Solaris
2 3 (4.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (78.69%) ITIL
2 38 (62.30%) TOGAF
3 29 (47.54%) SOA
4 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (34.43%) Technical Architecture
6 17 (27.87%) Project Management
7 16 (26.23%) Risk Management
8 12 (19.67%) UML
8 12 (19.67%) Wealth Management
9 11 (18.03%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (18.03%) Service Management
9 11 (18.03%) ITSM
10 9 (14.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (13.11%) PRINCE
11 8 (13.11%) Quality Management
11 8 (13.11%) CMMI
11 8 (13.11%) RAD
11 8 (13.11%) Supplier Management
11 8 (13.11%) Matrix Management
12 6 (9.84%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) Java
2 7 (11.48%) SQL
3 5 (8.20%) C
4 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.28%) CISA
3 2 (3.28%) CISM
3 2 (3.28%) CISSP
4 1 (1.64%) ISACA
4 1 (1.64%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.28%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Puppet
1 3 (4.92%) Vagrant
1 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle
1 6 (9.84%) VMware
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) Citrix
3 3 (4.92%) IBM
4 2 (3.28%) Altiris
4 2 (3.28%) DevExpress
4 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.64%) SAP
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