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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 241 206 198
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -8
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 10 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.52% 4.06% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 7
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £75,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
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
656 567 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.97% 9.32% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 553 455 485
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -8 6 £61,250 +11.36% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £52,500 - 1
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 18 (94.74%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 10 (52.63%) Information Security
3 10 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (52.63%) PCI DSS
4 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
4 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
4 9 (47.37%) CISM
4 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (47.37%) CISSP
5 7 (36.84%) ITSM
5 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
6 6 (31.58%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (31.58%) Banking
6 6 (31.58%) OWASP
6 6 (31.58%) Information Assurance
6 6 (31.58%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
6 6 (31.58%) Information Architecture
6 6 (31.58%) Business Transformation
6 6 (31.58%) Cyber Security
6 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
6 6 (31.58%) Internet of Things
6 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (31.58%) BYOD
6 6 (31.58%) Target Operating Model
6 6 (31.58%) CISA
6 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
6 6 (31.58%) Internet
6 6 (31.58%) Benchmarking

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
3 6 (31.58%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Consultant
3 6 (31.58%) Security Consultant
3 6 (31.58%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Compliance Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Service Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Lead Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Lead Technical Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Compliance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Internet of Things
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (31.58%) BYOD
1 6 (31.58%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) FlexPod
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) Information Security
3 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (36.84%) ITSM
4 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
5 6 (31.58%) Information Architecture
5 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
5 6 (31.58%) OWASP
5 6 (31.58%) Information Assurance
5 6 (31.58%) Business Transformation
5 6 (31.58%) Cyber Security
5 6 (31.58%) Target Operating Model
5 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
5 6 (31.58%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (31.58%) Benchmarking
5 6 (31.58%) SOA
6 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (26.32%) Service Management
6 5 (26.32%) Migration
6 5 (26.32%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CISM
1 9 (47.37%) CISSP
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) CISA
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (52.63%) PCI DSS
2 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: up to £35,000 + flexible benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £49800 - £57000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago