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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 199 197 211
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 23 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.35% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.05% 3.03% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 10
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +14.45%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +27.90%
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
568 594 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.33% 11.56% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 456 490 548
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 13 £55,000 - 1
Somerset -17 6 £56,250 +18.42%
Bristol -7 4 £42,500 -16.66%
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (79.03%) ITIL
2 47 (75.81%) Finance
3 40 (64.52%) TOGAF
4 28 (45.16%) SOA
5 23 (37.10%) Relational Database
6 20 (32.26%) Banking
6 20 (32.26%) Java
6 20 (32.26%) .NET
7 19 (30.65%) Technical Architecture
8 17 (27.42%) Project Management
9 16 (25.81%) Risk Management
10 13 (20.97%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
11 10 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (16.13%) UML
11 10 (16.13%) Wealth Management
12 8 (12.90%) PRINCE
12 8 (12.90%) Internet
12 8 (12.90%) Service Management
12 8 (12.90%) ITSM
12 8 (12.90%) Quality Management
12 8 (12.90%) CMMI
12 8 (12.90%) RAD
12 8 (12.90%) Matrix Management
12 8 (12.90%) Supplier Management
12 8 (12.90%) SaaS
13 7 (11.29%) Degree
14 6 (9.68%) UNIX
14 6 (9.68%) Windows
14 6 (9.68%) Oracle

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (4.84%) IIS
1 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) Internet
2 6 (9.68%) DNS
2 6 (9.68%) SAN
3 3 (4.84%) NAS
3 3 (4.84%) LDAP
3 3 (4.84%) DHCP
3 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
General
1 47 (75.81%) Finance
2 20 (32.26%) Banking
3 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) German Language
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (61.29%) Architect
2 20 (32.26%) Senior Architect
3 17 (27.42%) Consultant
4 12 (19.35%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (19.35%) Technical Architect
4 12 (19.35%) Applications Architect
5 10 (16.13%) Senior Developer
5 10 (16.13%) Developer
6 9 (14.52%) Senior Consultant
7 8 (12.90%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 5 (8.06%) Solutions Consultant
8 5 (8.06%) ITSM Consultant
8 5 (8.06%) Sales Consultant
8 5 (8.06%) Technical Manager
9 4 (6.45%) Senior Technical Architect
10 3 (4.84%) Technical Services Manager
10 3 (4.84%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (4.84%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 3 (4.84%) Service Manager
11 2 (3.23%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.26%) .NET
2 3 (4.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Digital Media
2 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) PMI
3 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) UNIX
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) AIX
2 3 (4.84%) Solaris
2 3 (4.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (79.03%) ITIL
2 40 (64.52%) TOGAF
3 28 (45.16%) SOA
4 19 (30.65%) Technical Architecture
5 17 (27.42%) Project Management
6 16 (25.81%) Risk Management
7 13 (20.97%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (16.13%) Wealth Management
8 10 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (16.13%) UML
9 8 (12.90%) RAD
9 8 (12.90%) Service Management
9 8 (12.90%) Quality Management
9 8 (12.90%) CMMI
9 8 (12.90%) ITSM
9 8 (12.90%) PRINCE
9 8 (12.90%) Supplier Management
9 8 (12.90%) Matrix Management
10 5 (8.06%) Use Case
10 5 (8.06%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) Java
2 5 (8.06%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) CISSP
2 2 (3.23%) PMP
2 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.23%) CISA
2 2 (3.23%) CISM
3 1 (1.61%) QiCA
3 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.61%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
1 3 (4.84%) Vagrant
1 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle
1 6 (9.68%) VMware
2 3 (4.84%) IBM
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) Citrix
3 1 (1.61%) SAP
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