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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 219 206 193
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 20 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.20% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.76% 1.79% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 22
Average salary £60,000 £49,250 £42,831
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.82% +14.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,750 £39,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,250 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +3.00%
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
532 616 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.34% 11.44% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 445 490 527
Average salary £39,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 - 10 £75,000 - 1
Somerset -4 8 £60,000 +26.31%
Bristol +2 1 £44,000 -13.72%
Gloucestershire - 1 £57,500 - 2
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 40 (80.00%) ITIL
2 33 (66.00%) Finance
3 28 (56.00%) TOGAF
4 25 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (44.00%) .NET
6 22 (44.00%) SOA
7 18 (36.00%) Java
7 18 (36.00%) Banking
8 17 (34.00%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (26.00%) Wealth Management
9 13 (26.00%) UML
9 13 (26.00%) Service Management
9 13 (26.00%) Project Management
9 13 (26.00%) ITSM
10 12 (24.00%) Risk Management
10 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 9 (18.00%) SQL
13 7 (14.00%) UNIX
13 7 (14.00%) LDAP
13 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
13 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
13 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
13 7 (14.00%) Degree
14 6 (12.00%) Marketing
14 6 (12.00%) Asset Management
14 6 (12.00%) Use Case
14 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (12.00%) VMware

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 4 (8.00%) iPlanet
2 3 (6.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) LDAP
1 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.00%) DNS
2 6 (12.00%) SAN
3 4 (8.00%) Internet
3 4 (8.00%) SNMP
4 3 (6.00%) NAS
4 3 (6.00%) VPN
4 3 (6.00%) DHCP
5 1 (2.00%) Firewall
5 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 33 (66.00%) Finance
2 18 (36.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Marketing
4 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) German Language
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Architect
2 21 (42.00%) Senior Architect
3 20 (40.00%) Consultant
4 10 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 10 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
4 10 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
4 10 (20.00%) ITSM Consultant
5 7 (14.00%) Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Applications Architect
6 6 (12.00%) Sales Consultant
6 6 (12.00%) Solutions Consultant
7 5 (10.00%) Designer
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Designer
7 5 (10.00%) Technical Designer
7 5 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Service Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Business Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
2 4 (8.00%) SAML
2 4 (8.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) UNIX
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) AIX
3 4 (8.00%) Linux
4 3 (6.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (80.00%) ITIL
2 28 (56.00%) TOGAF
3 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (44.00%) SOA
5 17 (34.00%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (26.00%) Wealth Management
6 13 (26.00%) UML
6 13 (26.00%) Project Management
6 13 (26.00%) Service Management
6 13 (26.00%) ITSM
7 12 (24.00%) Risk Management
8 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (12.00%) Use Case
9 6 (12.00%) Asset Management
9 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (10.00%) Migration
10 5 (10.00%) Data Transformation
11 4 (8.00%) Line Management
11 4 (8.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.00%) CISA
4 1 (2.00%) QiCA
4 1 (2.00%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
1 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) COSO
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) Puppet
2 3 (6.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.00%) Altiris
3 4 (8.00%) DevExpress
3 4 (8.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (6.00%) Citrix
4 3 (6.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) NetIQ
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Tripwire
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