The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley 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 Sarbanes-Oxley 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
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 244 217 201
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -16
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 7 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.07% 2.12% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 6
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Sarbanes-Oxley
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% -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Trend in the South West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Histogram in the South West

Sarbanes-Oxley
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 Sarbanes-Oxley 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
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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
Gloucestershire -15 5 £52,500 +56.71%
Somerset +4 1 £31,000 -4.61%
Bristol -23 1 £45,000 -28.00%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
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 Sarbanes-Oxley 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 Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 13 (56.52%) Information Security
3 10 (43.48%) Data Protection
4 9 (39.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (39.13%) Oracle
4 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (34.78%) ITIL
5 8 (34.78%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (34.78%) CISSP
5 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
5 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
6 7 (30.43%) Banking
6 7 (30.43%) Degree
6 7 (30.43%) Basel II
6 7 (30.43%) SAS
6 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 7 (30.43%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (30.43%) PCI DSS
7 6 (26.09%) Web Development
7 6 (26.09%) Dimensional Modelling
7 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
7 6 (26.09%) UNIX
8 5 (21.74%) Retail
9 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (17.39%) CISM
9 4 (17.39%) Legal
9 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
9 4 (17.39%) SAP
9 4 (17.39%) Computer Science

Sarbanes-Oxley
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 Sarbanes-Oxley 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 Sarbanes-Oxley. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (30.43%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (34.78%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) MS Access
5 1 (4.35%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Retail
4 4 (17.39%) Legal
5 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Compliance Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security Officer
5 3 (13.04%) IT Security Officer
5 3 (13.04%) Security Officer
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Release Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
2 7 (30.43%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) UNIX
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Information Security
2 10 (43.48%) Data Protection
3 9 (39.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (34.78%) ITIL
4 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
5 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (26.09%) Web Development
6 6 (26.09%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
8 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.04%) PRINCE
8 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL V2
9 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
9 2 (8.70%) Project Management
10 1 (4.35%) Data Security
10 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
10 1 (4.35%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
2 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) CISSP
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) CISM
4 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) Basel II
1 7 (30.43%) PCI DSS
2 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (13.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
3 1 (4.35%) VMware