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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank - 217 226
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 0 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.31% 0.053%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.80% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 3
Average salary - £44,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.60%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
512 644 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.15% 11.06% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 398 491 599
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 2000
2 5 (45.45%) ERP
2 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) BMC
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Business Objects
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 4 (36.36%) SAS
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) ISA Server
3 4 (36.36%) Basel II
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
4 3 (27.27%) Teradata
4 3 (27.27%) FMCG
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Head of IT
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Audit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (27.27%) FMCG
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows 2000
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
1 5 (45.45%) ERP
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) ISMS
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) Basel II
2 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) ISA Server
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) BMC
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Business Objects
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Teradata
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft