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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 245 229 184
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -45
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 5 5 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.083% 0.081% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.84% 0.78% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 24
Average salary £50,000 £31,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -24.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £30,000 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £37,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.12%
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
594 637 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.90% 10.27% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 486 487 490
Average salary £38,648 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.06% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -8 3 £42,000 +40.00%
Dorset +13 1 £85,000 -
Bristol - 1 £50,000 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 13 (65.00%) Finance
1 13 (65.00%) Data Protection
2 11 (55.00%) Information Security
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle
3 10 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 10 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (45.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (45.00%) SAS
4 9 (45.00%) Basel II
4 9 (45.00%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (40.00%) Web Development
5 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (40.00%) UNIX
5 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (35.00%) Banking
7 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (30.00%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
8 5 (25.00%) Retail
8 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (25.00%) CISSP
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (20.00%) Legal
9 4 (20.00%) Degree
9 4 (20.00%) ITIL V2

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 9 (45.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (45.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.00%) Essbase
4 1 (5.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 5 (25.00%) Retail
4 4 (20.00%) Legal
5 2 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
4 4 (20.00%) IT Security Officer
4 4 (20.00%) Security Officer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Information Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Release Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Data Protection
2 11 (55.00%) Information Security
3 10 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (40.00%) Web Development
4 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (30.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL V2
9 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
10 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
10 2 (10.00%) SDLC
11 1 (5.00%) Project Management
11 1 (5.00%) Data Management
11 1 (5.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
11 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) CISSP
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) Basel II
2 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) Teradata
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Hyperion