The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 67 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.17% - 0.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.00% - 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £70,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.79%
COBIT
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
50 41 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.45% 7.85% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 42 33 47
Average salary £33,750 £55,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.63% +32.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

COBIT
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COBIT across the Staffordshire region.

COBIT Salary Trend in Staffordshire

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) MS Access
4 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) BPR
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) Veeam
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Head of IT
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) BPR
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Data Management
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Veeam