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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 63 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.38% - 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.00% - 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +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 43 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.51% 8.65% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 42
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
(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
Stafford - 2 £45,000 -
COBIT
West Midlands

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Access
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) BPR
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) BPR
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Veeam