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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 72 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.15% 0.16% 0.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.92% 2.27% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £70,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.24%
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
52 44 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.05% 7.07% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 45 40 55
Average salary £32,500 £54,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.81% +27.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 4 May 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
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Access
3 2 (50.00%) BPR
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
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%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
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%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
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%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
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 Infrastructure Engineer
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%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Head of IT
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
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 Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) BPR
3 2 (50.00%) Project 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
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
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%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Veeam
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix