The table below looks at the statistics for QiCA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QiCA over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IIA Qualification in Computer Auditing (QiCA)
Rank 895 848 877
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +29
Permanent jobs citing QiCA 9 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.012% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.029% 0.046% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 15
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -39.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £38,200 £43,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -3.40%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30907 28183 33366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 26.80% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24116 23030 28078
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

QiCA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QiCA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

QiCA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QiCA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QiCA within the UK.

QiCA Salary Trend in the UK

QiCA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QiCA over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 within the UK.

QiCA Salary Histogram in the UK

QiCA
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QiCA within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
England -48 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 -
Bradford - 3 £45,000 -
London - 3 £62,500 -
Peterborough +6 1 £44,000 +3.52%
Cambridgeshire -5 1 £44,000 +3.52%
South West -12 1 £44,000 -12.00%
East of England -19 1 £44,000 +3.52%
City of London - 1 £62,500 -
Bristol - 1 £44,000 -
Leeds - 1 £45,000 -

QiCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing QiCA 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 QiCA.

1 20 (100.00%) CISA
2 15 (75.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (35.00%) CIMA
3 7 (35.00%) ACCA
4 6 (30.00%) CISM
4 6 (30.00%) ISACA
5 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (20.00%) Middleware
6 4 (20.00%) BCP
6 4 (20.00%) IT Governance
6 4 (20.00%) Line Management
7 3 (15.00%) COBIT
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
8 2 (10.00%) C
8 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (10.00%) UNIX
8 2 (10.00%) Windows
8 2 (10.00%) Information Security
8 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.00%) Banking
9 1 (5.00%) Analytics
9 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
9 1 (5.00%) Time Management
9 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
9 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement

QiCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing QiCA 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 QiCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Auditor
2 11 (55.00%) IT Auditor
3 10 (50.00%) Senior Auditor
3 10 (50.00%) Internal Auditor
4 6 (30.00%) Senior IT Auditor
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Internal Auditor
6 2 (10.00%) Audit Manager
6 2 (10.00%) IT Audit Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Information Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (20.00%) BCP
2 4 (20.00%) IT Governance
2 4 (20.00%) Line Management
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) CISA
2 7 (35.00%) CIMA
2 7 (35.00%) ACCA
3 6 (30.00%) CISM
3 6 (30.00%) ISACA
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) CISSP
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) OCP
4 1 (5.00%) OCA
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft