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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IIA Qualification in Computer Auditing (QiCA)
Rank 885 902 879
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Permanent jobs citing QiCA 15 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.007% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.050% 0.026% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 12
Average salary £48,600 £53,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.58% +19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £38,425
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,600 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -1.11%

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
30293 31046 28822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.02% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24454 24053 23409
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 August 2015 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 31 August 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
England +20 13 £51,800 -3.62%
East of England +15 7 £51,250 +16.47%
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £51,250 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £51,250 -
South West -5 2 £48,600 +10.45%
Bristol -23 2 £48,600 +10.45%
Edinburgh - 2 £48,600 -
South East - 2 £75,000 -
Scotland - 2 £48,600 -
London +1 1 £65,000 -8.77%
Manchester - 1 £48,600 -
North West - 1 £48,600 -

QiCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) CISA
2 11 (52.38%) CISSP
2 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (38.10%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Coaching
4 5 (23.81%) Practice Management
4 5 (23.81%) ACCA
4 5 (23.81%) CIMA
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (23.81%) Business Development
4 5 (23.81%) Cyber Security
5 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
6 3 (14.29%) UNIX
6 3 (14.29%) Windows
6 3 (14.29%) COBIT
6 3 (14.29%) Retail
7 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (9.52%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
7 2 (9.52%) Data Extraction
7 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
7 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
7 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management

QiCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Risk Manager
2 13 (61.90%) IT Risk Manager
3 7 (33.33%) Compliance Manager
4 6 (28.57%) Audit Manager
4 6 (28.57%) IT Audit Manager
5 5 (23.81%) IT Assistant
6 2 (9.52%) IT Risk Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Auditor
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Auditor
6 2 (9.52%) IT Auditor
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior IT Auditor
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Compliance Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Governance Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Information Risk Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Information Governance Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
3 2 (9.52%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.76%) GIS
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.76%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Practice Management
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (23.81%) Knowledge Management
1 5 (23.81%) Business Development
1 5 (23.81%) Cyber Security
1 5 (23.81%) Coaching
2 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (9.52%) Line Management
2 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
2 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Data Security
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.76%) BCP
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) CISA
2 11 (52.38%) CISSP
3 5 (23.81%) ACCA
3 5 (23.81%) CIMA
4 1 (4.76%) CISMP
4 1 (4.76%) CRISC
4 1 (4.76%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (14.29%) COBIT
3 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) BS7799
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Novell