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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IIA Qualification in Computer Auditing (QiCA)
Rank 879 881 840
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -41
Permanent jobs citing QiCA 8 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.012% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.025% 0.045% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 26
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £51,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +2.94%

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
31704 29186 30092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.62% 27.27% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25212 22919 24760
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 March 2015 within the UK.

QiCA Salary Histogram in the UK

QiCA
Top 8 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 2 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
England +17 8 £65,000 +52.94%
London +18 6 £67,500 +58.82%
City of London +5 2 £67,500 +58.82%
Basingstoke +6 1 - -
Hampshire -5 1 - -
South East -24 1 - -
North West - 1 £55,000 -
Manchester - 1 £55,000 -

QiCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 22 (100.00%) CISA
2 11 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) UNIX
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) CISSP
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle
5 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 6 (27.27%) CISM
5 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (22.73%) COBIT
6 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
6 5 (22.73%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (22.73%) Information Security
6 5 (22.73%) Banking
6 5 (22.73%) PMI Certification
6 5 (22.73%) PRINCE
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) PMP
8 3 (13.64%) Time Management
8 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
8 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Degree
9 2 (9.09%) Data Extraction
9 2 (9.09%) MS Office
9 2 (9.09%) LAN
9 2 (9.09%) VPN
9 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
9 2 (9.09%) Change Management

QiCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) SmartSuite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Auditor
2 14 (63.64%) IT Auditor
3 9 (40.91%) Senior IT Auditor
3 9 (40.91%) Senior Auditor
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Information Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Information Risk Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Information Governance Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Information Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Audit Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Governance Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Audit Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Data Extraction
3 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.55%) GIS
4 1 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) UNIX
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) PRINCE
1 5 (22.73%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (22.73%) Information Security
1 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Time Management
3 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
4 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
5 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management
5 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) CISA
2 7 (31.82%) CISSP
3 6 (27.27%) CISM
4 5 (22.73%) PMI Certification
5 4 (18.18%) PMP
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (4.55%) CRISC
7 1 (4.55%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (22.73%) COBIT
3 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) Juniper
2 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Tufin
2 1 (4.55%) AlgoSec