The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
England / West Midlands
Rank 205 192 206
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 10 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.50% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.60% 4.11% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 14
Median salary £85,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £45,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £70,000 £71,750
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%

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 West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
625 632 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.79% 12.05% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 401 498 458
Median salary £42,500 £42,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £63,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

COBIT
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COBIT across the West Midlands region.

COBIT Salary Trend in the West Midlands

COBIT
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

COBIT Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

COBIT
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 9 £86,250 -
Birmingham -23 1 £77,500 +40.90%
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing COBIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 17 (65.38%) Information Security
2 13 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (46.15%) CISSP
3 12 (46.15%) CISA
4 9 (34.62%) ITIL
4 9 (34.62%) Risk Analysis
5 8 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 8 (30.77%) BS7799
5 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (26.92%) Finance
7 6 (23.08%) People Management
7 6 (23.08%) IT Governance
7 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
8 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
8 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (15.38%) Release Management
9 4 (15.38%) DevOps
9 4 (15.38%) Scrum
9 4 (15.38%) CISM
10 3 (11.54%) Unix
10 3 (11.54%) Windows
10 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
10 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
10 3 (11.54%) Line Management
11 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
11 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) OpenEdge
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) IT Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Head of Security
4 4 (15.38%) Governance Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Head of Development
4 4 (15.38%) IT Governance Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Head of Application Development
5 3 (11.54%) Head of Applications
5 3 (11.54%) Head of IT
5 3 (11.54%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Development Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Head of Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Head of Digital
6 2 (7.69%) Head of Information
6 2 (7.69%) Head of Information Security
6 2 (7.69%) Head of Infrastructure
6 2 (7.69%) Head of IT Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) PMI
3 1 (3.85%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Information Security
2 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Risk Analysis
3 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (23.08%) IT Governance
4 6 (23.08%) People Management
4 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 4 (15.38%) Release Management
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) Line Management
7 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
8 2 (7.69%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) CISA
1 12 (46.15%) CISSP
2 4 (15.38%) CISM
3 2 (7.69%) CISMP
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) MCSD
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (30.77%) BS7799
2 8 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.85%) ISO27002
4 1 (3.85%) QA
4 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft