The first table below looks at the demand for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 205 178 198
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +20
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 9 29 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.52% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.08% 5.56% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 4
Average salary £58,000 £55,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% +24.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £48,500 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £59,350 £65,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +27.90%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
433 522 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.06% 9.40% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 343 416 357
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
COBIT
England

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COBIT across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Birmingham +4 6 £58,000 +0.86%
Staffordshire -11 2 £22,000 -60.00%
Coventry -19 1 £38,500 -30.00%
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 16 (57.14%) ITIL
2 14 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 12 (42.86%) Information Security
3 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (39.29%) Finance
5 10 (35.71%) Risk Management
6 9 (32.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
7 8 (28.57%) Retail
7 8 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (25.00%) Service Management
8 7 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (25.00%) Banking
9 6 (21.43%) Finacle
9 6 (21.43%) PCI DSS
9 6 (21.43%) Temenos T24
9 6 (21.43%) Misys Equation
9 6 (21.43%) MODAF
9 6 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (21.43%) Basel II
9 6 (21.43%) Oracle
9 6 (21.43%) SAP
9 6 (21.43%) Chordiant
9 6 (21.43%) Misys
9 6 (21.43%) Temenos
9 6 (21.43%) CISSP
9 6 (21.43%) APACS
9 6 (21.43%) IAS 39
9 6 (21.43%) FLEXCUBE
10 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) FLEXCUBE
1 6 (21.43%) Misys Equation
1 6 (21.43%) Temenos T24
1 6 (21.43%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) Wireless
2 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.57%) Network Security
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Retail
3 7 (25.00%) Banking
4 4 (14.29%) Marketing
4 4 (14.29%) Automotive
4 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Senior Consultant
1 6 (21.43%) Consultant
1 6 (21.43%) Management Consultant
1 6 (21.43%) Senior Management Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Service Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 4 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 4 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Auditor
5 1 (3.57%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 6 (21.43%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) ITIL
2 14 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 12 (42.86%) Information Security
4 10 (35.71%) Risk Management
5 9 (32.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
7 7 (25.00%) Service Management
7 7 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (21.43%) MODAF
9 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
9 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
9 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (14.29%) Logistics
11 3 (10.71%) Security Management
11 3 (10.71%) Information Security Management
12 2 (7.14%) Data Security
12 2 (7.14%) ERP
12 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
12 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
12 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) CISA
3 1 (3.57%) QiCA
3 1 (3.57%) GIAC
3 1 (3.57%) GCIA
3 1 (3.57%) GCIH
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 6 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (21.43%) Basel II
2 6 (21.43%) IAS 39
3 5 (17.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) XenApp
1 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
1 6 (21.43%) SAP
1 6 (21.43%) Chordiant
1 6 (21.43%) Misys
1 6 (21.43%) Temenos
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft