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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 209 207 190
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 9 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.57% 1.36% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 9
Average salary £56,250 £35,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.45% -29.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £27,250 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £58,250 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
COBIT
England

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
575 441 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.21% 8.22% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 442 363 380
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,900 £25,875
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 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
Birmingham +13 5 £50,000 +53.84%
Coventry -11 2 £60,000 +55.84%
Warwickshire +4 1 £62,500 +6.83% 1
Staffordshire +3 1 £72,500 +229.54%
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (23.08%) Business Development
5 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) CISM
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) CISSP
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 3 (23.08%) Release Management
5 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
5 3 (23.08%) Cyber Security
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (7.69%) Taxonomies
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Management

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Release Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Cyber Security Manager
2 2 (15.38%) PMO Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior PMO Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Head of IT
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Data Management
3 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 3 (23.08%) Business Development
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 3 (23.08%) Cyber Security
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) CMMI
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
1 3 (23.08%) CISM
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) HP