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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 183 193 184
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 18 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.21% 2.21% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 9
Average salary £62,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £42,500 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £70,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -5.45%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
428 497 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.63% 9.76% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 373 404 268
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,650 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +9 11 £100,000 +110.52%
Coventry - 3 - -
Warwickshire +15 2 £62,500 -3.84%
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (67.74%) Information Security
2 19 (61.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (45.16%) Management Information System
4 13 (41.94%) Retail
5 12 (38.71%) ITIL
6 11 (35.48%) Risk Management
7 9 (29.03%) Finance
7 9 (29.03%) TOGAF
8 8 (25.81%) Banking
8 8 (25.81%) Zachman Framework
8 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (25.81%) Information Security Management
8 8 (25.81%) Security Management
8 8 (25.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (25.81%) Data Protection
9 7 (22.58%) PCI DSS
10 6 (19.35%) Finacle
10 6 (19.35%) Basel II
10 6 (19.35%) Misys
10 6 (19.35%) Temenos
10 6 (19.35%) CISSP
10 6 (19.35%) Chordiant
10 6 (19.35%) Oracle
10 6 (19.35%) SAP
10 6 (19.35%) CISA
10 6 (19.35%) Misys Equation
10 6 (19.35%) MODAF
10 6 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (19.35%) Temenos T24
10 6 (19.35%) APACS

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (19.35%) Finacle
1 6 (19.35%) Misys Equation
1 6 (19.35%) Temenos T24
1 6 (19.35%) FLEXCUBE
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
1 2 (6.45%) Wireless
1 2 (6.45%) LAN
1 2 (6.45%) WAN
General
1 13 (41.94%) Retail
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 8 (25.81%) Banking
4 5 (16.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Security Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Compliance Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Management Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Management Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) IT Auditor
5 3 (9.68%) Auditor
5 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.68%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Information Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Management Information System
2 6 (19.35%) APACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Information Security
2 12 (38.71%) ITIL
3 11 (35.48%) Risk Management
4 9 (29.03%) TOGAF
5 8 (25.81%) Zachman Framework
5 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (25.81%) Information Security Management
5 8 (25.81%) Security Management
5 8 (25.81%) Data Protection
6 6 (19.35%) MODAF
6 6 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (16.13%) Security Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Process Management
8 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.68%) Service Management
9 3 (9.68%) Analytics
10 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
10 2 (6.45%) Time Management
10 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) CISSP
1 6 (19.35%) CISA
2 3 (9.68%) CRISC
3 2 (6.45%) QiCA
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (61.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (25.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (22.58%) PCI DSS
4 6 (19.35%) Basel II
4 6 (19.35%) IAS 39
5 5 (16.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) XenApp
1 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Misys
1 6 (19.35%) Temenos
1 6 (19.35%) Chordiant
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
1 6 (19.35%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco
2 2 (6.45%) Citrix