The first table below looks at the demand for Sarbanes-Oxley 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 Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 191 201 187
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 12 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.84% 2.87% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 4
Average salary £40,750 £50,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.50% +75.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £60,000 £43,850
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
423 523 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.04% 9.42% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 328 418 358
Average salary £40,000 £42,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.43% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,500
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%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
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 Sarbanes-Oxley within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
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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 5 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Coventry - 5 £38,250 -
Walsall - 2 £41,500 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sarbanes-Oxley 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 Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 21 (60.00%) SAP
2 17 (48.57%) Finance
3 16 (45.71%) Change Management
4 10 (28.57%) SAP SD
5 9 (25.71%) Oracle
6 8 (22.86%) ITIL
6 8 (22.86%) Project Management
7 6 (17.14%) Chordiant
7 6 (17.14%) Misys
7 6 (17.14%) Temenos
7 6 (17.14%) Basel II
7 6 (17.14%) APACS
7 6 (17.14%) Banking
7 6 (17.14%) Retail
7 6 (17.14%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (17.14%) TOGAF
7 6 (17.14%) IAS 39
7 6 (17.14%) FLEXCUBE
7 6 (17.14%) MODAF
7 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (17.14%) Misys Equation
7 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (17.14%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (17.14%) COBIT
7 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
7 6 (17.14%) Temenos T24
7 6 (17.14%) Finacle
8 4 (11.43%) Firewall
9 3 (8.57%) SQL
9 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sarbanes-Oxley 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 Sarbanes-Oxley. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 10 (28.57%) SAP SD
2 6 (17.14%) FLEXCUBE
2 6 (17.14%) Misys Equation
2 6 (17.14%) Temenos T24
2 6 (17.14%) Finacle
3 3 (8.57%) SAP FI
3 3 (8.57%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (8.57%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.86%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) Network Security
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) Intranet
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
2 6 (17.14%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Consultant
3 9 (25.71%) Business Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) SAP Business Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) SAP Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (17.14%) Management Consultant
5 6 (17.14%) Senior Management Consultant
5 6 (17.14%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (14.29%) SAP SD Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Security Consultant
8 3 (8.57%) Audit Manager
9 2 (5.71%) Network Consultant
9 2 (5.71%) IT Consultant
9 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) IT Security Consultant
9 2 (5.71%) Network Security Consultant
9 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 1 (2.86%) IT Security Manager
10 1 (2.86%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) APACS
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) iSeries
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) UNIX
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Change Management
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Zachman Framework
3 6 (17.14%) TOGAF
3 6 (17.14%) MODAF
3 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.57%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (8.57%) Information Security
4 3 (8.57%) Process Management
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Security
6 1 (2.86%) Network Management
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) CCA
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) CCNP
2 2 (5.71%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) Basel II
1 6 (17.14%) IAS 39
1 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (17.14%) COBIT
2 3 (8.57%) COSO
2 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.71%) GPG13
3 2 (5.71%) QA
3 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Snort
1 2 (5.71%) Squid
2 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) SAP
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) Chordiant
3 6 (17.14%) Misys
3 6 (17.14%) Temenos
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Juniper
5 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.71%) Websense
5 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.71%) Sourcefire
5 2 (5.71%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft