The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for COBIT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 67 71 88
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17  
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 1 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.15% 1.97% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.67% 13.68% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 4
Median salary £72,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £59,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -7.56%  

COBIT is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 60 117 173
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 9.27% 14.39% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41 99 131
Median salary £45,000 £51,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.62% +14.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £41,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,900 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing COBIT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in Bedfordshire

COBIT
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COBIT in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for COBIT in Bedfordshire

COBIT
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Luton -10 1 £72,500 +20.83%
COBIT
East of England

COBIT
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
3 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) Project Governance
5 1 (14.29%) CRISC
5 1 (14.29%) CISSP
5 1 (14.29%) CISA
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Information Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) Project Governance
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISA
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS