The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 127 134
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7  
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 5 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.26% 0.71% 0.099%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.01% 3.94% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 0
Median salary £45,000 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.76% -  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 249 432 260
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 12.87% 18.15% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 185 278 212
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

COBIT
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for COBIT in Birmingham

COBIT
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in Birmingham over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for COBIT in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 4 (57.14%) PCI QSA
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) CISMP
2 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (57.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 4 (57.14%) NIST 800
3 3 (42.86%) Process Management
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Audit Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Compliance Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Process Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
1 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Process Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CESG Certified Professional
1 4 (57.14%) CISMP
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
1 4 (57.14%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 4 (57.14%) NIST 800
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft