The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 94 99
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 10 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.78% 0.25% 1.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.69% 2.04% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 16
Median salary £55,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 130 147 217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 10.20% 12.26% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 79 111 155
Median salary £35,750 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.92% -15.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,025 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,215 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

COBIT
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for COBIT in Cheshire

COBIT
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Knutsford -7 8 - -
COBIT
North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (92.31%) ITIL
3 11 (84.62%) Banking
4 9 (69.23%) SDLC
4 9 (69.23%) Management Information System
5 8 (61.54%) Cognizant
5 8 (61.54%) .NET
5 8 (61.54%) Oracle
5 8 (61.54%) UML
5 8 (61.54%) CRM
5 8 (61.54%) SOA
5 8 (61.54%) IBM
5 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 8 (61.54%) Open Source
5 8 (61.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (61.54%) Zachman Framework
5 8 (61.54%) TOGAF
5 8 (61.54%) Java EE
5 8 (61.54%) Process Improvement
6 5 (38.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (30.77%) Service Management
8 3 (23.08%) Wealth Management
8 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
8 3 (23.08%) Change Management
8 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
9 2 (15.38%) CISA
9 2 (15.38%) CISSP
10 1 (7.69%) PMP
10 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (84.62%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
1 8 (61.54%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (30.77%) COBIT Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Audit Manager
3 3 (23.08%) IT Audit Manager
3 3 (23.08%) IT Manager
3 3 (23.08%) IT Risk Manager
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Technology Risk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Lean Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Officer
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SOX Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) SDLC
3 8 (61.54%) CRM
3 8 (61.54%) Open Source
3 8 (61.54%) Process Improvement
3 8 (61.54%) SOA
3 8 (61.54%) TOGAF
3 8 (61.54%) UML
3 8 (61.54%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (30.77%) Service Management
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Wealth Management
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (7.69%) Information Security
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISA
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CISM
2 1 (7.69%) CRISC
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.69%) BS25999
2 1 (7.69%) COSO
2 1 (7.69%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cognizant
1 8 (61.54%) IBM
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) SAP