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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
England / North West
Rank 236 227 234
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7  
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 18 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.29% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.71% 1.60% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 12
Median salary £55,000 £75,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.66% +76.47%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.34%  

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 the North West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 664 689 786
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.80% 12.12% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 506 557 631
Median salary £38,500 £40,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

COBIT
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for COBIT in the North West

COBIT
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in the North West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for COBIT in the North West

COBIT
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Manchester -17 10 £49,000 -34.66%
Cheshire +11 8 £55,000 +4.76% 1
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 19 (50.00%) ITIL
2 15 (39.47%) Finance
3 14 (36.84%) CISM
3 14 (36.84%) Information Security
3 14 (36.84%) Banking
3 14 (36.84%) CISSP
4 13 (34.21%) CISA
4 13 (34.21%) Risk Management
4 13 (34.21%) TOGAF
5 12 (31.58%) Degree
6 11 (28.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (28.95%) Management Information System
7 8 (21.05%) CRISC
7 8 (21.05%) Information Governance
7 8 (21.05%) SDLC
8 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (18.42%) Process Improvement
8 7 (18.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (18.42%) Open Source
8 7 (18.42%) Java EE
8 7 (18.42%) Cognizant
8 7 (18.42%) .NET
8 7 (18.42%) Oracle
8 7 (18.42%) UML
8 7 (18.42%) CRM
8 7 (18.42%) SOA
8 7 (18.42%) IBM
8 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (18.42%) Zachman Framework

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (18.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) GIS
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 14 (36.84%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Architect
2 10 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Head of IT
3 5 (13.16%) Information Manager
3 5 (13.16%) IT Manager
3 5 (13.16%) IT Risk Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Risk Manager
4 4 (10.53%) COBIT Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Head of Security
4 4 (10.53%) Information Assurance Manager
4 4 (10.53%) IT Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Audit Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Head of Information
5 3 (7.89%) Head of IT Security
5 3 (7.89%) IT Strategy Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Strategy Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Technology Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) .NET
1 7 (18.42%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Management Information System
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) ITIL
2 14 (36.84%) Information Security
3 13 (34.21%) Risk Management
3 13 (34.21%) TOGAF
4 8 (21.05%) Information Governance
4 8 (21.05%) SDLC
5 7 (18.42%) CRM
5 7 (18.42%) Open Source
5 7 (18.42%) Process Improvement
5 7 (18.42%) SOA
5 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.42%) UML
5 7 (18.42%) Zachman Framework
6 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (15.79%) Information Assurance
6 6 (15.79%) Service Management
6 6 (15.79%) Target Operating Model
7 5 (13.16%) Change Management
7 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
7 5 (13.16%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) CISM
1 14 (36.84%) CISSP
2 13 (34.21%) CISA
3 12 (31.58%) Degree
4 8 (21.05%) CRISC
5 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) ISEB
7 1 (2.63%) MCP
7 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.63%) PMP
7 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.63%) BS25999
4 1 (2.63%) COSO
4 1 (2.63%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Cognizant
1 7 (18.42%) IBM
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago