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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 225 224
Rank change year-on-year -45 -1  
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 8 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.23% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.04% 1.98% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 15
Median salary £77,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.23% +13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,375 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £67,000
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 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 771 658 806
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 11.28% 11.70% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 550 537 653
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,850 £26,525
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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
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 23 June 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 -22 5 £80,000 +18.51% 1
Cheshire -25 3 £70,000 - 2
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 15 (57.69%) Management Information System
2 14 (53.85%) TOGAF
3 12 (46.15%) CISSP
4 11 (42.31%) CISM
4 11 (42.31%) ITIL
4 11 (42.31%) Finance
4 11 (42.31%) Information Security
5 10 (38.46%) CISA
6 9 (34.62%) Risk Management
6 9 (34.62%) SDLC
7 8 (30.77%) Open Source
7 8 (30.77%) Process Improvement
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (30.77%) Cognizant
7 8 (30.77%) .NET
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle
7 8 (30.77%) UML
7 8 (30.77%) CRM
7 8 (30.77%) SOA
7 8 (30.77%) IBM
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 8 (30.77%) Java EE
7 8 (30.77%) Degree
7 8 (30.77%) Banking
7 8 (30.77%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
8 6 (23.08%) Target Operating Model
9 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (15.38%) Data Protection Act

COBIT
Co-occurring 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 8 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) GIS
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Architect
2 11 (42.31%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Head of Information
3 4 (15.38%) Head of IT
3 4 (15.38%) Head of Security
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Head of Information Assurance
5 2 (7.69%) Head of Information Security
5 2 (7.69%) Head of IT Security
5 2 (7.69%) Information Officer
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Security Officer
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Officer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Officer
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) CISSP Manager
6 1 (3.85%) COBIT Manager
6 1 (3.85%) SDLC Manager
6 1 (3.85%) SDLC Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) SOX Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
1 8 (30.77%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) TOGAF
2 11 (42.31%) Information Security
2 11 (42.31%) ITIL
3 9 (34.62%) Risk Management
3 9 (34.62%) SDLC
4 8 (30.77%) CRM
4 8 (30.77%) Open Source
4 8 (30.77%) Process Improvement
4 8 (30.77%) SOA
4 8 (30.77%) UML
4 8 (30.77%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (23.08%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (15.38%) Information Governance
6 4 (15.38%) Internal Audit
6 4 (15.38%) IT Governance
6 4 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Information Security Management
7 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) CISSP
2 11 (42.31%) CISM
3 10 (38.46%) CISA
4 8 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (15.38%) CRISC
6 2 (7.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) MCP
7 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
7 1 (3.85%) PMP
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) COSO
2 2 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.85%) BS25999
3 1 (3.85%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Cognizant
1 8 (30.77%) IBM
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago