The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for QiCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IIA Qualification in Computer Auditing (QiCA)
England / North West
Rank 246 234 255
Rank change year-on-year -12 +21  
Permanent jobs citing QiCA 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.033% 0.018% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.069% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £37,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -31.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.27%  

QiCA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1379 1442 1821
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.75% 25.35% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1001 1167 1424
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

QiCA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing QiCA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for QiCA in the North West

QiCA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for QiCA in the North West

QiCA
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 QiCA within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Cheshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
QiCA
England

QiCA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing QiCA 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 QiCA.

1 4 (100.00%) CISA
1 4 (100.00%) Internal Audit
2 3 (75.00%) ACCA
2 3 (75.00%) CIMA
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (50.00%) IT Audit
4 1 (25.00%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (25.00%) CISSP
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) Broadband
4 1 (25.00%) CISM
4 1 (25.00%) CGEIT
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

QiCA
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Broadband
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Auditor
2 1 (25.00%) Audit Manager
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001 Auditor
2 1 (25.00%) IT Audit Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Internal Audit
2 2 (50.00%) IT Audit
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISA
2 3 (75.00%) ACCA
2 3 (75.00%) CIMA
3 1 (25.00%) CGEIT
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP