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

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 207 240
Rank change year-on-year -12 +33  
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 14 34 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.65% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.63% 5.68% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 7
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £38,500 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £78,000 £70,000
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 South West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 532 599 698
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 10.18% 11.40% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 404 518 550
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

COBIT
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for COBIT in the South West

COBIT
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Salary histogram for COBIT in the South West

COBIT
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bristol -18 8 £82,500 +114.28%
Gloucestershire -10 4 £67,500 +3.84%
Somerset -5 2 £60,000 +50.00%
COBIT
England

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 South West region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 22 (61.11%) ITIL
1 22 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) Local Government
3 17 (47.22%) BPMN
3 17 (47.22%) DV Cleared
3 17 (47.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 17 (47.22%) Big Data
3 17 (47.22%) ArchiMate
3 17 (47.22%) C
3 17 (47.22%) Target Operating Model
3 17 (47.22%) SFIA
3 17 (47.22%) Disruptive Innovation
3 17 (47.22%) IT Strategy
4 14 (38.89%) TOGAF
4 14 (38.89%) MODAF
5 13 (36.11%) CISSP
6 12 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 12 (33.33%) Information Security
7 10 (27.78%) CISM
7 10 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
9 8 (22.22%) Line Management
9 8 (22.22%) Business Development
9 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
10 7 (19.44%) Finance
10 7 (19.44%) Security Architecture
11 6 (16.67%) CISA
11 6 (16.67%) IT Audit
12 5 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) Big Data
General
1 17 (47.22%) Local Government
2 7 (19.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Architect
1 14 (38.89%) Enterprise Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Principal Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Principal Enterprise Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 8 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (16.67%) Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) Audit Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Risk Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Compliance Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Engineering Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Information Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Information Security Manager
8 1 (2.78%) IT Audit Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) IT Risk Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) IT Security Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Lead Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) ITIL
2 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) ArchiMate
3 17 (47.22%) BPMN
3 17 (47.22%) Disruptive Innovation
3 17 (47.22%) IT Strategy
3 17 (47.22%) SFIA
3 17 (47.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 17 (47.22%) Target Operating Model
4 14 (38.89%) MODAF
4 14 (38.89%) TOGAF
5 12 (33.33%) Information Security
6 9 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (22.22%) Business Development
7 8 (22.22%) Line Management
7 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
8 7 (19.44%) Security Architecture
9 6 (16.67%) IT Audit
10 5 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (13.89%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 17 (47.22%) DV Cleared
3 13 (36.11%) CISSP
4 10 (27.78%) CISM
5 6 (16.67%) CISA
6 5 (13.89%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
6 5 (13.89%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (11.11%) CISMP
7 4 (11.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 4 (11.11%) PCI QSA
8 1 (2.78%) CRISC
8 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (11.11%) NIST 800
3 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) VMware