Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for COSO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COSO over the 6 months to 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
UK
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 768 1079 1157
Rank change year-on-year +311 +78 +45
Permanent jobs citing COSO 7 19 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.013% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.088% 0.100% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 20
Median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £81,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -26.15% +12.07%
10th Percentile £46,600 £41,150 £48,625
90th Percentile £73,750 £89,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £70,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year - -15.15% +28.40%

COSO is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 7,953 19,080 22,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.23% 13.35% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6,021 14,108 17,021
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

COSO
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing COSO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for COSO in the UK

COSO
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing COSO.

Salary trend for COSO in the UK

COSO
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing COSO over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for COSO in the UK

COSO
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COSO within the UK over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +332 7 £67,500 +12.50%
London +209 5 £67,500 +28.57%

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, IT jobs citing COSO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for COSO.

1 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 5 (71.43%) COBIT
2 5 (71.43%) IT Strategy
3 4 (57.14%) Critical Thinking
3 4 (57.14%) NIST
3 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Reinsurance
3 4 (57.14%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (57.14%) Legal
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
3 4 (57.14%) ColdFusion
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (28.57%) SAP FI
4 2 (28.57%) SAP

COSO
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (57.14%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP CO
1 2 (28.57%) SAP FI
1 2 (28.57%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Risk Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Operational Risk Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Process Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Process Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SOX Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SOX Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technology Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 5 (71.43%) IT Strategy
3 4 (57.14%) Critical Thinking
3 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (57.14%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) COBIT
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) NIST
3 2 (28.57%) ITGC
3 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SAP