The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for QiCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IIA Qualification in Computer Auditing (QiCA)
UK
Rank 857 955 947
Rank change year-on-year +98 -8  
Permanent jobs citing QiCA 10 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.009% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.048% 0.031% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 4
Median salary £52,500 £56,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21048 28659 29214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.75% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16595 22967 22930
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

QiCA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

QiCA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for QiCA in the UK

QiCA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QiCA over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QiCA in the UK

QiCA
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QiCA within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +93 10 £52,500 -6.66%
Yorkshire - 3 - -
North East - 3 £52,500 -
Leeds - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Durham - 3 £52,500 -
North West -10 2 - -
South West +13 1 £72,500 +48.71%
Cheshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £72,500 -
London - 1 £67,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £67,500 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Wimborne - 1 £72,500 -
Preston - 1 - -

QiCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for QiCA.

1 23 (100.00%) CISA
2 16 (69.57%) IT Audit
3 13 (56.52%) CISM
3 13 (56.52%) CISSP
4 10 (43.48%) Internal Audit
5 8 (34.78%) ACCA
5 8 (34.78%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) Risk Management
7 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle
8 5 (21.74%) CIMA
9 4 (17.39%) SAP
9 4 (17.39%) ERP
10 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
10 3 (13.04%) Analytics
10 3 (13.04%) Data Privacy
10 3 (13.04%) Citrix
10 3 (13.04%) CIPFA
10 3 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.04%) NHS
10 3 (13.04%) Unix
10 3 (13.04%) Linux
10 3 (13.04%) SQL
10 3 (13.04%) SAP ERP
10 3 (13.04%) iSeries
10 3 (13.04%) Local Government
10 3 (13.04%) Banking
11 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
11 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment

QiCA
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Broadband
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) Network Security
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) IT Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Audit Manager
2 7 (30.43%) IT Audit Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Audit Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Senior IT Audit Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Senior IT Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Auditor
4 3 (13.04%) Head of Technology
4 3 (13.04%) Risk Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Internal Audit Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Technology Risk Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Audit Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) ERP Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001 Auditor
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) iSeries
2 3 (13.04%) NHS
3 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) IT Audit
2 10 (43.48%) Internal Audit
3 7 (30.43%) Risk Management
4 4 (17.39%) ERP
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Data Privacy
6 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.70%) Business Development
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Coaching
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) CISA
2 13 (56.52%) CISM
2 13 (56.52%) CISSP
3 8 (34.78%) ACCA
4 5 (21.74%) CIMA
5 3 (13.04%) CIPFA
6 2 (8.70%) PgMP
6 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
6 2 (8.70%) PMP
7 1 (4.35%) CGEIT
7 1 (4.35%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (8.70%) BS25999
2 2 (8.70%) COBIT
2 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) ISO22301
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.35%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) AlgoSec
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) Tufin