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

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 213 228
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15  
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 10 32 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.51% 0.074%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.48% 4.17% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 4
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 675 767 625
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.94% 12.28% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 528 552 513
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

COBIT
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for COBIT in the West Midlands

COBIT
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Salary histogram for COBIT in the West Midlands

COBIT
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Coventry - 6 £60,000 -
Birmingham +15 4 £60,000 - 3
Staffordshire +10 3 £62,500 -7.40%
West Bromwich -1 1 £40,000 +14.28%
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 17 (85.00%) Information Security
2 13 (65.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (50.00%) CISSP
4 9 (45.00%) ITIL
4 9 (45.00%) Finance
4 9 (45.00%) PCI DSS
5 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (25.00%) CISMP
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (25.00%) CISA
7 5 (25.00%) DevOps
7 5 (25.00%) IT Strategy
8 4 (20.00%) GDPR
8 4 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (20.00%) ISO27002
8 4 (20.00%) People Management
8 4 (20.00%) ISMS
8 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
8 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (20.00%) Information Security Management
8 4 (20.00%) Security Management
8 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (20.00%) Scrum

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (10.00%) OpenEdge
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Audit Consultant
1 4 (20.00%) Compliance Consultant
1 4 (20.00%) Consultant
1 4 (20.00%) Head of Development
1 4 (20.00%) Risk Consultant
1 4 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Head of Application Development
2 3 (15.00%) Head of Applications
2 3 (15.00%) Head of Security
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Chief Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Head of Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Head of Information
3 2 (10.00%) Head of Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) Head of Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Information Security
2 9 (45.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) DevOps
4 5 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 4 (20.00%) ISMS
5 4 (20.00%) People Management
5 4 (20.00%) Release Management
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Security Management
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (25.00%) CISA
2 5 (25.00%) CISMP
3 4 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (20.00%) PCI QSA
4 2 (10.00%) CISM
4 2 (10.00%) ISEB
4 2 (10.00%) MCSD
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CEH
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) SANS
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (45.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (20.00%) BS7799
3 4 (20.00%) GDPR
3 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 4 (20.00%) ISO27002
4 3 (15.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (10.00%) PMO
6 1 (5.00%) GPG13
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
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