The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within IBM Cognos.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 72 89 94
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 24 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.26% 0.52% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 3.90% 0.91% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 2
Average salary £75,000 £26,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+188.46% -40.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
Cognos
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
616 552 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 57.95% 57.56% 57.45%
Number of salaries quoted 532 511 520
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cognos across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Cognos
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cognos across the Bedfordshire region.

Cognos Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Cognos
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Cognos
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +15 17 £75,000 +50.00%
Bedford - 2 £47,500 -
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos.

1 15 (60.00%) IBM
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
1 15 (60.00%) Cognos TM1
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) MS Office
3 11 (44.00%) Data Analysis
4 10 (40.00%) Cognos Planning
5 8 (32.00%) Degree
5 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (32.00%) Business Objects
6 7 (28.00%) SAS
6 7 (28.00%) Analytics
7 6 (24.00%) OLAP Cube
7 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (24.00%) OLAP
7 6 (24.00%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) Agresso
8 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (20.00%) Data Structures
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle
10 2 (8.00%) SAP
10 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (8.00%) ETL
10 2 (8.00%) Legal

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (28.00%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) MS Office
2 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Cognos TM1
2 10 (40.00%) Cognos Planning
3 5 (20.00%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (24.00%) OLAP
1 6 (24.00%) Crystal Reports
1 6 (24.00%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.00%) Data Mart
3 2 (8.00%) QlikView
4 1 (4.00%) Cognos Report Studio
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
1 15 (60.00%) Cognos Developer
1 15 (60.00%) TM1 Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Technical Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Data Analysis
2 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (28.00%) Analytics
4 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Propensity Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Segmentation
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Line Management
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Insight
6 1 (4.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ACCA
2 1 (4.00%) CIMA
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) IBM
2 8 (32.00%) Business Objects
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) Hyperion