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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 75 96 101
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 17 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.58% 0.29% 0.088%
As % of the Vendors category 3.28% 0.57% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 1
Average salary £72,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.25% -3.61%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
519 522 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 48.19% 50.68% 53.81%
Number of salaries quoted 413 480 530
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 - 12 £65,000 -
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 24 (66.67%) Cognos TM1
2 23 (63.89%) Finance
3 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 17 (47.22%) IBM
4 15 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (30.56%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (30.56%) MS Office
5 11 (30.56%) Data Analysis
6 10 (27.78%) Cognos Planning
6 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
6 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.00%) OLAP
7 9 (25.00%) Degree
8 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (22.22%) Business Objects
8 8 (22.22%) Agresso
9 7 (19.44%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (19.44%) Tableau
9 7 (19.44%) Analytics
10 6 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
10 6 (16.67%) SAS
10 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
11 5 (13.89%) ETL
11 5 (13.89%) Data Structures
12 4 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
12 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (11.11%) Retail

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 6 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Office
2 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (66.67%) Cognos TM1
2 10 (27.78%) Cognos Planning
3 8 (22.22%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (25.00%) OLAP
3 7 (19.44%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
5 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 4 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (8.33%) Big Data
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.56%) Data Mart
7 2 (5.56%) QlikView
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Legal
4 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (47.22%) Cognos Developer
2 17 (47.22%) TM1 Developer
3 12 (33.33%) Analyst
4 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) Business Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Technical Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Manager
7 4 (11.11%) Data Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (8.33%) Report Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Cognos Consultant
9 2 (5.56%) Consultant
9 2 (5.56%) TM1 Consultant
10 1 (2.78%) MI Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Marketing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Data Structures
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (30.56%) Data Analysis
3 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Analytics
5 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.89%) ETL
7 3 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
7 3 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Direct Marketing
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Change Management
7 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.33%) CRM
7 3 (8.33%) People Management
8 2 (5.56%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) VCP4
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) IBM
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.22%) Business Objects
4 7 (19.44%) Tableau
5 3 (8.33%) Omniture
5 3 (8.33%) Wall Street Systems
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle
6 2 (5.56%) SAP