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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 87 96 89
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 3 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.31% 0.43% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.85% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 3
Average salary £45,000 £75,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +188.46%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
456 588 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 47.45% 51.09% 60.82%
Number of salaries quoted 400 499 567
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £62,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (75.00%) Cognos TM1
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Change Management
2 8 (66.67%) Wall Street Systems
3 7 (58.33%) Waterfall
3 7 (58.33%) SDLC
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) Agresso
4 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (33.33%) Tableau
7 3 (25.00%) Marketing
7 3 (25.00%) Direct Marketing
7 3 (25.00%) Use Case
7 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (25.00%) CRM
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (16.67%) Omniture
8 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (16.67%) Analytics
9 1 (8.33%) User Stories
9 1 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (8.33%) AAT
9 1 (8.33%) Data Structures

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (58.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) Spotfire
2 1 (8.33%) QlikView
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (8.33%) Lumira
2 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Report Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
1 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Change Management
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) Waterfall
2 7 (58.33%) SDLC
3 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) Direct Marketing
6 3 (25.00%) Use Case
6 3 (25.00%) CRM
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (16.67%) Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
8 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
8 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 1 (8.33%) User Stories
8 1 (8.33%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ACCA
1 1 (8.33%) CIPFA
1 1 (8.33%) CCAB
1 1 (8.33%) AAT
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Wall Street Systems
2 4 (33.33%) Tableau
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Omniture