The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bristol region.

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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 114 107 116
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 5 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.27% 0.62% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 1.38% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Average salary - £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Vendors Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
755 727 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.39% 44.93% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 583 633 516
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cognos
South West

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Cognos
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Cognos Salary Trend in Bristol

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (41.18%) ETL
4 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (35.29%) Analytics
6 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
6 5 (29.41%) ERP
6 5 (29.41%) Informatica
6 5 (29.41%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (29.41%) DataStage
6 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
6 5 (29.41%) Validation
6 5 (29.41%) Data Validation
6 5 (29.41%) QA
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (17.65%) Time Management
7 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
7 3 (17.65%) Open Source
7 3 (17.65%) APMP
7 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (17.65%) Data Management
7 3 (17.65%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) Essbase
7 3 (17.65%) Legal
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
1 3 (17.65%) MS Project
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (29.41%) DataStage
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (17.65%) Essbase
4 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) Big Data
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) QlikView
6 1 (5.88%) OLAP
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (17.65%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) MI Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Flash
2 1 (5.88%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
1 3 (17.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (41.18%) ETL
3 6 (35.29%) Analytics
4 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
4 5 (29.41%) ERP
4 5 (29.41%) Validation
4 5 (29.41%) Data Validation
5 3 (17.65%) Time Management
5 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Data Management
5 3 (17.65%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
2 3 (17.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) APMP
1 3 (17.65%) PMP
1 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Informatica
1 5 (29.41%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Business Objects
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Tableau