The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 102 106 126
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 13 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.72% 0.25% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 1.94% 0.60% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -29.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £37,500 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £70,700
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £44,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +5.38%
Cognos
Cambridgeshire

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

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
669 666 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.92% 42.29% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 523 566 641
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Cognos
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Cognos Salary Trend in Cambridge

Cognos
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 16 (94.12%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Data Mart
4 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) Business Objects
4 5 (29.41%) SAP
4 5 (29.41%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (29.41%) SAP BW
4 5 (29.41%) SAP BI
4 5 (29.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 5 (29.41%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (23.53%) Cognos Report Studio
5 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
5 4 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (23.53%) IBM
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Publishing
5 4 (23.53%) Validation
5 4 (23.53%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (17.65%) Advertising
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Data Mart
2 5 (29.41%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (29.41%) SAP BW
2 5 (29.41%) SAP BI
2 5 (29.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (23.53%) Cognos Report Studio
3 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (23.53%) Publishing
3 3 (17.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
1 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Business Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Cognos Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Cognos BI Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
3 4 (23.53%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Business Objects
1 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft