The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 109 118 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 8 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 0.18% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 0.99% 0.43% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 6
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Cognos
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
806 696 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.51% 41.06% 45.04%
Number of salaries quoted 631 501 620
Average salary £39,000 £38,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.64% +0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,240 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Cognos
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Cognos Salary Trend in Cheshire

Cognos
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Warrington - 7 £30,000 -
Cognos
North West

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (64.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (64.29%) CRM
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) Hyperion
4 8 (57.14%) SAP
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) Dynamics GP
5 7 (50.00%) ERP
5 7 (50.00%) JD Edwards
5 7 (50.00%) Sage
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
7 4 (28.57%) SAS
7 4 (28.57%) Java
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) Business Objects
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (21.43%) Informatica
8 3 (21.43%) Ab Initio
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
8 3 (21.43%) QlikView
8 3 (21.43%) Analytics

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (28.57%) SAS
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Pig
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (57.14%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (64.29%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
5 3 (21.43%) Big Data
5 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (21.43%) QlikView
6 2 (14.29%) Impala
6 2 (14.29%) Apache Hive
6 2 (14.29%) HBase
7 1 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.14%) PowerCenter
7 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
7 1 (7.14%) DataStage
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) French Language
3 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Server Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Server Support
3 3 (21.43%) Server Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Kafka
1 2 (14.29%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) CRM
2 7 (50.00%) ERP
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) MapReduce
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (7.14%) B2B
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Scala
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Hyperion
2 8 (57.14%) SAP
3 7 (50.00%) JD Edwards
3 7 (50.00%) Sage
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) Business Objects
5 3 (21.43%) Informatica
5 3 (21.43%) Ab Initio
6 2 (14.29%) Teradata
7 1 (7.14%) Tableau
7 1 (7.14%) Epicor
7 1 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (7.14%) IBM