The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 24 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 East of England region.

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

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 222 225 244
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 47 33 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.22% 0.88% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 33
Average salary £40,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,200 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Vendors Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3860 3732 3994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 48.05% 48.37% 47.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3215 3155 3399
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cognos
England

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Cognos
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Cognos Salary Trend in the East of England

Cognos
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Cognos Salary Histogram in the East of England

Cognos
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +10 19 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Hertfordshire -23 8 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Norfolk +22 6 £30,000 -36.84%
Suffolk +9 5 £55,000 -
East Anglia - 5 - -
Essex -2 2 £38,750 -22.50%
Bedfordshire -11 1 £35,000 -33.33%
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 87 (86.14%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (53.47%) SQL
3 50 (49.50%) SQL Server
4 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
5 33 (32.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 31 (30.69%) MS Excel
7 28 (27.72%) T-SQL
7 28 (27.72%) Finance
8 27 (26.73%) Cognos Report Studio
9 26 (25.74%) Oracle
10 24 (23.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (22.77%) Relational Database
11 23 (22.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (19.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (19.80%) Cognos Analysis Studio
13 19 (18.81%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (17.82%) SharePoint
14 18 (17.82%) .NET
15 17 (16.83%) C#
16 16 (15.84%) ETL
16 16 (15.84%) Cognos Query Studio
17 15 (14.85%) DB2
17 15 (14.85%) Data Management
18 14 (13.86%) VB.NET
18 14 (13.86%) RDBMS
19 13 (12.87%) MS Office
20 12 (11.88%) Linux
21 10 (9.90%) Teradata
21 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 10 (9.90%) SAP

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 18 (17.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.96%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.98%) SAS
4 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (30.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.87%) MS Office
3 10 (9.90%) PowerPivot
4 3 (2.97%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (32.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (4.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (4.95%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (3.96%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.99%) HFM
4 1 (0.99%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.99%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.99%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) RFID
2 1 (0.99%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (49.50%) SQL Server
2 27 (26.73%) Cognos Report Studio
3 24 (23.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 23 (22.77%) Relational Database
4 23 (22.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (19.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (19.80%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 19 (18.81%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (15.84%) Cognos Query Studio
8 15 (14.85%) DB2
9 14 (13.86%) RDBMS
10 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (9.90%) OLAP
10 10 (9.90%) Oracle OLAP
11 9 (8.91%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (8.91%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (6.93%) Data Mart
12 7 (6.93%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Visual Composer
2 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 28 (27.72%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.95%) Publishing
3 4 (3.96%) Marketing
3 4 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.97%) Retail
4 3 (2.97%) Advertising
5 2 (1.98%) Electronics
6 1 (0.99%) Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (58.42%) Developer
2 44 (43.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 42 (41.58%) Analyst
4 21 (20.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 20 (19.80%) Cognos Developer
6 19 (18.81%) Analyst Developer
7 17 (16.83%) Business Developer
8 12 (11.88%) Report Analyst
9 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Developer
9 10 (9.90%) Cognos BI Developer
10 7 (6.93%) Report Writer
11 6 (5.94%) Report Developer
11 6 (5.94%) Business Analyst
12 5 (4.95%) Support Analyst
12 5 (4.95%) IT Director
13 4 (3.96%) Applications Developer
13 4 (3.96%) Software Developer
13 4 (3.96%) SAP Business Analyst
13 4 (3.96%) Head of IT
13 4 (3.96%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.82%) .NET
2 10 (9.90%) MDX
3 8 (7.92%) HTML
4 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.95%) CSS
4 5 (4.95%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.96%) Apache Flex
6 3 (2.97%) XML
7 1 (0.99%) XSL
7 1 (0.99%) XSLT
7 1 (0.99%) .NET Remoting
7 1 (0.99%) WPF
7 1 (0.99%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
1 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (0.99%) EPoS
3 1 (0.99%) DTV
3 1 (0.99%) Statistics
3 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.99%) Taxonomies
3 1 (0.99%) FMCG
3 1 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (86.14%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (15.84%) ETL
3 15 (14.85%) Data Management
4 10 (9.90%) Dimensional Modelling
5 7 (6.93%) CRM
6 5 (4.95%) OO
6 5 (4.95%) Time Management
6 5 (4.95%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (3.96%) Analytics
7 4 (3.96%) Change Control
7 4 (3.96%) Validation
7 4 (3.96%) Business Analysis
7 4 (3.96%) Data Analysis
7 4 (3.96%) ERP
7 4 (3.96%) OOP
8 3 (2.97%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.97%) Requirements Management
8 3 (2.97%) Quality Management
8 3 (2.97%) Waterfall
9 2 (1.98%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 54 (53.47%) SQL
2 28 (27.72%) T-SQL
3 17 (16.83%) C#
4 14 (13.86%) VB.NET
5 9 (8.91%) VBA
6 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.96%) ABAP
7 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.99%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) CIMA
3 2 (1.98%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
2 26 (25.74%) Oracle
3 10 (9.90%) Teradata
3 10 (9.90%) SAP
4 9 (8.91%) IBM
5 8 (7.92%) Business Objects
6 5 (4.95%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.98%) Logi Analytics
7 2 (1.98%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.98%) Adobe
8 1 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.99%) Sybase
8 1 (0.99%) Netezza
8 1 (0.99%) Omniture
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