The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 139 142 134
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 10 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.45% 0.47% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.93% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 12
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £26,250 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1235 1286 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.99% 50.37% 48.86%
Number of salaries quoted 949 1028 934
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Cognos
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Cognos Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Cognos
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Cognos
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Borehamwood - 2 £40,000 -
Potters Bar - 1 £44,000 -
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 37 (97.37%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (63.16%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (63.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 20 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (42.11%) Finance
4 16 (42.11%) SQL
5 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (26.32%) Business Objects
7 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
7 9 (23.68%) IBM
7 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
8 8 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (21.05%) SAP
8 8 (21.05%) Degree
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (21.05%) Cognos Report Studio
8 8 (21.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 7 (18.42%) Cognos Event Studio
9 7 (18.42%) Cognos Query Studio
9 7 (18.42%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 7 (18.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 7 (18.42%) Use Case
9 7 (18.42%) SAP Certification
10 6 (15.79%) Service Management
10 6 (15.79%) Oracle
10 6 (15.79%) Retail
10 6 (15.79%) ActiveReports
10 6 (15.79%) Information Architecture
11 5 (13.16%) QlikView
11 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (63.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (21.05%) Cognos Report Studio
4 8 (21.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 7 (18.42%) Cognos Event Studio
5 7 (18.42%) Cognos Query Studio
5 7 (18.42%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 7 (18.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 6 (15.79%) ActiveReports
7 5 (13.16%) QlikView
8 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
9 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
9 3 (7.89%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (2.63%) Cognos Transformer
10 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (47.37%) Analyst
3 12 (31.58%) Business Analyst
4 11 (28.95%) Business Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Cognos Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Business Objects Developer
7 6 (15.79%) Cognos BI Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (10.53%) Senior Business Objects Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Data Analyst
9 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
10 2 (5.26%) Consultant
10 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 1 (2.63%) Developer Analyst
11 1 (2.63%) Business Consultant
11 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
3 7 (18.42%) Use Case
4 6 (15.79%) Service Management
4 6 (15.79%) Information Architecture
5 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.89%) Data Mapping
7 3 (7.89%) System Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (5.26%) ETL
8 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Analytics
9 1 (2.63%) Critical Success Factor
9 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Predictive Analytics
9 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) VBA
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) VB
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
3 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Business Objects
2 9 (23.68%) IBM
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) SAP
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle
5 2 (5.26%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (5.26%) Tableau
6 1 (2.63%) Informatica