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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 116 107 158
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +51
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 25 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.24% 0.83% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 2.32% 1.71% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 5
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1076 937 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 53.56% 48.62% 52.39%
Number of salaries quoted 841 690 1176
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Watford +3 14 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £37,000 -
St Albans - 2 £47,500 -
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 28 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (56.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 15 (46.88%) Oracle
3 15 (46.88%) Retail
3 15 (46.88%) Use Case
4 14 (43.75%) Waterfall
4 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
5 11 (34.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 10 (31.25%) Cognos Report Studio
6 10 (31.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 10 (31.25%) IBM
6 10 (31.25%) Finance
6 10 (31.25%) Cognos Query Studio
7 9 (28.13%) Data Modelling
7 9 (28.13%) QlikView
7 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (25.00%) ActiveReports
8 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (21.88%) Information Architecture
9 7 (21.88%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 6 (18.75%) Service Management
10 6 (18.75%) Cognos Event Studio
10 6 (18.75%) Degree
11 5 (15.63%) Business Objects
11 5 (15.63%) SQL
12 4 (12.50%) Perl
13 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.13%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (31.25%) Cognos Report Studio
2 10 (31.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 10 (31.25%) Cognos Query Studio
3 9 (28.13%) QlikView
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (25.00%) ActiveReports
5 7 (21.88%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 6 (18.75%) Cognos Event Studio
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
8 1 (3.13%) MySQL
8 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.13%) Cognos Transformer
8 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 15 (46.88%) Retail
2 10 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
2 16 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 13 (40.63%) Developer
4 9 (28.13%) Cognos Developer
5 7 (21.88%) Cognos BI Developer
5 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (9.38%) MI Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Report Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Report Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Business Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Navision Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Cognos Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (46.88%) Use Case
3 14 (43.75%) Waterfall
3 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (34.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 9 (28.13%) Data Modelling
6 7 (21.88%) Information Architecture
7 6 (18.75%) Service Management
8 3 (9.38%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (6.25%) ETL
10 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
10 1 (3.13%) Data Security
10 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.13%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Perl
3 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) IBM
4 5 (15.63%) Business Objects
5 3 (9.38%) Informatica
5 3 (9.38%) TIBCO
6 2 (6.25%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (3.13%) SAP
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