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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 120 118 163
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +45
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 25 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.05% 0.53% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 1.14% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 6
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -7.60%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1261 879 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 53.21% 46.43% 49.51%
Number of salaries quoted 997 665 1247
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Watford - 15 £47,500 - 2
St Albans - 2 £47,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £26,500 -
Hertford - 1 £45,000 -
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 24 (82.76%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (65.52%) Oracle
3 15 (51.72%) Use Case
3 15 (51.72%) Retail
4 14 (48.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (48.28%) Waterfall
5 11 (37.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (31.03%) QlikView
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
9 6 (20.69%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) SQL
10 5 (17.24%) Cognos Query Studio
10 5 (17.24%) Cognos Report Studio
10 5 (17.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 5 (17.24%) Business Objects
10 5 (17.24%) IBM
11 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (13.79%) ActiveReports
11 4 (13.79%) Perl
12 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
12 3 (10.34%) UNIX
12 3 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
12 3 (10.34%) Information Architecture
12 3 (10.34%) .NET
12 3 (10.34%) ETL

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (31.03%) QlikView
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (17.24%) Cognos Query Studio
4 5 (17.24%) Cognos Report Studio
4 5 (17.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (13.79%) ActiveReports
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (6.90%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
7 2 (6.90%) Cognos Event Studio
8 1 (3.45%) MySQL
8 1 (3.45%) solidDB
8 1 (3.45%) TimesTen
8 1 (3.45%) Big Data
8 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (51.72%) Retail
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Analyst
2 15 (51.72%) Business Analyst
3 10 (34.48%) Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Cognos Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (10.34%) MI Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Cognos BI Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Report Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Product Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Business Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Report Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Navision Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) EPoS
2 1 (3.45%) Statistics
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (51.72%) Use Case
3 14 (48.28%) Waterfall
3 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.34%) ETL
6 3 (10.34%) Information Architecture
6 3 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Service Management
8 1 (3.45%) Data Security
8 1 (3.45%) Data Management
8 1 (3.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.45%) ERP
8 1 (3.45%) Change Control
8 1 (3.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Perl
3 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.90%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Business Objects
3 5 (17.24%) IBM
4 3 (10.34%) Informatica
4 3 (10.34%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.45%) Jaspersoft
Hertfordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified £ competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Hertfordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Superb benefits + bonus package
Posted: 23 days ago