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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 129 123 117
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 12 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.55% 1.23% 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 2.30% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 18
Average salary £43,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.42% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £47,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,000 £43,600
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1153 1085 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 53.16% 53.47% 48.24%
Number of salaries quoted 969 850 710
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 7 £43,500 -8.42%
Hemel Hempstead 0 4 £30,000 -18.91%
Letchworth - 1 - -
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 40 (81.63%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (69.39%) SQL
2 34 (69.39%) Analytics
3 32 (65.31%) QlikView
4 23 (46.94%) Degree
5 19 (38.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (36.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (30.61%) PowerPivot
7 15 (30.61%) Technical Analysis
7 15 (30.61%) Toad
8 14 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 14 (28.57%) Windows
8 14 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 14 (28.57%) Mathematics
8 14 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 14 (28.57%) Windows Server
9 13 (26.53%) Business Analytics
10 9 (18.37%) Cognos Query Studio
10 9 (18.37%) Cognos Report Studio
11 8 (16.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 8 (16.33%) Finance
12 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
12 5 (10.20%) Retail
12 5 (10.20%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 4 (8.16%) Use Case
13 4 (8.16%) Information Architecture
13 4 (8.16%) Data Security
13 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (8.16%) MS Excel

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.04%) JDE OneWorld
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (65.31%) QlikView
2 19 (38.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (36.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (30.61%) PowerPivot
5 9 (18.37%) Cognos Query Studio
5 9 (18.37%) Cognos Report Studio
6 8 (16.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 5 (10.20%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (6.12%) Cognos Connection
9 3 (6.12%) Cognos Event Studio
10 2 (4.08%) Power BI
10 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
11 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (2.04%) Cognos Transformer
11 1 (2.04%) Data Mart
11 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (2.04%) MS Access
11 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Toad
2 14 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.08%) ERwin
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Billing
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Analyst
2 20 (40.82%) Developer
3 19 (38.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 19 (38.78%) Cognos Developer
4 18 (36.73%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
4 18 (36.73%) Support Analyst
5 14 (28.57%) Lead Developer
5 14 (28.57%) SQL Analyst
5 14 (28.57%) SQL Support Analyst
6 12 (24.49%) Business Support Analyst
7 11 (22.45%) Graduate
7 11 (22.45%) Graduate Analyst
7 11 (22.45%) Graduate Support Analyst
7 11 (22.45%) Junior
7 11 (22.45%) Junior Analyst
7 11 (22.45%) Junior Support Analyst
8 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (18.37%) Cognos BI Developer
9 9 (18.37%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (18.37%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) CSS
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.08%) User Experience
2 2 (4.08%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
1 14 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (69.39%) Analytics
3 15 (30.61%) Technical Analysis
4 13 (26.53%) Business Analytics
5 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.16%) Data Security
6 4 (8.16%) Information Architecture
6 4 (8.16%) Use Case
7 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (4.08%) Coaching
8 2 (4.08%) Data Management
8 2 (4.08%) ETL
8 2 (4.08%) Line Management
8 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (2.04%) Data Analytics
9 1 (2.04%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.04%) SDLC
9 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) SQL
2 14 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (46.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) IBM
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Cadence
2 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle