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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 132 121 154
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +33
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 5 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.21% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.99% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 16
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £57,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
1257 1108 1460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 52.48% 53.84% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 840 1133
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,500
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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Borehamwood - 1 £26,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £60,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £42,500 - 1
St Albans - 1 £45,000 -
Cognos
East of England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (94.12%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
4 6 (35.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) ETL
6 4 (23.53%) Marketing
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (23.53%) Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) Cognos Query Studio
6 4 (23.53%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 4 (23.53%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Data Management
7 3 (17.65%) Business Objects
8 2 (11.76%) .NET
8 2 (11.76%) XML
8 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) SAS
8 2 (11.76%) Adobe
8 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) Retail
8 2 (11.76%) Logi Analytics
8 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight
9 1 (5.88%) Social Media
9 1 (5.88%) TimesTen

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.88%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (23.53%) Cognos Query Studio
3 4 (23.53%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 4 (23.53%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (5.88%) TimesTen
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) solidDB
4 1 (5.88%) Data Mart
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Report Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Cognos Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Report Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Report Writer
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Information Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (11.76%) MI Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Cognos BI Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Product Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Social Media
1 1 (5.88%) Statistics
1 1 (5.88%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) ETL
2 4 (23.53%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Business Objects
4 2 (11.76%) Adobe
4 2 (11.76%) Logi Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Omniture
5 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (5.88%) SAP