The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 87 85 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 6 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.61% 1.03% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 2.68% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 10
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Cognos
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
503 411 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.91% 38.63% 50.82%
Number of salaries quoted 413 358 346
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Cognos
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Cognos Salary Trend in Kent

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 14 (70.00%) IBM
2 13 (65.00%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (65.00%) Degree
3 12 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 12 (60.00%) ERP
4 11 (55.00%) SQL
5 10 (50.00%) HTML
5 10 (50.00%) Java
5 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (50.00%) ODBC
5 10 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
5 10 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (50.00%) LotusScript
5 10 (50.00%) Formula Language
5 10 (50.00%) Lotus
5 10 (50.00%) Mathematics
5 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 10 (50.00%) IBM Connections
5 10 (50.00%) XPages
6 9 (45.00%) Project Management
7 5 (25.00%) Analytics
7 5 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
7 5 (25.00%) Spotfire
7 5 (25.00%) QlikView
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) Business Objects

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 10 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
1 10 (50.00%) IBM Connections
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (25.00%) Spotfire
2 5 (25.00%) QlikView
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) Pentaho
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) QlikView Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
7 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Domino Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Business Developer
7 1 (5.00%) IFS Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
1 10 (50.00%) ODBC
1 10 (50.00%) XPages
2 1 (5.00%) EDI
2 1 (5.00%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) AS400
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ERP
2 10 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (45.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (25.00%) Analytics
4 5 (25.00%) Visual Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (50.00%) LotusScript
2 10 (50.00%) Formula Language
3 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (25.00%) VBA
4 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) RPG
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (5.00%) RPG IV
5 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) IBM Certification
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) IBM
2 10 (50.00%) Lotus
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Business Objects
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle