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 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 87 90 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 11 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.07% 0.45% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.07% 1.05% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 11
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
532 474 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.65% 42.93% 50.12%
Number of salaries quoted 448 404 376
Average salary £37,500 £43,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £57,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos across the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Kent

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (61.90%) IBM
2 12 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (57.14%) Degree
3 11 (52.38%) ERP
3 11 (52.38%) Java
3 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) Management Information System
4 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (42.86%) ODBC
5 9 (42.86%) Lotus Domino
5 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 9 (42.86%) HTML
5 9 (42.86%) Lotus
5 9 (42.86%) LotusScript
5 9 (42.86%) Formula Language
5 9 (42.86%) Mathematics
5 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 9 (42.86%) IBM Connections
5 9 (42.86%) XPages
6 8 (38.10%) Project Management
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (33.33%) Business Objects
8 6 (28.57%) Oracle
9 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
9 5 (23.81%) VBA
9 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) Analytics
9 5 (23.81%) Visual Analytics
9 5 (23.81%) Data Visualisation

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (42.86%) Lotus Domino
1 9 (42.86%) IBM Connections
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (23.81%) Spotfire
3 5 (23.81%) QlikView
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (9.52%) BODI
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (4.76%) MySQL
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.76%) Pentaho
6 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Developer Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) QlikView Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
7 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Domino Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Business Developer
7 1 (4.76%) IFS Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) ODBC
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
1 9 (42.86%) XPages
2 2 (9.52%) JAX-WS
2 2 (9.52%) JSF
2 2 (9.52%) JAXB
2 2 (9.52%) JMX
2 2 (9.52%) XML Schema
2 2 (9.52%) EJB
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) XSLT
3 1 (4.76%) EDI
3 1 (4.76%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Management Information System
2 9 (42.86%) Mathematics
2 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
4 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.76%) AS400
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) OS/400
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ERP
2 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (38.10%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
4 5 (23.81%) Analytics
4 5 (23.81%) Visual Analytics
4 5 (23.81%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.52%) UML
5 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) B2B
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) LotusScript
2 9 (42.86%) Formula Language
3 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
3 5 (23.81%) VBA
4 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) RPG
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.76%) RPG IV
5 1 (4.76%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) IBM Certification
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) IBM
2 9 (42.86%) Lotus
3 7 (33.33%) Business Objects
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Informatica
6 2 (9.52%) Sun