The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leeds region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within IBM Cognos.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 174 139 129
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -10
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 10 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 0.47% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 1.00% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 25
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £64,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1808 1206 1204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 49.41% 47.56% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 921 946
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cognos
West Yorkshire

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Cognos
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Cognos Salary Trend in Leeds

Cognos
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Leeds

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Client/Server
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
4 4 (30.77%) Data Extraction
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (23.08%) Time Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (23.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Memory Management
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (15.38%) Online Banking

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
3 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (23.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Star Schema
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) MS Access
5 1 (7.69%) Cognos Powerplay
5 1 (7.69%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Database Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Client/Server
2 4 (30.77%) Data Extraction
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) Online Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Time Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Memory Management
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Hyperion
3 1 (7.69%) Informatica
3 1 (7.69%) Ab Initio
3 1 (7.69%) Teradata
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects