The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 163 159 138
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 10 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.29% 0.34% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.71% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 26
Average salary £37,500 £57,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.78% +64.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £62,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Cognos
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1604 1556 1370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 46.85% 48.69% 46.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1271 1185 1123
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 2014.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Leeds

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 24 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 19 (59.38%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (53.13%) SQL
4 17 (53.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (43.75%) Oracle
7 9 (28.13%) .NET
7 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
7 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (21.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 7 (21.88%) Cognos Report Studio
8 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.88%) Migration
8 7 (21.88%) Finance
9 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 5 (15.63%) Windows
10 5 (15.63%) ETL
10 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (12.50%) Database Theory
11 4 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
11 4 (12.50%) Data Management
12 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
12 3 (9.38%) Oracle Reports

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (6.25%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LDAP
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 19 (59.38%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (53.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (21.88%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
9 2 (6.25%) MS Access
9 2 (6.25%) Essbase
10 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (3.13%) OLAP
10 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
10 1 (3.13%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Applications Support
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Support Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Cognos Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Support Specialist
8 1 (3.13%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Data Extraction
2 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (21.88%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) ETL
3 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
4 4 (12.50%) Data Management
4 4 (12.50%) Database Theory
5 3 (9.38%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (9.38%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) Service Management
6 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Line Management
7 1 (3.13%) Analytics
7 1 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
3 3 (9.38%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix
3 2 (6.25%) Hyperion
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Informatica
4 1 (3.13%) Talend
4 1 (3.13%) Sybase
4 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.13%) SAP