The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank - 76 73
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 0 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.82% 1.74%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.06% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 12
Average salary - £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.56%
Cognos
East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
333 340 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 48.05% 39.77% 53.91%
Number of salaries quoted 236 286 325
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Cognos
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Cognos Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (36.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (27.27%) OpenUP
6 3 (27.27%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (27.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) IBM
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) ETL
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) DB2
7 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 2 (18.18%) ERP
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) Change Management
7 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Cognos Transformer
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (9.09%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (9.09%) Cognos Analysis Studio

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (27.27%) DB2
4 3 (27.27%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (27.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos Transformer
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (9.09%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Chief Technology Officer
2 3 (27.27%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Head of IT
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) EDI
2 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) OpenUP
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas