The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Manchester region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 175 168 161
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 11 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.51% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 1.09% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 7
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,100
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.98%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1805 1935 1704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.60% 47.16% 45.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1456 1619 1513
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cognos
North West

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Cognos
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Cognos Salary Trend in Manchester

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (36.84%) OLAP
4 7 (36.84%) SAP
5 6 (31.58%) Business Objects
5 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (31.58%) Hyperion
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (21.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
7 4 (21.05%) Informatica
7 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
7 4 (21.05%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
8 3 (15.79%) HFM
8 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (15.79%) ActiveReports
8 3 (15.79%) ETL
8 3 (15.79%) Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
8 3 (15.79%) PeopleSoft

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (21.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) HFM
4 1 (5.26%) SAP HR
4 1 (5.26%) SAP R/3
4 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
4 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
4 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) OLAP
3 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
5 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
5 3 (15.79%) ActiveReports
6 2 (10.53%) QlikView
7 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (5.26%) DB2
7 1 (5.26%) Essbase
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Business Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Report Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Cognos Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Cognos Support
3 3 (15.79%) Cognos Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Informatica Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) ETL Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Business Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) TM1 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.26%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Time Management
4 2 (10.53%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) SAP
2 6 (31.58%) Business Objects
2 6 (31.58%) Hyperion
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) Informatica
5 3 (15.79%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (10.53%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) Kalido
7 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
7 1 (5.26%) Teradata