The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 184 170 168
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 6 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.35% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.79% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 18
Average salary £41,000 £55,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.12% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £34,250 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,500 £55,150
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
Cognos
North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1819 1643 1736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.20% 43.94% 45.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1462 1380 1515
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Cognos Salary Histogram in Manchester

Cognos
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 2 £42,250 -
Cognos
North West

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
7 5 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
7 5 (33.33%) Cognos Query Studio
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (26.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (26.67%) ETL
9 3 (20.00%) SAS
9 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (20.00%) Business Objects
9 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (20.00%) QlikView
10 2 (13.33%) Cognos Report Studio
10 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
10 2 (13.33%) Data Transformation
10 2 (13.33%) Time Management
10 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
10 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (13.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (33.33%) Cognos Query Studio
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (26.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (20.00%) QlikView
6 2 (13.33%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (13.33%) MS Access
7 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
7 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) MI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (13.33%) Data Transformation
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (13.33%) Teradata
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
QUANTICA
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: to £70k Base plus bonus and bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
QUANTICA
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits, 30 days ho
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago