The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 61 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.40% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 0.59% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £39,750 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.14% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
200 341 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 40.49% 55.27% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 162 293 252
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,250 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £51,140 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Cognos
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Cognos Salary Trend in Merseyside

Cognos
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Liverpool +18 2 £39,750 -9.14%
Cognos
North West

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) Tableau
3 2 (50.00%) OLAP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Teradata
3 2 (50.00%) QlikView
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) OLTP
4 1 (25.00%) Star Schema
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Cognos Controller

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Controller
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) OLAP
3 2 (50.00%) QlikView
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (25.00%) Spotfire
4 1 (25.00%) OLTP
4 1 (25.00%) Star Schema
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (25.00%) TM1 Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (25.00%) DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Database Theory
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Tableau
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Teradata
3 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (25.00%) IBM