The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 37 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 6 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.03% 1.17% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 3.75% 2.29% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Cognos
South East

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

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
160 131 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 54.24% 50.97% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 114 119 148
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Cognos
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Cognos Salary Trend in Middlesex

Cognos
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
1 8 (80.00%) Business Objects
1 8 (80.00%) SAP
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 8 (80.00%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (80.00%) Internet
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (80.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
1 8 (80.00%) Relational Database
1 8 (80.00%) People Management
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) SAS
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (20.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 8 (80.00%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (80.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 8 (80.00%) People Management
2 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
1 8 (80.00%) Business Objects
1 8 (80.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft