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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 37 47 23
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 3 3 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.02% 0.75% 7.10%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% 1.56% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 25
Average salary £60,000 £67,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
140 192 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 47.78% 48.12% 60.38%
Number of salaries quoted 97 169 211
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (68.75%) SAS
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) Quality Management
2 11 (68.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (68.75%) Data Management
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (68.75%) Data Integration
2 11 (68.75%) Master Data Management
2 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Business Objects
3 5 (31.25%) SAP
3 5 (31.25%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (25.00%) Internet
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) People Management
4 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
5 1 (6.25%) Big Data

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) SAS
1 11 (68.75%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (31.25%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
5 1 (6.25%) Big Data
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Architect
1 11 (68.75%) Data Architect
1 11 (68.75%) Data Warehouse Architect
1 11 (68.75%) Designer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Data Integration
1 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Quality Management
1 11 (68.75%) Stakeholder Management
1 11 (68.75%) Data Management
1 11 (68.75%) Master Data Management
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Business Objects
2 5 (31.25%) SAP
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Teradata