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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 32 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 6 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.26% 1.45% 4.39%
As % of the Vendors category 4.76% 2.73% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 21
Average salary £33,000 £33,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.35%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
126 183 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 47.55% 53.20% 47.33%
Number of salaries quoted 74 153 200
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (66.67%) People Management
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Business Objects
3 4 (66.67%) SAP
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) MDX
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (16.67%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (16.67%) Cognos Transformer

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos Controller
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) TM1 Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Accountant
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) People Management
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (16.67%) Inmon Methodology
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ACCA
2 1 (16.67%) CIMA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft