The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within IBM Cognos.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 222 225 240
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 38 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.45% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 1.02% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 20
Median salary £31,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,450 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,500 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.27%
Cognos
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2757 2952 3244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.35% 43.82% 44.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2157 2330 2587
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cognos
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Cognos Salary Trend in the North West

Cognos
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Cognos Salary Histogram in the North West

Cognos
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -19 14 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Cheshire +41 11 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Merseyside - 6 £30,000 -
Lancashire - 3 £37,500 -
Cumbria - 1 £27,500 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 41 (67.21%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (62.30%) SQL
3 29 (47.54%) SQL Server
3 29 (47.54%) Finance
4 28 (45.90%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (42.62%) MS Excel
6 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
7 24 (39.34%) IBM
8 21 (34.43%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (31.15%) Oracle
10 18 (29.51%) ETL
11 16 (26.23%) Analytics
12 13 (21.31%) OLAP Cube
12 13 (21.31%) Tableau
12 13 (21.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (21.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 13 (21.31%) Oracle OLAP
12 13 (21.31%) OLAP
13 12 (19.67%) T-SQL
14 10 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (16.39%) Data Visualisation
14 10 (16.39%) Visualisation
15 9 (14.75%) Cognos TM1
15 9 (14.75%) Cognos Controller
15 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
15 9 (14.75%) Project Management
15 9 (14.75%) Oracle EBS
16 8 (13.11%) Manufacturing
16 8 (13.11%) Kimball Methodology
17 7 (11.48%) Data Analytics

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (42.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (14.75%) Cognos Controller
2 9 (14.75%) Cognos TM1
2 9 (14.75%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (4.92%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (47.54%) SQL Server
2 28 (45.90%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (21.31%) OLAP
3 13 (21.31%) OLAP Cube
3 13 (21.31%) Oracle OLAP
3 13 (21.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (11.48%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (11.48%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (11.48%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (11.48%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (11.48%) QlikView
5 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
5 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (9.84%) Essbase
7 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (4.92%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 3 (4.92%) Cognos Query Studio
9 3 (4.92%) Power BI
General
1 29 (47.54%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Analyst
2 17 (27.87%) Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Junior
4 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Oracle BI Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Oracle Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Team Leader
5 6 (9.84%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) SQL Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 3 (4.92%) Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) HR Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) PeopleSoft HRMS Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) QlikView Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.39%) Visualisation
3 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.20%) Life Science
5 4 (6.56%) iPad
6 2 (3.28%) Statistics
7 1 (1.64%) AS400
7 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.64%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (29.51%) ETL
3 16 (26.23%) Analytics
4 10 (16.39%) Data Visualisation
5 9 (14.75%) Project Management
6 8 (13.11%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.48%) Data Analytics
7 7 (11.48%) Scrum
8 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
8 6 (9.84%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (8.20%) Database Mirroring
9 5 (8.20%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (8.20%) High Availability
9 5 (8.20%) Quality Management
10 4 (6.56%) Customer Analysis
10 4 (6.56%) Line Management
10 4 (6.56%) Validation
11 3 (4.92%) Security Patching
11 3 (4.92%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 38 (62.30%) SQL
2 12 (19.67%) T-SQL
3 7 (11.48%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
2 24 (39.34%) IBM
3 19 (31.15%) Oracle
4 13 (21.31%) Tableau
5 5 (8.20%) Hyperion
6 3 (4.92%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (3.28%) Netezza
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