The first table below looks at the demand 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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

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

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 228 198 213
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 13 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.55% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 1.22% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13 39 27
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3159 3275 3788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.39% 44.81% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2522 2782 3284
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cognos
England

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cognos across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Manchester -12 9 £40,000 -9.60% 2
Cheshire -10 4 £37,500 - 2
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 23 (82.14%) SQL Server
2 21 (75.00%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 7 (25.00%) SAP
6 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle
6 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 7 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 7 (25.00%) Cognos Query Studio
7 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (21.43%) ETL
7 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (21.43%) Business Objects
8 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.86%) SAS
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (14.29%) QlikView
9 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
9 4 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
9 4 (14.29%) Hyperion
9 4 (14.29%) ITIL
9 4 (14.29%) Windows
9 4 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (10.71%) Relational Database

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (17.86%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (10.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (82.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (25.00%) Cognos Query Studio
5 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (14.29%) QlikView
7 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (10.71%) MS Access
7 3 (10.71%) OLAP
7 3 (10.71%) JasperReports
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (10.71%) ActiveReports
8 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (7.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) NHS Information Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Report Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Informatica Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (7.14%) ETL Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Cognos Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Business Objects Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) REST
1 3 (10.71%) SOAP
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
1 3 (10.71%) jQuery
1 3 (10.71%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.14%) NHS
3 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
2 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (21.43%) ETL
2 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
2 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VBA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) SAP
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Business Objects
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) Hyperion
5 3 (10.71%) Tableau
5 3 (10.71%) Informatica
6 1 (3.57%) Logi Analytics
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £31,000 DOE
Posted: 21 days ago
Crewe
Tectre Limited
Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 per year dependent on experience
Posted: 24 days ago