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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 237 207 200
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -7
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 19 33 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.47% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 1.04% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 40
Average salary £40,000 £44,250 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.60% +5.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £27,750 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
3354 3176 3792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.02% 45.22% 51.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2605 2701 3286
Average salary £36,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.86% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Cheshire -8 8 £37,500 - 2
Manchester -23 8 £36,250 -19.44% 3
Merseyside - 2 £60,000 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 24 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (76.67%) SQL
3 13 (43.33%) Finance
4 12 (40.00%) Oracle
5 10 (33.33%) Business Objects
6 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (26.67%) Cognos Query Studio
8 7 (23.33%) ETL
8 7 (23.33%) SAS
8 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
8 7 (23.33%) QlikView
8 7 (23.33%) Financial Modelling
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
9 6 (20.00%) MS Access
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (13.33%) HTML
11 4 (13.33%) Java
11 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
11 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
11 4 (13.33%) SOAP
11 4 (13.33%) Web Services

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 7 (23.33%) SAS
2 3 (10.00%) CMS
2 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.33%) Cognos Controller
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (26.67%) Cognos Query Studio
4 7 (23.33%) QlikView
4 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
5 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (20.00%) MS Access
6 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (13.33%) JasperReports
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
8 3 (10.00%) Big Data
8 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (6.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (3.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 1 (3.33%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (3.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Back Office
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) French Language
3 2 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Business Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Information Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Business Objects Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Database Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Informatica Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) SOAP
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
1 4 (13.33%) Ajax
1 4 (13.33%) jQuery
1 4 (13.33%) REST
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (23.33%) Financial Modelling
2 7 (23.33%) ETL
3 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Analytics
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.00%) Content Management
5 3 (10.00%) Document Management
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Migration
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.33%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.67%) VBA
4 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 10 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) Tableau
5 3 (10.00%) Open Text
5 3 (10.00%) SAP
6 2 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (6.67%) Hyperion
6 2 (6.67%) Sage
7 1 (3.33%) Primavera
7 1 (3.33%) Informatica
7 1 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (3.33%) Teradata
7 1 (3.33%) Logi Analytics
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