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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 210 242 235
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -7
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 25 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 0.86% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 18
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,175 £28,750 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £48,150 £58,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
2266 3025 2992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.95% 43.72% 44.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1875 2564 2456
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +16 12 £36,250 -12.12% 8
Merseyside -1 6 £35,000 -16.66% 2
Cheshire +25 4 £36,500 +21.66%
Lancashire - 2 £35,000 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 43 (72.88%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (62.71%) SQL Server
3 33 (55.93%) SQL
4 25 (42.37%) IBM
5 19 (32.20%) BusinessObjects
6 18 (30.51%) Finance
6 18 (30.51%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (25.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
8 14 (23.73%) Management Information System
8 14 (23.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 13 (22.03%) Data Analysis
10 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
10 12 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (18.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (15.25%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (13.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 7 (11.86%) Tableau
14 7 (11.86%) Statistics
14 7 (11.86%) Oracle
14 7 (11.86%) Law
15 6 (10.17%) Data Management
15 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (10.17%) Degree
16 5 (8.47%) Data Visualisation
16 5 (8.47%) OLAP Cube
16 5 (8.47%) Kimball Methodology
16 5 (8.47%) Visualisation
16 5 (8.47%) Oracle BI EE
16 5 (8.47%) Cognos TM1

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (5.08%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (8.47%) Cognos Controller
2 5 (8.47%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (62.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (32.20%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (25.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (18.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (15.25%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (13.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (8.47%) OLAP
9 5 (8.47%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (8.47%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (6.78%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
10 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (5.08%) QlikView
12 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
12 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Law
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (61.02%) Analyst
2 15 (25.42%) Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 11 (18.64%) MIS Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) SQL Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Cognos BI Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Cognos Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Data Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) TM1 Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Business Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Functional Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Information Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) MI Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) MIS Reporting Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Senior MIS Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (23.73%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.86%) Statistics
4 5 (8.47%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (72.88%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (22.03%) Data Analysis
3 6 (10.17%) Data Management
4 5 (8.47%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (8.47%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.78%) Analytics
5 4 (6.78%) ETL
5 4 (6.78%) Scrum
6 3 (5.08%) CRM
6 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.08%) ERP
6 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.39%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.39%) Line Management
7 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.69%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.69%) Customer Analysis
8 1 (1.69%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.69%) Python
3 1 (1.69%) R
3 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) CIMA
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) IBM
2 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.86%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) Tableau
4 3 (5.08%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.69%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.69%) Avaya
5 1 (1.69%) Google
5 1 (1.69%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.69%) Northgate
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) Teradata
5 1 (1.69%) Verint
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £31,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £34999 - £55000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 23 days ago
Merseyside
Mason Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago