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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 226 228 210
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 29 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.27% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.99% 0.61% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 27
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £31,600 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -1.67%
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
2917 3280 3017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.38% 44.51% 44.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2334 2557 2558
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +20 24 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Cheshire -12 4 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Merseyside +11 1 - - 2
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 46 (69.70%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (62.12%) SQL Server
3 34 (51.52%) IBM
3 34 (51.52%) Analytics
4 24 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
4 24 (36.36%) SQL
5 21 (31.82%) Business Analytics
5 21 (31.82%) Tableau
5 21 (31.82%) QlikView
6 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 20 (30.30%) SAS
7 19 (28.79%) SPSS
7 19 (28.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (27.27%) R
9 17 (25.76%) SAP
9 17 (25.76%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (24.24%) Teradata
11 15 (22.73%) Visualisation
11 15 (22.73%) Open Source
11 15 (22.73%) Big Data
11 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (21.21%) Pentaho
13 13 (19.70%) Business Analysis
13 13 (19.70%) Management Information System
14 12 (18.18%) Data Management
14 12 (18.18%) CRM
14 12 (18.18%) Python
14 12 (18.18%) Oracle
14 12 (18.18%) Data Modelling

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 20 (30.30%) SAS
2 5 (7.58%) Apache Pig
3 4 (6.06%) Liferay
Applications
1 19 (28.79%) SPSS
2 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.03%) MS Office
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (9.09%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (7.58%) Unica
4 3 (4.55%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (62.12%) SQL Server
2 24 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
3 21 (31.82%) QlikView
4 19 (28.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (25.76%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (22.73%) Big Data
7 14 (21.21%) Pentaho
8 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (15.15%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (12.12%) Hadoop
11 8 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (10.61%) Base SAS
12 7 (10.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 6 (9.09%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
13 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
13 6 (9.09%) DataStage
14 5 (7.58%) DB2
14 5 (7.58%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Retail
3 5 (7.58%) Automotive
4 1 (1.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Analyst
2 19 (28.79%) Consultant
3 13 (19.70%) Developer
4 11 (16.67%) MI Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 7 (10.61%) Information Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Data Architect
8 5 (7.58%) Architect
8 5 (7.58%) Microstrategy Developer
8 5 (7.58%) SAS BI Consultant
8 5 (7.58%) Big Data Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Cognos Developer
9 4 (6.06%) AWS Consultant
10 3 (4.55%) TM1 Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Server Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Server Support
10 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Visualisation
1 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (19.70%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.58%) Data Integration
3 5 (7.58%) Social Media
4 3 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (69.70%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (51.52%) Analytics
3 21 (31.82%) Business Analytics
4 16 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (22.73%) Open Source
6 13 (19.70%) Business Analysis
7 12 (18.18%) Data Management
7 12 (18.18%) CRM
7 12 (18.18%) Data Modelling
8 11 (16.67%) Information Management
8 11 (16.67%) Use Case
8 11 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (12.12%) Data Analysis
9 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (9.09%) MapReduce
10 6 (9.09%) Data Governance
10 6 (9.09%) ERP
11 5 (7.58%) Data Architecture
11 5 (7.58%) ETL
11 5 (7.58%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) SQL
2 18 (27.27%) R
3 12 (18.18%) Python
4 10 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) CIMA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) HDFS
1 6 (9.09%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Oozie
1 5 (7.58%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 34 (51.52%) IBM
2 21 (31.82%) Tableau
3 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
4 17 (25.76%) SAP
5 16 (24.24%) Teradata
6 12 (18.18%) Oracle
7 10 (15.15%) Ab Initio
7 10 (15.15%) Twitter
7 10 (15.15%) Cloudera
8 8 (12.12%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (10.61%) Informatica
10 6 (9.09%) Netezza
10 6 (9.09%) JD Edwards
10 6 (9.09%) Sage
10 6 (9.09%) Hyperion
11 5 (7.58%) Apple
11 5 (7.58%) MapR
11 5 (7.58%) Hortonworks
12 4 (6.06%) Talend
13 1 (1.52%) DataFlux
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