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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
England / North West
Rank 222 200 231
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +31
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 21 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.55% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 1.35% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 23
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,450 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £46,400 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
2513 2304 3074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.38% 40.85% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2045 1908 2563
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 £25,000 £24,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -26 17 £31,500 -10.00% 8
Cheshire +15 4 £32,000 -10.48%
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 29 (64.44%) SQL
2 27 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (51.11%) Finance
4 19 (42.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
7 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
8 15 (33.33%) Project Management
8 15 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 14 (31.11%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (28.89%) ETL
11 11 (24.44%) CRM
11 11 (24.44%) IBM
11 11 (24.44%) Hyperion
11 11 (24.44%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (22.22%) VBA
13 9 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
13 9 (20.00%) QlikView
13 9 (20.00%) Data Analysis
14 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (13.33%) SAP
15 6 (13.33%) Analytics
15 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (13.33%) Tableau
16 5 (11.11%) Alfresco
16 5 (11.11%) Line Management
16 5 (11.11%) T-SQL

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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.11%) Alfresco
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.44%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (8.89%) ResourceLink
3 3 (6.67%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (4.44%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) FinancialForce.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (31.11%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (24.44%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (20.00%) QlikView
6 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (11.11%) MS Access
9 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
10 3 (6.67%) Big Data
11 2 (4.44%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 2 (4.44%) Data Mining
11 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
11 2 (4.44%) MySQL
11 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
11 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) NUnit
1 2 (4.44%) Selenium
1 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (51.11%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Support Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 9 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 9 (20.00%) Systems Support Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Consultant
5 6 (13.33%) HR Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Project Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) QlikView Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) QlikView Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Report Writer
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) PeopleSoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
1 2 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (33.33%) Project Management
3 13 (28.89%) ETL
4 11 (24.44%) CRM
5 9 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.33%) Analytics
8 5 (11.11%) Line Management
8 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.11%) Workflow
9 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
9 4 (8.89%) Migration
9 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Visualisation
10 3 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (6.67%) Big Data Analytics
10 3 (6.67%) Data Analytics
10 3 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) VBA
3 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Hyperion
2 11 (24.44%) IBM
3 6 (13.33%) SAP
3 6 (13.33%) Tableau
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle
5 4 (8.89%) Sage
5 4 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.44%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
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