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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 223 238 219
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 26 14 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.20% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.44% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 40
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
2952 3178 3576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.98% 44.50% 47.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2331 2516 2932
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Merseyside +24 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Manchester +3 9 £40,000 - 3
Cheshire +10 7 £30,000 +14.28% 1
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 35 (66.04%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (60.38%) SQL Server
3 28 (52.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (47.17%) Finance
5 21 (39.62%) SQL
6 20 (37.74%) QlikView
6 20 (37.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (35.85%) Oracle
7 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
7 19 (35.85%) SAS
8 18 (33.96%) Business Objects
8 18 (33.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (32.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (28.30%) Hyperion
10 15 (28.30%) SAP
11 14 (26.42%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (26.42%) ERP
12 13 (24.53%) IBM
12 13 (24.53%) Analytics
13 12 (22.64%) Tableau
13 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (22.64%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (20.75%) CRM
14 11 (20.75%) VBA
14 11 (20.75%) Open Source
14 11 (20.75%) Teradata
15 10 (18.87%) Dynamics CRM
15 10 (18.87%) Dynamics GP
15 10 (18.87%) Visualisation
15 10 (18.87%) Business Analytics

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (35.85%) SAS
2 3 (5.66%) Apache Pig
2 3 (5.66%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.77%) Liferay
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) SPSS
2 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.77%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (18.87%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (9.43%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (5.66%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.89%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (1.89%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.89%) SAP R/3
4 1 (1.89%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.89%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (60.38%) SQL Server
2 28 (52.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (37.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (37.74%) QlikView
4 18 (33.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (26.42%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (22.64%) Crystal Reports
6 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (15.09%) Pentaho
8 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
8 7 (13.21%) Big Data
9 6 (11.32%) MS Access
10 5 (9.43%) Essbase
10 5 (9.43%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (7.55%) Hadoop
11 4 (7.55%) OLAP
11 4 (7.55%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (7.55%) Cognos Report Studio
12 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (5.66%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (47.17%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
2 3 (5.66%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 11 (20.75%) Business Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Consultant
5 9 (16.98%) Support Analyst
5 9 (16.98%) Developer
6 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 7 (13.21%) SAS BI Consultant
8 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (9.43%) Server Analyst
9 5 (9.43%) Server Support Analyst
9 5 (9.43%) Server Support
9 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analyst
10 3 (5.66%) Business Developer
11 2 (3.77%) Junior
11 2 (3.77%) Applications Support
11 2 (3.77%) Senior Business Analyst
11 2 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
11 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (3.77%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Kafka
1 2 (3.77%) Cascading
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Open Source
2 10 (18.87%) Visualisation
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.89%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (32.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (26.42%) ERP
4 13 (24.53%) Analytics
5 11 (20.75%) CRM
6 10 (18.87%) Business Analytics
7 7 (13.21%) ETL
7 7 (13.21%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (5.66%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (5.66%) MapReduce
10 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.77%) Dimensional Modelling
11 1 (1.89%) Data Migration
11 1 (1.89%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (1.89%) SAP Implementation
11 1 (1.89%) Time Management
11 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.89%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) VBA
3 7 (13.21%) Python
3 7 (13.21%) R
4 6 (11.32%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.66%) C++
7 3 (5.66%) C
7 3 (5.66%) Scala
7 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.89%) C#
8 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.89%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Oracle
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.96%) Business Objects
3 15 (28.30%) SAP
3 15 (28.30%) Hyperion
4 13 (24.53%) IBM
5 12 (22.64%) Tableau
6 11 (20.75%) Teradata
7 9 (16.98%) JD Edwards
7 9 (16.98%) Sage
8 7 (13.21%) Cloudera
8 7 (13.21%) Informatica
9 5 (9.43%) Ab Initio
10 4 (7.55%) Talend
11 1 (1.89%) Epicor
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