The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within IBM Cognos.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 229 199 209
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +10
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 12 40 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.55% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 1.24% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 39 34
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £27,480 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3192 3238 3795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.36% 44.86% 50.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2535 2751 3297
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cognos
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Manchester -18 8 £36,250 -18.53% 1
Cheshire -25 3 £37,500 - 3
Merseyside - 1 £70,000 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (84.62%) SQL
2 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
3 11 (42.31%) Finance
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 8 (30.77%) Cognos Query Studio
7 7 (26.92%) Mathematics
7 7 (26.92%) Financial Modelling
8 6 (23.08%) Business Objects
8 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
8 6 (23.08%) Oracle
8 6 (23.08%) ETL
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
9 5 (19.23%) SAS
9 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (19.23%) SAP
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (15.38%) QlikView
10 4 (15.38%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
10 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
10 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (15.38%) Tableau
11 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
11 3 (11.54%) REST
11 3 (11.54%) Technical Analysis

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (19.23%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.85%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (30.77%) Cognos Query Studio
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (15.38%) QlikView
7 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (11.54%) MS Access
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (11.54%) JasperReports
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (7.69%) OLAP
9 2 (7.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (3.85%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 1 (3.85%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
10 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (3.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Back Office
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.69%) ETL Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) NHS Information Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Informatica Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Cognos Developer
6 1 (3.85%) TM1 Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Objects Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Report Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) REST
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
1 3 (11.54%) SOAP
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
1 3 (11.54%) jQuery
1 3 (11.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Mathematics
2 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
4 2 (7.69%) NHS
5 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Financial Modelling
2 6 (23.08%) ETL
3 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) VBA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Business Objects
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 4 (15.38%) Tableau
4 3 (11.54%) Hyperion
5 2 (7.69%) Informatica
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Logi Analytics
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