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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 219 237 201
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -36
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 34 12 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.17% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 0.38% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 39
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £28,450 £27,480
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
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
2852 3128 3197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.74% 43.73% 44.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 2487 2720
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 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 31 July 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 +17 19 £34,000 -6.20% 5
Cheshire +6 8 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Merseyside +22 7 £45,000 -35.71%
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (72.58%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (62.90%) SQL Server
3 35 (56.45%) Analytics
4 30 (48.39%) IBM
5 27 (43.55%) BusinessObjects
6 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
7 23 (37.10%) SAS
7 23 (37.10%) QlikView
7 23 (37.10%) Tableau
7 23 (37.10%) Business Analytics
8 22 (35.48%) SQL
9 21 (33.87%) SPSS
10 20 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (32.26%) R
11 19 (30.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (29.03%) Open Source
12 18 (29.03%) Pentaho
12 18 (29.03%) Visualisation
12 18 (29.03%) Teradata
12 18 (29.03%) SAP
13 16 (25.81%) Oracle
13 16 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (25.81%) Business Analysis
14 15 (24.19%) Python
15 14 (22.58%) Big Data
15 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (19.35%) Cloudera
16 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (19.35%) CRM
17 11 (17.74%) Finance

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (37.10%) SAS
2 4 (6.45%) Liferay
2 4 (6.45%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (33.87%) SPSS
2 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.23%) MS Office
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Cognos TM1
1 7 (11.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (11.29%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (6.45%) Unica
3 3 (4.84%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (62.90%) SQL Server
2 27 (43.55%) BusinessObjects
3 23 (37.10%) QlikView
4 19 (30.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (29.03%) Pentaho
6 16 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (22.58%) Big Data
8 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (17.74%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
12 8 (12.90%) Hadoop
12 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (11.29%) Base SAS
13 7 (11.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 5 (8.06%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (8.06%) NoSQL
14 5 (8.06%) DataStage
15 4 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (6.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Retail
3 4 (6.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Analyst
2 21 (33.87%) Consultant
3 12 (19.35%) Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 8 (12.90%) SAS BI Consultant
6 7 (11.29%) Support Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) MI Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) Microstrategy Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Architect
9 4 (6.45%) Data Architect
9 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Big Data Architect
9 4 (6.45%) AWS Consultant
10 3 (4.84%) TM1 Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Server Support Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Server Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Cognos Developer
10 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) HTML
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
1 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Visualisation
2 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (16.13%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.45%) Data Integration
4 4 (6.45%) Social Media
5 3 (4.84%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (72.58%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (56.45%) Analytics
3 23 (37.10%) Business Analytics
4 20 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (29.03%) Open Source
6 16 (25.81%) Business Analysis
7 12 (19.35%) CRM
8 11 (17.74%) Data Modelling
8 11 (17.74%) Data Management
8 11 (17.74%) Data Visualisation
9 9 (14.52%) Information Management
9 9 (14.52%) Use Case
10 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (11.29%) Data Analysis
11 7 (11.29%) ERP
12 6 (9.68%) ETL
13 5 (8.06%) MapReduce
13 5 (8.06%) Data Governance
14 4 (6.45%) Customer Analytics
14 4 (6.45%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) SQL
2 20 (32.26%) R
3 15 (24.19%) Python
4 10 (16.13%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.45%) Java
6 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.61%) Scala
6 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) CIMA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) HDFS
1 5 (8.06%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Oozie
1 4 (6.45%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 30 (48.39%) IBM
2 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 23 (37.10%) Tableau
4 18 (29.03%) Teradata
4 18 (29.03%) SAP
5 16 (25.81%) Oracle
6 12 (19.35%) Cloudera
7 10 (16.13%) Ab Initio
8 8 (12.90%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (12.90%) Twitter
9 7 (11.29%) JD Edwards
9 7 (11.29%) Sage
9 7 (11.29%) Hyperion
9 7 (11.29%) Informatica
10 5 (8.06%) Netezza
10 5 (8.06%) Talend
11 4 (6.45%) Hortonworks
11 4 (6.45%) Apple
11 4 (6.45%) MapR
12 1 (1.61%) DataFlux
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