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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 242 212 214
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 14 42 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.57% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 1.20% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 39 18
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £58,000 £56,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,100
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.98%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3216 3486 3272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.77% 47.49% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2552 2847 2869
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 11 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Cheshire -12 2 £26,250 -28.08%
Merseyside - 1 £35,000 - 2
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (42.50%) Finance
3 16 (40.00%) SQL
4 12 (30.00%) Business Objects
4 12 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 10 (25.00%) Windows
7 9 (22.50%) SAP
7 9 (22.50%) Cognos TM1
8 8 (20.00%) OLAP
9 7 (17.50%) Hyperion
9 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
9 7 (17.50%) ITIL
9 7 (17.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
10 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
10 6 (15.00%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (15.00%) Informatica
11 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
11 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
11 5 (12.50%) ETL
11 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (12.50%) Oracle
11 5 (12.50%) QlikView
11 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (10.00%) SAS
2 3 (7.50%) CMS
2 3 (7.50%) LiveLink
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (17.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (7.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 3 (7.50%) HFM
4 1 (2.50%) SAP R/3
4 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
4 1 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.50%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (20.00%) OLAP
5 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (12.50%) QlikView
5 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (10.00%) MS Access
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (7.50%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (7.50%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
7 3 (7.50%) ActiveReports
8 2 (5.00%) Essbase
9 1 (2.50%) DB2
9 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) German Language
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Consultant
2 8 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (12.50%) Business Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Cognos Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) DBA
6 3 (7.50%) Support Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Cognos Support
6 3 (7.50%) Cognos Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Report Developer
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (7.50%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.00%) TM1 Developer
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Informatica Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) ETL Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) JSON
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
1 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (17.50%) ITIL
3 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (12.50%) ETL
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.50%) Project Management
6 3 (7.50%) Content Management
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.50%) Time Management
7 2 (5.00%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Data Validation
7 2 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (5.00%) Data Transformation
7 2 (5.00%) Validation
8 1 (2.50%) Migration
8 1 (2.50%) Workflow
8 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.50%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
1 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Business Objects
2 9 (22.50%) SAP
3 7 (17.50%) Hyperion
4 6 (15.00%) PeopleSoft
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.00%) Informatica
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle
6 3 (7.50%) Sage
6 3 (7.50%) Primavera
6 3 (7.50%) Open Text
6 3 (7.50%) VMware
6 3 (7.50%) IBM
6 3 (7.50%) Citrix
6 3 (7.50%) Tableau
7 2 (5.00%) Talend
8 1 (2.50%) Ab Initio
8 1 (2.50%) Kalido
8 1 (2.50%) Teradata
8 1 (2.50%) Logi Analytics