The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Oxford region.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 67 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 9 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.21% 1.05% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 3.09% 2.45% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 1
Average salary £30,000 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Vendors Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
291 408 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 39.17% 42.68% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 269 366 217
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cognos
Oxfordshire

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cognos across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Cognos
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cognos across the Oxford region.

Cognos Salary Trend in Oxford

Cognos
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Oxford

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (25.00%) Informatica
4 3 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) SLA
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) VB
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) PhD
5 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (16.67%) Office 365
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (16.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Report Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Information Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Report Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Head of IT
4 2 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Graduate
4 2 (16.67%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Research Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Head of Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Head of Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Economics
1 2 (16.67%) Statistics
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PhD
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Informatica
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft