The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 87 94 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 1 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.092% 0.085% 2.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.21% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 22
Average salary £39,500 £27,930 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.42% -25.02%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
Cognos
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Vendors Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
475 479 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 43.90% 40.94% 51.41%
Number of salaries quoted 433 426 421
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Cognos
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Cognos Salary Trend in South Wales

Cognos
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Newport - 1 £39,500 -
Cognos
Wales

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MCSD
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSD
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus