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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 83 96 84
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 16 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.32% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.86% 0.37% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 2
Average salary £45,000 £29,250 £26,739
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +9.39%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
560 541 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 46.36% 50.23% 49.38%
Number of salaries quoted 467 472 467
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £26,739
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Cognos Salary Histogram 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 2 June 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
Cardiff - 16 £45,000 -
Cognos
Wales

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 46 (90.20%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (86.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (78.43%) SQL
4 39 (76.47%) Finance
5 34 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 29 (56.86%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
8 27 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (49.02%) T-SQL
10 21 (41.18%) OLTP
10 21 (41.18%) DTS
10 21 (41.18%) ETL
10 21 (41.18%) SQL Server 2005
10 21 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (41.18%) Kimball Methodology
11 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
13 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (11.76%) Data Analysis
15 5 (9.80%) Systems Analysis
15 5 (9.80%) Cognos Query Studio
15 5 (9.80%) Cognos Analysis Studio
15 5 (9.80%) FMCG
15 5 (9.80%) Cognos Powerplay
15 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
15 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (9.80%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 5 (9.80%) Cognos Transformer
16 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (86.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 34 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 29 (56.86%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (41.18%) OLTP
5 21 (41.18%) DTS
5 21 (41.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (9.80%) Cognos Query Studio
7 5 (9.80%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 5 (9.80%) Cognos Powerplay
7 5 (9.80%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 5 (9.80%) Cognos Transformer
8 4 (7.84%) Data Mining
9 3 (5.88%) Cognos Report Studio
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 39 (76.47%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) French Language
4 1 (1.96%) German Language
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Analyst
2 21 (41.18%) DBA
3 20 (39.22%) SQL DBA
4 19 (37.25%) Administrator
5 13 (25.49%) Business Analyst
6 12 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 8 (15.69%) Analyst Developer
7 8 (15.69%) Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) Data Analyst
9 4 (7.84%) Technical Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Business Manager
11 1 (1.96%) Development Manager
11 1 (1.96%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) FMCG
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) AS400
4 1 (1.96%) Statistics
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (90.20%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (41.18%) ETL
2 21 (41.18%) Kimball Methodology
3 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
4 6 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.80%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
6 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.84%) CRM
6 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.88%) Change Control
7 3 (5.88%) Line Management
8 2 (3.92%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.92%) Project Management
9 1 (1.96%) Process Management
9 1 (1.96%) Workflow
9 1 (1.96%) System Testing
9 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.96%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 40 (78.43%) SQL
2 25 (49.02%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Business Objects