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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 66 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 33 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.77% - 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 5.41% - 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 28 0 6
Average salary £42,500 - £34,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £26,739
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
610 484 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 51.22% 51.93% 41.83%
Number of salaries quoted 499 408 361
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,650 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £55,000
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 - 21 £45,000 -
Newport - 12 £37,000 -
Cognos
Wales

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 55 (96.49%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (84.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (78.95%) SQL
4 40 (70.18%) SQL Server
5 39 (68.42%) Finance
6 34 (59.65%) Microsoft
7 32 (56.14%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (54.39%) T-SQL
9 28 (49.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (43.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (42.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 24 (42.11%) ETL
11 24 (42.11%) DTS
11 24 (42.11%) OLTP
12 16 (28.07%) Kimball Methodology
13 14 (24.56%) Mentoring
14 13 (22.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 12 (21.05%) Banking
15 12 (21.05%) Clustering
15 12 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (21.05%) Project Management
16 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
18 5 (8.77%) Advertising
18 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
18 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
18 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
19 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
19 4 (7.02%) QA

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (7.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (84.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 40 (70.18%) SQL Server
3 32 (56.14%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (49.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (43.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (42.11%) DTS
6 24 (42.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (42.11%) OLTP
7 12 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (7.02%) Cognos Report Studio
9 4 (7.02%) Data Mining
10 2 (3.51%) Cognos Powerplay
10 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (3.51%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 2 (3.51%) Cognos Transformer
10 2 (3.51%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (3.51%) Cognos Query Studio
10 2 (3.51%) Cognos Analysis Studio
General
1 39 (68.42%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Advertising
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) French Language
5 1 (1.75%) German Language
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Analyst
2 24 (42.11%) DBA
3 18 (31.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 16 (28.07%) SQL DBA
5 14 (24.56%) Business Analyst
6 12 (21.05%) Administrator
7 8 (14.04%) Developer
7 8 (14.04%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 4 (7.02%) Technical Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Data Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (7.02%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Business Manager
10 1 (1.75%) Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Clustering
2 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) FMCG
4 1 (1.75%) AS400
4 1 (1.75%) Statistics
4 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (96.49%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (42.11%) ETL
3 16 (28.07%) Kimball Methodology
4 14 (24.56%) Mentoring
5 12 (21.05%) Project Management
6 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
6 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.02%) Change Control
7 4 (7.02%) Test Strategy
7 4 (7.02%) CRM
8 3 (5.26%) Line Management
9 2 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.75%) Analytics
10 1 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.75%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.75%) Predictive Analytics
10 1 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (78.95%) SQL
2 31 (54.39%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Business Objects