The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 236 186 181
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -5
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 5 53 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.079% 0.90% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 1.98% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 29 47
Average salary £52,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Cognos
England

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

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2843 2682 2550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.83% 45.39% 44.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2403 2220 2181
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cognos
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Cognos Salary Trend in the South West

Cognos
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Dorset -19 3 £52,000 +9.47%
Somerset +6 1 - -
Bristol -15 1 - - 1
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 28 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
2 25 (78.13%) Oracle
3 23 (71.88%) IBM
3 23 (71.88%) Finance
4 22 (68.75%) Hyperion
5 19 (59.38%) Essbase
5 19 (59.38%) Oracle BI EE
5 19 (59.38%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (56.25%) Oracle Financials
6 18 (56.25%) VBA
6 18 (56.25%) PL/SQL
7 16 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 15 (46.88%) Oracle EBS R12
9 14 (43.75%) Management Information System
10 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (28.13%) Hyperion Planning
11 9 (28.13%) ERP
12 7 (21.88%) C
12 7 (21.88%) Twitter
13 6 (18.75%) OLAP
13 6 (18.75%) MS Office
13 6 (18.75%) Project Management
14 5 (15.63%) Cognos TM1
14 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
14 5 (15.63%) Business Objects
14 5 (15.63%) Business Analytics
14 5 (15.63%) Analytics
15 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
15 4 (12.50%) User Experience

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 2 (6.25%) IIS
1 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Oracle Financials
2 16 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 15 (46.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (28.13%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (15.63%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (3.13%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) Essbase
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (18.75%) OLAP
3 4 (12.50%) MS Access
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (6.25%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (6.25%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.13%) Star Schema
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (3.13%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) Cognos Query Studio
General
1 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Essbase Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Cognos Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Hyperion Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle BI Developer
7 2 (6.25%) OBIEE Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Cognos BI Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Business Developer
8 1 (3.13%) DBA
8 1 (3.13%) Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) PMI
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (59.38%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (28.13%) ERP
5 6 (18.75%) Project Management
6 5 (15.63%) Business Analytics
6 5 (15.63%) Analytics
7 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) ETL
9 2 (6.25%) ITIL
9 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.25%) Service Management
9 2 (6.25%) Change Management
9 2 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
9 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
9 2 (6.25%) Line Management
9 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) PL/SQL
2 18 (56.25%) VBA
3 7 (21.88%) C
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) PMP
1 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 2 (6.25%) APMP
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Oracle
2 23 (71.88%) IBM
3 22 (68.75%) Hyperion
4 7 (21.88%) Twitter
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) Business Objects
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix
6 2 (6.25%) VMware
7 1 (3.13%) Tableau
7 1 (3.13%) Jaspersoft