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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 206 162 171
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +9
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 25 55 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 1.08% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 2.49% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18 49 44
Average salary £52,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,783 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £42,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
2645 2210 2496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.63% 43.21% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2180 1833 2138
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Cognos Salary Histogram 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 1 October 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 +12 20 £52,000 +4.00%
Gloucestershire -16 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Bristol -11 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £70,000 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 47 (83.93%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (78.57%) SQL
3 36 (64.29%) Finance
4 31 (55.36%) Oracle
5 30 (53.57%) Oracle BI EE
6 28 (50.00%) IBM
7 26 (46.43%) Hyperion
8 22 (39.29%) PL/SQL
8 22 (39.29%) VBA
8 22 (39.29%) Oracle Financials
8 22 (39.29%) Essbase
8 22 (39.29%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (30.36%) ERP
9 17 (30.36%) Business Objects
9 17 (30.36%) Management Information System
10 16 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 16 (28.57%) Analytics
11 15 (26.79%) Oracle EBS R12
12 13 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (21.43%) Hyperion Planning
14 10 (17.86%) MicroStrategy
14 10 (17.86%) ETL
15 9 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (14.29%) Tableau
16 8 (14.29%) SAS
16 8 (14.29%) C
16 8 (14.29%) Twitter
17 7 (12.50%) Project Management

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8 (14.29%) SAS
2 3 (5.36%) IIS
2 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Office
2 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) SPSS
3 3 (5.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (39.29%) Oracle Financials
2 16 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 15 (26.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (21.43%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (8.93%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.79%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (1.79%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (53.57%) Oracle BI EE
2 22 (39.29%) Essbase
3 9 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (12.50%) OLAP
4 7 (12.50%) QlikView
5 5 (8.93%) Big Data
5 5 (8.93%) DataStage
6 4 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (7.14%) MS Access
6 4 (7.14%) Data Mining
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.36%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.57%) Spotfire
8 2 (3.57%) SQLPlus
8 2 (3.57%) SAP BI
8 2 (3.57%) Cognos Analysis Studio
General
1 36 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Marketing
3 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.36%) Legal
5 2 (3.57%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Data Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Business Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Systems Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Essbase Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.36%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Business Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Hyperion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Blog
3 4 (7.14%) User Experience
4 3 (5.36%) PMI
4 3 (5.36%) Open Source
5 2 (3.57%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) UNIX
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
1 3 (5.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (83.93%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (39.29%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (30.36%) ERP
4 16 (28.57%) Analytics
5 13 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (17.86%) ETL
7 7 (12.50%) Project Management
7 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.71%) Data Analysis
8 6 (10.71%) Data Management
8 6 (10.71%) Business Analytics
8 6 (10.71%) Line Management
9 5 (8.93%) Data Analytics
9 5 (8.93%) Validation
9 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.93%) Data Validation
10 3 (5.36%) Service Management
10 3 (5.36%) Change Management
10 3 (5.36%) ITIL
10 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 44 (78.57%) SQL
2 22 (39.29%) PL/SQL
2 22 (39.29%) VBA
3 8 (14.29%) C
4 6 (10.71%) VB
5 5 (8.93%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) APMP
2 3 (5.36%) PMP
2 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.57%) AAT
4 1 (1.79%) CIMA
4 1 (1.79%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 31 (55.36%) Oracle
2 28 (50.00%) IBM
3 26 (46.43%) Hyperion
4 17 (30.36%) Business Objects
5 10 (17.86%) MicroStrategy
6 8 (14.29%) Tableau
6 8 (14.29%) Twitter
7 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.93%) Informatica
8 5 (8.93%) SAP
9 3 (5.36%) Citrix
9 3 (5.36%) VMware
10 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (3.57%) Jaspersoft