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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 205 165 159
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -6
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 31 50 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.99% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 2.26% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20 45 55
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 £36,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
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
2657 2212 2558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.12% 43.80% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2157 1834 2203
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 16 September 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 16 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
Dorset +17 22 £52,000 +4.00% 1
Gloucestershire -9 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Bristol -14 3 - -
Wiltshire -25 2 £40,000 -8.57%
Somerset - 1 £70,000 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (82.46%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (75.44%) SQL
3 37 (64.91%) Finance
4 29 (50.88%) Oracle
5 28 (49.12%) Oracle BI EE
6 26 (45.61%) IBM
7 24 (42.11%) Hyperion
8 21 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (35.09%) PL/SQL
9 20 (35.09%) VBA
9 20 (35.09%) Oracle Financials
9 20 (35.09%) Essbase
10 18 (31.58%) Business Objects
11 17 (29.82%) Analytics
12 16 (28.07%) Management Information System
13 15 (26.32%) ERP
14 14 (24.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 13 (22.81%) Oracle EBS R12
16 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (19.30%) ETL
16 11 (19.30%) MicroStrategy
17 10 (17.54%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (17.54%) Hyperion Planning
17 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 9 (15.79%) SAS
18 9 (15.79%) Tableau
19 8 (14.04%) Twitter
19 8 (14.04%) C
19 8 (14.04%) Microsoft

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (15.79%) SAS
2 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) SPSS
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
1 7 (12.28%) MS Office
2 3 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (35.09%) Oracle Financials
2 14 (24.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 13 (22.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (17.54%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (8.77%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.75%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (1.75%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (49.12%) Oracle BI EE
2 20 (35.09%) Essbase
3 10 (17.54%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (14.04%) QlikView
5 7 (12.28%) OLAP
6 5 (8.77%) Big Data
6 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
6 5 (8.77%) DataStage
7 4 (7.02%) MS Access
7 4 (7.02%) Data Mining
7 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (7.02%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
8 3 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (3.51%) SQLPlus
9 2 (3.51%) SAP BI
9 2 (3.51%) Spotfire
9 2 (3.51%) Cognos Analysis Studio
General
1 37 (64.91%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Marketing
3 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.26%) Legal
5 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.51%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Analyst
3 13 (22.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 10 (17.54%) Consultant
5 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) Data Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Business Consultant
7 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Test Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Systems Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Hyperion Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Oracle BI Developer
9 3 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Business Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.53%) Blog
2 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) User Experience
4 3 (5.26%) Open Source
4 3 (5.26%) PMI
5 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) UNIX
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
1 3 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (82.46%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (29.82%) Analytics
4 15 (26.32%) ERP
5 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (19.30%) ETL
6 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (12.28%) Project Management
7 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 6 (10.53%) Data Management
7 6 (10.53%) Business Analytics
7 6 (10.53%) Line Management
8 5 (8.77%) Data Analytics
8 5 (8.77%) Software Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Data Validation
8 5 (8.77%) Validation
9 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.26%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (5.26%) Information Management
9 3 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 43 (75.44%) SQL
2 20 (35.09%) PL/SQL
2 20 (35.09%) VBA
3 8 (14.04%) C
4 7 (12.28%) VB
5 6 (10.53%) PHP
6 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) AAT
2 3 (5.26%) APMP
2 3 (5.26%) PMP
2 3 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.75%) CIMA
3 1 (1.75%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (50.88%) Oracle
2 26 (45.61%) IBM
3 24 (42.11%) Hyperion
4 18 (31.58%) Business Objects
5 11 (19.30%) MicroStrategy
6 9 (15.79%) Tableau
7 8 (14.04%) Twitter
7 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.53%) SAP
9 5 (8.77%) Informatica
10 3 (5.26%) VMware
10 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (5.26%) Citrix
11 2 (3.51%) Jaspersoft
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