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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 209 165 159
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -6
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 19 45 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.88% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 1.97% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11 40 51
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
2590 2287 2510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.75% 44.87% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2052 1897 2157
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,250
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
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -3 11 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Bristol -16 3 - - 1
Gloucestershire -19 2 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Wiltshire -24 2 £40,000 -
Somerset - 1 £70,000 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 36 (73.47%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (65.31%) SQL
3 31 (63.27%) Finance
4 19 (38.78%) Business Objects
5 17 (34.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 17 (34.69%) Analytics
6 16 (32.65%) Oracle
7 13 (26.53%) IBM
7 13 (26.53%) MicroStrategy
8 11 (22.45%) ETL
8 11 (22.45%) SAS
8 11 (22.45%) Hyperion
8 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (22.45%) Tableau
9 10 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (20.41%) ERP
9 10 (20.41%) Management Information System
9 10 (20.41%) Marketing
9 10 (20.41%) QlikView
9 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (18.37%) PL/SQL
10 9 (18.37%) VB
10 9 (18.37%) VBA
10 9 (18.37%) SAP
10 9 (18.37%) Oracle Financials
10 9 (18.37%) Essbase
11 8 (16.33%) PHP
11 8 (16.33%) SPSS
11 8 (16.33%) Blog

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 11 (22.45%) SAS
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
2 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) SPSS
2 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
3 5 (10.20%) MS Office
4 3 (6.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (10.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (10.20%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (6.12%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.04%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (2.04%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle BI EE
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (20.41%) QlikView
3 10 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (18.37%) Essbase
5 5 (10.20%) Big Data
5 5 (10.20%) Data Mining
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
5 5 (10.20%) OLAP
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (10.20%) DataStage
6 3 (6.12%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (4.08%) MS Access
7 2 (4.08%) SQLPlus
7 2 (4.08%) SAP BI
7 2 (4.08%) Spotfire
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.08%) Cognos Analysis Studio
General
1 31 (63.27%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Marketing
3 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Legal
5 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.04%) Electronics
6 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Consultant
3 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 8 (16.33%) Business Consultant
4 8 (16.33%) Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Data Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Test Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Information Management Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Cognos Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Management Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Business Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Cognos BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.33%) Blog
3 3 (6.12%) PMI
3 3 (6.12%) Open Source
4 2 (4.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) UNIX
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (34.69%) Analytics
3 11 (22.45%) ETL
4 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (20.41%) ERP
5 7 (14.29%) Data Management
6 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Data Validation
7 5 (10.20%) Data Analytics
7 5 (10.20%) Validation
7 5 (10.20%) Project Management
8 4 (8.16%) Information Management
8 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Business Analytics
8 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
9 3 (6.12%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (6.12%) Change Management
9 3 (6.12%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) VB
2 9 (18.37%) VBA
2 9 (18.37%) PL/SQL
3 8 (16.33%) PHP
4 4 (8.16%) C
5 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) AAT
3 3 (6.12%) APMP
3 3 (6.12%) PMP
3 3 (6.12%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.04%) ACCA
4 1 (2.04%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Business Objects
2 16 (32.65%) Oracle
3 13 (26.53%) IBM
3 13 (26.53%) MicroStrategy
4 11 (22.45%) Hyperion
4 11 (22.45%) Tableau
5 9 (18.37%) SAP
6 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.24%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (10.20%) Informatica
9 4 (8.16%) Twitter
10 3 (6.12%) VMware
10 3 (6.12%) Citrix
11 2 (4.08%) Jaspersoft
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