The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within IBM Cognos.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 201 167 176
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +9
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 22 43 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.82% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 1.83% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 43
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £41,700 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2614 2348 2460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.64% 44.82% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2082 1971 2115
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cognos
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 - 9 £57,500 - 2
Bristol -8 6 - -
Wiltshire -27 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Gloucestershire -13 1 - - 1
Somerset -19 1 £55,000 +70.54%
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 37 (68.52%) Finance
2 36 (66.67%) SQL
3 35 (64.81%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (35.19%) Analytics
5 17 (31.48%) Business Objects
6 16 (29.63%) Oracle BI EE
7 15 (27.78%) Oracle
8 14 (25.93%) Essbase
9 13 (24.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (24.07%) MicroStrategy
10 12 (22.22%) IBM
10 12 (22.22%) VBA
10 12 (22.22%) Management Information System
10 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (20.37%) QlikView
11 11 (20.37%) SAS
11 11 (20.37%) SAP
11 11 (20.37%) Tableau
12 10 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (18.52%) ETL
12 10 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (18.52%) Hyperion
12 10 (18.52%) Marketing
13 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (16.67%) ERP
13 9 (16.67%) VB
14 8 (14.81%) PHP
14 8 (14.81%) PL/SQL
14 8 (14.81%) Oracle Financials
14 8 (14.81%) SPSS

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (20.37%) SAS
2 3 (5.56%) IIS
2 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) SPSS
2 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (5.56%) MS Project
4 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (9.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (7.41%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (3.70%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.85%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle BI EE
2 14 (25.93%) Essbase
3 13 (24.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (20.37%) QlikView
6 10 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 5 (9.26%) Data Mining
9 5 (9.26%) DataStage
9 5 (9.26%) Big Data
10 3 (5.56%) OLAP
10 3 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (3.70%) SQLPlus
11 2 (3.70%) SAP BI
11 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (3.70%) Spotfire
11 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
General
1 37 (68.52%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Marketing
3 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.56%) Legal
5 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.70%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Electronics
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Consultant
3 11 (20.37%) Financial Analyst
4 10 (18.52%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 8 (14.81%) Business Consultant
6 7 (12.96%) Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Data Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) MI Analyst
10 3 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (5.56%) Business Developer
10 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
11 2 (3.70%) Administrator
11 2 (3.70%) Management Consultant
11 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (3.70%) Information Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Flash
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 8 (14.81%) Blog
3 3 (5.56%) Open Source
3 3 (5.56%) PMI
4 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) UNIX
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (35.19%) Analytics
3 10 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (18.52%) ETL
4 9 (16.67%) ERP
5 7 (12.96%) Data Management
6 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.26%) Validation
6 5 (9.26%) Software Testing
6 5 (9.26%) Data Validation
6 5 (9.26%) Data Analytics
7 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Time Management
7 4 (7.41%) Information Management
8 3 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
8 3 (5.56%) Change Management
8 3 (5.56%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.56%) ITIL
8 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 36 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (22.22%) VBA
3 9 (16.67%) VB
4 8 (14.81%) PHP
4 8 (14.81%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.41%) C
6 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) AAT
2 7 (12.96%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) PMP
3 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.56%) APMP
4 1 (1.85%) ACCA
4 1 (1.85%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Business Objects
2 15 (27.78%) Oracle
3 13 (24.07%) MicroStrategy
4 12 (22.22%) IBM
5 11 (20.37%) SAP
5 11 (20.37%) Tableau
6 10 (18.52%) Hyperion
7 8 (14.81%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
9 5 (9.26%) Informatica
10 4 (7.41%) Twitter
11 3 (5.56%) VMware
11 3 (5.56%) Citrix
12 2 (3.70%) Jaspersoft
South West
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + market leading package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago