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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 233 202 165
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -37
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 14 34 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.59% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 1.41% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 51
Average salary £39,500 £42,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.95% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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
2720 2412 2432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.13% 41.64% 44.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2198 2059 2098
Average salary £37,500 £38,800 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.35% +3.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -29 5 £62,500 +38.88%
Gloucestershire -9 4 £37,250 +3.47% 11
Bristol -2 3 £32,500 -12.16% 2
Wiltshire +2 1 - -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) ETL
4 4 (25.00%) OLAP
5 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) ERP
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (12.50%) Cognos Controller
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) JIRA
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (25.00%) OLAP
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.25%) DB2
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (6.25%) DTS
5 1 (6.25%) OLTP
5 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Pentaho
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Toad
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Cognos Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Business Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ETL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Cognos BI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) ERP
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
1 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Informatica
3 1 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
3 1 (6.25%) Tableau
3 1 (6.25%) Jaspersoft
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