The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Southampton region.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 75 90 87
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 7 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.83% 0.56% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 1.02% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 2
Average salary £40,325 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Vendors Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
468 488 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 55.25% 54.46% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 399 464 393
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cognos
Hampshire

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cognos across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Cognos
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cognos across the Southampton region.

Cognos Salary Trend in Southampton

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) ETL
1 14 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 12 (85.71%) Business Objects
2 12 (85.71%) Degree
2 12 (85.71%) QlikView
2 12 (85.71%) Pentaho
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (71.43%) Data Management
3 10 (71.43%) LAMP
3 10 (71.43%) Tomcat
3 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (57.14%) ITIL
4 8 (57.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (42.86%) ISO 9001
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Clustering
5 6 (42.86%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) vSphere
5 6 (42.86%) Kindle
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 4 (28.57%) Open Source
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (71.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) ResourceLink
1 2 (14.29%) Agresso
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) QlikView
2 12 (85.71%) Pentaho
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (14.29%) MS Access
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Business Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Business Systems Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Clustering
1 6 (42.86%) Kindle
2 4 (28.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ETL
1 14 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (71.43%) Data Management
3 8 (57.14%) ITIL
3 8 (57.14%) PRINCE2
4 6 (42.86%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (28.57%) Postgraduate
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
1 12 (85.71%) Business Objects
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Northgate
4 2 (14.29%) Intel