The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 79 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.71% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 0.21% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £40,325 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.11% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Cognos
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
463 471 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 54.47% 52.28% 49.07%
Number of salaries quoted 402 456 396
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 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 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) ETL
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
1 12 (100.00%) QlikView
1 12 (100.00%) Pentaho
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) LAMP
2 10 (83.33%) Data Management
2 10 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Clustering
4 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (50.00%) ISO 9001
4 6 (50.00%) vSphere
4 6 (50.00%) Kindle
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (33.33%) Open Source
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 4 (33.33%) Linux

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (83.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) ResourceLink
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (16.67%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) QlikView
1 12 (100.00%) Pentaho
2 4 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) MS Access
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Business Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Clustering
1 6 (50.00%) Kindle
2 4 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) ETL
2 10 (83.33%) Data Management
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Postgraduate
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Northgate