The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 59 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 16 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.47% 0.99% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 5.32% 2.27% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 8
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.56%
Cognos
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
301 309 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 46.45% 43.58% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 260 255 223
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Cognos
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Cognos Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Cognos
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Tamworth - 8 £41,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £38,500 -
Cognos
West Midlands

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 25 (92.59%) SQL
1 25 (92.59%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 18 (66.67%) MicroStrategy
3 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
4 15 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (51.85%) T-SQL
5 14 (51.85%) Project Management
5 14 (51.85%) Oracle
5 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (48.15%) Data Modelling
6 13 (48.15%) SAP
7 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (40.74%) OLAP
8 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 9 (33.33%) Data Analysis
10 8 (29.63%) Dimensional Modelling
10 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (29.63%) QlikView
10 8 (29.63%) Tableau
10 8 (29.63%) Kimball Methodology
10 8 (29.63%) Informatica
10 8 (29.63%) Snowflake Schema
10 8 (29.63%) Star Schema
11 7 (25.93%) IBM
11 7 (25.93%) Change Management
11 7 (25.93%) Big Data
11 7 (25.93%) Business Analysis

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
3 15 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (40.74%) OLAP
7 8 (29.63%) Snowflake Schema
7 8 (29.63%) Star Schema
7 8 (29.63%) QlikView
7 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (25.93%) Big Data
9 4 (14.81%) OLAP Cube
9 4 (14.81%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Analyst
4 8 (29.63%) Business Analyst
5 7 (25.93%) Business Objects Developer
6 5 (18.52%) Report Developer
6 5 (18.52%) Microstrategy Developer
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Cognos Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Business Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Cognos BI Developer
10 1 (3.70%) MI Analyst
10 1 (3.70%) Business Project Manager
10 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
10 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
10 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (51.85%) Project Management
3 13 (48.15%) Data Modelling
4 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 8 (29.63%) Dimensional Modelling
6 8 (29.63%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (25.93%) Business Process Mapping
7 7 (25.93%) Business Analysis
7 7 (25.93%) Change Management
8 6 (22.22%) Analytics
9 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
11 1 (3.70%) MVC
11 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
11 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.70%) C#
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) MicroStrategy
2 14 (51.85%) Oracle
3 13 (48.15%) SAP
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) Informatica
5 8 (29.63%) Tableau
6 7 (25.93%) IBM
7 4 (14.81%) Ab Initio
7 4 (14.81%) Teradata