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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 57 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 11 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.81% 1.48% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 4.26% 3.72% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 4
Average salary £30,000 £38,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.07% -23.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,624 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +0.29%
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
258 215 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 42.43% 39.89% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 228 170 205
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 1 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
Stoke-on-Trent +5 11 £30,000 -22.07%
Cognos
West Midlands

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) IIS
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 6 (46.15%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
6 1 (7.69%) ETL
6 1 (7.69%) SAS
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) B2B
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (7.69%) Informatica
6 1 (7.69%) PowerCenter
6 1 (7.69%) DataStage

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 6 (46.15%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (7.69%) PowerCenter
4 1 (7.69%) DataStage
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (7.69%) BODI
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Web Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) MI Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) XML
1 6 (46.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Informatica
2 1 (7.69%) Ab Initio
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.69%) IBM