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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 64 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 14 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.96% 1.33% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 4.24% 3.40% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 2
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
330 265 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 46.22% 39.09% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 260 221 196
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Cognos Salary Histogram 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 20 August 2014. 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £40,000 -
Stafford - 1 £35,000 -
Cognos
West Midlands

Cognos
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 52 (100.00%) SQL
2 48 (92.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (78.85%) MS Excel
4 22 (42.31%) Finance
5 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.69%) OLAP
8 4 (7.69%) Migration
9 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
9 3 (5.77%) Marketing
10 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
10 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.85%) VB
10 2 (3.85%) MS Access
10 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.85%) ETL
10 2 (3.85%) Tableau
10 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
11 1 (1.92%) Economics
11 1 (1.92%) Statistics
11 1 (1.92%) Degree
11 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.92%) Legal

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 41 (78.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (92.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.69%) OLAP
5 2 (3.85%) MS Access
5 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 22 (42.31%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (88.46%) Developer
2 32 (61.54%) MI Developer
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) MI Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Cognos Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Junior Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Junior
7 2 (3.85%) Business Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Lead Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) Economics
2 1 (1.92%) Statistics
2 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
3 2 (3.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Tableau