The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank - 50 60
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 0 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - 2.73% 2.72%
As % of the Vendors category - 6.10% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 18
Average salary - £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Cognos
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
175 246 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 41.77% 44.81% 54.44%
Number of salaries quoted 159 230 354
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Cognos
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Cognos Salary Trend in Suffolk

Cognos
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) Cognos Report Studio
3 4 (57.14%) Cognos Query Studio
3 4 (57.14%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 4 (57.14%) Time Management
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) Cognos Powerplay
3 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) DB2
3 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos Connection
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (14.29%) Netezza
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) EPoS
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Cognos Report Studio
2 4 (57.14%) Cognos Query Studio
2 4 (57.14%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) Cognos Powerplay
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (28.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos Connection
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Cognos Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Business Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Cognos BI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Head of IT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Netezza
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle