The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 97 93 69
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 2 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% 0.38% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.85% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 18
Average salary £29,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,050 £30,758 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £35,000 £38,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Cognos
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
603 588 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 45.75% 45.16% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 546 522 452
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Cognos
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Cognos Salary Trend in Wales

Cognos
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 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
South Wales -4 2 £29,250 +4.72% 1
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) OLAP
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Star Schema
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Statistics
4 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Change Control
5 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (20.00%) Cognos Report Studio

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) OLAP
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) Star Schema
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Report Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) MicroStrategy