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 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 96 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 7 0 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.55% - 2.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% - 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 25
Average salary £34,000 - £37,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 - £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £38,900 - £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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
526 588 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 41.25% 43.20% 47.76%
Number of salaries quoted 477 522 502
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 October 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 - 7 £34,000 - 1
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (41.67%) ETL
5 4 (33.33%) MCSA
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (25.00%) Statistics
6 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) OLAP
6 3 (25.00%) MCSE
6 3 (25.00%) Star Schema
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) Advertising
7 2 (16.67%) Clustering
7 2 (16.67%) DTS
7 2 (16.67%) OLTP
7 2 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) OLAP
4 3 (25.00%) Star Schema
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (16.67%) DTS
5 2 (16.67%) OLTP
5 2 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Statistics
1 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
1 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCSA
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCSD
3 1 (8.33%) HND
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (8.33%) Lotus