The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within IBM Cognos.

Cognos
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 87 114
Rank change year-on-year -21 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 6 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.41% 0.10% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.25% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Cognos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 658 393 752
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 45.25% 40.85% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 486 320 612
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,638
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.66% -2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Cognos as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Cheshire

Cognos
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Cognos in Cheshire

Cognos
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 4 £52,500 - 1
Knutsford - 2 - -
Cognos
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (37.50%) QlikView
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (25.00%) Records Management
6 2 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (25.00%) ERP
6 2 (25.00%) Hyperion
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) Data Security
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (25.00%) IBM
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (25.00%) CRM
6 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (25.00%) VBA

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) QlikView
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) DTS
4 1 (12.50%) Power BI
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) TM1 Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Management Information
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
3 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Records Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Hyperion
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Actuate
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata