The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 25 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 131 168
Rank change year-on-year -15 +37  
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 3 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.14% 0.57% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 1.22% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 6
Median salary £25,000 £52,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -52.38% +41.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £36,950 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £55,000 £47,500
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 Hertfordshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 919 1067 1567
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 44.14% 47.00% 54.47%
Number of salaries quoted 780 855 1178
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Cognos
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Cognos in Hertfordshire

Cognos
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cognos in Hertfordshire

Cognos
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Watford -14 2 £32,500 -38.09%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £21,000 -
Cognos
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Report Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft