The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 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
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 216 220
Rank change year-on-year -29 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 27 20 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.36% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 0.84% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 25
Median salary £35,000 £32,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.87% -18.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £43,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  

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 the North West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3176 2390 2886
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 46.16% 43.14% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2532 1960 2312
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,329 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Cognos
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Cognos in the North West

Cognos
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cognos in the North West

Cognos
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Manchester -37 15 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Cheshire -23 6 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Lancashire - 3 £35,000 -
Merseyside -9 1 £40,000 - 1
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 38 (77.55%) SQL
2 37 (75.51%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (46.94%) SQL Server
4 21 (42.86%) Finance
5 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
5 19 (38.78%) ETL
6 18 (36.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Excel
8 16 (32.65%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (28.57%) IBM
9 14 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (26.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (22.45%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
11 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (20.41%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (20.41%) MS Access
13 9 (18.37%) Windows
13 9 (18.37%) Workflow
13 9 (18.37%) Alfresco
14 8 (16.33%) WFM
14 8 (16.33%) Analytics
15 7 (14.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 7 (14.29%) Marketing
15 7 (14.29%) QlikView
15 7 (14.29%) Data Analysis
16 6 (12.24%) Cognos TM1

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (18.37%) Alfresco
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (6.12%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (12.24%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (4.08%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (4.08%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (36.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (32.65%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
6 11 (22.45%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (20.41%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (20.41%) MS Access
8 7 (14.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 7 (14.29%) QlikView
9 5 (10.20%) Cognos Report Studio
9 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (6.12%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 2 (4.08%) Big Data
11 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
11 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
11 2 (4.08%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) NUnit
1 4 (8.16%) Selenium
1 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Marketing
3 5 (10.20%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) DBA
3 11 (22.45%) SQL DBA
3 11 (22.45%) SQL Developer
4 5 (10.20%) IT Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Project Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) SQL BI Developer
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) SSRS Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) XML
3 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (38.78%) ETL
3 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.37%) Workflow
5 8 (16.33%) Analytics
5 8 (16.33%) WFM
6 7 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 5 (10.20%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (10.20%) Data Transformation
7 5 (10.20%) IT Governance
7 5 (10.20%) Presales
7 5 (10.20%) PRINCE
7 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
7 5 (10.20%) Project Management
7 5 (10.20%) User Stories
8 4 (8.16%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.16%) ERP
8 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (77.55%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
2 6 (12.24%) VBA
3 1 (2.04%) VB
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) IBM
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle
3 6 (12.24%) SAP
4 5 (10.20%) Tableau
5 4 (8.16%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.04%) Actuate
6 1 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.04%) Tagetik
6 1 (2.04%) Teradata
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