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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
England / North West
Rank 234 204 227
Rank change year-on-year -30 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 23 36 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.64% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 1.50% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 18
Median salary £37,250 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

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 2628 2394 2899
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 43.34% 42.38% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2157 1966 2323
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,675 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 -27 21 £36,000 +2.85% 6
Cheshire +14 2 £37,250 -19.45% 1
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 33 (67.35%) SQL
2 31 (63.27%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (53.06%) Finance
4 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
5 22 (44.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
6 18 (36.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 16 (32.65%) IBM
7 16 (32.65%) MS Excel
7 16 (32.65%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (30.61%) ETL
8 15 (30.61%) Project Management
9 12 (24.49%) Hyperion
9 12 (24.49%) CRM
9 12 (24.49%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (22.45%) VBA
10 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (18.37%) Data Analysis
11 9 (18.37%) Workflow
11 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
11 9 (18.37%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (18.37%) Alfresco
12 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (14.29%) QlikView
13 7 (14.29%) Tableau
13 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (14.29%) SAP
14 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
14 6 (12.24%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (12.24%) Oracle

Cognos
Top Related 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
1 9 (18.37%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.08%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (32.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (8.16%) ResourceLink
3 3 (6.12%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) FinancialForce.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 22 (44.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (32.65%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (24.49%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (14.29%) QlikView
6 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (12.24%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
9 4 (8.16%) MS Access
9 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (6.12%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
11 2 (4.08%) Big Data
11 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
11 2 (4.08%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) NUnit
1 4 (8.16%) Selenium
1 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (53.06%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Marketing
2 5 (10.20%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Support Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Applications Support
4 9 (18.37%) Applications Support Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Systems Support
4 9 (18.37%) Systems Support Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 5 (10.20%) IT Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Project Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) DBA
7 4 (8.16%) HR Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) SQL DBA
8 3 (6.12%) Report Writer
8 3 (6.12%) SQL Support Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) ETL Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) SQL BI Developer
9 2 (4.08%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
1 4 (8.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (30.61%) ETL
2 15 (30.61%) Project Management
3 12 (24.49%) CRM
4 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.37%) Data Analysis
5 9 (18.37%) Workflow
6 5 (10.20%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (10.20%) Analytics
6 5 (10.20%) ERP
6 5 (10.20%) IT Governance
6 5 (10.20%) Presales
6 5 (10.20%) PRINCE
6 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.20%) User Stories
7 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.16%) Migration
7 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) SQL
2 11 (22.45%) VBA
3 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.65%) IBM
3 12 (24.49%) Hyperion
4 7 (14.29%) SAP
4 7 (14.29%) Tableau
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle
6 4 (8.16%) Sage
6 4 (8.16%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
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