Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 275 291 301
Rank change year-on-year +16 +10 +34
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 91 72 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 0.58% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 1.31% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 80 61 62
North West median annual salary £42,500 £31,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.92% -19.23% -2.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £48,750 £48,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +9.89% -5.21%

Cognos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6122 5513 5676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.66% 44.55% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4744 4395 4534
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 51 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Cheshire -25 19 £47,500 +50.79%
Lancashire +10 11 £37,500 -6.25%
Merseyside +19 9 £35,000 +16.67%
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 79 (86.81%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (61.54%) SQL
3 44 (48.35%) SQL Server
4 43 (47.25%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (45.05%) Finance
7 35 (38.46%) ETL
8 34 (37.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (29.67%) SAP
10 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 23 (25.27%) Analytics
12 21 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
12 21 (23.08%) QlikView
13 18 (19.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (19.78%) Tableau
14 17 (18.68%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (18.68%) Oracle
15 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (15.38%) T-SQL
15 14 (15.38%) Data Structures
16 13 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
16 13 (14.29%) Cognos Report Studio
16 13 (14.29%) Windows
16 13 (14.29%) Data Modelling
16 13 (14.29%) Degree
17 12 (13.19%) SAP BW
17 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (13.19%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
18 11 (12.09%) Informatica
18 11 (12.09%) SAS

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 11 (12.09%) SAS
2 6 (6.59%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Cognos TM1
2 9 (9.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (5.49%) SAP BPC
3 5 (5.49%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (3.30%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (48.35%) SQL Server
2 43 (47.25%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (37.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
5 21 (23.08%) QlikView
6 18 (19.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (18.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (14.29%) Cognos Report Studio
9 13 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (13.19%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 12 (13.19%) SAP BW
11 10 (10.99%) Power BI
11 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (9.89%) OLAP
13 8 (8.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 7 (7.69%) Cognos Analysis Studio
14 7 (7.69%) DTS
14 7 (7.69%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) JIRA
2 2 (2.20%) Selenium
2 2 (2.20%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.20%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 41 (45.05%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Advertising
2 5 (5.49%) Marketing
3 4 (4.40%) Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (40.66%) Developer
2 22 (24.18%) Consultant
3 21 (23.08%) Analyst
4 20 (21.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 16 (17.58%) SQL Developer
6 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 9 (9.89%) SQL Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Business Consultant
8 8 (8.79%) Business Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Cognos Developer
9 7 (7.69%) SQL BI Developer
9 7 (7.69%) SQL Support Analyst
9 7 (7.69%) Support Analyst
10 6 (6.59%) Applications Support
10 6 (6.59%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (6.59%) SAP BW Specialist
10 6 (6.59%) SAP Consultant
11 5 (5.49%) Data Analyst
11 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) CGI
2 1 (1.10%) .NET
2 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.10%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Data Structures
2 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.30%) NHS
5 2 (2.20%) EPoS
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.40%) Unix
5 1 (1.10%) Linux
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (86.81%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (38.46%) ETL
3 23 (25.27%) Analytics
4 13 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 9 (9.89%) Data Analysis
5 9 (9.89%) Kimball Methodology
6 8 (8.79%) ETL Development
7 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.69%) Visualisation
8 6 (6.59%) High Availability
8 6 (6.59%) Time Management
8 6 (6.59%) WFM
9 5 (5.49%) Data Mapping
9 5 (5.49%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (5.49%) System Testing
9 5 (5.49%) Visual Analytics
9 5 (5.49%) Web Development
10 4 (4.40%) CRM
10 4 (4.40%) ERP
10 4 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 56 (61.54%) SQL
2 14 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 7 (7.69%) ABAP
4 4 (4.40%) Python
5 3 (3.30%) Java
5 3 (3.30%) R
6 1 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.10%) Scala
6 1 (1.10%) VB
6 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) ISEB
2 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) SLA
2 5 (5.49%) IFRS
3 4 (4.40%) QA
4 3 (3.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (29.67%) SAP
2 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 18 (19.78%) Tableau
4 17 (18.68%) Oracle
5 11 (12.09%) Informatica
6 10 (10.99%) IBM
7 7 (7.69%) Hyperion
8 6 (6.59%) Teradata
8 6 (6.59%) VMware
9 3 (3.30%) Actuate
10 2 (2.20%) Capita
10 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.10%) Cisco
11 1 (1.10%) Sage
11 1 (1.10%) Talend