The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 233 187 217
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +30
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 77 142 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 1.23% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 2.68% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 74 120 89
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,150 £65,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,624 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +0.29%
Cognos
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5093 5289 5299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.11% 45.99% 47.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4351 4541 4687
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cognos across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cognos
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cognos across the City of London region.

Cognos Salary Trend in the City of London

Cognos
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Cognos Salary Histogram in the City of London

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos.

1 130 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 96 (56.80%) SQL
3 82 (48.52%) Finance
4 76 (44.97%) SQL Server
5 74 (43.79%) Data Warehouse
6 64 (37.87%) Microsoft
7 62 (36.69%) Oracle
8 58 (34.32%) ETL
9 55 (32.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 47 (27.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 46 (27.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 40 (23.67%) QlikView
13 37 (21.89%) T-SQL
14 34 (20.12%) Analytics
15 32 (18.93%) MS Excel
16 31 (18.34%) Cognos Planning
16 31 (18.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
17 30 (17.75%) Data Modelling
17 30 (17.75%) IBM
18 29 (17.16%) Business Objects
18 29 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (16.57%) SAP
19 28 (16.57%) SAS
20 27 (15.98%) VBA
20 27 (15.98%) Banking
21 26 (15.38%) SharePoint
22 25 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
22 25 (14.79%) Cognos TM1
22 25 (14.79%) SQL Server 2008
23 22 (13.02%) Management Information System

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (16.57%) SAS
2 26 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.96%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.59%) FileNet
5 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.59%) JBoss
5 1 (0.59%) Apache
5 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 32 (18.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.14%) MS Office
3 5 (2.96%) PowerPivot
4 4 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.37%) SPSS
5 1 (0.59%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (18.34%) Cognos Planning
1 31 (18.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 25 (14.79%) Cognos TM1
3 12 (7.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (7.10%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (5.33%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (1.78%) SAP BPC
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.59%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.59%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.59%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.59%) Maximo
7 1 (0.59%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.37%) SaaS
3 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.78%) SAN
2 1 (0.59%) Firewall
2 1 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.59%) LAN
2 1 (0.59%) WAN
2 1 (0.59%) FTP
2 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (44.97%) SQL Server
2 74 (43.79%) Data Warehouse
3 55 (32.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (27.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 46 (27.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (23.67%) QlikView
7 25 (14.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (12.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 20 (11.83%) Oracle Database
9 20 (11.83%) Cognos Report Studio
10 17 (10.06%) OLAP
11 15 (8.88%) DataStage
12 14 (8.28%) Oracle BI EE
13 12 (7.10%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (7.10%) Oracle OLAP
14 11 (6.51%) DB2
14 11 (6.51%) Big Data
15 10 (5.92%) Hadoop
15 10 (5.92%) Relational Database
15 10 (5.92%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Toad
2 4 (2.37%) ERwin
2 4 (2.37%) JIRA
2 4 (2.37%) FishEye
3 2 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 82 (48.52%) Finance
2 27 (15.98%) Banking
3 5 (2.96%) Marketing
4 4 (2.37%) Retail
5 3 (1.78%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.78%) Advertising
5 3 (1.78%) International Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Billing
7 1 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Law
7 1 (0.59%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.59%) French Language
Job Titles
1 55 (32.54%) Developer
2 48 (28.40%) Analyst
3 34 (20.12%) Consultant
4 24 (14.20%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 23 (13.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 19 (11.24%) Cognos Developer
7 18 (10.65%) Systems Analyst
8 17 (10.06%) Business Analyst
9 14 (8.28%) Architect
9 14 (8.28%) Senior Consultant
9 14 (8.28%) Business Systems Analyst
10 13 (7.69%) Lead Developer
10 13 (7.69%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
11 10 (5.92%) Cognos Consultant
12 8 (4.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 8 (4.73%) Report Analyst
12 8 (4.73%) TM1 Consultant
12 8 (4.73%) Cognos Enterprise Planning Developer
13 7 (4.14%) Analyst Programmer
13 7 (4.14%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.06%) MDX
2 10 (5.92%) .NET
3 9 (5.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.37%) Grails
5 3 (1.78%) Web Services
6 2 (1.18%) HTML
6 2 (1.18%) J2EE
7 1 (0.59%) WCF
7 1 (0.59%) WPF
7 1 (0.59%) WAMP
7 1 (0.59%) REST
7 1 (0.59%) XML
7 1 (0.59%) JMS
7 1 (0.59%) LAMP
7 1 (0.59%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.59%) Spring
7 1 (0.59%) Ajax
7 1 (0.59%) CSS
7 1 (0.59%) JDBC
7 1 (0.59%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (13.02%) Management Information System
3 20 (11.83%) Mathematics
4 19 (11.24%) Statistics
5 11 (6.51%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (5.92%) Computer Science
7 9 (5.33%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.37%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.78%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.78%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle Exalytics
10 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.18%) Open Source
11 1 (0.59%) Social Media
11 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.59%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.59%) Telematics
11 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.59%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.92%) Windows
2 6 (3.55%) Linux
3 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.59%) UNIX
4 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 58 (34.32%) ETL
3 34 (20.12%) Analytics
4 30 (17.75%) Data Modelling
5 25 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (9.47%) E-Commerce
7 14 (8.28%) ERP
7 14 (8.28%) CRM
7 14 (8.28%) Project Management
7 14 (8.28%) Dimensional Modelling
8 13 (7.69%) Performance Management
9 12 (7.10%) Data Analysis
10 10 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (5.92%) Mentoring
11 9 (5.33%) Data Architecture
11 9 (5.33%) Data Management
12 8 (4.73%) ITIL
12 8 (4.73%) Data Governance
13 7 (4.14%) Kimball Methodology
13 7 (4.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (56.80%) SQL
2 37 (21.89%) T-SQL
3 27 (15.98%) VBA
4 17 (10.06%) Java
5 16 (9.47%) PL/SQL
6 11 (6.51%) C#
7 7 (4.14%) Python
8 4 (2.37%) Groovy
9 3 (1.78%) R
9 3 (1.78%) Ruby
10 2 (1.18%) VB
10 2 (1.18%) Perl
10 2 (1.18%) PHP
11 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.59%) VBScript
11 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.59%) Jython
Qualifications
1 19 (11.24%) Degree
2 7 (4.14%) IBM Certification
2 7 (4.14%) MCSE
2 7 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.18%) PMP
3 2 (1.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.10%) QA
2 6 (3.55%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.78%) COBIT
4 1 (0.59%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.59%) SLA
4 1 (0.59%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (2.37%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.78%) HDFS
3 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 64 (37.87%) Microsoft
2 62 (36.69%) Oracle
3 30 (17.75%) IBM
4 29 (17.16%) Business Objects
5 28 (16.57%) SAP
6 19 (11.24%) Informatica
7 17 (10.06%) Teradata
7 17 (10.06%) Tableau
8 11 (6.51%) MicroStrategy
9 10 (5.92%) Hyperion
9 10 (5.92%) Netezza
10 7 (4.14%) Logi Analytics
11 4 (2.37%) VMware
11 4 (2.37%) EMC
11 4 (2.37%) Birst
12 3 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.78%) Hitachi
12 3 (1.78%) MapR
13 2 (1.18%) Talend
13 2 (1.18%) Infor
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Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + car allowance + healthcare bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Ace European Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 per annum + cash car + other bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago