The table below looks at the statistics for Cognos Business Intelligence skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
Rank 779 655 667
Rank change year-on-year
-124 +12
Permanent jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 125 274 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.60% 2.97% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 106 228 168
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £41,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
7827 9233 9077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.09% 7.70% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6244 7082 7130
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Cognos Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Cognos Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence within the UK.

Cognos Business Intelligence Salary Trend in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 within the UK.

Cognos Business Intelligence Salary Histogram in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -94 125 £46,500 -7.00% 18
South East +17 52 £46,500 +3.33% 4
London -57 45 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Hampshire +20 25 £46,500 +12.04% 2
City of London +15 20 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Surrey +23 19 £45,000 -18.18% 2
East of England +8 12 £40,000 -5.88%
Hertfordshire +1 12 £40,000 -13.51%
East Midlands +10 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Leicestershire +19 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Berkshire -20 7 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Leicester +20 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Bracknell - 6 £60,000 -
Chertsey - 6 £42,500 - 1
Portsmouth +6 3 £22,500 -45.78%
Feltham -5 3 £50,000 +20.48%
South West -7 3 £50,000 -9.09% 8
West Midlands -64 3 £41,500 -17.00%
Borehamwood - 3 £40,000 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 £34,750 -
Coventry - 2 £40,750 -
Dorset - 2 £65,000 -
Reading -9 1 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Birmingham -32 1 £50,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £35,000 - 6
Weymouth - 1 £65,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £35,000 - 8
Harrogate - 1 £33,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £33,000 -

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Cognos Business Intelligence 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 Business Intelligence.

1 266 (100.00%) Cognos
1 266 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 138 (51.88%) SQL
3 134 (50.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 120 (45.11%) Data Warehouse
5 107 (40.23%) Finance
5 107 (40.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 105 (39.47%) Cognos Report Studio
7 98 (36.84%) IBM
8 90 (33.83%) SQL Server
9 84 (31.58%) ETL
10 83 (31.20%) Cognos TM1
11 70 (26.32%) Microsoft
12 68 (25.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 67 (25.19%) Oracle
14 57 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 53 (19.92%) Data Modelling
16 51 (19.17%) Degree
17 46 (17.29%) MS Excel
18 45 (16.92%) Cognos Analysis Studio
19 40 (15.04%) T-SQL
20 36 (13.53%) Cognos Transformer
21 33 (12.41%) Cognos Query Studio
22 31 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
22 31 (11.65%) Project Management
23 30 (11.28%) Dimensional Modelling
23 30 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
24 29 (10.90%) Analytics
25 28 (10.53%) VBA
25 28 (10.53%) OLAP

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Cognos Business Intelligence 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 Business Intelligence. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (8.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 46 (17.29%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.89%) PowerPivot
3 11 (4.14%) SPSS
4 5 (1.88%) MS Office
5 4 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 83 (31.20%) Cognos TM1
2 8 (3.01%) Hyperion Planning
3 7 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.88%) Cognos Planning
5 4 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.13%) Agresso
7 2 (0.75%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.38%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.50%) LDAP
2 3 (1.13%) FTP
3 2 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (50.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 120 (45.11%) Data Warehouse
3 107 (40.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 105 (39.47%) Cognos Report Studio
5 90 (33.83%) SQL Server
6 68 (25.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 57 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 45 (16.92%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 36 (13.53%) Cognos Transformer
10 33 (12.41%) Cognos Query Studio
11 31 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 28 (10.53%) OLAP
13 26 (9.77%) SQL Server 2005
14 24 (9.02%) Data Mart
15 22 (8.27%) Star Schema
16 20 (7.52%) Microsoft Power View
17 19 (7.14%) Cognos Event Studio
17 19 (7.14%) Cognos Metric Studio
18 17 (6.39%) QlikView
18 17 (6.39%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.38%) Toad
2 1 (0.38%) ERwin
2 1 (0.38%) Subversion
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 107 (40.23%) Finance
2 26 (9.77%) Banking
3 13 (4.89%) Retail
3 13 (4.89%) Law
4 7 (2.63%) Games
5 4 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.50%) Marketing
6 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.38%) Front Office
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 144 (54.14%) Developer
2 107 (40.23%) Cognos Developer
3 98 (36.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 74 (27.82%) Cognos BI Developer
5 41 (15.41%) Analyst
6 39 (14.66%) Consultant
7 38 (14.29%) Cognos Consultant
8 26 (9.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 26 (9.77%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 22 (8.27%) Team Leader
10 21 (7.89%) Business Analyst
10 21 (7.89%) Report Developer
11 18 (6.77%) Business Developer
12 16 (6.02%) Senior Developer
13 13 (4.89%) Administrator
14 12 (4.51%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
14 12 (4.51%) TM1 Consultant
15 11 (4.14%) SPSS Consultant
15 11 (4.14%) Business Intelligence Manager
15 11 (4.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.65%) HTML
2 19 (7.14%) CSS
3 7 (2.63%) MDX
4 3 (1.13%) EDI
5 2 (0.75%) .NET
6 1 (0.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.15%) Management Information System
2 24 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.51%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.76%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.26%) Oracle Exalytics
7 5 (1.88%) User Experience
7 5 (1.88%) Clustering
8 4 (1.50%) Statistics
8 4 (1.50%) iSeries
9 3 (1.13%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.75%) FMCG
10 2 (0.75%) Replication
10 2 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.38%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.75%) Windows
1 2 (0.75%) Linux
1 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.38%) UNIX
2 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 84 (31.58%) ETL
3 53 (19.92%) Data Modelling
4 31 (11.65%) Project Management
5 30 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (11.28%) Dimensional Modelling
6 29 (10.90%) Analytics
7 27 (10.15%) Mentoring
8 26 (9.77%) Coaching
9 17 (6.39%) Business Analysis
10 16 (6.02%) Kimball Methodology
11 14 (5.26%) Data Analysis
12 12 (4.51%) TDD
13 11 (4.14%) Waterfall
14 10 (3.76%) Use Case
15 9 (3.38%) Information Architecture
15 9 (3.38%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (3.01%) Release Management
17 7 (2.63%) Service Management
17 7 (2.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 138 (51.88%) SQL
2 40 (15.04%) T-SQL
3 28 (10.53%) VBA
4 21 (7.89%) C#
5 10 (3.76%) Java
6 5 (1.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.38%) Perl
8 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (19.17%) Degree
2 11 (4.14%) IBM Certification
3 7 (2.63%) SAP Certification
4 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.26%) MCSE
5 3 (1.13%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.13%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 266 (100.00%) Cognos
2 98 (36.84%) IBM
3 70 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 67 (25.19%) Oracle
5 24 (9.02%) SAP
6 15 (5.64%) Business Objects
6 15 (5.64%) Tableau
7 10 (3.76%) Hyperion
8 7 (2.63%) Informatica
8 7 (2.63%) Netezza
9 6 (2.26%) Logi Analytics
9 6 (2.26%) Teradata
10 4 (1.50%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.38%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.38%) Infor
11 1 (0.38%) Vertica
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