The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 363 333 318
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -15
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 795 990 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.84% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 1.79% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 661 796 770
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £70,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50850 55188 51860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.06% 46.68% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 40873 44791 42312
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cognos
Salary Trend

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

Cognos Salary Trend in the UK

Cognos
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 within the UK.

Cognos Salary Histogram in the UK

Cognos
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -43 730 £50,000 +4.16% 80
London -56 347 £65,000 +30.00% 30
South East +33 194 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Hampshire +66 108 £45,500 +8.33% 12
City of London -13 95 £57,500 +15.00% 14
West Midlands -76 60 £30,000 -29.41% 9
East Midlands +48 43 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Surrey +20 36 £43,750 -18.98% 2
North West +25 34 £40,000 - 9
East of England -5 31 £44,500 +15.58%
Yorkshire +27 25 £32,500 -9.09% 3
Scotland +20 24 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Berkshire -29 24 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Warwickshire -20 23 £22,500 -47.05%
South West -20 22 £45,000 - 6
West Yorkshire +30 21 £32,000 +20.75% 1
Derbyshire +28 19 £51,250 -
Merseyside +32 18 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Docklands, London -7 18 £72,500 +16.00%
Leeds +38 17 £32,000 -28.88% 1
Wales +12 16 £45,000 +63.63%
South Wales +11 16 £45,000 +52.54%
Cardiff - 16 £45,000 -
Glasgow +15 15 £48,000 -1.53% 1
Birmingham -21 15 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Liverpool +24 14 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Leicestershire +27 13 £40,000 -7.51%
Slough +13 13 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Warwick +10 13 £22,500 -47.05%
Hertfordshire +5 12 £44,000 +3.52%

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1138 (74.72%) Business Intelligence
2 784 (51.48%) SQL
3 644 (42.28%) Finance
4 612 (40.18%) Data Warehouse
5 593 (38.94%) SQL Server
6 582 (38.21%) Oracle
7 428 (28.10%) Microsoft
8 390 (25.61%) ETL
9 376 (24.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 355 (23.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 354 (23.24%) IBM
12 311 (20.42%) Data Modelling
13 289 (18.98%) Analytical Skills
14 280 (18.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 277 (18.19%) Business Objects
16 272 (17.86%) Analytics
17 270 (17.73%) MS Excel
18 255 (16.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
19 232 (15.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 227 (14.90%) SAS
21 220 (14.45%) Degree
22 218 (14.31%) Cognos Report Studio
22 218 (14.31%) Cognos TM1
23 212 (13.92%) SAP
23 212 (13.92%) QlikView
23 212 (13.92%) Tableau
24 209 (13.72%) T-SQL
25 198 (13.00%) Data Management
26 190 (12.48%) Agile Software Development
27 179 (11.75%) Management Information System

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 227 (14.90%) SAS
2 130 (8.54%) SharePoint
3 43 (2.82%) Apache Pig
4 30 (1.97%) Oracle Workflow
5 23 (1.51%) JBoss
6 22 (1.44%) Apache
7 19 (1.25%) WebSphere
8 16 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (0.98%) OpenStack
10 14 (0.92%) Apache Spark
11 12 (0.79%) Liferay
12 10 (0.66%) IIS
13 9 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.59%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.59%) CMS
14 8 (0.53%) Alfresco
14 8 (0.53%) WebSphere Portal
14 8 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.33%) WebLogic
16 4 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 270 (17.73%) MS Excel
2 114 (7.49%) SPSS
3 89 (5.84%) PowerPivot
4 60 (3.94%) MS Office
5 34 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.66%) MS Project
7 6 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.13%) Stata
10 1 (0.066%) Vensim
10 1 (0.066%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 255 (16.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 218 (14.31%) Cognos TM1
3 39 (2.56%) Cognos Planning
4 28 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 21 (1.38%) Hyperion Planning
6 14 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
8 11 (0.72%) Cognos Controller
8 11 (0.72%) Agresso
8 11 (0.72%) SAP BPC
8 11 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
9 9 (0.59%) ResourceLink
9 9 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.39%) CA PPM
11 6 (0.39%) Unica
12 5 (0.33%) SunGard AvantGard
12 5 (0.33%) HFM
12 5 (0.33%) Oracle FAH
13 3 (0.20%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
5 8 (0.53%) SaaS
6 4 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.066%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.79%) SAN
2 11 (0.72%) Intranet
3 10 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (0.59%) Firewall
5 8 (0.53%) LAN
6 7 (0.46%) NAS
7 6 (0.39%) WAN
8 5 (0.33%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.33%) Internet
9 4 (0.26%) DMZ
9 4 (0.26%) LDAP
10 3 (0.20%) FTP
10 3 (0.20%) SNMP
10 3 (0.20%) VPN
11 2 (0.13%) DNS
11 2 (0.13%) SSL
11 2 (0.13%) DHCP
12 1 (0.066%) PBX
12 1 (0.066%) WLAN
12 1 (0.066%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 612 (40.18%) Data Warehouse
2 593 (38.94%) SQL Server
3 376 (24.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 355 (23.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 280 (18.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 232 (15.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 218 (14.31%) Cognos Report Studio
8 212 (13.92%) QlikView
9 145 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
10 144 (9.46%) Big Data
11 137 (9.00%) Oracle Database
12 124 (8.14%) Relational Database
13 120 (7.88%) SQL Server 2008
14 111 (7.29%) BusinessObjects
15 106 (6.96%) Hadoop
16 102 (6.70%) OLAP
17 84 (5.52%) SQL Server 2005
18 80 (5.25%) Pentaho
19 79 (5.19%) Oracle Reports
20 70 (4.60%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 58 (3.81%) Talend Open Studio
2 46 (3.02%) Toad
3 39 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 29 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (1.84%) ERwin
6 20 (1.31%) JIRA
7 13 (0.85%) Selenium
8 12 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 11 (0.72%) Maven
9 11 (0.72%) WebDriver
10 8 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.33%) FishEye
12 3 (0.20%) Subversion
13 2 (0.13%) PeopleTools
13 2 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 1 (0.066%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 644 (42.28%) Finance
2 122 (8.01%) Banking
3 98 (6.43%) Retail
4 61 (4.01%) Telecoms
5 43 (2.82%) Marketing
6 24 (1.58%) Investment Banking
7 22 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.38%) Games
9 20 (1.31%) Law
10 16 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (0.79%) General Ledger
12 11 (0.72%) Billing
13 10 (0.66%) Advertising
14 8 (0.53%) Local Government
15 7 (0.46%) Legal
16 6 (0.39%) International Banking
17 5 (0.33%) Automotive
18 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.20%) French Language
19 2 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 442 (29.02%) Developer
2 392 (25.74%) Analyst
3 269 (17.66%) Consultant
4 228 (14.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 183 (12.02%) Cognos Developer
6 158 (10.37%) Architect
7 154 (10.11%) Business Analyst
8 150 (9.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 119 (7.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 80 (5.25%) Data Analyst
11 70 (4.60%) Cognos BI Developer
12 66 (4.33%) Report Developer
13 65 (4.27%) Data Architect
14 58 (3.81%) Project Manager
15 57 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
16 56 (3.68%) Business Developer
17 55 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Manager
18 52 (3.41%) Cognos Consultant
19 51 (3.35%) Business Intelligence Architect
20 50 (3.28%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (7.75%) .NET
2 89 (5.84%) HTML
3 59 (3.87%) MDX
4 58 (3.81%) Web Services
5 57 (3.74%) CSS
6 45 (2.95%) ASP.NET
7 37 (2.43%) XML
8 21 (1.38%) WebCenter
9 20 (1.31%) .NET Framework
10 19 (1.25%) MLlib
11 14 (0.92%) HTML5
12 13 (0.85%) Cascading
12 13 (0.85%) Kafka
12 13 (0.85%) Spring
13 12 (0.79%) EDI
13 12 (0.79%) J2EE
13 12 (0.79%) JSP
14 11 (0.72%) Oracle ADF
14 11 (0.72%) Gherkin
15 10 (0.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 289 (18.98%) Analytical Skills
2 179 (11.75%) Management Information System
3 108 (7.09%) Visualisation
4 83 (5.45%) Data Integration
5 81 (5.32%) Computer Science
6 40 (2.63%) FMCG
6 40 (2.63%) Data Structures
7 39 (2.56%) Statistics
8 35 (2.30%) Mathematics
9 22 (1.44%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.44%) Data Centre
10 19 (1.25%) Data Conversion
10 19 (1.25%) Data Extraction
11 18 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (0.85%) Mainframe
13 12 (0.79%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.72%) Social Media
14 11 (0.72%) Oracle Exalytics
15 9 (0.59%) Reference Data
16 7 (0.46%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 96 (6.30%) Windows
2 46 (3.02%) Linux
3 41 (2.69%) UNIX
4 28 (1.84%) Windows XP
5 12 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.13%) Android
10 1 (0.066%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.066%) AIX
10 1 (0.066%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1138 (74.72%) Business Intelligence
2 390 (25.61%) ETL
3 311 (20.42%) Data Modelling
4 272 (17.86%) Analytics
5 198 (13.00%) Data Management
6 190 (12.48%) Agile Software Development
7 160 (10.51%) Project Management
8 133 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 129 (8.47%) Data Analysis
10 124 (8.14%) Mentoring
11 106 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
12 101 (6.63%) Data Governance
13 89 (5.84%) Data Architecture
14 86 (5.65%) Kimball Methodology
15 82 (5.38%) Business Analysis
16 76 (4.99%) SDLC
17 74 (4.86%) CRM
18 69 (4.53%) Dimensional Modelling
19 66 (4.33%) Workflow
20 65 (4.27%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 784 (51.48%) SQL
2 209 (13.72%) T-SQL
3 121 (7.94%) VBA
3 121 (7.94%) Java
4 117 (7.68%) C#
5 95 (6.24%) PL/SQL
6 66 (4.33%) Python
7 59 (3.87%) R
8 41 (2.69%) PHP
9 36 (2.36%) JavaScript
10 29 (1.90%) Perl
11 26 (1.71%) VBScript
12 23 (1.51%) C
13 19 (1.25%) Bash Shell
14 14 (0.92%) Scala
14 14 (0.92%) C++
15 13 (0.85%) VB
16 12 (0.79%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.53%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 220 (14.45%) Degree
2 17 (1.12%) Security Cleared
2 17 (1.12%) ISEB
3 14 (0.92%) ISTQB
4 12 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (0.79%) PMI Certification
5 10 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.59%) IBM Certification
7 8 (0.53%) PMP
8 7 (0.46%) SAP Certification
9 6 (0.39%) MCSE
10 4 (0.26%) MCDBA
10 4 (0.26%) MCP
10 4 (0.26%) MCSD
10 4 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.26%) MBA
10 4 (0.26%) MCITP
11 3 (0.20%) ACCA
11 3 (0.20%) CIMA
11 3 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.74%) Data Quality
2 40 (2.63%) QA
3 35 (2.30%) SLA
4 6 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.20%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.13%) GAAP
7 2 (0.13%) GxP
8 1 (0.066%) Basel II
8 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.066%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (1.44%) Apache Flume
2 14 (0.92%) HDFS
3 12 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.46%) vCloud
5 5 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.20%) OpenNMS
2 3 (0.20%) OpenView
2 3 (0.20%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.20%) MOM
2 3 (0.20%) Netcool
2 3 (0.20%) Nagios
3 2 (0.13%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.066%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.066%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.066%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 582 (38.21%) Oracle
2 428 (28.10%) Microsoft
3 354 (23.24%) IBM
4 277 (18.19%) Business Objects
5 212 (13.92%) SAP
5 212 (13.92%) Tableau
6 173 (11.36%) Informatica
7 147 (9.65%) MicroStrategy
8 143 (9.39%) Teradata
9 77 (5.06%) Hyperion
10 68 (4.46%) Ab Initio
11 58 (3.81%) Talend
12 57 (3.74%) Netezza
13 29 (1.90%) DataFlux
14 28 (1.84%) Capita
15 26 (1.71%) JD Edwards
16 25 (1.64%) Greenplum
17 22 (1.44%) Vertica
18 21 (1.38%) VMware
19 16 (1.05%) Jaspersoft
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Comprehensive Corp. benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £31,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 -£85,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 -£85,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension,Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 5 days ago