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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 337 328 305
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 865 866 1008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.81% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 1.69% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 627 705 892
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,750 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
53612 51243 56416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.63% 47.73% 48.47%
Number of salaries quoted 42569 41941 47081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014 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 1 October 2014. 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 -22 806 £49,828 -0.34% 88
London -6 386 £55,000 -8.33% 36
South East +16 190 £47,500 +5.55% 9
City of London -12 88 £55,000 - 10
West Midlands +7 68 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Hampshire +30 64 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Docklands, London +26 46 £70,000 +21.73%
Surrey +7 42 £50,000 - 4
East of England -19 41 £47,500 +26.66% 15
Yorkshire -37 37 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Scotland -26 35 £47,500 +2.15% 5
East Midlands +4 32 £44,000 +18.12% 7
Glasgow -4 30 £48,750 +17.46%
West Sussex -5 28 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Warwickshire +25 27 £27,500 -32.09%
West Yorkshire -19 26 £30,000 -33.33% 1
South West -44 25 £52,000 +30.00%
Horsham +7 23 £60,000 +160.86% 1
Leeds -9 22 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Dorset +12 20 £52,000 +4.00%
North West -12 20 £47,500 -1.55% 13
Bedfordshire -3 17 £61,250 +135.57% 3
Bournemouth +8 16 £52,000 +4.00%
Cambridgeshire +1 16 £41,000 +17.14% 7
Cambridge +6 15 £40,130 +7.01% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 15 £70,000 +55.55%
Berkshire -6 14 £55,000 - 2
Leicestershire +12 12 £50,000 +53.84%
Northern Ireland - 12 - -
County Antrim - 12 - -

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1312 (72.81%) Business Intelligence
2 986 (54.72%) SQL
3 734 (40.73%) Oracle
4 723 (40.12%) Finance
5 657 (36.46%) ETL
6 652 (36.18%) SQL Server
7 648 (35.96%) Data Warehouse
8 471 (26.14%) IBM
9 454 (25.19%) Business Objects
10 409 (22.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 385 (21.37%) Microsoft
12 358 (19.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 346 (19.20%) MS Excel
13 346 (19.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 340 (18.87%) QlikView
15 331 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
16 325 (18.04%) Data Modelling
17 288 (15.98%) Analytics
18 287 (15.93%) Cognos TM1
19 274 (15.21%) Cognos Framework Manager
20 240 (13.32%) Cognos Report Studio
21 237 (13.15%) SAP
22 217 (12.04%) Tableau
23 214 (11.88%) Data Management
24 212 (11.76%) Degree
25 205 (11.38%) MicroStrategy
26 199 (11.04%) T-SQL
27 198 (10.99%) Relational Database
28 190 (10.54%) Informatica
29 179 (9.93%) Agile Software Development

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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
1 174 (9.66%) SAS
2 138 (7.66%) SharePoint
3 35 (1.94%) Apache
4 29 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
5 28 (1.55%) Tomcat
6 25 (1.39%) WebSphere
7 22 (1.22%) WebLogic
8 15 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (0.67%) IIS
10 11 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
10 11 (0.61%) FileNet
11 10 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
11 10 (0.55%) IBM Connections
12 9 (0.50%) GlassFish
12 9 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.44%) CMS
13 8 (0.44%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 346 (19.20%) MS Excel
2 98 (5.44%) MS Office
3 80 (4.44%) SPSS
4 52 (2.89%) PowerPivot
5 35 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (1.05%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.83%) MS Project
8 6 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.33%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.28%) Stata
10 4 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 358 (19.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 287 (15.93%) Cognos TM1
3 44 (2.44%) Cognos Controller
3 44 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
4 42 (2.33%) Cognos Planning
5 39 (2.16%) Hyperion Planning
6 35 (1.94%) SAP BPC
6 35 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
7 26 (1.44%) HFM
8 23 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
9 21 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
10 16 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
11 15 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
11 15 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
11 15 (0.83%) SAP MDM
12 13 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
13 8 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 7 (0.39%) Agresso
14 7 (0.39%) Summit
15 6 (0.33%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.33%) SaaS
4 4 (0.22%) Office 365
5 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.11%) Heroku
5 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.055%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.055%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.055%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.00%) Internet
2 17 (0.94%) Intranet
3 16 (0.89%) SAN
4 15 (0.83%) HTTP
5 14 (0.78%) DNS
6 12 (0.67%) FTP
7 11 (0.61%) Firewall
8 10 (0.55%) NAS
9 7 (0.39%) ATM
10 5 (0.28%) LDAP
10 5 (0.28%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.28%) RFID
11 4 (0.22%) 3G
11 4 (0.22%) ADSL
11 4 (0.22%) Broadband
11 4 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.17%) DHCP
12 3 (0.17%) DMZ
13 2 (0.11%) PPP
13 2 (0.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 652 (36.18%) SQL Server
2 648 (35.96%) Data Warehouse
3 409 (22.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 346 (19.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 340 (18.87%) QlikView
6 274 (15.21%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 240 (13.32%) Cognos Report Studio
8 198 (10.99%) Relational Database
9 169 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 168 (9.32%) Oracle Database
11 164 (9.10%) OLAP
12 152 (8.44%) Oracle BI EE
13 138 (7.66%) DataStage
14 126 (6.99%) Oracle ODI
15 124 (6.88%) Cognos Analysis Studio
16 114 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
17 112 (6.22%) BusinessObjects
18 110 (6.10%) Crystal Reports
19 105 (5.83%) Cognos Query Studio
20 104 (5.77%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 70 (3.88%) Toad
2 58 (3.22%) Visual Studio
3 30 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (1.66%) Talend Open Studio
4 29 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
5 25 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 24 (1.33%) Git (software)
7 21 (1.17%) ERwin
8 20 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (0.33%) Subversion
10 4 (0.22%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.17%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.17%) Ant
11 3 (0.17%) Introscope
11 3 (0.17%) JMeter
12 2 (0.11%) PhantomJS
12 2 (0.11%) Sinon.JS
13 1 (0.055%) MagicDraw
13 1 (0.055%) JIRA
13 1 (0.055%) Selenium
General
1 723 (40.12%) Finance
2 126 (6.99%) Banking
3 113 (6.27%) Retail
4 101 (5.60%) Marketing
5 72 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 57 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 42 (2.33%) Advertising
8 33 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.83%) Investment Banking
9 26 (1.44%) Games
10 23 (1.28%) Front Office
11 21 (1.17%) Spanish Language
11 21 (1.17%) French Language
12 20 (1.11%) Publishing
12 20 (1.11%) Legal
13 19 (1.05%) Automotive
14 16 (0.89%) German Language
15 14 (0.78%) Italian Language
16 11 (0.61%) Back Office
16 11 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 605 (33.57%) Developer
2 448 (24.86%) Analyst
3 317 (17.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 236 (13.10%) Consultant
5 198 (10.99%) Cognos Developer
6 167 (9.27%) Architect
7 146 (8.10%) Business Analyst
8 124 (6.88%) Cognos BI Developer
9 115 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 94 (5.22%) Business Developer
11 89 (4.94%) Applications Support
12 72 (4.00%) Support Analyst
13 70 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 64 (3.55%) Data Analyst
15 63 (3.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
16 61 (3.39%) Systems Analyst
17 57 (3.16%) ETL Developer
18 53 (2.94%) Senior Developer
19 48 (2.66%) Business Manager
20 47 (2.61%) Cognos Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (8.10%) .NET
2 75 (4.16%) HTML
3 49 (2.72%) Web Services
4 46 (2.55%) MDX
5 45 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 38 (2.11%) XML
7 35 (1.94%) jQuery
8 32 (1.78%) CSS
9 30 (1.66%) .NET Framework
10 28 (1.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 27 (1.50%) AngularJS
12 21 (1.17%) Middleware
13 14 (0.78%) SOAP
14 13 (0.72%) JSF
15 12 (0.67%) XSLT
15 12 (0.67%) J2EE
15 12 (0.67%) REST
16 11 (0.61%) ODBC
17 10 (0.55%) JMX
17 10 (0.55%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 331 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (9.10%) Management Information System
3 103 (5.72%) Computer Science
4 88 (4.88%) Visualisation
5 66 (3.66%) Data Integration
6 50 (2.77%) Mainframe
7 42 (2.33%) Data Structures
8 36 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (1.66%) Mathematics
10 27 (1.50%) PMI
11 21 (1.17%) Blog
12 18 (1.00%) Data Conversion
13 17 (0.94%) Statistics
14 16 (0.89%) Mobile App
15 15 (0.83%) Algorithms
16 11 (0.61%) Open Source
17 10 (0.55%) Client/Server
17 10 (0.55%) User Experience
18 9 (0.50%) NHS
18 9 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 151 (8.38%) Windows
2 85 (4.72%) UNIX
3 54 (3.00%) Linux
4 31 (1.72%) Windows XP
5 25 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (0.72%) Windows 8
8 10 (0.55%) Solaris
9 9 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.33%) Android
11 3 (0.17%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.11%) Debian
12 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.055%) OS/400
13 1 (0.055%) HPUX
13 1 (0.055%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1312 (72.81%) Business Intelligence
2 657 (36.46%) ETL
3 325 (18.04%) Data Modelling
4 288 (15.98%) Analytics
5 214 (11.88%) Data Management
6 179 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
7 166 (9.21%) Project Management
8 150 (8.32%) Data Analysis
9 142 (7.88%) Performance Tuning
10 141 (7.82%) Dimensional Modelling
11 117 (6.49%) ERP
12 113 (6.27%) Data Governance
13 98 (5.44%) ITIL
14 97 (5.38%) Change Management
15 87 (4.83%) Data Architecture
16 85 (4.72%) Business Analysis
17 84 (4.66%) Kimball Methodology
18 79 (4.38%) Information Management
19 78 (4.33%) CRM
20 77 (4.27%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 986 (54.72%) SQL
2 199 (11.04%) T-SQL
3 125 (6.94%) PL/SQL
4 120 (6.66%) Java
5 99 (5.49%) C#
6 89 (4.94%) VBA
7 68 (3.77%) JavaScript
8 62 (3.44%) VB
9 53 (2.94%) PHP
10 36 (2.00%) VB.NET
11 32 (1.78%) R
12 29 (1.61%) C++
13 24 (1.33%) C
14 19 (1.05%) Shell Script
15 13 (0.72%) MATLAB
16 11 (0.61%) Jython
17 10 (0.55%) LotusScript
17 10 (0.55%) Formula Language
18 9 (0.50%) PowerShell
19 8 (0.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 212 (11.76%) Degree
2 31 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.55%) PMI Certification
4 26 (1.44%) ACCA
4 26 (1.44%) CIMA
5 18 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (0.83%) MBA
7 12 (0.67%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.55%) MCSD
9 7 (0.39%) AAT
9 7 (0.39%) MCAD
10 6 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.33%) MCSE
10 6 (0.33%) MCSA
11 5 (0.28%) HND
11 5 (0.28%) ISEB
12 4 (0.22%) PMP
12 4 (0.22%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (4.66%) QA
2 66 (3.66%) Data Quality
3 63 (3.50%) SLA
4 17 (0.94%) Solvency II
5 8 (0.44%) Basel II
6 6 (0.33%) GAAP
7 5 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.17%) FATCA
9 1 (0.055%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.055%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 35 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.44%) vCloud
4 5 (0.28%) vSphere
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.22%) UAG
5 4 (0.22%) XenApp
6 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.055%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (0.50%) OpenSSO
2 5 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.28%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.17%) CA Wily
3 3 (0.17%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.055%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.055%) Control-M
Vendors
1 734 (40.73%) Oracle
2 471 (26.14%) IBM
3 454 (25.19%) Business Objects
4 385 (21.37%) Microsoft
5 237 (13.15%) SAP
6 217 (12.04%) Tableau
7 205 (11.38%) MicroStrategy
8 190 (10.54%) Informatica
9 129 (7.16%) Hyperion
10 76 (4.22%) Teradata
11 62 (3.44%) Netezza
12 60 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
13 47 (2.61%) CODA
14 44 (2.44%) Ab Initio
15 36 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
16 35 (1.94%) HP
17 31 (1.72%) Sybase
18 30 (1.66%) Talend
19 29 (1.61%) Citrix
20 26 (1.44%) VMware
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