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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 335 334 318
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 893 853 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.79% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 1.66% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 643 691 832
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,783 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%

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
54058 51233 54928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.52% 47.36% 47.79%
Number of salaries quoted 43103 41922 45773
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 £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 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 21 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 -10 831 £50,000 - 88
London -12 392 £55,000 -8.33% 38
South East -2 196 £47,500 +5.55% 18
City of London -8 92 £52,750 -1.40% 9
West Midlands +19 66 £37,000 -17.77% 6
Hampshire +40 65 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Docklands, London +25 53 £70,000 +21.73%
East of England -24 52 £47,500 +35.23% 8
Surrey +10 49 £50,000 -25.92% 4
Yorkshire -19 38 £40,000 +11.11% 6
Scotland -18 34 £47,500 +5.55% 6
East Midlands +19 33 £47,500 +27.51% 4
Glasgow -4 27 £50,000 +19.04% 5
Warwickshire +19 26 £27,500 -29.93% 2
North West -1 25 £45,000 -13.46% 6
Bedfordshire +9 24 £75,000 +188.46%
West Yorkshire -26 23 £30,000 -31.42% 1
South West -49 23 £52,000 +30.00% 2
Leeds -18 22 £30,000 -41.46% 1
West Sussex -6 21 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Dorset +5 19 £52,000 +4.00%
Berkshire -13 19 £56,250 +12.50% 6
Leicestershire +22 17 £50,000 +35.13% 1
Horsham +6 17 £60,000 +160.86% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 17 £40,130 +18.02% 1
Luton - 17 £75,000 -
Cambridge +6 16 £39,260 +4.69% 1
Bournemouth -2 15 £52,000 +4.00%
Cheshire -5 14 £47,500 +15.15% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 13 £66,250 +47.22%

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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 1301 (72.68%) Business Intelligence
2 962 (53.74%) SQL
3 758 (42.35%) Oracle
4 734 (41.01%) Finance
5 682 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
6 667 (37.26%) SQL Server
7 658 (36.76%) ETL
8 466 (26.03%) IBM
9 437 (24.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 433 (24.19%) Business Objects
11 389 (21.73%) Microsoft
12 355 (19.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 349 (19.50%) MS Excel
14 343 (19.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 336 (18.77%) Analytical Skills
16 328 (18.32%) QlikView
17 313 (17.49%) Data Modelling
18 277 (15.47%) Analytics
19 262 (14.64%) Cognos TM1
20 261 (14.58%) Cognos Framework Manager
21 238 (13.30%) Cognos Report Studio
22 237 (13.24%) SAP
23 222 (12.40%) Tableau
24 217 (12.12%) Data Management
25 213 (11.90%) T-SQL
26 206 (11.51%) Degree
27 195 (10.89%) MicroStrategy
28 191 (10.67%) Relational Database
29 187 (10.45%) SAS
30 186 (10.39%) Informatica

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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
1 187 (10.45%) SAS
2 142 (7.93%) SharePoint
3 33 (1.84%) Apache
4 29 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
5 25 (1.40%) WebLogic
5 25 (1.40%) WebSphere
6 23 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 22 (1.23%) JBoss
8 15 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
10 11 (0.61%) IBM Connections
10 11 (0.61%) FileNet
10 11 (0.61%) IIS
11 10 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
12 9 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.45%) CMS
13 8 (0.45%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.39%) GlassFish
14 7 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.34%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 349 (19.50%) MS Excel
2 99 (5.53%) MS Office
3 74 (4.13%) SPSS
4 54 (3.02%) PowerPivot
5 33 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (1.06%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.84%) MS Project
8 6 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.28%) Stata
10 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 343 (19.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 262 (14.64%) Cognos TM1
3 47 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
4 44 (2.46%) Cognos Planning
5 41 (2.29%) Cognos Controller
5 41 (2.29%) Hyperion Planning
6 38 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
7 35 (1.96%) SAP BPC
8 26 (1.45%) HFM
9 25 (1.40%) Oracle Financials
10 22 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
11 16 (0.89%) SAP MDM
11 16 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
11 16 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
11 16 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
12 11 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
13 10 (0.56%) Agresso
14 8 (0.45%) Maximo
15 7 (0.39%) ProductWriter
15 7 (0.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.45%) SaaS
3 7 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.22%) Office 365
5 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.11%) Heroku
5 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.056%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.056%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.56%) Internet
2 17 (0.95%) Intranet
3 15 (0.84%) HTTP
4 14 (0.78%) DNS
4 14 (0.78%) SAN
4 14 (0.78%) Firewall
5 11 (0.61%) FTP
6 8 (0.45%) NAS
7 7 (0.39%) ATM
8 6 (0.34%) DMZ
9 5 (0.28%) RFID
9 5 (0.28%) LDAP
9 5 (0.28%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.22%) ADSL
10 4 (0.22%) Broadband
10 4 (0.22%) 3G
10 4 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.17%) DHCP
12 2 (0.11%) LAN
12 2 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 682 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
2 667 (37.26%) SQL Server
3 437 (24.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 355 (19.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 328 (18.32%) QlikView
6 261 (14.58%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 238 (13.30%) Cognos Report Studio
8 191 (10.67%) Relational Database
9 183 (10.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 173 (9.66%) Oracle Database
11 161 (8.99%) OLAP
12 159 (8.88%) Oracle BI EE
13 134 (7.49%) DataStage
14 133 (7.43%) Oracle ODI
15 121 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
16 113 (6.31%) Cognos Analysis Studio
17 111 (6.20%) Data Mart
18 105 (5.87%) Crystal Reports
18 105 (5.87%) Big Data
19 103 (5.75%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 68 (3.80%) Toad
2 62 (3.46%) Visual Studio
3 32 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
4 29 (1.62%) Talend Open Studio
5 25 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 24 (1.34%) Git (software)
7 20 (1.12%) ERwin
8 15 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.28%) Subversion
10 3 (0.17%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.17%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.11%) Ant
11 2 (0.11%) Introscope
11 2 (0.11%) JMeter
11 2 (0.11%) JIRA
11 2 (0.11%) PhantomJS
11 2 (0.11%) Sinon.JS
12 1 (0.056%) Concordion
12 1 (0.056%) Visual Composer
General
1 734 (41.01%) Finance
2 131 (7.32%) Banking
3 110 (6.15%) Retail
4 91 (5.08%) Marketing
5 66 (3.69%) Telecoms
6 55 (3.07%) Pharmaceutical
7 43 (2.40%) Advertising
8 33 (1.84%) Investment Banking
9 29 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.34%) Games
11 22 (1.23%) Front Office
12 21 (1.17%) Legal
13 20 (1.12%) Automotive
14 19 (1.06%) French Language
14 19 (1.06%) Spanish Language
14 19 (1.06%) Publishing
15 13 (0.73%) German Language
16 11 (0.61%) Italian Language
16 11 (0.61%) Law
16 11 (0.61%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 607 (33.91%) Developer
2 438 (24.47%) Analyst
3 331 (18.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 223 (12.46%) Consultant
5 192 (10.73%) Cognos Developer
6 173 (9.66%) Architect
7 145 (8.10%) Business Analyst
8 124 (6.93%) Cognos BI Developer
9 116 (6.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 96 (5.36%) Business Developer
11 92 (5.14%) Applications Support
12 75 (4.19%) Support Analyst
13 65 (3.63%) Data Analyst
14 62 (3.46%) Senior Developer
15 61 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 59 (3.30%) ETL Developer
17 58 (3.24%) Systems Analyst
18 51 (2.85%) Business Intelligence Manager
19 49 (2.74%) Designer
20 46 (2.57%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (7.93%) .NET
2 71 (3.97%) HTML
3 54 (3.02%) MDX
4 45 (2.51%) ASP.NET
5 42 (2.35%) Web Services
6 39 (2.18%) XML
7 38 (2.12%) jQuery
8 31 (1.73%) .NET Framework
9 29 (1.62%) CSS
10 28 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 27 (1.51%) AngularJS
12 18 (1.01%) Middleware
13 16 (0.89%) SOAP
14 15 (0.84%) JSF
15 14 (0.78%) REST
16 12 (0.67%) ODBC
17 11 (0.61%) XPages
17 11 (0.61%) XSLT
17 11 (0.61%) J2EE
18 9 (0.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 336 (18.77%) Analytical Skills
2 165 (9.22%) Management Information System
3 102 (5.70%) Computer Science
4 94 (5.25%) Visualisation
5 75 (4.19%) Data Integration
6 52 (2.91%) Mainframe
7 49 (2.74%) Data Structures
8 32 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (1.68%) Mathematics
10 24 (1.34%) PMI
11 22 (1.23%) Blog
12 19 (1.06%) Statistics
13 18 (1.01%) Mobile App
14 17 (0.95%) Algorithms
15 16 (0.89%) Data Conversion
16 11 (0.61%) User Experience
17 9 (0.50%) NHS
17 9 (0.50%) Client/Server
18 8 (0.45%) Open Source
19 7 (0.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 147 (8.21%) Windows
2 91 (5.08%) UNIX
3 46 (2.57%) Linux
4 36 (2.01%) Windows XP
5 20 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (0.67%) Windows 8
8 9 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.45%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.39%) Solaris
11 6 (0.34%) Android
12 4 (0.22%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.11%) Debian
13 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.056%) MVS
14 1 (0.056%) zOS
14 1 (0.056%) HPUX
14 1 (0.056%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1301 (72.68%) Business Intelligence
2 658 (36.76%) ETL
3 313 (17.49%) Data Modelling
4 277 (15.47%) Analytics
5 217 (12.12%) Data Management
6 180 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
7 162 (9.05%) Project Management
8 147 (8.21%) Data Analysis
9 145 (8.10%) Dimensional Modelling
10 143 (7.99%) Performance Tuning
11 115 (6.42%) Data Governance
12 114 (6.37%) ERP
13 98 (5.47%) ITIL
14 95 (5.31%) Kimball Methodology
15 87 (4.86%) Change Management
15 87 (4.86%) Data Architecture
16 84 (4.69%) Business Analysis
17 83 (4.64%) Master Data Management
18 78 (4.36%) Performance Management
18 78 (4.36%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 962 (53.74%) SQL
2 213 (11.90%) T-SQL
3 130 (7.26%) PL/SQL
4 126 (7.04%) Java
5 102 (5.70%) C#
6 96 (5.36%) VBA
7 65 (3.63%) JavaScript
8 62 (3.46%) VB
9 54 (3.02%) PHP
10 33 (1.84%) VB.NET
11 30 (1.68%) R
11 30 (1.68%) C++
12 28 (1.56%) C
13 18 (1.01%) Shell Script
14 17 (0.95%) Python
15 12 (0.67%) Jython
16 11 (0.61%) Ruby
16 11 (0.61%) PowerShell
17 10 (0.56%) MATLAB
17 10 (0.56%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 206 (11.51%) Degree
2 31 (1.73%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.40%) PMI Certification
4 24 (1.34%) CIMA
4 24 (1.34%) ACCA
5 20 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (0.73%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.67%) MBA
7 12 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.56%) MCSD
9 8 (0.45%) MCSE
9 8 (0.45%) ISEB
10 7 (0.39%) MCAD
11 6 (0.34%) MCSA
12 5 (0.28%) AAT
12 5 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.22%) PhD
13 4 (0.22%) HND
13 4 (0.22%) PMP
13 4 (0.22%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.86%) QA
2 72 (4.02%) SLA
3 70 (3.91%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.39%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.34%) GAAP
6 3 (0.17%) FATCA
6 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.11%) Basel II
8 1 (0.056%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.056%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 31 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.45%) vCloud
4 5 (0.28%) HDFS
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.22%) UAG
6 3 (0.17%) vSphere
7 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.11%) XenApp
7 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.056%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (0.39%) OpenSSO
2 5 (0.28%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.11%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.056%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.056%) Control-M
Vendors
1 758 (42.35%) Oracle
2 466 (26.03%) IBM
3 433 (24.19%) Business Objects
4 389 (21.73%) Microsoft
5 237 (13.24%) SAP
6 222 (12.40%) Tableau
7 195 (10.89%) MicroStrategy
8 186 (10.39%) Informatica
9 138 (7.71%) Hyperion
10 81 (4.53%) Teradata
11 64 (3.58%) Netezza
12 61 (3.41%) PeopleSoft
13 54 (3.02%) CODA
14 45 (2.51%) Ab Initio
15 39 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
16 37 (2.07%) HP
17 34 (1.90%) Sybase
18 29 (1.62%) Talend
19 24 (1.34%) Citrix
20 21 (1.17%) Adobe
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
QUANTICA
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Coneqt
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Share options & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum bonus + package
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum bonus + package
Posted: 4 days ago