The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 331 316 305
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 923 859 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.79% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 1.64% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 739 718 873
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54956 52396 56462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.11% 48.03% 48.09%
Number of salaries quoted 44288 43051 47751
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -2 875 £47,500 +5.55% 103
London +37 466 £50,000 -13.04% 57
South East -63 148 £48,750 +12.06% 19
West Midlands +73 126 £40,000 -1.23% 4
City of London +20 118 £50,000 -9.09% 22
East of England +13 50 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Hampshire -12 45 £45,000 +3.44% 5
Staffordshire +18 33 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Warwickshire +34 31 £38,500 -3.75%
Docklands, London +30 31 £65,000 -
South West -29 27 £55,000 +46.66% 5
Berkshire -34 24 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Yorkshire -45 24 £31,500 -10.00% 4
Scotland -40 22 £47,500 +15.85% 3
West Yorkshire -39 21 £30,000 -14.28% 2
West Sussex +3 19 £65,000 +85.71% 4
Glasgow -20 17 £48,750 +8.33% 3
Kent +2 16 £35,000 -39.13%
Cambridgeshire 0 16 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands -34 16 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Oxfordshire +3 14 £47,000 -21.66% 4
North West -18 14 £38,750 -0.64% 6
Birmingham +11 12 £50,000 - 1
Basingstoke +7 12 £52,500 - 1
Oxford +13 11 £30,000 -53.84% 4
Cambridge -2 11 £39,750 -3.63% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 11 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Horsham - 11 £60,000 - 3
Canary Wharf - 11 £64,000 -
Southampton +6 10 £40,325 +24.07%

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 1438 (76.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1004 (53.26%) SQL
3 715 (37.93%) Data Warehouse
4 711 (37.72%) Oracle
5 704 (37.35%) Finance
6 683 (36.23%) SQL Server
7 670 (35.54%) ETL
8 461 (24.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 459 (24.35%) Business Objects
10 451 (23.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 418 (22.18%) Microsoft
12 385 (20.42%) IBM
13 362 (19.20%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 355 (18.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 353 (18.73%) MS Excel
16 352 (18.67%) Data Modelling
17 341 (18.09%) QlikView
18 315 (16.71%) Cognos Report Studio
19 300 (15.92%) Cognos TM1
20 294 (15.60%) Analytics
21 262 (13.90%) Data Management
22 217 (11.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 216 (11.46%) MicroStrategy
24 212 (11.25%) Degree
25 211 (11.19%) Informatica
26 205 (10.88%) Tableau
27 203 (10.77%) T-SQL
28 202 (10.72%) SAP
29 186 (9.87%) Relational Database
29 186 (9.87%) Oracle Database

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
1 181 (9.60%) SAS
2 131 (6.95%) SharePoint
3 36 (1.91%) Tomcat
4 29 (1.54%) Apache
5 26 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
6 23 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 17 (0.90%) WebLogic
7 17 (0.90%) IIS
8 16 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (0.74%) GlassFish
10 11 (0.58%) IBM Connections
10 11 (0.58%) LiveLink
11 10 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (0.42%) MQSeries
12 8 (0.42%) FileNet
12 8 (0.42%) NetWeaver
13 6 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
14 5 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.27%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.27%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 353 (18.73%) MS Excel
2 89 (4.72%) MS Office
3 83 (4.40%) SPSS
4 39 (2.07%) PowerPivot
5 32 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.69%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.64%) MS Project
8 6 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 461 (24.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 300 (15.92%) Cognos TM1
3 45 (2.39%) Cognos Planning
4 41 (2.18%) Cognos Controller
5 35 (1.86%) SAP BPC
6 33 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
7 30 (1.59%) Hyperion Planning
8 27 (1.43%) HFM
9 18 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
10 16 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
11 15 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
11 15 (0.80%) SAP MDM
12 12 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
13 11 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
14 9 (0.48%) ResourceLink
15 8 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
15 8 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
16 7 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 5 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
17 5 (0.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.32%) Office 365
4 5 (0.27%) SaaS
5 4 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.11%) Heroku
6 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.91%) Internet
2 17 (0.90%) SAN
3 13 (0.69%) FTP
4 12 (0.64%) Intranet
5 10 (0.53%) LDAP
6 7 (0.37%) NAS
7 6 (0.32%) PPP
8 5 (0.27%) LAN
8 5 (0.27%) WAN
8 5 (0.27%) RFID
8 5 (0.27%) Firewall
8 5 (0.27%) DMZ
9 4 (0.21%) 3G
9 4 (0.21%) ATM
9 4 (0.21%) Broadband
9 4 (0.21%) HTTP
10 3 (0.16%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 715 (37.93%) Data Warehouse
2 683 (36.23%) SQL Server
3 451 (23.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 362 (19.20%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 355 (18.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 341 (18.09%) QlikView
7 315 (16.71%) Cognos Report Studio
8 217 (11.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 186 (9.87%) Oracle Database
9 186 (9.87%) Relational Database
10 169 (8.97%) OLAP
11 168 (8.91%) Cognos Transformer
12 165 (8.75%) Cognos Analysis Studio
13 142 (7.53%) Cognos Query Studio
14 126 (6.68%) SQL Server 2008
15 122 (6.47%) DataStage
16 121 (6.42%) Oracle BI EE
17 112 (5.94%) BusinessObjects
18 102 (5.41%) Big Data
19 100 (5.31%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 80 (4.24%) Toad
2 38 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
4 28 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
5 25 (1.33%) ERwin
6 21 (1.11%) LoadRunner
7 18 (0.95%) WinRunner
7 18 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 14 (0.74%) Visual Studio
8 14 (0.74%) PVCS
9 11 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (0.32%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.32%) Subversion
10 6 (0.32%) Visual Composer
11 3 (0.16%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.16%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.16%) Ant
12 2 (0.11%) Introscope
12 2 (0.11%) JMeter
12 2 (0.11%) PhantomJS
General
1 704 (37.35%) Finance
2 124 (6.58%) Retail
2 124 (6.58%) Marketing
3 101 (5.36%) Banking
4 86 (4.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 66 (3.50%) Telecoms
6 42 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 34 (1.80%) Advertising
8 31 (1.64%) Games
9 21 (1.11%) German Language
10 19 (1.01%) Investment Banking
11 18 (0.95%) French Language
12 17 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.85%) Italian Language
13 16 (0.85%) Spanish Language
14 15 (0.80%) Publishing
14 15 (0.80%) Automotive
15 11 (0.58%) Legal
15 11 (0.58%) Front Office
16 8 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 607 (32.20%) Developer
2 493 (26.15%) Analyst
3 335 (17.77%) Consultant
4 292 (15.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 222 (11.78%) Cognos Developer
6 177 (9.39%) Business Analyst
7 155 (8.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 154 (8.17%) Architect
9 135 (7.16%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 116 (6.15%) Cognos BI Developer
11 93 (4.93%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 85 (4.51%) Business Developer
13 81 (4.30%) Cognos Consultant
14 75 (3.98%) Business Manager
15 61 (3.24%) Business Consultant
16 58 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
17 52 (2.76%) Data Analyst
18 47 (2.49%) Junior
19 46 (2.44%) Analyst Developer
19 46 (2.44%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (5.89%) .NET
2 69 (3.66%) Web Services
3 56 (2.97%) HTML
4 54 (2.86%) XML
5 34 (1.80%) Ajax
6 32 (1.70%) ASP.NET
7 28 (1.49%) MDX
8 26 (1.38%) Middleware
9 24 (1.27%) jQuery
10 22 (1.17%) JSF
11 21 (1.11%) J2EE
11 21 (1.11%) XSLT
12 19 (1.01%) EJB
12 19 (1.01%) JMX
12 19 (1.01%) XML Schema
12 19 (1.01%) JAXB
12 19 (1.01%) JAX-WS
13 17 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 17 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 17 (0.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 146 (7.75%) Management Information System
2 96 (5.09%) Computer Science
3 82 (4.35%) Data Integration
4 77 (4.08%) Visualisation
5 47 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
6 39 (2.07%) Mainframe
7 28 (1.49%) PMI
8 24 (1.27%) Mathematics
9 22 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 21 (1.11%) Blog
11 19 (1.01%) N-Tier
12 18 (0.95%) Replication
13 17 (0.90%) Data Conversion
14 15 (0.80%) Statistics
15 14 (0.74%) Mobile App
16 13 (0.69%) Open Source
17 12 (0.64%) FMCG
18 10 (0.53%) Social Media
18 10 (0.53%) Clustering
18 10 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 139 (7.37%) Windows
2 80 (4.24%) UNIX
3 66 (3.50%) Linux
4 29 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (1.11%) Solaris
7 20 (1.06%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.32%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.32%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.16%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.11%) Debian
10 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.11%) Android
11 1 (0.053%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1438 (76.29%) Business Intelligence
2 670 (35.54%) ETL
3 352 (18.67%) Data Modelling
4 294 (15.60%) Analytics
5 262 (13.90%) Data Management
6 174 (9.23%) Project Management
7 136 (7.21%) Dimensional Modelling
8 127 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
9 126 (6.68%) Data Analysis
10 116 (6.15%) Kimball Methodology
11 112 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
12 103 (5.46%) Business Analysis
13 100 (5.31%) ERP
14 93 (4.93%) Information Management
15 92 (4.88%) Data Governance
16 82 (4.35%) Data Architecture
17 79 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
18 77 (4.08%) Master Data Management
19 73 (3.87%) Change Management
20 71 (3.77%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1004 (53.26%) SQL
2 203 (10.77%) T-SQL
3 115 (6.10%) Java
4 107 (5.68%) VBA
5 92 (4.88%) PL/SQL
6 74 (3.93%) C#
7 72 (3.82%) JavaScript
8 70 (3.71%) VB
9 55 (2.92%) VB.NET
10 33 (1.75%) PHP
11 29 (1.54%) R
12 25 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 24 (1.27%) C++
14 18 (0.95%) C
15 13 (0.69%) Python
16 11 (0.58%) VBScript
17 10 (0.53%) MATLAB
18 8 (0.42%) Jython
19 6 (0.32%) LotusScript
19 6 (0.32%) Formula Language
Qualifications
1 212 (11.25%) Degree
2 28 (1.49%) ACCA
2 28 (1.49%) CIMA
2 28 (1.49%) PMI Certification
3 26 (1.38%) MBA
4 22 (1.17%) ISEB
5 20 (1.06%) Security Cleared
6 12 (0.64%) AAT
7 10 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.32%) MCSE
10 5 (0.27%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.21%) MCAD
11 4 (0.21%) MCSD
12 3 (0.16%) MCSA
12 3 (0.16%) PhD
12 3 (0.16%) IBM Certification
12 3 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.98%) QA
2 48 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 34 (1.80%) Solvency II
4 15 (0.80%) Basel II
5 13 (0.69%) SLA
6 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.16%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.16%) GAAP
7 3 (0.16%) FATCA
8 1 (0.053%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 27 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.32%) vSphere
4 5 (0.27%) vCloud
5 4 (0.21%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.16%) HDFS
6 3 (0.16%) UAG
6 3 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.74%) OpenSSO
3 5 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.11%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.053%) Control-M
Vendors
1 711 (37.72%) Oracle
2 459 (24.35%) Business Objects
3 418 (22.18%) Microsoft
4 385 (20.42%) IBM
5 216 (11.46%) MicroStrategy
6 211 (11.19%) Informatica
7 205 (10.88%) Tableau
8 202 (10.72%) SAP
9 95 (5.04%) Hyperion
10 89 (4.72%) Teradata
11 62 (3.29%) Netezza
12 46 (2.44%) Ab Initio
13 34 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
13 34 (1.80%) Citrix
14 33 (1.75%) HP
15 29 (1.54%) Sybase
16 28 (1.49%) VMware
16 28 (1.49%) Talend
17 26 (1.38%) PeopleSoft
17 26 (1.38%) JBoss
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension and More
Posted: 10 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
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London
Refreshing Recruitment
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Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
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