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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 378 361 345
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 771 854 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.74% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.53% 1.57% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 630 658 651
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +2.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.56%

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
50464 54357 51043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 46.82% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41353 43078 41766
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 £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -19 705 £47,500 -1.04% 84
London -46 277 £57,500 +9.52% 33
South East -13 186 £43,500 -8.42% 15
Hampshire +41 93 £45,500 +1.11% 5
East of England +59 92 £45,000 -10.00% 2
City of London -3 58 £60,000 +9.09% 11
West Midlands -22 50 £41,500 +9.21% 4
Scotland +14 43 £47,500 - 2
Glasgow +13 34 £47,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +20 33 £39,250 -25.23% 1
East Midlands -13 32 £52,500 +16.66% 3
North West +5 30 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Essex +24 29 £52,000 +12.43%
Surrey +3 29 £40,500 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire +2 28 £37,500 +7.14% 7
West Yorkshire +5 24 £35,000 +13.82% 5
Manchester +20 23 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Cambridgeshire +28 20 £45,000 -10.00%
Derbyshire +1 20 £57,500 +39.39% 2
Berkshire +18 19 £56,250 +27.84% 3
Peterborough +10 19 £45,000 -47.05%
Edinburgh +15 18 £47,500 - 1
West Sussex -22 17 £42,000 -35.38%
Staffordshire +14 16 £40,750 +1.87% 1
South West -28 15 £40,000 -23.07% 9
Watford - 15 £49,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +15 13 £25,000 -58.33%
Birmingham +14 13 £50,000 -9.09%
Bradford -9 12 £35,000 - 1
Chelmsford -4 11 £46,500 +24.00%

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1123 (71.99%) Business Intelligence
2 802 (51.41%) SQL
3 610 (39.10%) SQL Server
4 589 (37.76%) Oracle
5 578 (37.05%) Finance
6 539 (34.55%) Data Warehouse
7 443 (28.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 432 (27.69%) ETL
9 378 (24.23%) IBM
10 337 (21.60%) Analytics
11 328 (21.03%) Microsoft
12 318 (20.38%) BusinessObjects
13 303 (19.42%) Data Modelling
14 288 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 265 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
16 240 (15.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 240 (15.38%) QlikView
17 239 (15.32%) Tableau
18 238 (15.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
19 236 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
20 218 (13.97%) SAS
21 211 (13.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 210 (13.46%) Cognos TM1
23 201 (12.88%) T-SQL
24 194 (12.44%) Degree
25 192 (12.31%) Cognos Report Studio
26 188 (12.05%) Big Data
26 188 (12.05%) MS Excel
27 187 (11.99%) SAP
28 184 (11.79%) Informatica

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 218 (13.97%) SAS
2 80 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 54 (3.46%) Apache Pig
4 36 (2.31%) Apache
5 25 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 21 (1.35%) JBoss
7 20 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (0.96%) WebSphere
9 14 (0.90%) Liferay
10 12 (0.77%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.58%) CMS
12 8 (0.51%) IIS
12 8 (0.51%) Alfresco
12 8 (0.51%) WebSphere Portal
12 8 (0.51%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (0.51%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 188 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 144 (9.23%) SPSS
3 64 (4.10%) MS Office
4 47 (3.01%) PowerPivot
5 29 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (1.03%) MS Project
7 10 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.45%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.13%) Stata
10 1 (0.064%) Vensim
10 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.064%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.064%) FastStats
10 1 (0.064%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 238 (15.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 210 (13.46%) Cognos TM1
3 32 (2.05%) Cognos Controller
4 24 (1.54%) Cognos Planning
5 19 (1.22%) SAP BPC
6 17 (1.09%) Hyperion Planning
7 15 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
8 14 (0.90%) HFM
9 13 (0.83%) Agresso
10 12 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
11 11 (0.71%) ResourceLink
11 11 (0.71%) Unica
12 10 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
13 9 (0.58%) SunGard AvantGard
13 9 (0.58%) CA PPM
13 9 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
13 9 (0.58%) CODA-Financials
14 8 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
15 7 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
16 6 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 37 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
4 31 (1.99%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (0.64%) SaaS
6 8 (0.51%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.26%) Office 365
9 3 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.064%) IaaS
10 1 (0.064%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.064%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.77%) Firewall
2 11 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (0.51%) LAN
4 7 (0.45%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.32%) DNS
5 5 (0.32%) SAN
5 5 (0.32%) Internet
5 5 (0.32%) WAN
6 4 (0.26%) HTTP
6 4 (0.26%) VPN
7 3 (0.19%) FTP
7 3 (0.19%) SMTP
8 2 (0.13%) DHCP
9 1 (0.064%) WLAN
9 1 (0.064%) LDAP
9 1 (0.064%) SNMP
9 1 (0.064%) Network Security
9 1 (0.064%) Wireless
9 1 (0.064%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 610 (39.10%) SQL Server
2 539 (34.55%) Data Warehouse
3 443 (28.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 318 (20.38%) BusinessObjects
5 288 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 240 (15.38%) QlikView
6 240 (15.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 211 (13.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 192 (12.31%) Cognos Report Studio
9 188 (12.05%) Big Data
10 176 (11.28%) Oracle BI EE
11 127 (8.14%) Relational Database
12 125 (8.01%) SQL Server 2008
13 118 (7.56%) Hadoop
14 110 (7.05%) Oracle Database
15 100 (6.41%) Pentaho
15 100 (6.41%) OLAP
16 83 (5.32%) Oracle Reports
16 83 (5.32%) SQL Server 2005
17 81 (5.19%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 93 (5.96%) Talend Open Studio
2 51 (3.27%) ERwin
3 29 (1.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 25 (1.60%) JIRA
4 25 (1.60%) Visual Studio
5 18 (1.15%) Toad
6 17 (1.09%) Maven
7 15 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (0.51%) Selenium
10 5 (0.32%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.26%) Subversion
11 4 (0.26%) FishEye
12 3 (0.19%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.13%) Ant
13 2 (0.13%) JUnit
13 2 (0.13%) Log4j
13 2 (0.13%) Hudson
14 1 (0.064%) HP UFT
General
1 578 (37.05%) Finance
2 124 (7.95%) Retail
3 112 (7.18%) Banking
4 61 (3.91%) Marketing
5 48 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 31 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.54%) Law
8 23 (1.47%) General Ledger
9 20 (1.28%) Billing
10 15 (0.96%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.90%) Advertising
12 12 (0.77%) Front Office
13 11 (0.71%) Legal
14 10 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.58%) Back Office
16 8 (0.51%) Automotive
17 7 (0.45%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.45%) Military
18 6 (0.38%) Games
19 4 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 447 (28.65%) Developer
2 412 (26.41%) Analyst
3 224 (14.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 221 (14.17%) Consultant
5 179 (11.47%) Cognos Developer
6 156 (10.00%) Architect
7 124 (7.95%) Business Analyst
8 121 (7.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 100 (6.41%) Data Architect
10 99 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 85 (5.45%) Data Analyst
12 78 (5.00%) Support Analyst
13 65 (4.17%) Project Manager
13 65 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 65 (4.17%) Cognos BI Developer
14 56 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
15 50 (3.21%) DBA
16 49 (3.14%) Business Developer
17 48 (3.08%) SQL Developer
18 47 (3.01%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (7.05%) .NET
2 71 (4.55%) Web Services
3 57 (3.65%) HTML
4 50 (3.21%) CSS
5 49 (3.14%) MDX
6 45 (2.88%) XML
7 31 (1.99%) MLlib
8 30 (1.92%) ASP.NET
9 21 (1.35%) Spring
9 21 (1.35%) WebCenter
10 16 (1.03%) Middleware
11 14 (0.90%) JMS
12 12 (0.77%) Ajax
12 12 (0.77%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.77%) Oracle Fusion
12 12 (0.77%) jQuery
13 11 (0.71%) Oracle ADF
14 10 (0.64%) J2EE
14 10 (0.64%) JSP
15 9 (0.58%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 265 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
2 171 (10.96%) Management Information System
3 107 (6.86%) Visualisation
4 96 (6.15%) Data Integration
5 73 (4.68%) Computer Science
6 44 (2.82%) Data Structures
7 38 (2.44%) FMCG
8 37 (2.37%) Mathematics
9 36 (2.31%) Statistics
10 25 (1.60%) Data Centre
11 24 (1.54%) Data Extraction
11 24 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (0.96%) Social Media
13 14 (0.90%) Data Conversion
14 11 (0.71%) Blog
15 10 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (0.58%) User Experience
17 8 (0.51%) NHS
17 8 (0.51%) Blackberry
17 8 (0.51%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 95 (6.09%) Windows
2 64 (4.10%) Linux
3 34 (2.18%) UNIX
4 10 (0.64%) Windows XP
5 9 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.38%) Windows 8
6 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.32%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.19%) Android
9 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.064%) AIX
10 1 (0.064%) Solaris
10 1 (0.064%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1123 (71.99%) Business Intelligence
2 432 (27.69%) ETL
3 337 (21.60%) Analytics
4 303 (19.42%) Data Modelling
5 236 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
6 174 (11.15%) Data Management
7 170 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 165 (10.58%) Project Management
9 119 (7.63%) Data Analysis
10 113 (7.24%) Mentoring
11 101 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
12 92 (5.90%) Business Analysis
13 91 (5.83%) Data Governance
14 87 (5.58%) SDLC
15 84 (5.38%) Open Source
16 82 (5.26%) ERP
17 81 (5.19%) Data Architecture
18 79 (5.06%) Information Management
19 78 (5.00%) CRM
20 73 (4.68%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 802 (51.41%) SQL
2 201 (12.88%) T-SQL
3 123 (7.88%) Java
4 100 (6.41%) R
5 92 (5.90%) C#
6 84 (5.38%) Python
7 71 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 70 (4.49%) VBA
9 51 (3.27%) PHP
10 35 (2.24%) Perl
11 29 (1.86%) VBScript
12 28 (1.79%) JavaScript
13 25 (1.60%) C
14 17 (1.09%) VB
15 13 (0.83%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.77%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.77%) C++
17 10 (0.64%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.64%) MATLAB
18 9 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 194 (12.44%) Degree
2 27 (1.73%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.22%) CIMA
4 18 (1.15%) ACCA
5 16 (1.03%) ISEB
6 12 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.71%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.38%) IBM Certification
10 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.32%) PMP
12 4 (0.26%) MBA
13 3 (0.19%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.19%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.19%) SAP Certification
13 3 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.13%) MCSE
15 1 (0.064%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.27%) Data Quality
2 48 (3.08%) QA
3 34 (2.18%) SLA
4 17 (1.09%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.064%) GAAP
6 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (2.18%) Apache Flume
2 21 (1.35%) HDFS
3 13 (0.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 12 (0.77%) GPFS
5 10 (0.64%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.064%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (0.96%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.38%) Oracle EDQ
4 5 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (0.32%) Oozie
5 2 (0.13%) Zenoss
5 2 (0.13%) MOM
6 1 (0.064%) Netcool
6 1 (0.064%) Nagios
6 1 (0.064%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.064%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.064%) SCCM
6 1 (0.064%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.064%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.064%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.064%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.064%) OpenView
Vendors
1 589 (37.76%) Oracle
2 378 (24.23%) IBM
3 328 (21.03%) Microsoft
4 239 (15.32%) Tableau
5 187 (11.99%) SAP
6 184 (11.79%) Informatica
7 175 (11.22%) MicroStrategy
8 132 (8.46%) Teradata
9 93 (5.96%) Talend
10 69 (4.42%) Hyperion
11 68 (4.36%) Netezza
12 66 (4.23%) Ab Initio
13 38 (2.44%) Vertica
14 34 (2.18%) Greenplum
15 27 (1.73%) Siebel
16 24 (1.54%) DataFlux
17 22 (1.41%) CODA
17 22 (1.41%) JD Edwards
17 22 (1.41%) ServiceNow
18 19 (1.22%) Capita
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Up to £50,000 PA plus Bonus and Bene
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Upto £60k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent package and opportunity
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - 60K
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago