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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 354 338 294
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -44
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 851 824 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.76% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 1.58% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 661 676 908
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,700 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
55360 52098 57012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.26% 47.93% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 43890 42680 47913
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -15 789 £47,500 - 88
London +19 375 £50,500 -12.17% 45
South East -33 181 £47,250 +5.00% 12
City of London -19 85 £55,000 -4.34% 17
West Midlands +19 80 £38,000 -7.31% 2
Hampshire +5 67 £45,000 - 3
Yorkshire -21 39 £35,000 - 3
East of England +3 37 £45,000 +20.00% 8
East Midlands -6 36 £47,500 +43.93% 3
West Sussex +3 31 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Scotland -55 31 £47,500 +11.76% 7
West Yorkshire -21 29 £31,500 -10.00% 2
Glasgow -27 29 £47,500 +14.45% 3
Warwickshire +32 27 £37,500 -8.53%
Surrey -1 26 £43,750 -12.50% 6
Docklands, London +23 23 £65,000 -
South West -41 20 £57,500 +53.33% 8
Horsham - 20 £60,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +6 19 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Leeds -15 19 £30,000 -7.69% 2
North West -35 19 £40,000 -10.11% 6
Buckinghamshire -1 16 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Basingstoke +6 15 £52,500 - 2
Cambridge +9 14 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Dorset +2 12 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Northamptonshire -3 12 £43,000 +26.47% 1
Staffordshire -3 12 £38,750 -13.88%
Kent +3 11 £35,000 -36.36%
Berkshire -31 11 £50,000 -9.09%
County Antrim - 11 - -

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1364 (74.37%) Business Intelligence
2 965 (52.62%) SQL
3 724 (39.48%) Finance
4 691 (37.68%) Oracle
5 678 (36.97%) Data Warehouse
6 675 (36.80%) SQL Server
7 665 (36.26%) ETL
8 459 (25.03%) Business Objects
9 437 (23.83%) IBM
10 432 (23.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 415 (22.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 395 (21.54%) Microsoft
13 360 (19.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 344 (18.76%) MS Excel
15 336 (18.32%) QlikView
16 331 (18.05%) Data Modelling
17 319 (17.39%) Cognos Framework Manager
18 315 (17.18%) Cognos TM1
19 294 (16.03%) Analytics
20 261 (14.23%) Cognos Report Studio
21 230 (12.54%) Data Management
22 217 (11.83%) Degree
23 208 (11.34%) SAP
24 207 (11.29%) MicroStrategy
24 207 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 196 (10.69%) Informatica
26 194 (10.58%) Tableau
27 190 (10.36%) T-SQL
28 179 (9.76%) Relational Database
29 170 (9.27%) SAS

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 170 (9.27%) SAS
2 150 (8.18%) SharePoint
3 37 (2.02%) Apache
4 31 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 27 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
6 20 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 20 (1.09%) WebLogic
7 19 (1.04%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.76%) IIS
9 12 (0.65%) GlassFish
10 11 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (0.55%) FileNet
12 9 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
12 9 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
12 9 (0.49%) IBM Connections
13 8 (0.44%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.33%) CMS
16 5 (0.27%) NetWeaver
16 5 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 344 (18.76%) MS Excel
2 96 (5.23%) MS Office
3 78 (4.25%) SPSS
4 44 (2.40%) PowerPivot
5 38 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (1.04%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.93%) MS Project
8 9 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.33%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 415 (22.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 315 (17.18%) Cognos TM1
3 46 (2.51%) Cognos Controller
4 43 (2.34%) Cognos Planning
5 36 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
6 34 (1.85%) SAP BPC
7 32 (1.74%) Hyperion Planning
8 26 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
8 26 (1.42%) HFM
9 17 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
9 17 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
10 16 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
10 16 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
11 15 (0.82%) SAP MDM
12 11 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
13 8 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 7 (0.38%) Summit
14 7 (0.38%) ResourceLink
15 5 (0.27%) Maximo
15 5 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.33%) Office 365
2 6 (0.33%) SaaS
3 3 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.11%) Heroku
5 1 (0.055%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.80%) Internet
2 20 (1.09%) SAN
3 15 (0.82%) FTP
3 15 (0.82%) Intranet
4 10 (0.55%) NAS
4 10 (0.55%) DNS
4 10 (0.55%) HTTP
5 9 (0.49%) Firewall
6 7 (0.38%) ATM
7 5 (0.27%) DMZ
7 5 (0.27%) RFID
7 5 (0.27%) LDAP
7 5 (0.27%) PPP
8 4 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.22%) Broadband
8 4 (0.22%) ADSL
8 4 (0.22%) 3G
9 3 (0.16%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.11%) LAN
10 2 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 678 (36.97%) Data Warehouse
2 675 (36.80%) SQL Server
3 432 (23.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 360 (19.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 336 (18.32%) QlikView
6 319 (17.39%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 261 (14.23%) Cognos Report Studio
8 207 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 179 (9.76%) Relational Database
10 169 (9.21%) OLAP
11 158 (8.62%) Oracle Database
12 140 (7.63%) Cognos Analysis Studio
13 129 (7.03%) DataStage
14 125 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
15 124 (6.76%) Oracle BI EE
16 119 (6.49%) Cognos Query Studio
17 118 (6.43%) BusinessObjects
18 117 (6.38%) Cognos Transformer
19 104 (5.67%) Oracle ODI
20 103 (5.62%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 72 (3.93%) Toad
2 38 (2.07%) Visual Studio
3 33 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
4 31 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
5 28 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (1.31%) ERwin
7 23 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 20 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
9 13 (0.71%) Git (software)
10 10 (0.55%) LoadRunner
11 7 (0.38%) WinRunner
12 6 (0.33%) PVCS
13 5 (0.27%) Subversion
14 3 (0.16%) Introscope
14 3 (0.16%) JMeter
14 3 (0.16%) Ant
14 3 (0.16%) Visual Composer
14 3 (0.16%) Cucumber
15 2 (0.11%) PhantomJS
15 2 (0.11%) Sinon.JS
General
1 724 (39.48%) Finance
2 123 (6.71%) Banking
3 121 (6.60%) Retail
4 115 (6.27%) Marketing
5 72 (3.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 67 (3.65%) Telecoms
7 43 (2.34%) Advertising
8 38 (2.07%) Manufacturing
9 32 (1.74%) Games
10 26 (1.42%) Investment Banking
11 19 (1.04%) Front Office
11 19 (1.04%) Legal
11 19 (1.04%) Automotive
11 19 (1.04%) French Language
12 18 (0.98%) German Language
13 17 (0.93%) Spanish Language
14 15 (0.82%) Publishing
14 15 (0.82%) Italian Language
15 11 (0.60%) General Ledger
15 11 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 597 (32.55%) Developer
2 468 (25.52%) Analyst
3 299 (16.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 290 (15.81%) Consultant
5 212 (11.56%) Cognos Developer
6 168 (9.16%) Business Analyst
7 152 (8.29%) Architect
8 126 (6.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 125 (6.82%) Cognos BI Developer
10 101 (5.51%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 86 (4.69%) Business Developer
12 85 (4.63%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 71 (3.87%) Applications Support
14 64 (3.49%) Business Manager
15 63 (3.44%) Cognos Consultant
16 60 (3.27%) Systems Analyst
17 54 (2.94%) Data Analyst
17 54 (2.94%) Business Consultant
18 53 (2.89%) Support Analyst
19 46 (2.51%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (7.25%) .NET
2 68 (3.71%) HTML
3 56 (3.05%) Web Services
4 45 (2.45%) XML
5 39 (2.13%) ASP.NET
6 29 (1.58%) MDX
6 29 (1.58%) jQuery
7 24 (1.31%) Middleware
8 22 (1.20%) CSS
9 16 (0.87%) .NET Framework
9 16 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (0.87%) JSF
10 15 (0.82%) XSLT
10 15 (0.82%) AngularJS
11 14 (0.76%) SOAP
11 14 (0.76%) J2EE
12 13 (0.71%) XML Schema
12 13 (0.71%) EJB
12 13 (0.71%) JAXB
12 13 (0.71%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 164 (8.94%) Management Information System
2 106 (5.78%) Computer Science
3 81 (4.42%) Visualisation
4 74 (4.03%) Data Integration
5 53 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
6 45 (2.45%) Mainframe
7 31 (1.69%) PMI
8 27 (1.47%) Mathematics
9 20 (1.09%) Data Conversion
9 20 (1.09%) Blog
10 18 (0.98%) Replication
11 17 (0.93%) Statistics
12 16 (0.87%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.65%) Open Source
13 12 (0.65%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.60%) FMCG
15 9 (0.49%) Clustering
15 9 (0.49%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
16 8 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 148 (8.07%) Windows
2 92 (5.02%) UNIX
3 60 (3.27%) Linux
4 28 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (1.15%) Windows XP
7 17 (0.93%) Solaris
8 10 (0.55%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.33%) Android
9 6 (0.33%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.16%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.11%) Debian
12 1 (0.055%) HPUX
12 1 (0.055%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1364 (74.37%) Business Intelligence
2 665 (36.26%) ETL
3 331 (18.05%) Data Modelling
4 294 (16.03%) Analytics
5 230 (12.54%) Data Management
6 166 (9.05%) Project Management
7 141 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
8 136 (7.42%) Data Analysis
9 120 (6.54%) Performance Tuning
10 115 (6.27%) ERP
11 98 (5.34%) Kimball Methodology
11 98 (5.34%) Change Management
12 96 (5.23%) Data Governance
13 95 (5.18%) Agile Software Development
14 91 (4.96%) ITIL
14 91 (4.96%) Business Analysis
15 89 (4.85%) Data Architecture
16 83 (4.53%) Information Management
17 77 (4.20%) CRM
18 75 (4.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 965 (52.62%) SQL
2 190 (10.36%) T-SQL
3 110 (6.00%) Java
4 108 (5.89%) PL/SQL
5 89 (4.85%) VBA
6 88 (4.80%) C#
7 67 (3.65%) JavaScript
8 66 (3.60%) VB
9 44 (2.40%) VB.NET
10 42 (2.29%) PHP
11 32 (1.74%) R
12 28 (1.53%) C++
13 26 (1.42%) Shell Script
14 18 (0.98%) C
15 12 (0.65%) MATLAB
16 10 (0.55%) VBScript
17 9 (0.49%) Jython
17 9 (0.49%) LotusScript
17 9 (0.49%) Formula Language
18 5 (0.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 217 (11.83%) Degree
2 31 (1.69%) PMI Certification
3 29 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 28 (1.53%) ACCA
4 28 (1.53%) CIMA
5 19 (1.04%) MBA
6 12 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.60%) ISEB
7 11 (0.60%) AAT
8 7 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.38%) MCAD
8 7 (0.38%) MCSD
9 6 (0.33%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.27%) MCSE
10 5 (0.27%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.22%) IBM Certification
12 3 (0.16%) PMP
12 3 (0.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.31%) QA
2 54 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 40 (2.18%) SLA
4 30 (1.64%) Solvency II
5 12 (0.65%) Basel II
6 6 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.33%) GAAP
7 3 (0.16%) FATCA
8 1 (0.055%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.055%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 31 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.44%) vCloud
4 6 (0.33%) vSphere
5 4 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.22%) UAG
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.11%) XenApp
7 2 (0.11%) HDFS
7 2 (0.11%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 12 (0.65%) OpenSSO
2 11 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.16%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.16%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.055%) Control-M
Vendors
1 691 (37.68%) Oracle
2 459 (25.03%) Business Objects
3 437 (23.83%) IBM
4 395 (21.54%) Microsoft
5 208 (11.34%) SAP
6 207 (11.29%) MicroStrategy
7 196 (10.69%) Informatica
8 194 (10.58%) Tableau
9 98 (5.34%) Hyperion
10 87 (4.74%) Teradata
11 65 (3.54%) Netezza
12 47 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
13 43 (2.34%) Ab Initio
14 41 (2.24%) CODA
15 33 (1.80%) Citrix
15 33 (1.80%) HP
16 32 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
17 31 (1.69%) Sybase
17 31 (1.69%) Talend
18 28 (1.53%) VMware
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £90000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coneqt
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
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Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus & full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Volaris Exec
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £5k car, 10% + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £68,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: Yesterday