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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 371 340 286
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -54
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 785 952 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.79% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 1.69% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 646 765 834
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £66,300 £65,000
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
52130 56421 54941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.04% 46.72% 48.63%
Number of salaries quoted 41922 45150 44725
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 £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -46 712 £52,500 +9.37% 88
London -35 355 £65,000 +22.64% 44
South East -31 187 £45,500 +1.11% 12
City of London -30 82 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Hampshire +31 71 £44,500 +7.22% 7
West Midlands -50 52 £30,000 -33.33% 4
Surrey +3 50 £45,000 -10.00% 2
East of England +20 44 £47,500 +20.25% 1
Berkshire -23 44 £55,000 +22.22% 1
North West +15 26 £32,500 -16.66% 5
East Midlands +18 25 £40,000 - 4
South Wales - 23 £45,000 - 1
Wales - 23 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +7 22 £47,500 +11.76%
Scotland +8 21 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Bedfordshire +41 19 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire +22 19 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Docklands, London -2 19 £69,500 +20.86%
Warwickshire -10 19 £25,000 -54.54%
Cardiff - 19 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +18 15 £61,000 +35.55% 2
Leeds +16 15 £61,000 +35.55% 2
Birmingham -9 15 £80,000 +60.00% 3
Luton - 15 £40,000 - 1
South West -31 14 £39,500 -5.95% 13
Slough +25 13 £55,000 +10.00%
Bracknell +12 13 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Glasgow +10 13 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Leicestershire +18 12 £40,000 +20.30% 1
Warwick +11 12 £22,500 -47.05%

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1141 (73.57%) Business Intelligence
2 769 (49.58%) SQL
3 684 (44.10%) Finance
4 682 (43.97%) Data Warehouse
5 604 (38.94%) Oracle
6 551 (35.53%) SQL Server
7 428 (27.60%) Microsoft
8 411 (26.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 407 (26.24%) ETL
10 377 (24.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 324 (20.89%) IBM
12 294 (18.96%) Data Modelling
13 289 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
14 284 (18.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 283 (18.25%) MS Excel
16 267 (17.21%) Business Objects
17 257 (16.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
18 247 (15.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 244 (15.73%) Degree
20 237 (15.28%) T-SQL
21 233 (15.02%) Analytics
22 221 (14.25%) QlikView
23 218 (14.06%) SAP
24 215 (13.86%) Cognos Report Studio
25 208 (13.41%) Cognos TM1
26 207 (13.35%) SAS
27 199 (12.83%) Data Management
28 192 (12.38%) Tableau
29 178 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
30 168 (10.83%) Management Information System

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 207 (13.35%) SAS
2 151 (9.74%) SharePoint
3 35 (2.26%) Apache Pig
4 23 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
5 20 (1.29%) JBoss
6 18 (1.16%) WebSphere
7 17 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (0.90%) Apache Spark
8 14 (0.90%) OpenStack
9 12 (0.77%) IIS
9 12 (0.77%) Apache
10 11 (0.71%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.45%) Liferay
13 6 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.32%) CMS
14 5 (0.32%) Alfresco
14 5 (0.32%) WebSphere Portal
14 5 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
15 3 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 283 (18.25%) MS Excel
2 94 (6.06%) PowerPivot
3 86 (5.54%) SPSS
4 51 (3.29%) MS Office
5 29 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.58%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.26%) MS Project
9 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.13%) Stata
11 1 (0.064%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.064%) Vensim
11 1 (0.064%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 284 (18.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 208 (13.41%) Cognos TM1
3 46 (2.97%) Cognos Planning
4 30 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
5 24 (1.55%) Hyperion Planning
6 17 (1.10%) ResourceLink
7 14 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
9 11 (0.71%) Agresso
10 10 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
10 10 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
11 9 (0.58%) SAP BPC
12 7 (0.45%) Cognos Controller
13 6 (0.39%) CA PPM
14 4 (0.26%) Unica
14 4 (0.26%) SAP PS
14 4 (0.26%) Oracle FAH
15 3 (0.19%) SAP CO
15 3 (0.19%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.77%) SaaS
4 10 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
4 10 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.16%) SAN
2 15 (0.97%) Firewall
3 12 (0.77%) NAS
4 11 (0.71%) Intranet
4 11 (0.71%) LAN
5 10 (0.64%) DMZ
6 9 (0.58%) WAN
7 5 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.32%) Internet
7 5 (0.32%) LDAP
8 4 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.26%) PBX
9 3 (0.19%) VPN
9 3 (0.19%) FTP
9 3 (0.19%) SNMP
10 2 (0.13%) DNS
10 2 (0.13%) SSL
10 2 (0.13%) DHCP
11 1 (0.064%) WLAN
11 1 (0.064%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 682 (43.97%) Data Warehouse
2 551 (35.53%) SQL Server
3 411 (26.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 377 (24.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 257 (16.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 247 (15.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 221 (14.25%) QlikView
8 215 (13.86%) Cognos Report Studio
9 154 (9.93%) Oracle Database
10 153 (9.86%) Oracle BI EE
11 130 (8.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 127 (8.19%) Big Data
13 115 (7.41%) Relational Database
14 102 (6.58%) OLAP
15 94 (6.06%) Oracle ODI
16 89 (5.74%) Hadoop
17 88 (5.67%) BusinessObjects
18 86 (5.54%) SQL Server 2005
19 80 (5.16%) Microsoft Power View
20 74 (4.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 60 (3.87%) Toad
2 42 (2.71%) Talend Open Studio
3 40 (2.58%) Visual Studio
4 35 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (1.10%) ERwin
6 16 (1.03%) JIRA
7 10 (0.64%) Selenium
7 10 (0.64%) WebDriver
8 8 (0.52%) Maven
8 8 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.32%) FishEye
11 3 (0.19%) Subversion
11 3 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.13%) PeopleTools
13 1 (0.064%) CruiseControl
13 1 (0.064%) Hudson
General
1 684 (44.10%) Finance
2 140 (9.03%) Banking
3 104 (6.71%) Retail
4 56 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.19%) Marketing
6 27 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.68%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.55%) Games
9 23 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 18 (1.16%) Law
11 12 (0.77%) Advertising
11 12 (0.77%) International Banking
12 10 (0.64%) General Ledger
13 8 (0.52%) Local Government
14 5 (0.32%) Billing
15 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.26%) Automotive
16 3 (0.19%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.19%) French Language
17 2 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 452 (29.14%) Developer
2 370 (23.86%) Analyst
3 260 (16.76%) Consultant
4 239 (15.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 188 (12.12%) Cognos Developer
6 177 (11.41%) Architect
7 158 (10.19%) Business Analyst
8 137 (8.83%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 115 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 74 (4.77%) Cognos BI Developer
11 70 (4.51%) Report Developer
12 64 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Architect
13 63 (4.06%) Data Analyst
14 57 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Manager
15 56 (3.61%) Cognos Consultant
16 55 (3.55%) Data Architect
17 53 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
18 52 (3.35%) Applications Support
19 51 (3.29%) Project Manager
19 51 (3.29%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (6.96%) .NET
2 85 (5.48%) HTML
3 61 (3.93%) MDX
4 52 (3.35%) CSS
5 44 (2.84%) ASP.NET
6 42 (2.71%) Web Services
7 31 (2.00%) XML
8 25 (1.61%) .NET Framework
9 16 (1.03%) J2EE
9 16 (1.03%) HTML5
9 16 (1.03%) REST
10 15 (0.97%) Kafka
10 15 (0.97%) WebCenter
10 15 (0.97%) Cascading
11 14 (0.90%) SOAP
12 13 (0.84%) JSP
12 13 (0.84%) Hibernate
12 13 (0.84%) jQuery
13 12 (0.77%) Struts
14 11 (0.71%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 289 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
2 168 (10.83%) Management Information System
3 113 (7.29%) Visualisation
4 87 (5.61%) Data Integration
5 77 (4.96%) Computer Science
6 44 (2.84%) Open Source
7 41 (2.64%) FMCG
8 35 (2.26%) Statistics
9 31 (2.00%) Mathematics
10 29 (1.87%) Data Structures
11 28 (1.81%) Mainframe
12 27 (1.74%) Mobile App
13 26 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (1.10%) Client/Server
15 16 (1.03%) Data Extraction
16 14 (0.90%) Reference Data
16 14 (0.90%) Data Conversion
16 14 (0.90%) Clustering
17 13 (0.84%) Oracle Exalytics
18 10 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 106 (6.83%) Windows
2 61 (3.93%) UNIX
3 46 (2.97%) Windows XP
4 36 (2.32%) Linux
5 12 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.19%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.13%) Android
9 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.064%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.064%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.064%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1141 (73.57%) Business Intelligence
2 407 (26.24%) ETL
3 294 (18.96%) Data Modelling
4 233 (15.02%) Analytics
5 199 (12.83%) Data Management
6 178 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
7 154 (9.93%) Project Management
8 132 (8.51%) Mentoring
9 113 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 111 (7.16%) Data Analysis
10 111 (7.16%) Data Governance
11 94 (6.06%) Data Architecture
12 87 (5.61%) Performance Tuning
13 83 (5.35%) Kimball Methodology
14 80 (5.16%) Dimensional Modelling
14 80 (5.16%) Business Analysis
15 79 (5.09%) Master Data Management
16 75 (4.84%) CRM
17 71 (4.58%) ITIL
18 60 (3.87%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 769 (49.58%) SQL
2 237 (15.28%) T-SQL
3 148 (9.54%) VBA
4 115 (7.41%) C#
5 111 (7.16%) Java
6 95 (6.13%) PL/SQL
7 44 (2.84%) Python
8 40 (2.58%) R
9 39 (2.51%) JavaScript
10 26 (1.68%) PHP
11 25 (1.61%) C
12 22 (1.42%) Perl
13 21 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 20 (1.29%) VB
15 18 (1.16%) VBScript
16 16 (1.03%) C++
16 16 (1.03%) Scala
17 10 (0.64%) PowerShell
17 10 (0.64%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 244 (15.73%) Degree
2 20 (1.29%) PMI Certification
3 17 (1.10%) PMP
4 16 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.84%) IBM Certification
5 13 (0.84%) Security Cleared
6 12 (0.77%) ISEB
7 10 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.52%) MCSE
9 7 (0.45%) MCDBA
9 7 (0.45%) MCP
9 7 (0.45%) MCSD
9 7 (0.45%) SAP Certification
9 7 (0.45%) MCITP
10 6 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 5 (0.32%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.80%) Data Quality
2 46 (2.97%) SLA
3 30 (1.93%) QA
4 9 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.19%) COBIT
6 2 (0.13%) GxP
6 2 (0.13%) GAAP
7 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.064%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.064%) Basel II
System Software
1 19 (1.23%) HDFS
2 17 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.90%) Apache Flume
4 13 (0.84%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.77%) vCloud
6 5 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.064%) vSphere
8 1 (0.064%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.064%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (0.26%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.19%) Netcool
4 3 (0.19%) Nagios
4 3 (0.19%) OpenNMS
4 3 (0.19%) OpenView
5 2 (0.13%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.13%) MOM
6 1 (0.064%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.064%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.064%) Puppet
6 1 (0.064%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 604 (38.94%) Oracle
2 428 (27.60%) Microsoft
3 324 (20.89%) IBM
4 267 (17.21%) Business Objects
5 218 (14.06%) SAP
6 192 (12.38%) Tableau
7 146 (9.41%) Informatica
8 130 (8.38%) Teradata
9 107 (6.90%) MicroStrategy
10 100 (6.45%) Hyperion
11 55 (3.55%) Ab Initio
12 50 (3.22%) Netezza
13 42 (2.71%) Talend
14 26 (1.68%) JD Edwards
15 24 (1.55%) Sybase
16 22 (1.42%) CODA
16 22 (1.42%) VMware
16 22 (1.42%) DataFlux
17 21 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
18 20 (1.29%) Capita
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