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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 377 347 343
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -4
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 755 893 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.76% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 1.63% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 605 708 691
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
50668 54775 51799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.20% 46.73% 47.60%
Number of salaries quoted 41071 43945 42385
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,844
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -42 685 £47,500 - 91
London -73 286 £60,000 +20.00% 36
South East +29 176 £43,500 -8.42% 15
Hampshire +38 88 £44,250 -1.66% 4
City of London +4 77 £53,000 +3.41% 12
West Midlands -53 65 £40,000 - 3
East of England +17 63 £45,000 +9.75% 8
Scotland +24 39 £47,500 - 8
East Midlands +17 37 £45,000 - 6
North West +32 36 £39,000 +4.00% 8
Surrey +29 28 £41,250 +10.00% 7
Essex +23 28 £48,000 +28.00% 1
Derbyshire +23 27 £54,750 +68.46% 2
Glasgow +13 27 £47,500 - 7
Yorkshire +3 26 £37,500 +19.04% 6
West Yorkshire +6 25 £35,000 +16.66% 1
West Sussex -5 21 £42,000 -35.38% 3
Hertfordshire +5 20 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Manchester +21 19 £34,000 -15.00% 6
Birmingham +6 18 £47,500 +4.97% 1
South West -17 18 £53,750 -2.27% 7
Staffordshire 0 17 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Edinburgh +22 16 £75,000 +57.89% 1
Berkshire +1 15 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Docklands, London -5 13 £80,000 +23.07%
Leeds +4 12 £40,000 +33.33%
Gloucestershire -2 12 £55,000 - 1
Chelmsford +3 11 £46,500 +24.00%
Crawley -3 11 £42,000 -44.00% 1
Warwickshire -37 11 £25,000 -34.21%

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1135 (72.90%) Business Intelligence
2 816 (52.41%) SQL
3 622 (39.95%) Finance
4 608 (39.05%) Oracle
5 594 (38.15%) SQL Server
6 587 (37.70%) Data Warehouse
7 429 (27.55%) ETL
8 393 (25.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 373 (23.96%) Microsoft
10 366 (23.51%) IBM
11 336 (21.58%) Analytics
12 328 (21.07%) Data Modelling
13 322 (20.68%) BusinessObjects
14 294 (18.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 287 (18.43%) Analytical Skills
16 274 (17.60%) Cognos Framework Manager
17 248 (15.93%) SAS
18 235 (15.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
19 234 (15.03%) Tableau
20 222 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
21 221 (14.19%) QlikView
22 216 (13.87%) Cognos TM1
23 215 (13.81%) Degree
24 214 (13.74%) Data Management
25 213 (13.68%) SAP
26 211 (13.55%) MS Excel
27 206 (13.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 202 (12.97%) Cognos Report Studio
29 195 (12.52%) T-SQL
30 190 (12.20%) Big Data

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 248 (15.93%) SAS
2 85 (5.46%) SharePoint
3 54 (3.47%) Apache Pig
4 36 (2.31%) Apache
5 26 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 20 (1.28%) JBoss
7 16 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (0.96%) WebSphere
9 13 (0.83%) Liferay
10 10 (0.64%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.58%) CMS
11 9 (0.58%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.51%) IIS
12 8 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (0.51%) Alfresco
12 8 (0.51%) WebSphere Portal
13 7 (0.45%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.26%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
16 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 211 (13.55%) MS Excel
2 151 (9.70%) SPSS
3 59 (3.79%) MS Office
4 56 (3.60%) PowerPivot
5 36 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (1.03%) MS Project
7 12 (0.77%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.13%) Stata
10 1 (0.064%) Vensim
10 1 (0.064%) FastStats
10 1 (0.064%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 235 (15.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 216 (13.87%) Cognos TM1
3 35 (2.25%) Cognos Planning
4 33 (2.12%) Cognos Controller
5 21 (1.35%) SAP BPC
6 20 (1.28%) Hyperion Planning
7 16 (1.03%) Agresso
8 15 (0.96%) HFM
9 14 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
10 12 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
11 10 (0.64%) Unica
11 10 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
11 10 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
12 9 (0.58%) CA PPM
12 9 (0.58%) SunGard AvantGard
12 9 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
13 8 (0.51%) CODA-Financials
13 8 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
13 8 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
13 8 (0.51%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 32 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
4 31 (1.99%) Amazon EMR
5 13 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.64%) SaaS
7 5 (0.32%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.064%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.064%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.064%) Office 365
9 1 (0.064%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (0.45%) SAN
2 7 (0.45%) LAN
3 6 (0.39%) Firewall
4 5 (0.32%) WAN
5 4 (0.26%) VPN
5 4 (0.26%) Intranet
5 4 (0.26%) Internet
6 3 (0.19%) FTP
7 2 (0.13%) DNS
7 2 (0.13%) DHCP
7 2 (0.13%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.13%) NAS
8 1 (0.064%) WLAN
8 1 (0.064%) HTTP
8 1 (0.064%) SNMP
8 1 (0.064%) RFID
8 1 (0.064%) Wireless
8 1 (0.064%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.064%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 594 (38.15%) SQL Server
2 587 (37.70%) Data Warehouse
3 393 (25.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 322 (20.68%) BusinessObjects
5 294 (18.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 274 (17.60%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 221 (14.19%) QlikView
8 206 (13.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 202 (12.97%) Cognos Report Studio
10 190 (12.20%) Big Data
11 189 (12.14%) Oracle BI EE
12 144 (9.25%) Relational Database
13 131 (8.41%) Hadoop
14 127 (8.16%) Oracle Database
15 112 (7.19%) SQL Server 2008
16 109 (7.00%) Pentaho
17 100 (6.42%) OLAP
18 96 (6.17%) Oracle Reports
19 71 (4.56%) RDBMS
20 70 (4.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 93 (5.97%) Talend Open Studio
2 37 (2.38%) ERwin
3 34 (2.18%) Toad
4 26 (1.67%) JIRA
4 26 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 23 (1.48%) Visual Studio
6 16 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (0.96%) Maven
8 14 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (0.64%) Selenium
10 7 (0.45%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.32%) FishEye
12 3 (0.19%) Subversion
13 2 (0.13%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 1 (0.064%) Ant
14 1 (0.064%) JUnit
14 1 (0.064%) HP UFT
14 1 (0.064%) PowerDesigner
14 1 (0.064%) Log4j
General
1 622 (39.95%) Finance
2 113 (7.26%) Retail
3 102 (6.55%) Banking
4 57 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 52 (3.34%) Marketing
6 26 (1.67%) Law
7 25 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.35%) General Ledger
9 17 (1.09%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.03%) Billing
11 15 (0.96%) Games
12 10 (0.64%) Legal
12 10 (0.64%) Front Office
12 10 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.58%) Advertising
14 7 (0.45%) Automotive
15 6 (0.39%) Local Government
16 5 (0.32%) Military
17 2 (0.13%) Publishing
17 2 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 441 (28.32%) Developer
2 407 (26.14%) Analyst
3 235 (15.09%) Consultant
4 206 (13.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 182 (11.69%) Cognos Developer
6 171 (10.98%) Architect
7 139 (8.93%) Business Analyst
8 124 (7.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 110 (7.06%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 105 (6.74%) Data Architect
11 97 (6.23%) Data Analyst
12 66 (4.24%) Project Manager
13 63 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
14 62 (3.98%) Cognos BI Developer
15 59 (3.79%) Support Analyst
16 57 (3.66%) Business Developer
17 54 (3.47%) Business Intelligence Manager
18 47 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
19 46 (2.95%) Report Developer
20 44 (2.83%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (7.13%) .NET
2 70 (4.50%) Web Services
3 64 (4.11%) HTML
4 59 (3.79%) MDX
5 50 (3.21%) CSS
6 44 (2.83%) XML
7 31 (1.99%) MLlib
8 30 (1.93%) ASP.NET
9 21 (1.35%) WebCenter
10 18 (1.16%) Spring
11 12 (0.77%) JMS
12 11 (0.71%) Oracle ADF
13 10 (0.64%) EDI
13 10 (0.64%) HTML5
14 9 (0.58%) JSR 286
14 9 (0.58%) JSR 168
14 9 (0.58%) LAMP
14 9 (0.58%) Ajax
15 8 (0.51%) .NET Framework
15 8 (0.51%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 287 (18.43%) Analytical Skills
2 189 (12.14%) Management Information System
3 110 (7.06%) Visualisation
4 92 (5.91%) Data Integration
5 89 (5.72%) Computer Science
6 45 (2.89%) Mathematics
6 45 (2.89%) Data Structures
7 44 (2.83%) Statistics
8 43 (2.76%) FMCG
9 31 (1.99%) Data Extraction
10 19 (1.22%) Data Conversion
10 19 (1.22%) Data Centre
11 18 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (0.90%) Social Media
13 11 (0.71%) Blog
14 10 (0.64%) Economics
15 9 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 8 (0.51%) NHS
16 8 (0.51%) Oracle Exalytics
17 7 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 98 (6.29%) Windows
2 57 (3.66%) Linux
3 35 (2.25%) UNIX
4 25 (1.61%) Windows XP
5 8 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.32%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.19%) Android
9 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.064%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.064%) AIX
10 1 (0.064%) Solaris
10 1 (0.064%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1135 (72.90%) Business Intelligence
2 429 (27.55%) ETL
3 336 (21.58%) Analytics
4 328 (21.07%) Data Modelling
5 222 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
6 214 (13.74%) Data Management
7 173 (11.11%) Project Management
8 165 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 133 (8.54%) Data Analysis
10 132 (8.48%) Mentoring
11 117 (7.51%) Performance Tuning
12 113 (7.26%) Data Governance
13 99 (6.36%) Business Analysis
14 89 (5.72%) Data Architecture
15 87 (5.59%) Information Management
16 85 (5.46%) Open Source
17 77 (4.95%) ERP
18 75 (4.82%) Business Development
19 72 (4.62%) SDLC
20 70 (4.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 816 (52.41%) SQL
2 195 (12.52%) T-SQL
3 125 (8.03%) Java
4 101 (6.49%) C#
5 97 (6.23%) R
6 89 (5.72%) Python
7 84 (5.39%) VBA
8 79 (5.07%) PL/SQL
9 48 (3.08%) PHP
10 40 (2.57%) Perl
11 32 (2.06%) VBScript
12 24 (1.54%) JavaScript
13 13 (0.83%) VB
13 13 (0.83%) VB.NET
14 12 (0.77%) Bash Shell
15 11 (0.71%) C
16 10 (0.64%) Shell Script
17 9 (0.58%) Scala
17 9 (0.58%) C++
18 8 (0.51%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 215 (13.81%) Degree
2 19 (1.22%) CIMA
3 18 (1.16%) ACCA
4 15 (0.96%) ISEB
4 15 (0.96%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.77%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (0.58%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.45%) SAP Certification
8 6 (0.39%) PMP
9 5 (0.32%) MBA
9 5 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.26%) IBM Certification
11 3 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.13%) MCSE
13 1 (0.064%) PhD
13 1 (0.064%) MCP
13 1 (0.064%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.92%) Data Quality
2 40 (2.57%) SLA
2 40 (2.57%) QA
3 14 (0.90%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.13%) GxP
6 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (2.18%) Apache Flume
2 19 (1.22%) HDFS
3 11 (0.71%) GPFS
4 10 (0.64%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.13%) vCloud
8 1 (0.064%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.39%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (0.26%) Oozie
4 3 (0.19%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.19%) MOM
5 1 (0.064%) Netcool
5 1 (0.064%) Nagios
5 1 (0.064%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.064%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.064%) SCCM
5 1 (0.064%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.064%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.064%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.064%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.064%) OpenView
Vendors
1 608 (39.05%) Oracle
2 373 (23.96%) Microsoft
3 366 (23.51%) IBM
4 234 (15.03%) Tableau
5 213 (13.68%) SAP
6 186 (11.95%) Informatica
7 183 (11.75%) MicroStrategy
8 147 (9.44%) Teradata
9 93 (5.97%) Talend
10 73 (4.69%) Hyperion
11 72 (4.62%) Netezza
12 65 (4.17%) Ab Initio
13 37 (2.38%) Greenplum
14 36 (2.31%) Vertica
15 29 (1.86%) DataFlux
16 23 (1.48%) Capita
17 21 (1.35%) CODA
18 20 (1.28%) JD Edwards
19 19 (1.22%) Infor
20 17 (1.09%) CA
Bristol, Somerset
Emponics Limited
Salary: negotiable +benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Essex
IT Works Recruitment Ltd
Salary: private health care, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Banking bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £44000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £105000 per annum + excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday