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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 348 328 298
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -30
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 853 899 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.82% 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 1.72% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 651 696 886
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
53825 52323 54383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.92% 47.71% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 44081 41893 45796
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 £70,000 £67,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -25 794 £50,000 - 67
London +24 393 £57,500 +4.54% 34
South East -36 182 £47,500 +11.76% 9
City of London +3 98 £57,000 +9.61% 11
East of England -6 65 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Surrey +31 56 £47,500 +5.55% 2
East Midlands +36 48 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Hampshire -8 45 £45,000 +9.75% 2
West Midlands +19 44 £42,000 +5.00% 3
Docklands, London +1 40 £70,000 +21.73%
Scotland +20 30 £38,500 -16.75% 4
North West -9 29 £45,000 +2.85% 7
Berkshire -38 27 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Leicestershire +35 25 £38,125 +3.04%
Hertfordshire -6 25 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Yorkshire -47 22 £38,500 -9.41% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 21 £39,260 -3.06% 1
Wales - 21 £34,000 - 7
Glasgow +13 20 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Manchester -12 20 £42,250 -19.52% 3
South Wales - 20 £34,000 - 7
West Sussex +4 18 £60,000 +166.66% 1
Bedfordshire +14 15 £38,750 -22.50%
Watford - 15 £47,500 - 2
Middlesex +12 14 £33,000 -2.94%
Cardiff - 14 £34,500 - 3
Cambridge +5 13 £39,260 -9.74%
Buckinghamshire -10 11 £57,500 +21.05% 2
West Yorkshire -25 11 £37,500 -14.28%
Edinburgh +3 10 £38,500 -26.66% 2

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1246 (72.57%) Business Intelligence
2 846 (49.27%) SQL
3 756 (44.03%) Finance
4 754 (43.91%) Oracle
5 693 (40.36%) Data Warehouse
6 649 (37.80%) SQL Server
7 573 (33.37%) ETL
8 480 (27.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 434 (25.28%) IBM
10 404 (23.53%) Microsoft
11 365 (21.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 342 (19.92%) Business Objects
13 327 (19.04%) MS Excel
14 320 (18.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 312 (18.17%) Analytical Skills
16 285 (16.60%) QlikView
17 276 (16.07%) Data Modelling
18 248 (14.44%) SAP
19 229 (13.34%) Cognos TM1
20 227 (13.22%) T-SQL
21 225 (13.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 219 (12.75%) Analytics
23 205 (11.94%) Cognos Report Studio
24 204 (11.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
25 197 (11.47%) Degree
26 196 (11.42%) Data Management
27 186 (10.83%) Tableau
28 185 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
29 181 (10.54%) Management Information System
30 180 (10.48%) SharePoint

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 180 (10.48%) SharePoint
2 179 (10.43%) SAS
3 34 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
4 28 (1.63%) JBoss
4 28 (1.63%) Apache
5 25 (1.46%) WebLogic
6 24 (1.40%) WebSphere
7 19 (1.11%) Apache Pig
8 18 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 17 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (0.76%) IIS
11 11 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.64%) FileNet
12 10 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
12 10 (0.58%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.58%) Apache Spark
13 9 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
14 8 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
14 8 (0.47%) CMS
14 8 (0.47%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 327 (19.04%) MS Excel
2 89 (5.18%) MS Office
3 76 (4.43%) PowerPivot
4 56 (3.26%) SPSS
5 27 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.93%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.70%) MS Project
8 5 (0.29%) Stata
9 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.058%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 320 (18.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 229 (13.34%) Cognos TM1
3 44 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 40 (2.33%) Cognos Planning
4 40 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
5 35 (2.04%) Hyperion Planning
6 30 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
7 23 (1.34%) Cognos Controller
8 18 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
9 17 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
10 15 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
11 12 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
11 12 (0.70%) SAP BPC
12 11 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
12 11 (0.64%) ResourceLink
13 8 (0.47%) Maximo
13 8 (0.47%) Agresso
13 8 (0.47%) ProductWriter
14 7 (0.41%) HFM
15 6 (0.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.58%) SaaS
3 3 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.058%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.058%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.05%) Firewall
2 17 (0.99%) SAN
3 15 (0.87%) HTTP
3 15 (0.87%) Internet
4 14 (0.82%) DNS
5 13 (0.76%) Intranet
6 11 (0.64%) DMZ
7 10 (0.58%) NAS
8 7 (0.41%) FTP
9 6 (0.35%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.29%) ATM
10 5 (0.29%) LAN
10 5 (0.29%) WAN
11 4 (0.23%) LDAP
11 4 (0.23%) ADSL
11 4 (0.23%) PBX
11 4 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.17%) DHCP
13 2 (0.12%) SNMP
13 2 (0.12%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 693 (40.36%) Data Warehouse
2 649 (37.80%) SQL Server
3 480 (27.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 365 (21.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 285 (16.60%) QlikView
6 225 (13.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 205 (11.94%) Cognos Report Studio
8 204 (11.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 167 (9.73%) Oracle BI EE
10 166 (9.67%) Oracle Database
11 165 (9.61%) Relational Database
12 148 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 148 (8.62%) OLAP
13 137 (7.98%) Oracle ODI
14 102 (5.94%) Big Data
15 98 (5.71%) DataStage
16 97 (5.65%) BusinessObjects
16 97 (5.65%) Essbase
17 94 (5.47%) RDBMS
18 90 (5.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 79 (4.60%) Visual Studio
2 66 (3.84%) Toad
3 43 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
5 22 (1.28%) Git (software)
6 21 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
7 19 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 13 (0.76%) ERwin
9 3 (0.17%) Subversion
9 3 (0.17%) JIRA
9 3 (0.17%) PeopleTools
10 2 (0.12%) Ant
10 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.12%) Selenium
10 2 (0.12%) Introscope
10 2 (0.12%) JMeter
10 2 (0.12%) Hudson
11 1 (0.058%) UltraEdit
General
1 756 (44.03%) Finance
2 165 (9.61%) Banking
3 104 (6.06%) Retail
4 55 (3.20%) Marketing
5 42 (2.45%) Investment Banking
6 38 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.15%) Advertising
8 28 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 20 (1.16%) Front Office
10 20 (1.16%) Games
11 16 (0.93%) Legal
12 13 (0.76%) General Ledger
13 12 (0.70%) Publishing
14 11 (0.64%) French Language
15 10 (0.58%) International Banking
15 10 (0.58%) Spanish Language
16 9 (0.52%) Law
17 8 (0.47%) Back Office
17 8 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 539 (31.39%) Developer
2 399 (23.24%) Analyst
3 310 (18.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 218 (12.70%) Consultant
5 180 (10.48%) Architect
6 166 (9.67%) Cognos Developer
7 146 (8.50%) Business Analyst
8 100 (5.82%) Applications Support
9 98 (5.71%) Cognos BI Developer
10 89 (5.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 86 (5.01%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 79 (4.60%) Support Analyst
13 77 (4.48%) Business Developer
14 67 (3.90%) Senior Developer
15 62 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Architect
16 58 (3.38%) ETL Developer
17 54 (3.15%) Systems Analyst
18 52 (3.03%) Data Analyst
19 49 (2.85%) Designer
19 49 (2.85%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (9.09%) .NET
2 76 (4.43%) HTML
3 67 (3.90%) MDX
4 62 (3.61%) ASP.NET
5 41 (2.39%) CSS
6 40 (2.33%) jQuery
7 36 (2.10%) .NET Framework
8 31 (1.81%) Web Services
9 27 (1.57%) AngularJS
9 27 (1.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 26 (1.51%) XML
11 18 (1.05%) SOAP
12 17 (0.99%) REST
13 15 (0.87%) Kafka
13 15 (0.87%) Cascading
13 15 (0.87%) Middleware
14 14 (0.82%) Hibernate
14 14 (0.82%) JSF
14 14 (0.82%) JSP
14 14 (0.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 312 (18.17%) Analytical Skills
2 181 (10.54%) Management Information System
3 89 (5.18%) Data Integration
4 81 (4.72%) Computer Science
5 80 (4.66%) Visualisation
6 56 (3.26%) Mainframe
7 42 (2.45%) Data Structures
8 41 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (1.57%) Mobile App
10 24 (1.40%) Statistics
10 24 (1.40%) Mathematics
11 17 (0.99%) User Experience
11 17 (0.99%) Algorithms
12 16 (0.93%) Data Conversion
12 16 (0.93%) Client/Server
13 14 (0.82%) Oracle Exalytics
14 13 (0.76%) Clustering
14 13 (0.76%) Blog
15 12 (0.70%) PMI
16 9 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 132 (7.69%) Windows
2 95 (5.53%) UNIX
3 47 (2.74%) Windows XP
4 41 (2.39%) Linux
5 14 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.47%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.23%) Android
11 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.058%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.058%) zOS
12 1 (0.058%) MVS
12 1 (0.058%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1246 (72.57%) Business Intelligence
2 573 (33.37%) ETL
3 276 (16.07%) Data Modelling
4 219 (12.75%) Analytics
5 196 (11.42%) Data Management
6 185 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
7 171 (9.96%) Project Management
8 147 (8.56%) Dimensional Modelling
9 135 (7.86%) Data Analysis
10 119 (6.93%) ITIL
11 113 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
12 104 (6.06%) ERP
13 103 (6.00%) Data Governance
14 93 (5.42%) Business Analysis
15 92 (5.36%) Kimball Methodology
16 89 (5.18%) CRM
17 82 (4.78%) Data Architecture
18 81 (4.72%) Master Data Management
19 72 (4.19%) Mentoring
19 72 (4.19%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 846 (49.27%) SQL
2 227 (13.22%) T-SQL
3 136 (7.92%) VBA
4 130 (7.57%) PL/SQL
5 116 (6.76%) C#
6 114 (6.64%) Java
7 59 (3.44%) JavaScript
8 48 (2.80%) PHP
9 44 (2.56%) VB
10 35 (2.04%) C
11 29 (1.69%) C++
12 26 (1.51%) R
13 23 (1.34%) VB.NET
13 23 (1.34%) Python
14 17 (0.99%) Bash Shell
15 16 (0.93%) Shell Script
15 16 (0.93%) Scala
16 14 (0.82%) Ruby
17 13 (0.76%) PowerShell
18 12 (0.70%) Jython
Qualifications
1 197 (11.47%) Degree
2 29 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (1.51%) PMI Certification
5 17 (0.99%) PMP
6 14 (0.82%) MCSD
6 14 (0.82%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.58%) ACCA
7 10 (0.58%) CIMA
7 10 (0.58%) MCSE
8 7 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.41%) IBM Certification
9 6 (0.35%) ISEB
9 6 (0.35%) MCDBA
9 6 (0.35%) MCP
9 6 (0.35%) MCITP
10 5 (0.29%) MCAD
10 5 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (4.89%) SLA
2 73 (4.25%) Data Quality
3 71 (4.14%) QA
4 7 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.23%) GAAP
6 3 (0.17%) COBIT
6 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.058%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.058%) Basel II
7 1 (0.058%) FATCA
System Software
1 21 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.05%) HDFS
3 15 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.58%) vCloud
5 5 (0.29%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.12%) XenApp
7 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.058%) Xen
8 1 (0.058%) vSphere
8 1 (0.058%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.12%) OpenView
3 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.12%) Netcool
3 2 (0.12%) Nagios
3 2 (0.12%) OpenNMS
3 2 (0.12%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.058%) Puppet
4 1 (0.058%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.058%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.058%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 754 (43.91%) Oracle
2 434 (25.28%) IBM
3 404 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 342 (19.92%) Business Objects
5 248 (14.44%) SAP
6 186 (10.83%) Tableau
7 178 (10.37%) Informatica
8 131 (7.63%) Hyperion
9 130 (7.57%) MicroStrategy
10 100 (5.82%) Teradata
11 65 (3.79%) CODA
12 58 (3.38%) PeopleSoft
13 50 (2.91%) Ab Initio
14 49 (2.85%) Netezza
15 43 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
16 38 (2.21%) Sybase
16 38 (2.21%) HP
17 24 (1.40%) VMware
18 21 (1.22%) Talend
19 20 (1.16%) JD Edwards
Hertfordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + market leading benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Cash Choices
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: c.£40k + pkg
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS (Global company)
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Beneifts
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £46000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 3 days ago