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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 352 328 300
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -28
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 864 827 1008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.79% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 1.65% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 648 676 896
Average salary £48,250 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,550
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%

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
54231 50236 56405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.46% 47.78% 48.68%
Number of salaries quoted 43003 41177 47170
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 September 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 September 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 -19 804 £50,000 - 78
London -9 392 £55,000 -8.33% 42
South East +1 188 £47,500 +5.55% 13
City of London -5 88 £56,250 +2.27% 16
West Midlands -6 69 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Hampshire +11 62 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Yorkshire -25 40 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Surrey 0 39 £50,000 - 2
Docklands, London - 38 £70,000 -
Scotland -42 35 £47,500 +5.55% 6
West Sussex 0 32 £60,000 +41.17% 2
East Midlands -6 31 £43,750 +34.61% 2
Glasgow -10 31 £47,500 +13.09% 2
East of England -29 30 £50,000 +33.33% 4
South West -31 30 £52,000 +30.00% 1
Warwickshire +32 29 £27,500 -32.92%
West Yorkshire -28 28 £30,000 -18.91% 1
Horsham - 25 £60,000 - 2
Dorset +13 22 £52,000 +4.00%
Leeds -15 22 £30,000 -7.69%
North West -24 20 £42,500 -4.49% 11
Bournemouth +5 18 £54,750 +9.50%
Buckinghamshire -8 17 £70,000 +55.55%
Cambridgeshire -1 14 £45,000 +20.00% 2
County Antrim - 14 - -
Belfast - 14 - -
Northern Ireland - 14 - -
Cambridge +7 12 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Berkshire -18 11 £52,500 -16.00% 3
Basingstoke - 11 £55,000 -

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1336 (73.49%) Business Intelligence
2 989 (54.40%) SQL
3 721 (39.66%) Finance
4 717 (39.44%) Oracle
5 675 (37.13%) ETL
6 666 (36.63%) SQL Server
7 652 (35.86%) Data Warehouse
8 476 (26.18%) IBM
9 455 (25.03%) Business Objects
10 422 (23.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 395 (21.73%) Microsoft
12 384 (21.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 354 (19.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 350 (19.25%) MS Excel
15 344 (18.92%) QlikView
16 335 (18.43%) Analytical Skills
17 325 (17.88%) Data Modelling
18 301 (16.56%) Cognos TM1
19 295 (16.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
20 289 (15.90%) Analytics
21 248 (13.64%) Cognos Report Studio
22 225 (12.38%) SAP
23 221 (12.16%) Data Management
24 217 (11.94%) Degree
25 210 (11.55%) MicroStrategy
26 206 (11.33%) Tableau
27 197 (10.84%) T-SQL
28 195 (10.73%) Informatica
28 195 (10.73%) Relational Database
29 187 (10.29%) Agile Software Development

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (9.35%) SAS
2 138 (7.59%) SharePoint
3 37 (2.04%) Apache
4 30 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 27 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
6 25 (1.38%) WebLogic
7 24 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
9 13 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (0.61%) IIS
10 11 (0.61%) FileNet
11 10 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
11 10 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
11 10 (0.55%) IBM Connections
12 9 (0.50%) GlassFish
12 9 (0.50%) CMS
13 8 (0.44%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 350 (19.25%) MS Excel
2 95 (5.23%) MS Office
3 80 (4.40%) SPSS
4 49 (2.70%) PowerPivot
5 37 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (1.10%) MS Visio
7 16 (0.88%) MS Project
8 6 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.28%) Stata
10 4 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 384 (21.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 301 (16.56%) Cognos TM1
3 45 (2.48%) Cognos Controller
3 45 (2.48%) Cognos Planning
4 41 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
5 37 (2.04%) Hyperion Planning
6 34 (1.87%) SAP BPC
7 32 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
8 26 (1.43%) HFM
9 22 (1.21%) Oracle Financials
10 20 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
11 17 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
12 16 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
13 15 (0.83%) SAP MDM
14 14 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
15 13 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
16 8 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 7 (0.39%) Summit
18 6 (0.33%) Agresso
19 5 (0.28%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.33%) SaaS
3 4 (0.22%) Office 365
4 2 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.11%) Heroku
4 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.055%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.93%) Internet
2 17 (0.94%) SAN
3 16 (0.88%) Intranet
4 15 (0.83%) FTP
5 13 (0.72%) DNS
6 11 (0.61%) HTTP
7 10 (0.55%) NAS
8 9 (0.50%) Firewall
9 7 (0.39%) ATM
10 5 (0.28%) LDAP
10 5 (0.28%) RFID
10 5 (0.28%) DMZ
11 4 (0.22%) 3G
11 4 (0.22%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.22%) ADSL
11 4 (0.22%) Broadband
11 4 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.17%) PPP
13 2 (0.11%) DHCP
13 2 (0.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 666 (36.63%) SQL Server
2 652 (35.86%) Data Warehouse
3 422 (23.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 354 (19.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 344 (18.92%) QlikView
6 295 (16.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 248 (13.64%) Cognos Report Studio
8 195 (10.73%) Relational Database
9 178 (9.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 168 (9.24%) OLAP
11 157 (8.64%) Oracle Database
12 143 (7.87%) Oracle BI EE
13 138 (7.59%) DataStage
14 131 (7.21%) Cognos Analysis Studio
15 127 (6.99%) SQL Server 2008
16 116 (6.38%) Oracle ODI
17 113 (6.22%) BusinessObjects
18 109 (6.00%) Cognos Query Studio
19 104 (5.72%) Crystal Reports
20 102 (5.61%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 70 (3.85%) Toad
2 53 (2.92%) Visual Studio
3 31 (1.71%) Talend Open Studio
4 27 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
4 27 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
5 26 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 22 (1.21%) Git (software)
8 21 (1.16%) ERwin
9 5 (0.28%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.28%) Subversion
10 3 (0.17%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.17%) Ant
10 3 (0.17%) Introscope
10 3 (0.17%) JMeter
11 2 (0.11%) WinRunner
11 2 (0.11%) PVCS
11 2 (0.11%) PhantomJS
11 2 (0.11%) Sinon.JS
11 2 (0.11%) Visual Composer
General
1 721 (39.66%) Finance
2 124 (6.82%) Banking
3 119 (6.55%) Retail
4 107 (5.89%) Marketing
5 73 (4.02%) Telecoms
6 62 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 48 (2.64%) Advertising
8 33 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 30 (1.65%) Games
9 30 (1.65%) Investment Banking
10 23 (1.27%) French Language
10 23 (1.27%) Front Office
11 21 (1.16%) Spanish Language
12 19 (1.05%) Legal
12 19 (1.05%) Automotive
13 18 (0.99%) German Language
14 15 (0.83%) Italian Language
15 14 (0.77%) Publishing
16 12 (0.66%) Back Office
17 11 (0.61%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 608 (33.44%) Developer
2 453 (24.92%) Analyst
3 310 (17.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 254 (13.97%) Consultant
5 200 (11.00%) Cognos Developer
6 158 (8.69%) Architect
7 147 (8.09%) Business Analyst
8 124 (6.82%) Cognos BI Developer
9 111 (6.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 88 (4.84%) Business Developer
11 87 (4.79%) Applications Support
12 80 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 73 (4.02%) Business Intelligence Manager
14 69 (3.80%) Support Analyst
15 61 (3.36%) Systems Analyst
16 60 (3.30%) Data Analyst
17 58 (3.19%) Cognos Consultant
18 57 (3.14%) Business Manager
19 54 (2.97%) ETL Developer
20 46 (2.53%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (7.98%) .NET
2 76 (4.18%) HTML
3 53 (2.92%) Web Services
4 45 (2.48%) ASP.NET
5 40 (2.20%) XML
6 34 (1.87%) MDX
6 34 (1.87%) jQuery
7 32 (1.76%) CSS
8 26 (1.43%) .NET Framework
8 26 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (1.38%) AngularJS
10 24 (1.32%) Middleware
11 14 (0.77%) SOAP
12 13 (0.72%) J2EE
13 12 (0.66%) JSF
13 12 (0.66%) REST
14 11 (0.61%) XSLT
14 11 (0.61%) ODBC
15 10 (0.55%) LAMP
15 10 (0.55%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 335 (18.43%) Analytical Skills
2 169 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 113 (6.22%) Computer Science
4 92 (5.06%) Visualisation
5 69 (3.80%) Data Integration
6 47 (2.59%) Mainframe
7 42 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (1.65%) Mathematics
9 29 (1.60%) PMI
10 20 (1.10%) Blog
10 20 (1.10%) Data Conversion
11 17 (0.94%) Statistics
12 15 (0.83%) Replication
13 12 (0.66%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.61%) Open Source
14 11 (0.61%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.61%) NHS
15 10 (0.55%) User Experience
16 9 (0.50%) Clustering
17 7 (0.39%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 154 (8.47%) Windows
2 90 (4.95%) UNIX
3 58 (3.19%) Linux
4 27 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (1.49%) Windows XP
5 22 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (0.66%) Solaris
6 12 (0.66%) Windows 8
7 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.44%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.33%) Android
9 3 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.11%) Debian
10 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.055%) HPUX
11 1 (0.055%) OS/400
11 1 (0.055%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1336 (73.49%) Business Intelligence
2 675 (37.13%) ETL
3 325 (17.88%) Data Modelling
4 289 (15.90%) Analytics
5 221 (12.16%) Data Management
6 187 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
7 165 (9.08%) Project Management
8 149 (8.20%) Dimensional Modelling
9 141 (7.76%) Data Analysis
10 135 (7.43%) Performance Tuning
11 125 (6.88%) ERP
12 117 (6.44%) Data Governance
13 103 (5.67%) ITIL
14 100 (5.50%) Change Management
15 93 (5.12%) Kimball Methodology
16 89 (4.90%) Data Architecture
17 81 (4.46%) CRM
18 80 (4.40%) Business Analysis
18 80 (4.40%) Information Management
19 79 (4.35%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 989 (54.40%) SQL
2 197 (10.84%) T-SQL
3 126 (6.93%) PL/SQL
4 118 (6.49%) Java
5 94 (5.17%) C#
6 89 (4.90%) VBA
7 74 (4.07%) JavaScript
8 66 (3.63%) VB
9 49 (2.70%) PHP
10 38 (2.09%) VB.NET
11 32 (1.76%) R
12 30 (1.65%) C++
13 24 (1.32%) C
14 21 (1.16%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.77%) MATLAB
16 10 (0.55%) Jython
16 10 (0.55%) LotusScript
16 10 (0.55%) Formula Language
17 8 (0.44%) VBScript
17 8 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 217 (11.94%) Degree
2 34 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 30 (1.65%) PMI Certification
4 26 (1.43%) ACCA
4 26 (1.43%) CIMA
5 16 (0.88%) MBA
5 16 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 12 (0.66%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.50%) MCSD
8 8 (0.44%) AAT
9 7 (0.39%) MCAD
9 7 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.39%) ISEB
10 5 (0.28%) MCSE
10 5 (0.28%) MCSA
11 4 (0.22%) IBM Certification
11 4 (0.22%) PMP
11 4 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.46%) QA
2 65 (3.58%) Data Quality
3 56 (3.08%) SLA
4 24 (1.32%) Solvency II
5 11 (0.61%) Basel II
6 6 (0.33%) GAAP
6 6 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.17%) FATCA
8 1 (0.055%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.055%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 33 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.44%) vCloud
4 6 (0.33%) vSphere
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.22%) UAG
6 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.11%) XenApp
8 1 (0.055%) HDFS
8 1 (0.055%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (0.50%) OpenSSO
2 6 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.28%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.17%) CA Wily
4 3 (0.17%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.055%) Control-M
Vendors
1 717 (39.44%) Oracle
2 476 (26.18%) IBM
3 455 (25.03%) Business Objects
4 395 (21.73%) Microsoft
5 225 (12.38%) SAP
6 210 (11.55%) MicroStrategy
7 206 (11.33%) Tableau
8 195 (10.73%) Informatica
9 123 (6.77%) Hyperion
10 81 (4.46%) Teradata
11 66 (3.63%) Netezza
12 58 (3.19%) PeopleSoft
13 45 (2.48%) Ab Initio
14 42 (2.31%) CODA
15 34 (1.87%) HP
16 32 (1.76%) Sybase
17 31 (1.71%) Talend
18 30 (1.65%) Citrix
18 30 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
19 26 (1.43%) Adobe
Central London / West End
Grosvenor
Salary: Competitive Salary and Attractive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Accenture
Salary: From £37,250 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £90k & Bonus, Car Allowance, Corporate Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wythall, Worcestershire
Phoenix Group
Salary: Benefits & Excellent Conditions
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £56,000 to £58,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Isle of Wight
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Code Red Associates
Salary: £22000 to £25000 per annum - Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits, 30 days ho
Posted: 2 days ago