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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 380 344 297
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -47
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 730 818 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.78% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 1.64% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 600 649 808
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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
50705 49838 51493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.37% 47.31% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 41419 39381 42474
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -62 648 £50,000 +2.04% 78
London -39 319 £57,500 +4.54% 33
South East -32 161 £45,000 +5.88% 17
City of London -26 88 £56,250 +12.50% 10
Surrey +24 73 £45,000 +28.57% 5
East of England +3 59 £47,500 +11.76% 5
West Midlands +6 49 £46,250 +2.77% 3
Berkshire -21 40 £56,250 +25.00% 1
Wales - 34 £38,500 - 1
South Wales - 34 £38,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +2 28 £47,500 +11.76% 2
North West -7 27 £32,500 -1.51% 6
Hampshire -21 25 £47,000 +13.36% 3
Bracknell +5 21 £56,250 +2.27% 1
Scotland -1 21 £43,500 +2.35% 1
Docklands, London -8 20 £70,000 +26.69%
Cardiff - 20 £45,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +24 17 £72,500 +81.25% 3
Manchester +4 16 £32,500 -48.00% 4
Yorkshire -1 16 £33,000 -30.52% 2
East Midlands +18 14 £40,750 +1.87% 3
Newport - 14 £37,000 -
Glasgow +8 13 £43,500 +5.45% 1
Watford +9 12 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Luton - 12 £65,000 - 2
Warwickshire -3 11 £50,000 -9.50%
West Sussex +3 10 £43,000 +91.11%
Crawley - 10 £43,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 10 £21,500 - 2
West Yorkshire -1 9 £32,000 -28.88%

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1192 (74.97%) Business Intelligence
2 809 (50.88%) SQL
3 731 (45.97%) Finance
4 712 (44.78%) Data Warehouse
5 652 (41.01%) Oracle
6 569 (35.79%) SQL Server
7 460 (28.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 455 (28.62%) ETL
9 441 (27.74%) Microsoft
10 402 (25.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 344 (21.64%) IBM
12 325 (20.44%) MS Excel
13 302 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
14 300 (18.87%) Business Objects
15 299 (18.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 270 (16.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 259 (16.29%) Data Modelling
18 256 (16.10%) T-SQL
19 248 (15.60%) QlikView
20 237 (14.91%) SAP
21 232 (14.59%) Degree
22 224 (14.09%) Analytics
23 216 (13.58%) Cognos Framework Manager
24 210 (13.21%) SAS
25 209 (13.14%) Cognos Report Studio
26 207 (13.02%) Cognos TM1
27 203 (12.77%) Data Management
28 197 (12.39%) Tableau
29 175 (11.01%) Oracle Database
30 171 (10.75%) SharePoint

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 210 (13.21%) SAS
2 171 (10.75%) SharePoint
3 28 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
3 28 (1.76%) Apache Pig
4 21 (1.32%) JBoss
5 20 (1.26%) WebLogic
6 16 (1.01%) WebSphere
7 14 (0.88%) Apache Spark
8 13 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (0.75%) OpenStack
10 10 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (0.63%) IIS
11 9 (0.57%) Apache
12 5 (0.31%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.25%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.19%) FileNet
14 3 (0.19%) CMS
14 3 (0.19%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 325 (20.44%) MS Excel
2 99 (6.23%) PowerPivot
3 71 (4.47%) SPSS
4 61 (3.84%) MS Office
5 25 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.82%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.13%) MS Project
10 1 (0.063%) Stata
10 1 (0.063%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 299 (18.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 207 (13.02%) Cognos TM1
3 51 (3.21%) Cognos Planning
4 40 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 30 (1.89%) Hyperion Planning
6 24 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
7 23 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
8 19 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
9 16 (1.01%) ResourceLink
10 14 (0.88%) Cognos Controller
11 12 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
11 12 (0.75%) Agresso
12 11 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
13 7 (0.44%) SAP BPC
13 7 (0.44%) Maximo
14 6 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
15 5 (0.31%) ProductWriter
16 4 (0.25%) SAP PS
17 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
17 3 (0.19%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.69%) SaaS
4 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.94%) SAN
1 15 (0.94%) Firewall
2 13 (0.82%) Intranet
3 12 (0.75%) DMZ
3 12 (0.75%) NAS
4 7 (0.44%) LAN
5 6 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.31%) HTTP
6 5 (0.31%) WAN
6 5 (0.31%) LDAP
6 5 (0.31%) Internet
7 4 (0.25%) PBX
7 4 (0.25%) DNS
8 3 (0.19%) DHCP
8 3 (0.19%) FTP
9 2 (0.13%) SSL
9 2 (0.13%) SNMP
10 1 (0.063%) VoIP
10 1 (0.063%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 712 (44.78%) Data Warehouse
2 569 (35.79%) SQL Server
3 460 (28.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 402 (25.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 270 (16.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 248 (15.60%) QlikView
7 216 (13.58%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 209 (13.14%) Cognos Report Studio
9 175 (11.01%) Oracle Database
10 168 (10.57%) Oracle BI EE
11 137 (8.62%) Relational Database
12 133 (8.36%) SQL Server 2008
13 114 (7.17%) Big Data
14 112 (7.04%) Oracle ODI
14 112 (7.04%) OLAP
15 96 (6.04%) BusinessObjects
16 92 (5.79%) SQL Server 2005
17 89 (5.60%) Essbase
18 82 (5.16%) Microsoft Power View
19 75 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 58 (3.65%) Toad
2 55 (3.46%) Visual Studio
3 39 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
5 15 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (0.57%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.38%) WebDriver
8 6 (0.38%) Selenium
8 6 (0.38%) ERwin
9 4 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.25%) JIRA
10 2 (0.13%) Subversion
10 2 (0.13%) Hudson
10 2 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.13%) PeopleTools
11 1 (0.063%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.063%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.063%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.063%) Maven
General
1 731 (45.97%) Finance
2 133 (8.36%) Banking
3 87 (5.47%) Retail
4 41 (2.58%) Marketing
5 33 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 32 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 21 (1.32%) Games
9 17 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.07%) Advertising
10 12 (0.75%) International Banking
11 10 (0.63%) Publishing
12 9 (0.57%) General Ledger
13 8 (0.50%) French Language
14 7 (0.44%) Law
15 5 (0.31%) Local Government
15 5 (0.31%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.31%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 487 (30.63%) Developer
2 387 (24.34%) Analyst
3 277 (17.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 244 (15.35%) Consultant
5 166 (10.44%) Cognos Developer
6 158 (9.94%) Architect
7 144 (9.06%) Business Analyst
8 138 (8.68%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 111 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 73 (4.59%) Cognos BI Developer
11 65 (4.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 63 (3.96%) Senior Developer
12 63 (3.96%) Report Developer
13 61 (3.84%) Applications Support
14 58 (3.65%) Data Analyst
14 58 (3.65%) Business Developer
14 58 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Architect
15 57 (3.58%) Support Analyst
16 50 (3.14%) Cognos Consultant
17 48 (3.02%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (7.48%) .NET
2 87 (5.47%) HTML
3 68 (4.28%) MDX
4 57 (3.58%) ASP.NET
5 51 (3.21%) CSS
6 34 (2.14%) .NET Framework
7 31 (1.95%) Web Services
8 24 (1.51%) jQuery
9 23 (1.45%) XML
10 18 (1.13%) Kafka
10 18 (1.13%) Cascading
11 17 (1.07%) REST
12 16 (1.01%) J2EE
13 15 (0.94%) JSP
13 15 (0.94%) SOAP
13 15 (0.94%) Hibernate
14 14 (0.88%) Struts
14 14 (0.88%) JSF
15 13 (0.82%) Java EE 5
15 13 (0.82%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 302 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
2 163 (10.25%) Management Information System
3 89 (5.60%) Data Integration
4 87 (5.47%) Visualisation
5 69 (4.34%) Computer Science
6 39 (2.45%) Mainframe
7 37 (2.33%) Statistics
8 35 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (2.08%) Mobile App
9 33 (2.08%) Mathematics
10 31 (1.95%) Data Structures
11 16 (1.01%) Client/Server
12 15 (0.94%) Open Source
12 15 (0.94%) FMCG
12 15 (0.94%) Oracle Exalytics
13 14 (0.88%) Data Conversion
14 13 (0.82%) Reference Data
14 13 (0.82%) Clustering
15 12 (0.75%) Algorithms
16 11 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 112 (7.04%) Windows
2 70 (4.40%) UNIX
3 51 (3.21%) Windows XP
4 30 (1.89%) Linux
5 12 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.25%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.063%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.063%) zOS
11 1 (0.063%) MVS
11 1 (0.063%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1192 (74.97%) Business Intelligence
2 455 (28.62%) ETL
3 259 (16.29%) Data Modelling
4 224 (14.09%) Analytics
5 203 (12.77%) Data Management
6 161 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
7 141 (8.87%) Project Management
8 117 (7.36%) Data Analysis
9 110 (6.92%) Dimensional Modelling
9 110 (6.92%) Mentoring
10 106 (6.67%) Data Governance
11 100 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
12 93 (5.85%) Data Architecture
13 91 (5.72%) Kimball Methodology
14 90 (5.66%) Master Data Management
15 88 (5.53%) CRM
16 86 (5.41%) ITIL
17 84 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
18 78 (4.91%) ERP
19 74 (4.65%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 809 (50.88%) SQL
2 256 (16.10%) T-SQL
3 164 (10.31%) VBA
4 120 (7.55%) C#
5 102 (6.42%) PL/SQL
6 100 (6.29%) Java
7 49 (3.08%) JavaScript
8 39 (2.45%) Python
9 33 (2.08%) C
9 33 (2.08%) PHP
10 32 (2.01%) VB
11 25 (1.57%) Bash Shell
12 23 (1.45%) C++
13 22 (1.38%) R
14 20 (1.26%) Scala
15 17 (1.07%) Perl
16 15 (0.94%) PowerShell
17 14 (0.88%) Ruby
18 9 (0.57%) VB.NET
19 8 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 232 (14.59%) Degree
2 24 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (1.13%) PMI Certification
4 17 (1.07%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.01%) PMP
6 13 (0.82%) VCP4
7 11 (0.69%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.69%) MCSE
8 10 (0.63%) MCSD
8 10 (0.63%) IBM Certification
9 9 (0.57%) ISEB
10 7 (0.44%) MCDBA
10 7 (0.44%) MCP
10 7 (0.44%) MCITP
11 6 (0.38%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 6 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.71%) SLA
2 58 (3.65%) Data Quality
3 40 (2.52%) QA
4 9 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.19%) COBIT
6 2 (0.13%) GAAP
6 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.13%) GxP
7 1 (0.063%) Basel II
System Software
1 22 (1.38%) HDFS
2 15 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.75%) vCloud
4 5 (0.31%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.13%) XenApp
7 1 (0.063%) vSphere
7 1 (0.063%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.19%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.13%) OpenNMS
3 2 (0.13%) Netcool
3 2 (0.13%) Nagios
3 2 (0.13%) OpenView
4 1 (0.063%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.063%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.063%) Puppet
4 1 (0.063%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.063%) MOM
Vendors
1 652 (41.01%) Oracle
2 441 (27.74%) Microsoft
3 344 (21.64%) IBM
4 300 (18.87%) Business Objects
5 237 (14.91%) SAP
6 197 (12.39%) Tableau
7 159 (10.00%) Informatica
8 119 (7.48%) Hyperion
9 108 (6.79%) Teradata
10 104 (6.54%) MicroStrategy
11 54 (3.40%) Ab Initio
12 46 (2.89%) Netezza
13 41 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
14 35 (2.20%) CODA
15 31 (1.95%) Sybase
16 23 (1.45%) JD Edwards
16 23 (1.45%) Talend
17 21 (1.32%) VMware
18 20 (1.26%) PeopleSoft
19 19 (1.19%) DataFlux
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