The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within IBM Cognos.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 339 330 301
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -29
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 893 838 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.77% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 1.60% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 708 691 894
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55332 52343 56948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.22% 48.11% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44428 42815 48036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,088
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -2 838 £47,500 +5.55% 78
London +36 435 £50,000 -13.04% 44
South East -58 159 £47,500 +5.55% 13
West Midlands +49 112 £40,000 -2.43% 3
City of London +2 105 £51,250 -14.58% 17
Hampshire 0 52 £45,000 +3.44% 4
East of England +10 46 £41,000 -18.00% 4
Warwickshire +34 31 £38,000 -6.17% 1
Docklands, London +25 30 £65,000 -
Scotland -36 28 £47,500 +13.77% 4
West Sussex +5 27 £65,000 +73.33% 3
Staffordshire +9 26 £37,500 -16.66%
Glasgow -13 25 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Yorkshire -38 25 £31,500 -10.00%
East Midlands -20 24 £45,000 +31.38% 5
West Yorkshire -25 23 £30,000 -14.28%
Berkshire -24 22 £52,500 +16.66% 1
South West -34 22 £55,000 +46.66% 4
Cambridgeshire +6 19 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Horsham - 17 £60,000 - 2
Kent +1 15 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 15 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Cambridge +4 14 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West -28 13 £37,500 -3.84% 4
Basingstoke +3 12 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire -2 11 £30,000 -40.00%
Oxford +8 10 £30,000 -50.00%
Leeds -35 10 £30,000 -14.28%
Canary Wharf - 10 £64,000 -
Nottinghamshire +8 9 £47,500 +11.11% 2

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1405 (75.66%) Business Intelligence
2 998 (53.74%) SQL
3 708 (38.13%) Data Warehouse
4 704 (37.91%) Finance
5 698 (37.59%) Oracle
6 681 (36.67%) SQL Server
7 671 (36.13%) ETL
8 456 (24.56%) Business Objects
9 455 (24.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 445 (23.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 408 (21.97%) Microsoft
12 392 (21.11%) IBM
13 356 (19.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 353 (19.01%) MS Excel
15 349 (18.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 341 (18.36%) QlikView
17 340 (18.31%) Data Modelling
18 309 (16.64%) Cognos TM1
19 300 (16.16%) Cognos Report Studio
20 290 (15.62%) Analytics
21 250 (13.46%) Data Management
22 213 (11.47%) Degree
23 212 (11.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 211 (11.36%) Informatica
24 211 (11.36%) MicroStrategy
25 202 (10.88%) T-SQL
25 202 (10.88%) SAP
26 200 (10.77%) Tableau
27 187 (10.07%) Relational Database
28 178 (9.59%) SAS

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 178 (9.59%) SAS
2 132 (7.11%) SharePoint
3 34 (1.83%) Tomcat
4 33 (1.78%) Apache
5 28 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (1.18%) WebSphere
7 17 (0.92%) WebLogic
8 16 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (0.81%) IIS
10 13 (0.70%) GlassFish
11 11 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (0.48%) FileNet
12 9 (0.48%) IBM Connections
13 7 (0.38%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.38%) LiveLink
13 7 (0.38%) NetWeaver
14 6 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (0.32%) IBM HTTP Server
15 5 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 4 (0.22%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 353 (19.01%) MS Excel
2 90 (4.85%) MS Office
3 85 (4.58%) SPSS
4 43 (2.32%) PowerPivot
5 36 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.86%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.81%) MS Project
8 13 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.32%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 445 (23.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 309 (16.64%) Cognos TM1
3 43 (2.32%) Cognos Controller
4 42 (2.26%) Cognos Planning
5 33 (1.78%) SAP BPC
5 33 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
6 28 (1.51%) Hyperion Planning
7 25 (1.35%) HFM
8 21 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
9 17 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
10 16 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
10 16 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
11 15 (0.81%) SAP MDM
12 13 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
13 9 (0.48%) ResourceLink
13 9 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
14 8 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 5 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
15 5 (0.27%) FRx
15 5 (0.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.32%) Office 365
4 5 (0.27%) SaaS
5 4 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.11%) Heroku
6 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.88%) Internet
2 19 (1.02%) SAN
3 13 (0.70%) FTP
4 12 (0.65%) Intranet
5 9 (0.48%) NAS
6 8 (0.43%) LDAP
7 7 (0.38%) HTTP
7 7 (0.38%) Firewall
8 6 (0.32%) PPP
8 6 (0.32%) DNS
9 5 (0.27%) LAN
9 5 (0.27%) WAN
9 5 (0.27%) DMZ
9 5 (0.27%) RFID
10 4 (0.22%) 3G
10 4 (0.22%) ATM
10 4 (0.22%) Broadband
11 3 (0.16%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.11%) ADSL
12 2 (0.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 708 (38.13%) Data Warehouse
2 681 (36.67%) SQL Server
3 455 (24.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 356 (19.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 349 (18.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 341 (18.36%) QlikView
7 300 (16.16%) Cognos Report Studio
8 212 (11.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 187 (10.07%) Relational Database
10 171 (9.21%) Oracle Database
11 170 (9.15%) OLAP
12 157 (8.45%) Cognos Transformer
13 155 (8.35%) Cognos Analysis Studio
14 133 (7.16%) Cognos Query Studio
15 128 (6.89%) DataStage
16 122 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
17 121 (6.52%) Oracle BI EE
18 116 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
19 103 (5.55%) Big Data
20 97 (5.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 77 (4.15%) Toad
2 35 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
4 29 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
5 27 (1.45%) ERwin
6 24 (1.29%) Visual Studio
7 21 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 17 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
9 15 (0.81%) LoadRunner
10 13 (0.70%) WinRunner
11 10 (0.54%) PVCS
12 6 (0.32%) Subversion
12 6 (0.32%) Git (software)
13 5 (0.27%) Visual Composer
14 4 (0.22%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.22%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.16%) Ant
16 2 (0.11%) Introscope
16 2 (0.11%) JMeter
16 2 (0.11%) PhantomJS
General
1 704 (37.91%) Finance
2 123 (6.62%) Marketing
3 117 (6.30%) Banking
4 116 (6.25%) Retail
5 81 (4.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 65 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 43 (2.32%) Manufacturing
7 43 (2.32%) Advertising
8 30 (1.62%) Games
9 24 (1.29%) Investment Banking
10 21 (1.13%) German Language
11 18 (0.97%) French Language
12 17 (0.92%) Publishing
13 16 (0.86%) Italian Language
13 16 (0.86%) Spanish Language
14 15 (0.81%) Automotive
14 15 (0.81%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.81%) Front Office
15 12 (0.65%) Legal
16 9 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 604 (32.53%) Developer
2 493 (26.55%) Analyst
3 317 (17.07%) Consultant
4 298 (16.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 224 (12.06%) Cognos Developer
6 173 (9.32%) Business Analyst
7 158 (8.51%) Architect
8 147 (7.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 124 (6.68%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 124 (6.68%) Cognos BI Developer
10 91 (4.90%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 82 (4.42%) Business Developer
12 76 (4.09%) Cognos Consultant
13 71 (3.82%) Business Manager
14 59 (3.18%) Systems Analyst
15 57 (3.07%) Business Consultant
16 52 (2.80%) Data Analyst
17 48 (2.58%) Report Developer
18 47 (2.53%) Developer Analyst
19 46 (2.48%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (6.62%) .NET
2 65 (3.50%) Web Services
3 60 (3.23%) HTML
4 53 (2.85%) XML
5 34 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 32 (1.72%) MDX
7 26 (1.40%) jQuery
8 25 (1.35%) Middleware
9 24 (1.29%) Ajax
10 21 (1.13%) JSF
11 20 (1.08%) XSLT
12 19 (1.02%) J2EE
13 18 (0.97%) EJB
13 18 (0.97%) JMX
13 18 (0.97%) XML Schema
13 18 (0.97%) JAXB
13 18 (0.97%) JAX-WS
14 17 (0.92%) CSS
15 13 (0.70%) WinForms
15 13 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 154 (8.29%) Management Information System
2 100 (5.39%) Computer Science
3 82 (4.42%) Data Integration
4 76 (4.09%) Visualisation
5 48 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
6 46 (2.48%) Mainframe
7 30 (1.62%) PMI
8 23 (1.24%) Mathematics
9 21 (1.13%) Blog
9 21 (1.13%) Client/Server
10 18 (0.97%) Data Conversion
11 17 (0.92%) Replication
12 15 (0.81%) N-Tier
12 15 (0.81%) Statistics
13 13 (0.70%) Mobile App
13 13 (0.70%) Open Source
14 12 (0.65%) FMCG
15 10 (0.54%) NHS
16 9 (0.48%) Clustering
17 8 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 141 (7.59%) Windows
2 89 (4.79%) UNIX
3 64 (3.45%) Linux
4 29 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (1.08%) Solaris
7 19 (1.02%) Windows XP
8 8 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.22%) Android
11 3 (0.16%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.11%) Debian
12 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.054%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1405 (75.66%) Business Intelligence
2 671 (36.13%) ETL
3 340 (18.31%) Data Modelling
4 290 (15.62%) Analytics
5 250 (13.46%) Data Management
6 175 (9.42%) Project Management
7 136 (7.32%) Dimensional Modelling
8 126 (6.79%) Data Analysis
9 124 (6.68%) Performance Tuning
10 113 (6.09%) Kimball Methodology
11 104 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
12 101 (5.44%) ERP
13 97 (5.22%) Business Analysis
14 91 (4.90%) Data Governance
15 89 (4.79%) Information Management
16 83 (4.47%) Change Management
17 82 (4.42%) Data Architecture
18 77 (4.15%) ITIL
19 75 (4.04%) CRM
19 75 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 998 (53.74%) SQL
2 202 (10.88%) T-SQL
3 113 (6.09%) Java
4 104 (5.60%) VBA
5 103 (5.55%) PL/SQL
6 84 (4.52%) C#
7 70 (3.77%) VB
8 67 (3.61%) JavaScript
9 56 (3.02%) VB.NET
10 36 (1.94%) PHP
11 30 (1.62%) R
12 26 (1.40%) C++
13 25 (1.35%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.02%) C
15 11 (0.59%) VBScript
16 9 (0.48%) Python
16 9 (0.48%) MATLAB
16 9 (0.48%) Jython
17 6 (0.32%) LotusScript
17 6 (0.32%) Formula Language
Qualifications
1 213 (11.47%) Degree
2 30 (1.62%) ACCA
2 30 (1.62%) CIMA
2 30 (1.62%) PMI Certification
3 24 (1.29%) MBA
4 21 (1.13%) Security Cleared
5 15 (0.81%) ISEB
6 13 (0.70%) AAT
7 10 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.32%) MCSE
10 6 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.27%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.22%) MCAD
12 4 (0.22%) MCSD
13 3 (0.16%) MCSA
13 3 (0.16%) IBM Certification
13 3 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.20%) QA
2 50 (2.69%) Data Quality
3 33 (1.78%) Solvency II
4 21 (1.13%) SLA
5 14 (0.75%) Basel II
6 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.22%) GAAP
8 3 (0.16%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.16%) FATCA
9 1 (0.054%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 29 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.38%) vCloud
4 6 (0.32%) vSphere
5 4 (0.22%) UAG
5 4 (0.22%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.16%) HDFS
6 3 (0.16%) GPFS
6 3 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.70%) OpenSSO
3 5 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.11%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.054%) Control-M
Vendors
1 698 (37.59%) Oracle
2 456 (24.56%) Business Objects
3 408 (21.97%) Microsoft
4 392 (21.11%) IBM
5 211 (11.36%) Informatica
5 211 (11.36%) MicroStrategy
6 202 (10.88%) SAP
7 200 (10.77%) Tableau
8 91 (4.90%) Teradata
9 90 (4.85%) Hyperion
10 62 (3.34%) Netezza
11 47 (2.53%) Ab Initio
12 37 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
13 34 (1.83%) HP
14 32 (1.72%) Citrix
15 31 (1.67%) CODA
16 30 (1.62%) PeopleSoft
16 30 (1.62%) Sybase
17 29 (1.56%) Talend
18 28 (1.51%) VMware
Central London / West End
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum 20% company bonus + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volaris Exec
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago