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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 341 332 293
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -39
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 875 828 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.76% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 1.59% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 692 680 908
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 £74,000 £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
54998 52169 56830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.23% 48.12% 48.38%
Number of salaries quoted 44076 42630 47908
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -22 818 £47,500 +5.55% 65
London +37 412 £50,000 -13.04% 35
South East -44 169 £47,500 +5.55% 14
West Midlands +55 103 £40,000 -2.43% 1
City of London -4 97 £55,000 - 12
Hampshire -3 60 £45,000 - 6
East of England -6 44 £42,500 -8.10% 2
Warwickshire +34 31 £38,000 -7.31%
East Midlands -23 29 £50,000 +51.51% 5
Scotland -40 29 £47,500 +13.77% 4
Docklands, London +24 28 £65,000 -
West Sussex +3 28 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Yorkshire -28 27 £31,500 -10.00%
Glasgow -15 26 £47,500 +8.57% 4
West Yorkshire -39 24 £30,750 -12.14%
Staffordshire +11 23 £35,000 -22.22%
South West -41 21 £57,500 +53.33% 5
Cambridgeshire +13 20 £50,000 +8.10% 2
Berkshire -28 20 £52,500 +16.66%
Horsham - 17 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire -9 16 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Cambridge +8 15 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Basingstoke +10 13 £52,500 -
Kent -2 13 £35,000 -39.13%
Surrey -16 12 £45,000 - 4
North West -28 12 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Leeds -35 11 £30,000 -14.28%
Oxfordshire +4 10 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 9 £47,500 -2.06% 2
Crawley +10 9 £75,000 +76.47% 1

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1399 (75.58%) Business Intelligence
2 977 (52.78%) SQL
3 712 (38.47%) Finance
4 702 (37.93%) Data Warehouse
5 681 (36.79%) Oracle
5 681 (36.79%) SQL Server
6 667 (36.03%) ETL
7 456 (24.64%) Business Objects
8 455 (24.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 440 (23.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 405 (21.88%) IBM
11 402 (21.72%) Microsoft
12 356 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 347 (18.75%) MS Excel
14 346 (18.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 338 (18.26%) QlikView
16 333 (17.99%) Data Modelling
17 316 (17.07%) Cognos TM1
18 294 (15.88%) Cognos Report Studio
19 286 (15.45%) Analytics
20 239 (12.91%) Data Management
21 215 (11.62%) Degree
22 214 (11.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 212 (11.45%) MicroStrategy
24 209 (11.29%) Informatica
25 201 (10.86%) SAP
26 197 (10.64%) Tableau
27 196 (10.59%) T-SQL
28 179 (9.67%) Relational Database
29 173 (9.35%) SAS

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 173 (9.35%) SAS
2 133 (7.19%) SharePoint
3 35 (1.89%) Apache
4 33 (1.78%) Tomcat
5 27 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
6 20 (1.08%) WebSphere
7 17 (0.92%) WebLogic
8 16 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (0.76%) IIS
10 13 (0.70%) GlassFish
11 11 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (0.54%) FileNet
13 9 (0.49%) IBM Connections
14 8 (0.43%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
15 7 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
16 5 (0.27%) NetWeaver
16 5 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
16 5 (0.27%) LiveLink
16 5 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 347 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 94 (5.08%) MS Office
3 80 (4.32%) SPSS
4 43 (2.32%) PowerPivot
5 39 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (0.97%) MS Visio
7 16 (0.86%) MS Project
8 12 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.32%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 440 (23.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 316 (17.07%) Cognos TM1
3 46 (2.49%) Cognos Controller
4 41 (2.22%) Cognos Planning
5 34 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
5 34 (1.84%) SAP BPC
6 29 (1.57%) Hyperion Planning
7 26 (1.40%) HFM
8 22 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
9 17 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
9 17 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
10 16 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
11 15 (0.81%) SAP MDM
12 14 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
13 9 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
13 9 (0.49%) ResourceLink
14 8 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 5 (0.27%) WebTrends
15 5 (0.27%) Summit
15 5 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.32%) Office 365
2 6 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.27%) SaaS
4 4 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.11%) Heroku
5 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.84%) Internet
2 20 (1.08%) SAN
3 14 (0.76%) FTP
4 13 (0.70%) Intranet
5 10 (0.54%) NAS
6 9 (0.49%) HTTP
7 8 (0.43%) Firewall
7 8 (0.43%) DNS
8 7 (0.38%) LDAP
9 6 (0.32%) PPP
10 5 (0.27%) RFID
10 5 (0.27%) DMZ
10 5 (0.27%) ATM
11 4 (0.22%) Broadband
11 4 (0.22%) LAN
11 4 (0.22%) WAN
11 4 (0.22%) 3G
12 3 (0.16%) ADSL
12 3 (0.16%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.16%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 702 (37.93%) Data Warehouse
2 681 (36.79%) SQL Server
3 455 (24.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 356 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 346 (18.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 338 (18.26%) QlikView
7 294 (15.88%) Cognos Report Studio
8 214 (11.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 179 (9.67%) Relational Database
10 172 (9.29%) OLAP
11 163 (8.81%) Oracle Database
12 157 (8.48%) Cognos Analysis Studio
13 149 (8.05%) Cognos Transformer
14 135 (7.29%) Cognos Query Studio
15 128 (6.92%) DataStage
16 125 (6.75%) SQL Server 2008
17 118 (6.37%) Oracle BI EE
18 115 (6.21%) BusinessObjects
19 101 (5.46%) Big Data
20 98 (5.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 73 (3.94%) Toad
2 32 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
4 30 (1.62%) Talend Open Studio
5 27 (1.46%) Visual Studio
6 26 (1.40%) ERwin
7 21 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 17 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
9 13 (0.70%) LoadRunner
10 11 (0.59%) WinRunner
11 8 (0.43%) Git (software)
11 8 (0.43%) PVCS
12 6 (0.32%) Subversion
13 4 (0.22%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.16%) Ant
14 3 (0.16%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.16%) Visual Composer
15 2 (0.11%) PhantomJS
15 2 (0.11%) Sinon.JS
15 2 (0.11%) Introscope
General
1 712 (38.47%) Finance
2 120 (6.48%) Marketing
3 118 (6.37%) Banking
4 116 (6.27%) Retail
5 77 (4.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 64 (3.46%) Telecoms
7 42 (2.27%) Advertising
8 41 (2.22%) Manufacturing
9 32 (1.73%) Games
10 25 (1.35%) Investment Banking
11 21 (1.13%) German Language
12 18 (0.97%) French Language
13 17 (0.92%) Publishing
13 17 (0.92%) Front Office
14 16 (0.86%) Italian Language
14 16 (0.86%) Spanish Language
14 16 (0.86%) Automotive
15 14 (0.76%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.70%) Legal
17 9 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 614 (33.17%) Developer
2 485 (26.20%) Analyst
3 307 (16.59%) Consultant
4 302 (16.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 230 (12.43%) Cognos Developer
6 168 (9.08%) Business Analyst
7 159 (8.59%) Architect
8 141 (7.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 126 (6.81%) Cognos BI Developer
10 117 (6.32%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 89 (4.81%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 83 (4.48%) Business Developer
13 74 (4.00%) Cognos Consultant
14 69 (3.73%) Business Manager
15 59 (3.19%) Systems Analyst
16 55 (2.97%) Business Consultant
17 53 (2.86%) Data Analyst
18 47 (2.54%) Report Developer
18 47 (2.54%) Applications Support
18 47 (2.54%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (6.54%) .NET
2 63 (3.40%) Web Services
3 60 (3.24%) HTML
4 53 (2.86%) XML
5 34 (1.84%) ASP.NET
6 31 (1.67%) MDX
7 26 (1.40%) jQuery
8 24 (1.30%) Middleware
9 21 (1.13%) JSF
10 20 (1.08%) XSLT
11 19 (1.03%) Ajax
12 18 (0.97%) JAX-WS
12 18 (0.97%) EJB
12 18 (0.97%) J2EE
12 18 (0.97%) JMX
12 18 (0.97%) XML Schema
12 18 (0.97%) JAXB
13 17 (0.92%) CSS
14 11 (0.59%) SOAP
14 11 (0.59%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 157 (8.48%) Management Information System
2 103 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 81 (4.38%) Data Integration
4 77 (4.16%) Visualisation
5 48 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 47 (2.54%) Mainframe
7 31 (1.67%) PMI
8 23 (1.24%) Mathematics
9 21 (1.13%) Blog
10 18 (0.97%) Data Conversion
10 18 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 17 (0.92%) Replication
12 16 (0.86%) Statistics
13 13 (0.70%) N-Tier
13 13 (0.70%) Open Source
14 12 (0.65%) Mobile App
14 12 (0.65%) FMCG
15 10 (0.54%) NHS
16 9 (0.49%) Clustering
17 8 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 142 (7.67%) Windows
2 89 (4.81%) UNIX
3 60 (3.24%) Linux
4 29 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (1.08%) Solaris
7 19 (1.03%) Windows XP
8 9 (0.49%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.27%) Android
10 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.16%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.11%) Debian
12 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.054%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1399 (75.58%) Business Intelligence
2 667 (36.03%) ETL
3 333 (17.99%) Data Modelling
4 286 (15.45%) Analytics
5 239 (12.91%) Data Management
6 165 (8.91%) Project Management
7 142 (7.67%) Dimensional Modelling
8 126 (6.81%) Data Analysis
9 121 (6.54%) Performance Tuning
10 112 (6.05%) Kimball Methodology
11 103 (5.56%) ERP
12 102 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
13 92 (4.97%) Business Analysis
14 91 (4.92%) Data Governance
15 88 (4.75%) Change Management
16 83 (4.48%) Data Architecture
17 82 (4.43%) Information Management
18 75 (4.05%) ITIL
18 75 (4.05%) Migration
19 74 (4.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 977 (52.78%) SQL
2 196 (10.59%) T-SQL
3 114 (6.16%) Java
4 102 (5.51%) PL/SQL
5 96 (5.19%) VBA
6 83 (4.48%) C#
7 70 (3.78%) VB
8 64 (3.46%) JavaScript
9 52 (2.81%) VB.NET
10 38 (2.05%) PHP
11 30 (1.62%) R
12 28 (1.51%) C++
13 26 (1.40%) Shell Script
14 21 (1.13%) C
15 11 (0.59%) VBScript
16 10 (0.54%) Jython
17 9 (0.49%) MATLAB
18 8 (0.43%) Python
19 7 (0.38%) LotusScript
19 7 (0.38%) Formula Language
Qualifications
1 215 (11.62%) Degree
2 31 (1.67%) CIMA
2 31 (1.67%) PMI Certification
2 31 (1.67%) ACCA
3 22 (1.19%) MBA
4 20 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 13 (0.70%) AAT
6 12 (0.65%) ISEB
7 11 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.54%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.32%) MCSE
10 6 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.27%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.27%) MCAD
11 5 (0.27%) MCSD
12 4 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.22%) IBM Certification
13 3 (0.16%) PMP
13 3 (0.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.32%) QA
2 50 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 31 (1.67%) Solvency II
4 24 (1.30%) SLA
5 12 (0.65%) Basel II
6 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.27%) GAAP
8 3 (0.16%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.16%) FATCA
9 1 (0.054%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 30 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.43%) vCloud
4 6 (0.32%) vSphere
5 4 (0.22%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.22%) UAG
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.16%) HDFS
6 3 (0.16%) GPFS
7 2 (0.11%) XenApp
8 1 (0.054%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (0.81%) 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%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.11%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.054%) Control-M
Vendors
1 681 (36.79%) Oracle
2 456 (24.64%) Business Objects
3 405 (21.88%) IBM
4 402 (21.72%) Microsoft
5 212 (11.45%) MicroStrategy
6 209 (11.29%) Informatica
7 201 (10.86%) SAP
8 197 (10.64%) Tableau
9 92 (4.97%) Hyperion
10 89 (4.81%) Teradata
11 61 (3.30%) Netezza
12 47 (2.54%) Ab Initio
13 36 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
14 32 (1.73%) PeopleSoft
14 32 (1.73%) Sybase
14 32 (1.73%) CODA
14 32 (1.73%) Citrix
14 32 (1.73%) HP
15 30 (1.62%) Talend
16 28 (1.51%) VMware
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Networking People
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days etc
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Talent Source Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus 20%, Pension, Private Healthca
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TDA Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Dependant on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
South West
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
I3
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Maximum £35,000 plus discretionary b
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Consortia Personnel
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago