Period
to 19 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Cognos
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 261 297
Rank change year-on-year -25 +36 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 61 68 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.67% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 1.55% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 58 67 84
City of London median annual salary £56,250 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -8.70% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £42,875
90th Percentile £67,575 £68,750 £83,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% -

Cognos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,743 4,383 5,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 42.99% 43.27% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4,116 3,905 4,945
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in the City of London

Cognos
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cognos in the City of London.

Salary trend for Cognos in the City of London

Cognos
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Cognos in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 54 (88.52%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (68.85%) SQL
3 36 (59.02%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
4 27 (44.26%) Tableau
5 26 (42.62%) SQL Server
6 25 (40.98%) Finance
6 25 (40.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (39.34%) Microsoft Excel
8 20 (32.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (31.15%) T-SQL
10 18 (29.51%) VBA
11 17 (27.87%) ETL
11 17 (27.87%) MicroStrategy
12 14 (22.95%) BusinessObjects
12 14 (22.95%) Cognos TM1
13 13 (21.31%) Degree
13 13 (21.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (21.31%) QlikView
14 12 (19.67%) Hyperion
14 12 (19.67%) IBM
14 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
14 12 (19.67%) Power BI
15 11 (18.03%) R
15 11 (18.03%) Big Data
15 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
15 11 (18.03%) Python
15 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (16.39%) SharePoint

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.84%) SAS
3 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (39.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (11.48%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (6.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (6.56%) Elite 3E
2 4 (6.56%) SAP BPC
3 3 (4.92%) Cognos Planning
3 3 (4.92%) HFM
4 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
1 1 (1.64%) IPsec
1 1 (1.64%) SAN
1 1 (1.64%) SSL
1 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (59.02%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (42.62%) SQL Server
3 25 (40.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (32.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (22.95%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (21.31%) QlikView
6 13 (21.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (19.67%) Power BI
8 11 (18.03%) Big Data
8 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
9 8 (13.11%) DTS
9 8 (13.11%) Essbase
9 8 (13.11%) OLAP
10 7 (11.48%) MS Access
11 6 (9.84%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 5 (8.20%) Oracle OLAP
13 4 (6.56%) DB2
13 4 (6.56%) MOLAP
14 1 (1.64%) PowerCenter
14 1 (1.64%) Star Schema
General
1 25 (40.98%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Law
3 4 (6.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Analyst
2 20 (32.79%) Developer
3 14 (22.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 11 (18.03%) Consultant
4 11 (18.03%) SSIS Developer
5 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (13.11%) Analyst Developer
6 8 (13.11%) Data Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 8 (13.11%) ETL Developer
6 8 (13.11%) SQL Developer
6 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Business Consultant
7 6 (9.84%) Data Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 5 (8.20%) Systems Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) MDX
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) CSS
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.84%) Reinsurance
2 6 (9.84%) Virtual Team
3 5 (8.20%) Analytical Mindset
3 5 (8.20%) Data Structures
3 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.64%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (88.52%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (27.87%) ETL
3 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.75%) PRINCE2
5 8 (13.11%) Decision-Making
6 7 (11.48%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
8 5 (8.20%) Analytics
8 5 (8.20%) Data Transformation
8 5 (8.20%) Mathematics
8 5 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (8.20%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Scrum
9 4 (6.56%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 4 (6.56%) Practice Management
9 4 (6.56%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (4.92%) IT Strategy
10 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.92%) Project Management
10 3 (4.92%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) SQL
2 19 (31.15%) T-SQL
3 18 (29.51%) VBA
4 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
5 11 (18.03%) Python
5 11 (18.03%) R
6 3 (4.92%) VBScript
7 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Control-M
1 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
1 27 (44.26%) Tableau
2 17 (27.87%) MicroStrategy
3 12 (19.67%) Hyperion
3 12 (19.67%) IBM
4 10 (16.39%) Tagetik
5 9 (14.75%) SAP
6 7 (11.48%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (9.84%) Oracle
7 6 (9.84%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (6.56%) Aderant
9 3 (4.92%) Anaplan
9 3 (4.92%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.64%) Avaya
10 1 (1.64%) Cisco
10 1 (1.64%) Infor
10 1 (1.64%) Informatica
10 1 (1.64%) Symantec
10 1 (1.64%) VMware