Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 264 280
Rank change year-on-year -35 +16 +11
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 55 62 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.62% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 1.44% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 54 61 81
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% -8.70% -
10th Percentile £29,675 £41,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £83,000 £63,750 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +23.81% -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 4,406 4,301 5,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.04% 42.71% 40.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3,825 3,824 4,497
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Cognos in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 43 (78.18%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (70.91%) SQL
3 31 (56.36%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (54.55%) Tableau
5 26 (47.27%) Finance
6 25 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
7 22 (40.00%) VBA
8 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
9 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
9 16 (29.09%) BusinessObjects
9 16 (29.09%) Computer Science
10 15 (27.27%) Degree
10 15 (27.27%) Power BI
11 13 (23.64%) Big Data
11 13 (23.64%) R
11 13 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (23.64%) Python
11 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
11 13 (23.64%) MicroStrategy
12 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (20.00%) Mathematics
13 11 (20.00%) PRINCE2
13 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (20.00%) Virtual Team
13 11 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
14 10 (18.18%) Analytical Mindset
14 10 (18.18%) Data Structures
14 10 (18.18%) SAS
14 10 (18.18%) Scrum

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 (18.18%) SAS
2 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.27%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.64%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.82%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (1.82%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (56.36%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 16 (29.09%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (27.27%) Power BI
5 13 (23.64%) Big Data
6 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (7.27%) QlikView
9 3 (5.45%) Essbase
9 3 (5.45%) OLAP
10 2 (3.64%) DTS
10 2 (3.64%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (1.82%) DB2
11 1 (1.82%) MOLAP
11 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.27%) Subversion
General
1 26 (47.27%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) International Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Data Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Analyst Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Consultant
7 5 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Process Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Solutions Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Systems Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Build Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Business Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) Process Improvement Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Report Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Service Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) MDX
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Computer Science
2 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 10 (18.18%) Analytical Mindset
3 10 (18.18%) Data Structures
4 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.09%) Reference Data
4 5 (9.09%) Reinsurance
5 4 (7.27%) Fixed Income
5 4 (7.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.64%) Credit Risk
6 2 (3.64%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (78.18%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 11 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 11 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 10 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
4 10 (18.18%) Scrum
5 5 (9.09%) Analytics
5 5 (9.09%) Data Governance
5 5 (9.09%) Data Transformation
5 5 (9.09%) ETL
5 5 (9.09%) System Testing
5 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (9.09%) Virtual Team Management
6 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.27%) Process Improvement
7 3 (5.45%) Workflow
8 2 (3.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 39 (70.91%) SQL
2 22 (40.00%) VBA
3 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.64%) Python
3 13 (23.64%) R
4 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.45%) VBScript
7 2 (3.64%) C#
7 2 (3.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) CISSP
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Tableau
2 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.64%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (10.91%) Hyperion
5 5 (9.09%) IBM
6 4 (7.27%) SAP
6 4 (7.27%) Tagetik
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle
8 2 (3.64%) Anaplan
9 1 (1.82%) Adaptive Insights
9 1 (1.82%) Google
9 1 (1.82%) Infor
9 1 (1.82%) TIBCO