Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 298 276 204
Rank change year-on-year -22 -72 +122
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 47 57 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 0.55% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 1.32% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 47 55 129
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%
10th Percentile £30,350 £42,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,000 £68,750 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £61,250 £55,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +11.36% +2.33% -10.42%

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 4,228 4,321 4,859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.64% 41.66% 42.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3,726 3,824 4,390
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 £85,000
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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Cognos in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 34 (72.34%) Finance
2 33 (70.21%) SQL
3 24 (51.06%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (48.94%) Microsoft Excel
5 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
6 19 (40.43%) VBA
7 15 (31.91%) Banking
8 14 (29.79%) .NET
9 13 (27.66%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (27.66%) Computer Science
10 11 (23.40%) Tableau
10 11 (23.40%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
11 10 (21.28%) Cognos TM1
12 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
12 9 (19.15%) Degree
13 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
13 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
13 8 (17.02%) IIS
13 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
13 8 (17.02%) Subversion
14 7 (14.89%) Data Analysis
15 6 (12.77%) MVC
15 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
15 6 (12.77%) C#
15 6 (12.77%) Market Risk
15 6 (12.77%) Mathematics
15 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
16 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (10.64%) jQuery

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 8 (17.02%) IIS
2 5 (10.64%) SAS
2 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (6.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.13%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.66%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (23.40%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.51%) Power BI
6 3 (6.38%) Big Data
7 2 (4.26%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (4.26%) QlikView
8 1 (2.13%) OLAP
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.13%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
1 8 (17.02%) Subversion
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (72.34%) Finance
2 15 (31.91%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) International Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Data Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) TM1 Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Build Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Process Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Software Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Solutions Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Process Improvement Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Report Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) TM1 Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Cognos Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Data Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Systems Integrator
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (10.64%) jQuery
4 3 (6.38%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Market Risk
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Mindset
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Credit Risk
2 5 (10.64%) Data Structures
2 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.64%) Reference Data
2 5 (10.64%) Virtual Team
3 4 (8.51%) Fixed Income
3 4 (8.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (27.66%) Computer Science
3 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
4 7 (14.89%) Data Analysis
5 6 (12.77%) Mathematics
5 6 (12.77%) MVC
5 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.64%) Data Extraction
6 5 (10.64%) Data Governance
6 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
6 5 (10.64%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Scrum
6 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.64%) System Testing
6 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Virtual Team Management
7 4 (8.51%) Process Improvement
7 4 (8.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (70.21%) SQL
2 19 (40.43%) VBA
3 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
4 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
5 6 (12.77%) C#
6 5 (10.64%) VB
7 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.38%) Python
7 3 (6.38%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Tableau
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle
6 1 (2.13%) Adaptive Insights
6 1 (2.13%) Anaplan
6 1 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.13%) Netezza
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) Tagetik