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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 238 231
Rank change year-on-year +40 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 35 26 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.68% 0.41% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 1.57% 1.03% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 83
Median salary £52,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,900 £47,100
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £85,500 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Cognos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2236 2520 4353
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 43.25% 39.43% 42.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1962 2235 3742
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Cognos as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cognos in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 56 (84.85%) SQL
2 45 (68.18%) SQL Server
3 42 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 39 (59.09%) Finance
5 37 (56.06%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (43.94%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (42.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (37.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (36.36%) T-SQL
10 21 (31.82%) Tableau
11 20 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (30.30%) ETL
12 18 (27.27%) Oracle
13 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (24.24%) Pentaho
14 15 (22.73%) QlikView
14 15 (22.73%) Documentum
14 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
14 15 (22.73%) CODA
15 14 (21.21%) Power BI
16 12 (18.18%) Analytics
16 12 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
17 11 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
18 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
18 10 (15.15%) SunGard
19 9 (13.64%) OLAP
19 9 (13.64%) MDX
20 8 (12.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
20 8 (12.12%) DTS
21 7 (10.61%) SAP

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 15 (22.73%) Documentum
2 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) SAS
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.03%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (3.03%) Sage X3
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.52%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.52%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 29 (43.94%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (42.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (37.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (24.24%) Pentaho
7 15 (22.73%) QlikView
8 14 (21.21%) Power BI
9 12 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (13.64%) OLAP
12 8 (12.12%) DTS
13 7 (10.61%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
15 5 (7.58%) Big Data
15 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects XI
15 5 (7.58%) Spotfire
15 5 (7.58%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (59.09%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Law
4 4 (6.06%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Advertising
6 2 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (45.45%) Analyst
2 28 (42.42%) Developer
3 20 (30.30%) SSIS Developer
3 20 (30.30%) Support Analyst
4 19 (28.79%) SQL Developer
5 15 (22.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 15 (22.73%) SQL Server Developer
6 13 (19.70%) SQL Analyst
7 12 (18.18%) Applications Support
7 12 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
8 11 (16.67%) SQL Support Analyst
9 10 (15.15%) Microsoft BI Developer
10 9 (13.64%) Junior
10 9 (13.64%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (13.64%) Junior SQL Developer
10 9 (13.64%) Junior SQL Server Developer
10 9 (13.64%) SQL BI Developer
10 9 (13.64%) SQL Server BI Developer
10 9 (13.64%) SSAS Developer
10 9 (13.64%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) MDX
2 5 (7.58%) .NET
2 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.03%) EDI
3 2 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) Ajax
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.52%) COM
4 1 (1.52%) CSS
4 1 (1.52%) jQuery
4 1 (1.52%) JSON
4 1 (1.52%) Node.js
4 1 (1.52%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (1.52%) WAMP
4 1 (1.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Credit Risk
2 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.06%) Market Risk
2 4 (6.06%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.52%) Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.52%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Linux
1 2 (3.03%) Unix
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (30.30%) ETL
3 12 (18.18%) Analytics
4 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
5 5 (7.58%) Practice Management
5 5 (7.58%) Scrum
6 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.06%) Data Analysis
6 4 (6.06%) Data Extraction
6 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.55%) ITIL
7 3 (4.55%) Migration
7 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.55%) Service Management
7 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (4.55%) Visualisation
8 2 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (84.85%) SQL
2 24 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.58%) C#
4 4 (6.06%) VBA
5 2 (3.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.03%) VB
6 1 (1.52%) HiveQL
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) PMO
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 42 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.82%) Tableau
3 18 (27.27%) Oracle
4 15 (22.73%) CODA
5 11 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
6 10 (15.15%) SunGard
7 7 (10.61%) SAP
8 6 (9.09%) Hyperion
8 6 (9.09%) Informatica
9 5 (7.58%) TIBCO
10 3 (4.55%) Concur
10 3 (4.55%) IBM
11 2 (3.03%) OpenText
11 2 (3.03%) Sage
11 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.52%) Hortonworks
12 1 (1.52%) Netezza
12 1 (1.52%) Sybase
12 1 (1.52%) Tagetik
12 1 (1.52%) Talend
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