Period
to 20 May 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 20 May 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 672 572 534
Rank change year-on-year -100 -38 -94
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 514 704 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.99% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 427 616 793
England median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,750 £71,875 £78,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% -

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 71,689 70,823 85,665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.55% 44.07% 45.32%
Number of salaries quoted 56,654 57,294 70,863
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in England

Cognos
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Cognos in England

Cognos
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in England over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Cognos in England

Cognos
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the England region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -21 254 £55,000 +4.76% 19
North of England +20 89 £38,250 +9.29% 5
North West +4 59 £35,000 - 2
South East -107 56 £56,250 +17.19% 7
East of England -9 41 £45,000 +1.12% 5
Midlands -75 34 £50,000 +11.11% 7
South West +7 33 £40,000 - 3
Yorkshire +34 30 £40,000 -1.84% 3
West Midlands -26 26 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East Midlands -38 8 £53,750 +31.10%
Cognos
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 England region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 380 (73.93%) Business Intelligence
2 285 (55.45%) SQL
3 204 (39.69%) SQL Server
4 181 (35.21%) Finance
5 178 (34.63%) Data Warehouse
6 165 (32.10%) Tableau
7 160 (31.13%) ETL
8 154 (29.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 151 (29.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 142 (27.63%) Microsoft
11 124 (24.12%) Oracle
12 118 (22.96%) Analytics
13 115 (22.37%) Cognos TM1
14 111 (21.60%) IBM
15 110 (21.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 109 (21.21%) Power BI
17 105 (20.43%) QlikView
18 103 (20.04%) Microsoft Excel
19 100 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
20 99 (19.26%) SAP
21 94 (18.29%) Data Modelling
22 93 (18.09%) Degree
23 88 (17.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
24 85 (16.54%) Visualisation
25 84 (16.34%) BusinessObjects
26 77 (14.98%) T-SQL
27 65 (12.65%) Data Analysis
28 59 (11.48%) VBA
29 57 (11.09%) Kimball Methodology
30 53 (10.31%) Hyperion

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 24 (4.67%) SAS
2 18 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (0.97%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.97%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.78%) Apache
6 4 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.39%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.19%) Confluence
9 1 (0.19%) Drupal
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.19%) IIS
Applications
1 103 (20.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (5.64%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (4.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (4.09%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (1.56%) SPSS
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.39%) Stata
7 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 115 (22.37%) Cognos TM1
2 88 (17.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 25 (4.86%) SAP BPC
4 22 (4.28%) HFM
4 22 (4.28%) Hyperion Planning
5 21 (4.09%) Cognos Planning
6 6 (1.17%) Cognos Controller
7 5 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.97%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.97%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 5 (0.97%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.78%) Elite 3E
8 4 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 2 (0.39%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.39%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 2 (0.39%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.97%) SaaS
4 2 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (0.39%) IaaS
4 2 (0.39%) PaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.19%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.11%) Firewall
2 9 (1.75%) LAN
3 8 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.56%) WAN
4 5 (0.97%) DNS
4 5 (0.97%) SMS
5 4 (0.78%) IPsec
5 4 (0.78%) SAN
5 4 (0.78%) SSL
5 4 (0.78%) Wireless
6 3 (0.58%) Intranet
7 2 (0.39%) FTP
7 2 (0.39%) VLAN
8 1 (0.19%) DHCP
8 1 (0.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (39.69%) SQL Server
2 178 (34.63%) Data Warehouse
3 154 (29.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 151 (29.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 110 (21.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 109 (21.21%) Power BI
7 105 (20.43%) QlikView
8 84 (16.34%) BusinessObjects
9 45 (8.75%) OLAP
10 44 (8.56%) Big Data
10 44 (8.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 39 (7.59%) Relational Database
12 36 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 32 (6.23%) Hadoop
13 32 (6.23%) Oracle OLAP
14 28 (5.45%) MS Access
15 21 (4.09%) Cognos Report Studio
15 21 (4.09%) Spotfire
16 19 (3.70%) Data Lake
16 19 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (2.14%) JIRA
3 10 (1.95%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.97%) Toad
5 3 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.39%) Selenium
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.19%) Zephyr
General
1 181 (35.21%) Finance
2 22 (4.28%) Law
3 21 (4.09%) Banking
3 21 (4.09%) Marketing
4 17 (3.31%) Retail
5 11 (2.14%) Advertising
6 9 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.36%) Games
8 6 (1.17%) Legal
9 4 (0.78%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.78%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.39%) Billing
10 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.39%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.19%) International Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 172 (33.46%) Developer
2 133 (25.88%) Analyst
3 112 (21.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 75 (14.59%) Consultant
5 60 (11.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 45 (8.75%) SQL Developer
7 40 (7.78%) Cognos Developer
8 30 (5.84%) Architect
9 25 (4.86%) Data Analyst
9 25 (4.86%) Report Analyst
10 22 (4.28%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 22 (4.28%) SQL Analyst
11 21 (4.09%) SQL BI Developer
11 21 (4.09%) SSIS Developer
12 20 (3.89%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 19 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Architect
13 19 (3.70%) Cognos Consultant
14 17 (3.31%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 17 (3.31%) Project Manager
14 17 (3.31%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.28%) MDX
2 16 (3.11%) .NET
3 9 (1.75%) Web Services
4 7 (1.36%) Middleware
4 7 (1.36%) REST
4 7 (1.36%) XML
5 6 (1.17%) SOAP
6 4 (0.78%) EDI
7 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.58%) ODBC
7 3 (0.58%) SAP Fiori
8 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.39%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.19%) CGI
9 1 (0.19%) CSS
9 1 (0.19%) HTML
9 1 (0.19%) JSON
9 1 (0.19%) MLlib
9 1 (0.19%) NumPy
9 1 (0.19%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 100 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.81%) Management Information System
3 26 (5.06%) Data Structures
4 22 (4.28%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.89%) Reinsurance
6 16 (3.11%) Fintech
6 16 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (1.75%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.36%) Smart Meter
9 6 (1.17%) Analytical Mindset
9 6 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.97%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.97%) PMI
10 5 (0.97%) Robotics
10 5 (0.97%) Smart Energy
11 4 (0.78%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.78%) FMCG
11 4 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (0.78%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.78%) STB
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.89%) Windows
2 9 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (1.56%) Unix
4 7 (1.36%) Linux
4 7 (1.36%) Windows 10
4 7 (1.36%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.17%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.58%) OS/400
6 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (73.93%) Business Intelligence
2 160 (31.13%) ETL
3 118 (22.96%) Analytics
4 94 (18.29%) Data Modelling
5 85 (16.54%) Visualisation
6 65 (12.65%) Data Analysis
7 57 (11.09%) Kimball Methodology
8 52 (10.12%) Data Visualisation
9 51 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 49 (9.53%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (9.53%) Problem-Solving
11 41 (7.98%) Decision-Making
12 29 (5.64%) ERP
13 27 (5.25%) Project Management
14 25 (4.86%) Data Integration
15 23 (4.47%) Budgeting and Forecasting
15 23 (4.47%) Business Analysis
15 23 (4.47%) Data Management
15 23 (4.47%) Data Transformation
16 21 (4.09%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 285 (55.45%) SQL
2 77 (14.98%) T-SQL
3 59 (11.48%) VBA
4 40 (7.78%) Python
5 35 (6.81%) R
6 16 (3.11%) Java
7 10 (1.95%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.75%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.36%) C#
11 6 (1.17%) VB
12 4 (0.78%) C
12 4 (0.78%) Scala
12 4 (0.78%) VBScript
13 3 (0.58%) Perl
13 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.39%) ABAP
14 2 (0.39%) PHP
15 1 (0.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 93 (18.09%) Degree
2 16 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.75%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.36%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.17%) MCSE
7 5 (0.97%) ACCA
7 5 (0.97%) CIMA
7 5 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.97%) MBA
7 5 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.78%) PMP
9 3 (0.58%) MCSA
10 2 (0.39%) PhD
10 2 (0.39%) SAS Certification
10 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.81%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.56%) QA
2 8 (1.56%) SLA
3 3 (0.58%) EFQM
4 2 (0.39%) GDPR
5 1 (0.19%) Basel II
5 1 (0.19%) Basel III
5 1 (0.19%) GCP
System Software
1 15 (2.92%) HDFS
2 6 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.19%) Docker
3 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (2.72%) Ambari
2 2 (0.39%) Control-M
2 2 (0.39%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.19%) Kibana
3 1 (0.19%) logstash
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 165 (32.10%) Tableau
2 142 (27.63%) Microsoft
3 124 (24.12%) Oracle
4 111 (21.60%) IBM
5 99 (19.26%) SAP
6 53 (10.31%) Hyperion
7 43 (8.37%) MicroStrategy
8 35 (6.81%) Anaplan
9 30 (5.84%) Tagetik
10 22 (4.28%) Informatica
11 17 (3.31%) Teradata
12 15 (2.92%) Netezza
13 14 (2.72%) WorldPay
14 13 (2.53%) Talend
15 12 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
16 10 (1.95%) Alteryx
17 9 (1.75%) Infor
17 9 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
18 8 (1.56%) Capita
19 7 (1.36%) JD Edwards