Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 680 563 550
Rank change year-on-year -117 -13 -114
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 501 751 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.45% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 1.01% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 409 636 783
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £31,531
90th Percentile £75,000 £69,375 £80,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +4.17%

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 69,403 74,082 82,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.97% 44.50% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 54,165 58,183 67,943
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +5 258 £57,500 +9.52% 16
North of England +11 78 £41,250 +17.86% 13
East of England +36 54 £41,000 -7.87% 3
North West +4 47 £37,000 +5.71% 9
South East -98 45 £45,000 -6.25% 11
South West +30 35 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Yorkshire +44 30 £50,000 +42.86% 4
Midlands -84 25 £42,500 -5.56% 9
West Midlands -29 20 £42,500 -1.16% 5
East Midlands -48 5 £42,500 -15.00% 4
North East -22 1 £70,000 +69.70%
Cognos
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 362 (72.26%) Business Intelligence
2 277 (55.29%) SQL
3 212 (42.32%) SQL Server
4 202 (40.32%) Data Warehouse
5 179 (35.73%) Tableau
6 172 (34.33%) ETL
7 169 (33.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 163 (32.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 160 (31.94%) Finance
10 138 (27.54%) Power BI
11 136 (27.15%) Microsoft
12 135 (26.95%) Analytics
13 127 (25.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 118 (23.55%) Cognos TM1
15 115 (22.95%) Oracle
16 110 (21.96%) Microsoft Excel
17 103 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
18 101 (20.16%) IBM
19 98 (19.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
20 92 (18.36%) Degree
21 89 (17.76%) Visualisation
21 89 (17.76%) SAP
22 84 (16.77%) Data Modelling
23 81 (16.17%) BusinessObjects
24 77 (15.37%) QlikView
25 74 (14.77%) VBA
26 70 (13.97%) T-SQL
27 67 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
28 58 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
29 50 (9.98%) Stakeholder Management

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 28 (5.59%) SAS
2 20 (3.99%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (1.60%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.20%) IIS
7 5 (1.00%) Apache
8 4 (0.80%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.20%) Confluence
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 110 (21.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (6.59%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (4.79%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.20%) SPSS
6 4 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.40%) Stata
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 118 (23.55%) Cognos TM1
2 98 (19.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 22 (4.39%) Cognos Planning
4 20 (3.99%) HFM
5 18 (3.59%) Hyperion Planning
5 18 (3.59%) SAP BPC
6 7 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (1.40%) NetSuite
7 5 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.80%) Cognos Controller
8 4 (0.80%) Maximo
9 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.20%) Elite 3E
10 1 (0.20%) Infor M3
10 1 (0.20%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.40%) Azure Data Factory
4 7 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.40%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.20%) SaaS
6 5 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.60%) IaaS
8 3 (0.60%) Office 365
8 3 (0.60%) PaaS
9 2 (0.40%) Boomi
9 2 (0.40%) GitHub
10 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.20%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.00%) Firewall
1 10 (2.00%) LAN
2 9 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.60%) WAN
4 5 (1.00%) SMS
5 3 (0.60%) FTP
6 2 (0.40%) DHCP
6 2 (0.40%) DNS
6 2 (0.40%) Internet
6 2 (0.40%) Intranet
6 2 (0.40%) SSH
6 2 (0.40%) VLAN
7 1 (0.20%) VPLS
7 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (42.32%) SQL Server
2 202 (40.32%) Data Warehouse
3 169 (33.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 163 (32.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 138 (27.54%) Power BI
6 127 (25.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 81 (16.17%) BusinessObjects
8 77 (15.37%) QlikView
9 45 (8.98%) Big Data
10 37 (7.39%) OLAP
11 36 (7.19%) Relational Database
12 32 (6.39%) Hadoop
13 29 (5.79%) SQL Server 2012
14 25 (4.99%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 21 (4.19%) MS Access
16 19 (3.79%) Data Mining
16 19 (3.79%) Oracle ODI
16 19 (3.79%) Oracle OLAP
16 19 (3.79%) SAP HANA
16 19 (3.79%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.80%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.40%) ER Studio
3 7 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (1.20%) JIRA
4 6 (1.20%) SonarQube
4 6 (1.20%) Toad
5 4 (0.80%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.60%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.60%) Subversion
7 2 (0.40%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.40%) Selenium
8 1 (0.20%) Hudson
8 1 (0.20%) Zephyr
General
1 160 (31.94%) Finance
2 26 (5.19%) Marketing
3 19 (3.79%) Retail
4 15 (2.99%) Banking
5 13 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.00%) Publishing
7 9 (1.80%) Advertising
8 8 (1.60%) Law
9 7 (1.40%) Legal
10 4 (0.80%) Games
11 2 (0.40%) Billing
11 2 (0.40%) French Language
11 2 (0.40%) German Language
11 2 (0.40%) Local Government
11 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 162 (32.34%) Developer
2 126 (25.15%) Analyst
3 87 (17.37%) Consultant
4 83 (16.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 50 (9.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 44 (8.78%) SQL Developer
7 38 (7.58%) Data Analyst
8 37 (7.39%) Cognos Developer
9 34 (6.79%) Architect
9 34 (6.79%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 24 (4.79%) Report Developer
11 22 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 18 (3.59%) Business Intelligence Architect
13 17 (3.39%) SSIS Developer
14 16 (3.19%) Business Developer
14 16 (3.19%) SQL BI Developer
15 15 (2.99%) Cognos BI Developer
15 15 (2.99%) Data Architect
15 15 (2.99%) Data Consultant
15 15 (2.99%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.39%) .NET
2 13 (2.59%) HTML
3 12 (2.40%) Middleware
4 11 (2.20%) MDX
5 9 (1.80%) CSS
6 6 (1.20%) AngularJS
6 6 (1.20%) Web Services
6 6 (1.20%) XML
7 4 (0.80%) HTML5
7 4 (0.80%) ODBC
8 2 (0.40%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.40%) Kafka
8 2 (0.40%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (0.40%) NumPy
8 2 (0.40%) Pandas
8 2 (0.40%) REST
9 1 (0.20%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.20%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.20%) jQuery
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 103 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (8.58%) Computer Science
3 25 (4.99%) Data Structures
4 23 (4.59%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.79%) Fintech
5 14 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.59%) Algorithms
6 13 (2.59%) Virtual Team
7 10 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
8 8 (1.60%) User Experience
9 7 (1.40%) Reinsurance
10 6 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.00%) Replication
12 4 (0.80%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.80%) Robotics
12 4 (0.80%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.60%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.60%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.60%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.99%) Windows
2 8 (1.60%) Linux
2 8 (1.60%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.40%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.40%) Windows 7
3 7 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (1.20%) Unix
5 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (72.26%) Business Intelligence
2 172 (34.33%) ETL
3 135 (26.95%) Analytics
4 89 (17.76%) Visualisation
5 84 (16.77%) Data Modelling
6 67 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
8 50 (9.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 47 (9.38%) Data Analysis
10 42 (8.38%) Data Visualisation
11 40 (7.98%) Kimball Methodology
12 33 (6.59%) ERP
13 32 (6.39%) Business Analysis
13 32 (6.39%) Data Integration
14 31 (6.19%) Project Management
15 29 (5.79%) Decision-Making
16 28 (5.59%) Presales
17 23 (4.59%) Data Science
17 23 (4.59%) Scrum
18 22 (4.39%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 277 (55.29%) SQL
2 74 (14.77%) VBA
3 70 (13.97%) T-SQL
4 46 (9.18%) Python
5 44 (8.78%) R
6 26 (5.19%) JavaScript
7 16 (3.19%) Java
8 11 (2.20%) C#
8 11 (2.20%) PL/SQL
8 11 (2.20%) VB
9 7 (1.40%) PHP
9 7 (1.40%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.20%) ABAP
10 6 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.20%) Tcl
10 6 (1.20%) VB6
11 5 (1.00%) Scala
11 5 (1.00%) VBScript
12 4 (0.80%) C
12 4 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 92 (18.36%) Degree
2 20 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.00%) CIMA
4 4 (0.80%) ACCA
4 4 (0.80%) CISSP
4 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.60%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.40%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.40%) MCSA
6 2 (0.40%) MCSE
6 2 (0.40%) PhD
6 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.20%) CBAP
7 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.19%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.20%) SLA
3 5 (1.00%) GDPR
3 5 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.60%) EFQM
4 3 (0.60%) QA
5 2 (0.40%) GCP
System Software
1 14 (2.79%) HDFS
2 3 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.40%) Docker
3 2 (0.40%) XenApp
4 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (2.40%) Ambari
2 9 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.40%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.20%) Control-M
5 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.20%) Kibana
5 1 (0.20%) logstash
Vendors
1 179 (35.73%) Tableau
2 136 (27.15%) Microsoft
3 115 (22.95%) Oracle
4 101 (20.16%) IBM
5 89 (17.76%) SAP
6 49 (9.78%) Hyperion
7 44 (8.78%) MicroStrategy
8 38 (7.58%) Informatica
9 37 (7.39%) Anaplan
10 30 (5.99%) Tagetik
11 21 (4.19%) Talend
12 13 (2.59%) Alteryx
13 12 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (2.40%) WorldPay
14 8 (1.60%) JD Edwards
14 8 (1.60%) Netezza
15 7 (1.40%) Adaptive Insights
15 7 (1.40%) Birst
15 7 (1.40%) Cloudera
15 7 (1.40%) MuleSoft