Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 545 454
Rank change year-on-year -9 -91 -45
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 785 828 1340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.46% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 1.06% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 647 717 1138
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% -5.21%
10th Percentile £29,050 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -1.04%

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 74885 78018 93937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.37% 43.69% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 58413 63548 77309
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -82 275 £50,000 -13.04% 13
South East +53 145 £47,500 -5.00% 4
North of England +59 139 £40,000 +23.08% 5
Midlands +50 115 £42,500 +4.94%
North West -2 91 £42,500 +34.92% 4
West Midlands +41 84 £42,500 -
South West +49 39 £42,500 -
East of England -26 37 £55,000 +33.33% 2
Yorkshire +34 31 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East Midlands +31 31 £50,000 +33.33%
North East - 11 £60,000 -
Cognos
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 England region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 567 (72.23%) Business Intelligence
2 491 (62.55%) SQL
3 358 (45.61%) Finance
4 309 (39.36%) SQL Server
5 273 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
6 255 (32.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 249 (31.72%) ETL
8 247 (31.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 241 (30.70%) Microsoft
10 197 (25.10%) Tableau
11 195 (24.84%) Oracle
12 188 (23.95%) BusinessObjects
13 185 (23.57%) QlikView
13 185 (23.57%) Analytics
14 175 (22.29%) IBM
15 164 (20.89%) SAP
16 153 (19.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 152 (19.36%) T-SQL
18 150 (19.11%) Power BI
19 126 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
20 123 (15.67%) Data Modelling
21 116 (14.78%) Degree
22 102 (12.99%) Microsoft Excel
23 100 (12.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
24 94 (11.97%) Visualisation
25 83 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
26 79 (10.06%) Informatica
27 73 (9.30%) Windows
27 73 (9.30%) Big Data
28 71 (9.04%) Kimball Methodology

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 53 (6.75%) SAS
2 33 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 28 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 26 (3.31%) WebSphere
5 17 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (2.17%) JBoss
5 17 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.04%) Documentum
7 15 (1.91%) IIS
8 10 (1.27%) WordPress
9 9 (1.15%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.76%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.64%) Apache
11 5 (0.64%) Drupal
11 5 (0.64%) iPlanet
11 5 (0.64%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.64%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (0.51%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 102 (12.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (3.69%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (2.80%) SPSS
4 13 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.76%) SPSS Modeler
7 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.25%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 100 (12.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 68 (8.66%) Cognos TM1
3 29 (3.69%) SAP BPC
4 26 (3.31%) HFM
5 25 (3.18%) Cognos Controller
6 21 (2.68%) Cognos Planning
7 19 (2.42%) Unit4 Business World
8 13 (1.66%) Hyperion Planning
9 11 (1.40%) Unica
10 10 (1.27%) SAP CO
10 10 (1.27%) SAP FI
10 10 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
11 7 (0.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 7 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
12 6 (0.76%) NetSuite
12 6 (0.76%) SAP Business One
13 5 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
13 5 (0.64%) SAP Business ByDesign
14 3 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
15 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (3.44%) Azure Data Factory
3 14 (1.78%) Azure Machine Learning
4 13 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.27%) GitHub
6 8 (1.02%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.64%) Office 365
8 4 (0.51%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.38%) SaaS
10 2 (0.25%) IaaS
10 2 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.31%) Firewall
2 22 (2.80%) DNS
3 17 (2.17%) LDAP
4 15 (1.91%) SSL
5 13 (1.66%) HTTP
6 11 (1.40%) SMS
7 8 (1.02%) SAN
8 7 (0.89%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.64%) NAS
10 4 (0.51%) WebEx
11 3 (0.38%) Intranet
11 3 (0.38%) IPsec
11 3 (0.38%) Wireless
12 2 (0.25%) DHCP
12 2 (0.25%) FCoE
12 2 (0.25%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.25%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.25%) VLAN
12 2 (0.25%) VPN
12 2 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (39.36%) SQL Server
2 273 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
3 255 (32.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 247 (31.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 188 (23.95%) BusinessObjects
6 185 (23.57%) QlikView
7 153 (19.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 150 (19.11%) Power BI
9 73 (9.30%) Big Data
10 70 (8.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 56 (7.13%) Cognos Report Studio
12 55 (7.01%) DataStage
12 55 (7.01%) Hadoop
13 51 (6.50%) Relational Database
14 50 (6.37%) SQL Server 2008
15 46 (5.86%) OLAP
16 45 (5.73%) Cognos Framework Manager
17 43 (5.48%) SQL Server 2016
18 41 (5.22%) SAP BW
19 37 (4.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (2.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 18 (2.29%) Visual Studio
3 17 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 12 (1.53%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.64%) JIRA
6 3 (0.38%) ERwin
7 2 (0.25%) Selenium
7 2 (0.25%) Subversion
7 2 (0.25%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.25%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.13%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.13%) PeopleTools
8 1 (0.13%) Toad
General
1 358 (45.61%) Finance
2 33 (4.20%) Marketing
3 30 (3.82%) Advertising
4 23 (2.93%) Retail
5 22 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.29%) Banking
7 14 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.66%) Dutch Language
8 13 (1.66%) German Language
9 11 (1.40%) Electronics
10 9 (1.15%) Finnish Language
10 9 (1.15%) Law
11 8 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.89%) Legal
13 5 (0.64%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.51%) French Language
14 4 (0.51%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.51%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.38%) Billing
15 3 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 324 (41.27%) Developer
2 183 (23.31%) Analyst
3 160 (20.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 154 (19.62%) Consultant
5 86 (10.96%) Cognos Developer
6 84 (10.70%) SQL Developer
7 66 (8.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 58 (7.39%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 52 (6.62%) Business Developer
10 48 (6.11%) SSRS Developer
11 46 (5.86%) Cognos BI Developer
12 39 (4.97%) SSIS Developer
13 37 (4.71%) Data Analyst
14 35 (4.46%) Senior Consultant
15 29 (3.69%) Junior
16 28 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
16 28 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
17 27 (3.44%) Business Consultant
17 27 (3.44%) SQL BI Developer
18 25 (3.18%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (6.62%) MDX
2 43 (5.48%) .NET
3 41 (5.22%) XML
4 40 (5.10%) HTML
5 37 (4.71%) Web Services
6 25 (3.18%) REST
7 22 (2.80%) CSS
7 22 (2.80%) JSON
8 17 (2.17%) SOAP
9 14 (1.78%) JSP
10 13 (1.66%) Spring
11 12 (1.53%) ASP.NET
11 12 (1.53%) jQuery
11 12 (1.53%) Spring Security
11 12 (1.53%) XSLT
12 11 (1.40%) Ajax
12 11 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (1.27%) Node.js
13 10 (1.27%) Razor View Engine
13 10 (1.27%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 126 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 37 (4.71%) Data Structures
4 25 (3.18%) Reinsurance
5 21 (2.68%) Virtual Team
6 17 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.53%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.15%) EPoS
8 9 (1.15%) Mobile App
9 7 (0.89%) AS400
9 7 (0.89%) Mainframe
10 6 (0.76%) Clustering
10 6 (0.76%) iSeries
11 4 (0.51%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.51%) NHS
11 4 (0.51%) Robotics
12 3 (0.38%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.38%) STB
Operating Systems
1 73 (9.30%) Windows
2 35 (4.46%) Linux
3 32 (4.08%) Unix
4 22 (2.80%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.17%) Solaris
6 16 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.64%) AIX
8 5 (0.64%) HPUX
8 5 (0.64%) SUSE
9 4 (0.51%) CentOS
9 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.13%) Debian
11 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 567 (72.23%) Business Intelligence
2 249 (31.72%) ETL
3 185 (23.57%) Analytics
4 123 (15.67%) Data Modelling
5 94 (11.97%) Visualisation
6 83 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (9.04%) Kimball Methodology
8 69 (8.79%) Data Analysis
9 59 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 56 (7.13%) ERP
11 50 (6.37%) Data Visualisation
12 42 (5.35%) Business Analysis
13 41 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
14 39 (4.97%) SDLC
15 38 (4.84%) Data Integration
16 33 (4.20%) Business Analytics
17 31 (3.95%) Data Analytics
17 31 (3.95%) ETL Development
18 29 (3.69%) Data Mapping
18 29 (3.69%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 491 (62.55%) SQL
2 152 (19.36%) T-SQL
3 55 (7.01%) VBA
4 38 (4.84%) Java
5 35 (4.46%) Python
6 31 (3.95%) JavaScript
7 27 (3.44%) PowerShell
8 24 (3.06%) R
9 23 (2.93%) PL/SQL
10 22 (2.80%) PHP
10 22 (2.80%) Shell Script
11 21 (2.68%) C#
12 13 (1.66%) ABAP
13 11 (1.40%) VB
14 7 (0.89%) ActionScript
14 7 (0.89%) ActionScript 2.0
14 7 (0.89%) RPG
15 6 (0.76%) RPG IV
16 5 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 3 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 116 (14.78%) Degree
2 20 (2.55%) ACCA
2 20 (2.55%) CIMA
3 16 (2.04%) ISEB
3 16 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.66%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.27%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.76%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.64%) MCSE
9 4 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.51%) MBA
10 3 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.38%) PMP
11 2 (0.25%) MCSA
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.33%) Data Quality
2 22 (2.80%) QA
3 16 (2.04%) Solvency II
4 13 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (1.66%) SLA
5 6 (0.76%) IFRS
6 4 (0.51%) GDPR
7 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.64%) KVM
4 5 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.25%) Samba
6 2 (0.25%) XenApp
6 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.64%) OpenView
2 2 (0.25%) Ansible
2 2 (0.25%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.25%) SCOM
2 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.13%) SCCM
3 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 241 (30.70%) Microsoft
2 197 (25.10%) Tableau
3 195 (24.84%) Oracle
4 175 (22.29%) IBM
5 164 (20.89%) SAP
6 79 (10.06%) Informatica
7 48 (6.11%) Hyperion
8 37 (4.71%) MicroStrategy
9 26 (3.31%) Infor
10 23 (2.93%) Tagetik
11 21 (2.68%) JD Edwards
11 21 (2.68%) VMware
12 20 (2.55%) Anaplan
13 19 (2.42%) Birst
13 19 (2.42%) TIBCO
14 18 (2.29%) Talend
15 17 (2.17%) Netezza
16 16 (2.04%) Cloudera
16 16 (2.04%) CODA
17 15 (1.91%) Teradata