Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 591 565 485
Rank change year-on-year -26 -80 -68
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 659 720 1,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.43% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 0.99% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 549 631 947
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -3.55%

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 73,530 72,415 89,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.56% 43.64% 45.53%
Number of salaries quoted 58,882 58,682 73,651
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -59 242 £52,500 -4.55% 22
North of England +62 134 £40,000 +18.52% 9
South East -59 91 £57,500 +19.79% 13
North West +36 86 £42,500 +31.78% 4
Midlands +7 83 £47,500 +11.76% 17
West Midlands +6 71 £47,500 +5.56% 14
South West +34 40 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East of England -15 39 £55,000 +22.91% 4
Yorkshire +16 32 £39,000 -2.50% 5
East Midlands -15 12 £50,000 +33.33% 3
North East -16 10 £60,000 +71.43%
Cognos
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 498 (75.57%) Business Intelligence
2 394 (59.79%) SQL
3 284 (43.10%) SQL Server
3 284 (43.10%) Finance
4 229 (34.75%) Data Warehouse
5 228 (34.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 222 (33.69%) ETL
7 209 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 190 (28.83%) Microsoft
9 186 (28.22%) Tableau
10 164 (24.89%) QlikView
11 158 (23.98%) Oracle
12 147 (22.31%) T-SQL
13 144 (21.85%) Analytics
14 142 (21.55%) BusinessObjects
15 135 (20.49%) IBM
16 131 (19.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 127 (19.27%) SAP
17 127 (19.27%) Power BI
18 125 (18.97%) Data Modelling
19 116 (17.60%) Degree
20 97 (14.72%) Microsoft Excel
21 96 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
22 95 (14.42%) Visualisation
23 89 (13.51%) Cognos TM1
24 87 (13.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
25 83 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
26 72 (10.93%) Data Analysis
27 71 (10.77%) SQL Server 2012
28 67 (10.17%) Informatica

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 41 (6.22%) SAS
2 34 (5.16%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.58%) JBoss
3 17 (2.58%) Tomcat
3 17 (2.58%) WebLogic
4 16 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (2.43%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.52%) Apache Pig
6 7 (1.06%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.91%) Apache
7 6 (0.91%) Drupal
8 5 (0.76%) iPlanet
8 5 (0.76%) MQSeries
8 5 (0.76%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.30%) Documentum
9 2 (0.30%) IIS
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 97 (14.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.21%) SPSS
6 7 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 89 (13.51%) Cognos TM1
2 87 (13.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 28 (4.25%) SAP BPC
4 25 (3.79%) Cognos Planning
4 25 (3.79%) HFM
5 18 (2.73%) Hyperion Planning
6 10 (1.52%) Cognos Controller
6 10 (1.52%) SAP FI
7 8 (1.21%) Elite 3E
8 7 (1.06%) SAP CO
8 7 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.91%) SAP Business One
9 6 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
10 5 (0.76%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (0.76%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 5 (0.76%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 5 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
11 4 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (0.61%) Azure Machine Learning
5 3 (0.46%) SaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) GitHub
6 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.40%) Firewall
2 20 (3.03%) DNS
3 18 (2.73%) SSL
4 12 (1.82%) HTTP
5 11 (1.67%) SAN
5 11 (1.67%) SMS
6 6 (0.91%) IPsec
6 6 (0.91%) Wireless
7 5 (0.76%) NAS
7 5 (0.76%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.46%) Intranet
8 3 (0.46%) VLAN
8 3 (0.46%) WAN
9 2 (0.30%) FCoE
9 2 (0.30%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.15%) FTP
10 1 (0.15%) Internet
10 1 (0.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (43.10%) SQL Server
2 229 (34.75%) Data Warehouse
3 228 (34.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 209 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 164 (24.89%) QlikView
6 142 (21.55%) BusinessObjects
7 131 (19.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 127 (19.27%) Power BI
9 71 (10.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 58 (8.80%) Big Data
11 49 (7.44%) DataStage
11 49 (7.44%) OLAP
12 47 (7.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 41 (6.22%) Cognos Report Studio
13 41 (6.22%) Relational Database
13 41 (6.22%) SQL Server 2016
14 38 (5.77%) Hadoop
15 34 (5.16%) MS Access
16 32 (4.86%) SAP BW
17 30 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (2.58%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.37%) JIRA
3 9 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.46%) ERwin
5 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.15%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.15%) Selenium
6 1 (0.15%) Toad
6 1 (0.15%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.15%) Zephyr
General
1 284 (43.10%) Finance
2 24 (3.64%) Advertising
3 23 (3.49%) Banking
4 19 (2.88%) Marketing
5 17 (2.58%) Law
6 15 (2.28%) Retail
7 13 (1.97%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.52%) Games
9 9 (1.37%) Dutch Language
9 9 (1.37%) Finnish Language
9 9 (1.37%) German Language
10 7 (1.06%) Legal
11 6 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.91%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.61%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.46%) Billing
14 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Front Office
15 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 247 (37.48%) Developer
2 149 (22.61%) Analyst
3 147 (22.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 125 (18.97%) Consultant
5 66 (10.02%) Cognos Developer
6 65 (9.86%) SQL Developer
7 55 (8.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 53 (8.04%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 41 (6.22%) Business Developer
10 38 (5.77%) Cognos BI Developer
10 38 (5.77%) SSRS Developer
11 31 (4.70%) Senior Consultant
11 31 (4.70%) SQL Analyst
12 30 (4.55%) Data Analyst
13 29 (4.40%) Business Consultant
14 28 (4.25%) SSIS Developer
15 25 (3.79%) Data Consultant
15 25 (3.79%) Report Analyst
16 23 (3.49%) SQL BI Developer
17 19 (2.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (9.26%) MDX
2 41 (6.22%) Web Services
3 37 (5.61%) .NET
4 28 (4.25%) REST
5 23 (3.49%) HTML
6 21 (3.19%) XML
7 20 (3.03%) SOAP
8 17 (2.58%) LDAP
9 13 (1.97%) Spring
10 12 (1.82%) JSP
10 12 (1.82%) Spring Security
10 12 (1.82%) XSLT
11 9 (1.37%) JSON
12 7 (1.06%) CSS
13 5 (0.76%) ASP.NET
13 5 (0.76%) J2EE
14 4 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (0.61%) EDI
15 3 (0.46%) jQuery
15 3 (0.46%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 96 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (7.74%) Management Information System
3 28 (4.25%) Data Structures
4 24 (3.64%) Reinsurance
5 22 (3.34%) Virtual Team
6 20 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.28%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.21%) PMI
10 7 (1.06%) Clustering
10 7 (1.06%) EPoS
10 7 (1.06%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.06%) Robotics
11 6 (0.91%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.91%) STB
12 5 (0.76%) NHS
13 4 (0.61%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.61%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.61%) Smart Energy
13 4 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.83%) Windows
2 26 (3.95%) Linux
3 20 (3.03%) Unix
4 17 (2.58%) Solaris
5 14 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.91%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.76%) AIX
8 5 (0.76%) HPUX
8 5 (0.76%) SUSE
9 3 (0.46%) OS/400
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Debian
11 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (75.57%) Business Intelligence
2 222 (33.69%) ETL
3 144 (21.85%) Analytics
4 125 (18.97%) Data Modelling
5 95 (14.42%) Visualisation
6 83 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (10.93%) Data Analysis
8 65 (9.86%) Kimball Methodology
9 59 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 55 (8.35%) Data Visualisation
11 49 (7.44%) Performance Tuning
12 36 (5.46%) Data Management
13 35 (5.31%) ERP
14 31 (4.70%) Data Integration
14 31 (4.70%) Project Management
15 30 (4.55%) Business Analysis
16 29 (4.40%) ETL Development
17 28 (4.25%) Dimensional Modelling
18 27 (4.10%) Business Continuity
18 27 (4.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 394 (59.79%) SQL
2 147 (22.31%) T-SQL
3 65 (9.86%) VBA
4 37 (5.61%) Java
5 31 (4.70%) Python
6 24 (3.64%) JavaScript
7 22 (3.34%) PowerShell
8 18 (2.73%) R
9 16 (2.43%) PL/SQL
10 13 (1.97%) C#
10 13 (1.97%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.21%) PHP
12 6 (0.91%) VB
13 4 (0.61%) ABAP
14 3 (0.46%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.46%) Perl
15 2 (0.30%) C-shell
15 2 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.30%) Korn
15 2 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 116 (17.60%) Degree
2 26 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.28%) ISEB
4 14 (2.12%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.37%) MBA
7 7 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.06%) MCSE
8 6 (0.91%) ACCA
8 6 (0.91%) CIMA
8 6 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.91%) PMP
9 5 (0.76%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.30%) MCSA
11 2 (0.30%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.46%) Data Quality
2 24 (3.64%) QA
3 16 (2.43%) Solvency II
4 13 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.06%) SLA
6 4 (0.61%) GDPR
6 4 (0.61%) IFRS
7 1 (0.15%) Basel II
7 1 (0.15%) Basel III
7 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (2.88%) Active Directory
1 19 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.76%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.76%) KVM
2 5 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (0.30%) HDFS
3 2 (0.30%) Samba
4 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.76%) OpenView
2 2 (0.30%) Ambari
2 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.15%) Control-M
3 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.15%) Puppet
3 1 (0.15%) SCCM
3 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 190 (28.83%) Microsoft
2 186 (28.22%) Tableau
3 158 (23.98%) Oracle
4 135 (20.49%) IBM
5 127 (19.27%) SAP
6 67 (10.17%) Informatica
7 44 (6.68%) Hyperion
8 43 (6.53%) MicroStrategy
9 30 (4.55%) Infor
10 26 (3.95%) Tagetik
11 24 (3.64%) Teradata
12 23 (3.49%) Anaplan
13 19 (2.88%) Netezza
13 19 (2.88%) VMware
14 18 (2.73%) TIBCO
15 16 (2.43%) Cloudera
15 16 (2.43%) Talend
16 15 (2.28%) Capita
16 15 (2.28%) Vertica
17 14 (2.12%) Salesforce.com