Period
to 18 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 October 2021 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 427 288 441
Rank change year-on-year -139 +153 +48
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 20 5 65
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.064% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.16% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 49
10th Percentile £44,700 £44,875 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £48,438 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £56,250 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +26.32%
75th Percentile £57,500 £63,438 £71,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £66,625 £79,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,362
% change year-on-year - +1.29% +3.92%

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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6,834 3,089 10,518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.22% 39.24% 41.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,579 2,429 8,204
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in the South East

Cognos
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cognos in the South East.

Salary trend for Cognos in the South East

Cognos
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cognos in the South East over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Cognos in the South East

Cognos
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 October 2021. 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
Thames Valley -98 8 £50,000 - 1
Kent - 6 £52,500 - 1
Surrey -61 5 £60,000 +6.67% 1
Berkshire -65 4 £47,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Hampshire -123 1 £40,000 -
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 16 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (70.00%) Finance
3 13 (65.00%) QlikView
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (55.00%) ERP
6 10 (50.00%) Manufacturing
6 10 (50.00%) Infor
7 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
7 8 (40.00%) SQL
7 8 (40.00%) Oracle
8 7 (35.00%) JD Edwards
8 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (35.00%) Degree
8 7 (35.00%) Power BI
8 7 (35.00%) Power Platform
9 6 (30.00%) IFS
9 6 (30.00%) Requirements Gathering
9 6 (30.00%) Infor M3
9 6 (30.00%) NetSuite
9 6 (30.00%) SAP Business One
9 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (30.00%) SAP
9 6 (30.00%) SAS
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) Epicor
10 5 (25.00%) CRM
10 5 (25.00%) Migration
10 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (30.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Infor M3
1 6 (30.00%) NetSuite
1 6 (30.00%) SAP Business One
2 5 (25.00%) Cognos Controller
3 4 (20.00%) Infor CloudSuite
3 4 (20.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 4 (20.00%) Infor CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (5.00%) IBM Planning Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (5.00%) Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (5.00%) Azure Functions
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (5.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) QlikView
2 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (35.00%) Power BI
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (10.00%) Tableau
8 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (5.00%) DataStage
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (5.00%) OLAP
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (5.00%) Star Schema
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (25.00%) Social Skills
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (5.00%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Cognos BI Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Hyperion Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SSRS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) REST
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Legacy Systems
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (5.00%) CCTV
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (55.00%) ERP
3 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) Requirements Gathering
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) CRM
5 5 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (20.00%) ETL
6 4 (20.00%) PLM
6 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) SDLC
7 3 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) HL7
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Infor
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) JD Edwards
4 6 (30.00%) Epicor
4 6 (30.00%) IFS
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) Hyperion
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Informatica
6 1 (5.00%) Databricks
6 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.00%) SIMUL8
6 1 (5.00%) Talend