Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 405 346 451
Rank change year-on-year -59 +105 +63
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 28 17 68
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.35% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 54
10th Percentile £36,050 £48,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £57,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £77,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -35.48% +29.17% +20.00%
75th Percentile £57,750 £78,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £79,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £58,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.10% +16.00% +5.26%

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 6,103 4,850 10,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.38% 39.98% 41.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4,293 3,779 8,728
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £26,289
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £54,500 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.87% +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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -36 14 £47,500 -26.92%
Berkshire -42 7 £47,500 -40.63%
Surrey -23 6 £62,500 +38.89%
Hampshire -57 4 £52,500 -
Kent - 4 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire -20 3 £36,500 -43.85%
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 23 (82.14%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (71.43%) SQL
3 19 (67.86%) Power BI
3 19 (67.86%) Power Platform
4 13 (46.43%) QlikView
5 12 (42.86%) Finance
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle
6 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (35.71%) ERP
6 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (32.14%) Manufacturing
7 9 (32.14%) Migration
7 9 (32.14%) Tableau
7 9 (32.14%) Analytics
8 8 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (28.57%) Social Skills
8 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 8 (28.57%) Degree
9 7 (25.00%) Infor
9 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (25.00%) ETL
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (25.00%) Data Structures
10 5 (17.86%) CRM
10 5 (17.86%) Python
10 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
10 5 (17.86%) Cognos Controller
10 5 (17.86%) Data Migration

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 4 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 3 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Cognos Controller
2 4 (14.29%) Infor CloudSuite
2 4 (14.29%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 4 (14.29%) Infor CRM
3 3 (10.71%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (10.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (10.71%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (10.71%) Infor M3
3 3 (10.71%) NetSuite
3 3 (10.71%) SAP Business One
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (3.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 19 (67.86%) Power Platform
2 3 (10.71%) Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (10.71%) Snowflake
3 2 (7.14%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (3.57%) AWS
4 1 (3.57%) Azure Functions
4 1 (3.57%) Azure Logic Apps
4 1 (3.57%) Azure Sentinel
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.57%) dbt
4 1 (3.57%) Fivetran
4 1 (3.57%) GCP
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (3.57%) PaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) Power BI
2 13 (46.43%) QlikView
3 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (32.14%) Tableau
5 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (10.71%) DataStage
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (7.14%) Data Lake
8 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (3.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (3.57%) Looker
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Manufacturing
3 8 (28.57%) Social Skills
4 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.14%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.57%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Data Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (21.43%) Consultant
7 5 (17.86%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
9 3 (10.71%) Cloud Consultant
9 3 (10.71%) Data Engineer
9 3 (10.71%) Hyperion Consultant
9 3 (10.71%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (10.71%) Power BI Analyst
9 3 (10.71%) SQL Data Analyst
9 3 (10.71%) Tableau Analyst
10 2 (7.14%) Cognos BI Developer
10 2 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 4 (14.29%) CMDB
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (3.57%) CCTV
3 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (35.71%) ERP
3 9 (32.14%) Analytics
3 9 (32.14%) Migration
4 8 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) ETL
6 5 (17.86%) CRM
6 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
6 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
6 5 (17.86%) Project Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (14.29%) Data Management
7 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (14.29%) PLM
7 4 (14.29%) Project Management
7 4 (14.29%) SDLC
7 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) R
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) HL7
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Infor
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 4 (14.29%) JD Edwards
3 4 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 3 (10.71%) Epicor
4 3 (10.71%) Hyperion
4 3 (10.71%) IFS
4 3 (10.71%) Informatica
4 3 (10.71%) SAP
5 2 (7.14%) Databricks
5 2 (7.14%) Talend
6 1 (3.57%) Google
6 1 (3.57%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (3.57%) SIMUL8
6 1 (3.57%) TIBCO