Period
to 16 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 16 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
England > South West
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 302 326 329
Rank change year-on-year +24 +3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 35 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 0.45% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 12
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% -7.78%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £32,875
90th Percentile £53,125 £67,500 £57,625
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% -

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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,200 4,472 4,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.34% 43.07% 44.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,403 3,721 4,077
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +1.32%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,000 £22,900
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in the South West

Cognos
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cognos in the South West.

Salary trend for Cognos in the South West

Cognos
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in the South West over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Cognos in the South West

Cognos
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the South West region over the 6 months to 16 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
Bristol +15 20 £42,250 -6.11% 4
Somerset +32 9 £35,000 -9.09%
Wiltshire - 3 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire +9 2 £48,750 +14.71%
Devon - 1 £40,000 -
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 South West region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 30 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (65.71%) SQL
3 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 12 (34.29%) Finance
4 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (34.29%) Visualisation
4 12 (34.29%) Tableau
4 12 (34.29%) Power BI
5 11 (31.43%) Analytics
5 11 (31.43%) ETL
6 10 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
8 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
8 8 (22.86%) Data Modelling
8 8 (22.86%) Release Management
9 7 (20.00%) Data Governance
9 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
10 6 (17.14%) Migration
10 6 (17.14%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (17.14%) Business Analytics
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (17.14%) QlikView
11 5 (14.29%) Data Quality
11 5 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
11 5 (14.29%) IBM
11 5 (14.29%) ERP

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (11.43%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (34.29%) Power BI
2 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (17.14%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (17.14%) QlikView
5 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (14.29%) MS Access
7 4 (11.43%) Spotfire
8 3 (8.57%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (5.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (5.71%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (2.86%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
10 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
10 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Data Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Cognos Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Report Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Data Governance Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Data Governance Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Governance Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Project Governance Manager
7 2 (5.71%) TM1 Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Cognos BI Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) ODBC
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) jQuery
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (34.29%) Visualisation
3 11 (31.43%) Analytics
3 11 (31.43%) ETL
4 8 (22.86%) Data Modelling
4 8 (22.86%) Release Management
5 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 7 (20.00%) Data Governance
6 6 (17.14%) Business Analytics
6 6 (17.14%) Migration
7 5 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
7 5 (14.29%) ERP
8 4 (11.43%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (11.43%) Information Management
8 4 (11.43%) Machine Learning
8 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.57%) Data Architecture
9 3 (8.57%) Data Mapping
9 3 (8.57%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
3 5 (14.29%) VBA
4 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) R
5 1 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Tableau
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Sage
5 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.86%) SAP