Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Cognos Business Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1060 1004 1090
Rank change year-on-year -56 +86 -112
Permanent jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 103 176 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.099% 0.097%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.75% 1.48% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 88 142 183
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +8.25% +1.04%
10th Percentile £30,139 £31,025 £35,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,125 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -3.23%

Cognos Business Intelligence is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 13,690 11,880 14,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.91% 6.71% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9,816 8,893 11,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £79,550
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cognos Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cognos Business Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos Business Intelligence in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cognos Business Intelligence in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Cognos Business Intelligence in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 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
England -60 86 £47,500 -9.52% 4
UK excluding London +9 59 £42,500 +6.25% 4
London -58 41 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Scotland -31 16 £38,750 -22.50% 2
North of England +1 15 £35,000 -
North West -14 12 £37,500 +7.14%
South East +33 11 £52,500 +55.56% 1
West Midlands +19 11 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Midlands +11 11 £55,000 +15.79% 1
South West - 7 £55,000 -
Yorkshire +16 3 £28,750 -14.81%

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Cognos Business Intelligence.

1 103 (100.00%) Cognos
1 103 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 66 (64.08%) SQL
3 44 (42.72%) SQL Server
4 37 (35.92%) ETL
5 36 (34.95%) IBM
6 35 (33.98%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (32.04%) Finance
8 30 (29.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (29.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (27.18%) Cognos Report Studio
10 27 (26.21%) Microsoft
11 26 (25.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 26 (25.24%) Tableau
12 24 (23.30%) Analytics
13 23 (22.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (22.33%) T-SQL
14 21 (20.39%) SAP
15 19 (18.45%) Degree
15 19 (18.45%) Power BI
15 19 (18.45%) Oracle
16 17 (16.50%) Windows
16 17 (16.50%) SQL Server 2005
17 16 (15.53%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (14.56%) QlikView
18 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 15 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
19 14 (13.59%) Visualisation
20 13 (12.62%) Data Visualisation
20 13 (12.62%) SAS

Cognos Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (12.62%) SAS
1 13 (12.62%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.80%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.85%) Drupal
3 5 (4.85%) IIS
3 5 (4.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.97%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.97%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Cognos TM1
1 5 (4.85%) SAP CO
1 5 (4.85%) SAP FI
1 5 (4.85%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.97%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (0.97%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.97%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) GitHub
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) Internet
1 1 (0.97%) LAN
1 1 (0.97%) SMS
1 1 (0.97%) VLAN
1 1 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (42.72%) SQL Server
2 35 (33.98%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (29.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (29.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (27.18%) Cognos Report Studio
5 26 (25.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 23 (22.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (18.45%) Power BI
8 17 (16.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (15.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (14.56%) QlikView
10 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (10.68%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (10.68%) OLAP
11 11 (10.68%) SAP BW
12 10 (9.71%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (7.77%) Cognos Analysis Studio
13 8 (7.77%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (6.80%) DTS
14 7 (6.80%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.97%) PeopleTools
General
1 33 (32.04%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Retail
3 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (38.83%) Developer
2 25 (24.27%) Consultant
3 23 (22.33%) Cognos Developer
4 20 (19.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 15 (14.56%) Analyst
6 14 (13.59%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 11 (10.68%) Cognos BI Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Data Consultant
9 8 (7.77%) Applications Support
9 8 (7.77%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (7.77%) Cognos Consultant
9 8 (7.77%) SQL Developer
9 8 (7.77%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.83%) Business Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Business Intelligence Specialist
10 6 (5.83%) Cognos BI Consultant
10 6 (5.83%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Developer
10 6 (5.83%) SQL Support Analyst
10 6 (5.83%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.85%) .NET
1 5 (4.85%) Ajax
1 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET
1 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (4.85%) CSS
1 5 (4.85%) HTML
1 5 (4.85%) jQuery
1 5 (4.85%) JSON
1 5 (4.85%) Node.js
1 5 (4.85%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (4.85%) WAMP
1 5 (4.85%) WinForms
2 2 (1.94%) EDI
3 1 (0.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.85%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.88%) EPoS
5 3 (2.91%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.94%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.94%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.94%) iSeries
7 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.97%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.50%) Windows
2 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (4.85%) Unix
3 5 (4.85%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.94%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (35.92%) ETL
3 24 (23.30%) Analytics
4 15 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (13.59%) Visualisation
6 13 (12.62%) Data Visualisation
7 11 (10.68%) Data Analysis
8 9 (8.74%) Data Modelling
9 8 (7.77%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (6.80%) SDLC
11 6 (5.83%) Business Analysis
12 5 (4.85%) Business Continuity
12 5 (4.85%) Cash Management
12 5 (4.85%) Data Management
12 5 (4.85%) ITIL
12 5 (4.85%) MVC
12 5 (4.85%) Record to Report
12 5 (4.85%) Validation
13 4 (3.88%) Customer Analytics
13 4 (3.88%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 66 (64.08%) SQL
2 23 (22.33%) T-SQL
3 10 (9.71%) PHP
4 6 (5.83%) Python
5 5 (4.85%) C#
5 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.88%) R
7 3 (2.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (18.45%) Degree
2 5 (4.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (4.85%) Master's Degree
2 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) CCNA
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.97%) ISEB
3 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.97%) MCTS
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.97%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.97%) SCCM
1 1 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 103 (100.00%) Cognos
2 36 (34.95%) IBM
3 27 (26.21%) Microsoft
4 26 (25.24%) Tableau
5 21 (20.39%) SAP
6 19 (18.45%) Oracle
7 7 (6.80%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (6.80%) VMware
8 6 (5.83%) Alteryx
8 6 (5.83%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (4.85%) Informatica
9 5 (4.85%) Netezza
9 5 (4.85%) Teradata
10 4 (3.88%) Birst
11 1 (0.97%) Capita
11 1 (0.97%) HP
11 1 (0.97%) Intel
11 1 (0.97%) Juniper
11 1 (0.97%) ProCurve
11 1 (0.97%) Sophos