Period
to 21 August 2017

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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1051 1107 1058
Rank change year-on-year +56 -49 -124
Permanent jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 136 152 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.077% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.05% 1.10% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 110 131 213
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,500 £37,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -

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

Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 12906 13876 15844
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 7.33% 7.04% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9339 10656 12443
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 21 August 2017.

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 21 August 2017. 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 +63 114 £45,000 -14.29% 3
UK excluding London +73 78 £45,000 +3.45% 1
London +33 43 £45,000 -21.74% 2
Midlands +46 22 £45,000 -7.69% 1
West Midlands +32 22 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Scotland +7 19 £44,000 -7.37%
South East +62 16 £52,500 +23.53%
South West - 12 £45,000 -
North of England -26 7 £39,250 +12.14%
North West -33 7 £39,250 +12.14%
East of England +3 3 £47,500 +25.00%

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Cognos
1 136 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 77 (56.62%) SQL
3 67 (49.26%) Data Warehouse
4 66 (48.53%) Finance
5 51 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 50 (36.76%) ETL
7 43 (31.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (27.94%) IBM
9 34 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 34 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
10 31 (22.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 30 (22.06%) SQL Server 2008
12 29 (21.32%) Tableau
13 28 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 26 (19.12%) Cognos TM1
15 25 (18.38%) Oracle
15 25 (18.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 25 (18.38%) Analytics
16 23 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (16.18%) T-SQL
17 22 (16.18%) Data Analysis
18 21 (15.44%) SQL Server 2005
18 21 (15.44%) OLAP
18 21 (15.44%) Windows
18 21 (15.44%) QlikView
19 19 (13.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 19 (13.97%) SAP
20 18 (13.24%) SAS
20 18 (13.24%) Visualisation

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 18 (13.24%) SAS
2 9 (6.62%) IIS
2 9 (6.62%) WordPress
3 4 (2.94%) Alfresco
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 26 (19.12%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (3.68%) SAP CO
2 5 (3.68%) SAP FI
2 5 (3.68%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.21%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (1.47%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (1.47%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.62%) GitHub
2 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) FTP
1 1 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (49.26%) Data Warehouse
2 51 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 43 (31.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
5 31 (22.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 30 (22.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (18.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (15.44%) OLAP
9 21 (15.44%) QlikView
9 21 (15.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (13.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (11.03%) SQL Server 2016
12 14 (10.29%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (8.82%) Cognos Query Studio
13 12 (8.82%) Oracle BI EE
13 12 (8.82%) Power BI
14 10 (7.35%) Oracle OLAP
15 9 (6.62%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (6.62%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.62%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.47%) NUnit
4 2 (1.47%) Selenium
4 2 (1.47%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.74%) Toad
General
1 66 (48.53%) Finance
2 11 (8.09%) Retail
3 3 (2.21%) Legal
3 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (49.26%) Developer
2 32 (23.53%) Cognos Developer
3 29 (21.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 29 (21.32%) Consultant
4 28 (20.59%) SQL Developer
5 17 (12.50%) Cognos BI Developer
6 16 (11.76%) Analyst
7 14 (10.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 13 (9.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 13 (9.56%) Cognos Consultant
9 10 (7.35%) TM1 Consultant
10 9 (6.62%) SQL Server Developer
10 9 (6.62%) SSIS Developer
11 7 (5.15%) SQL BI Developer
11 7 (5.15%) T-SQL Developer
12 6 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Specialist
12 6 (4.41%) SSRS Developer
13 5 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
13 5 (3.68%) Business Support Analyst
13 5 (3.68%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.09%) .NET
2 9 (6.62%) Ajax
2 9 (6.62%) ASP.NET
2 9 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (6.62%) CSS
2 9 (6.62%) HTML
2 9 (6.62%) jQuery
2 9 (6.62%) JSON
2 9 (6.62%) Node.js
2 9 (6.62%) Razor View Engine
2 9 (6.62%) WAMP
2 9 (6.62%) WinForms
3 8 (5.88%) MDX
4 2 (1.47%) XML
5 1 (0.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.09%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.68%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.44%) Windows
2 12 (8.82%) Windows Server
2 12 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (36.76%) ETL
3 25 (18.38%) Analytics
4 22 (16.18%) Data Analysis
5 18 (13.24%) Visualisation
6 16 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 16 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
7 13 (9.56%) Business Continuity
7 13 (9.56%) Data Visualisation
7 13 (9.56%) Statistics
7 13 (9.56%) Validation
8 12 (8.82%) Dashboard Development
8 12 (8.82%) Incident Management
9 11 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (8.09%) Presales
10 10 (7.35%) SDLC
11 9 (6.62%) Data Modelling
11 9 (6.62%) MVC
11 9 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (56.62%) SQL
2 22 (16.18%) T-SQL
3 9 (6.62%) C#
3 9 (6.62%) PHP
3 9 (6.62%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.94%) Python
5 3 (2.21%) R
6 2 (1.47%) VBA
7 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (12.50%) Degree
2 11 (8.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.68%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.47%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 136 (100.00%) Cognos
2 38 (27.94%) IBM
3 34 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 29 (21.32%) Tableau
5 25 (18.38%) Oracle
6 19 (13.97%) SAP
7 9 (6.62%) Birst
7 9 (6.62%) Informatica
8 7 (5.15%) Anaplan
8 7 (5.15%) Hyperion
8 7 (5.15%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (3.68%) TIBCO
10 4 (2.94%) Netezza
10 4 (2.94%) Teradata
11 1 (0.74%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.74%) Tagetik