Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1026 1085 1020
Rank change year-on-year +59 -65 +78
Permanent jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 75 102 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.059% 0.099%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.86% 0.74% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 71 87 141
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £36,750 £30,119 £31,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -11.11%

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 8,729 13,855 11,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.79% 8.06% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6,058 10,004 9,005
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Cognos Business Intelligence in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 12 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 January 2019. 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 +68 73 £45,000 -5.26% 3
UK excluding London +47 50 £43,750 +2.94% 6
London +41 25 £52,500 +5.00% 1
North of England +45 19 £50,000 +42.86% 1
North West +37 16 £50,000 +33.33% 1
South West +35 15 £40,500 -26.36%
East of England - 9 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +25 3 £47,500 +65.22%
Midlands +25 3 £45,000 -18.18%
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
South East +11 2 £46,250 -17.78% 1
Scotland -3 2 £67,500 +74.19% 4

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 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 with a requirement for Cognos Business Intelligence.

1 75 (100.00%) Cognos
1 75 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (56.00%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (48.00%) ETL
4 31 (41.33%) IBM
4 31 (41.33%) SQL
5 25 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
6 24 (32.00%) Finance
6 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (26.67%) Tableau
8 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
8 19 (25.33%) PRINCE2
8 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
9 15 (20.00%) Marketing
9 15 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
9 15 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 15 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 14 (18.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (18.67%) Release Management
11 13 (17.33%) Data Governance
11 13 (17.33%) Analytics
11 13 (17.33%) Visualisation
12 12 (16.00%) VBA
12 12 (16.00%) Power BI
12 12 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (14.67%) Decision-Making
13 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Excel
13 11 (14.67%) Project Management
13 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (14.67%) Information Management

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 10 (13.33%) Alfresco
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (5.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.33%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (1.33%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (1.33%) Movex
3 1 (1.33%) NetSuite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (56.00%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
3 15 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 14 (18.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (16.00%) Power BI
6 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (10.67%) QlikView
7 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
7 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (9.33%) Cognos Report Studio
9 5 (6.67%) Cognos Connection
9 5 (6.67%) Data Mining
9 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (6.67%) OLAP
10 4 (5.33%) BigQuery
10 4 (5.33%) MySQL
10 4 (5.33%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (5.33%) SAP BW
10 4 (5.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Hudson
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (32.00%) Finance
2 15 (20.00%) Marketing
3 10 (13.33%) Retail
4 4 (5.33%) Games
5 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (37.33%) Analyst
2 23 (30.67%) Developer
3 18 (24.00%) Cognos Developer
4 13 (17.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 12 (16.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 11 (14.67%) Project Manager
7 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 10 (13.33%) IT Analyst
8 9 (12.00%) Business Analyst
8 9 (12.00%) Cognos BI Developer
8 9 (12.00%) Consultant
9 6 (8.00%) Business Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
10 5 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (6.67%) Business IT Analyst
10 5 (6.67%) Data Manager
10 5 (6.67%) Project Analyst
10 5 (6.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (6.67%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Online Games
3 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Windows
1 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (48.00%) ETL
3 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (25.33%) PRINCE2
5 15 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 14 (18.67%) Release Management
7 13 (17.33%) Analytics
7 13 (17.33%) Data Governance
7 13 (17.33%) Visualisation
8 12 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (14.67%) Decision-Making
9 11 (14.67%) Information Management
9 11 (14.67%) Project Management
10 10 (13.33%) Acceptance Criteria
10 10 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
10 10 (13.33%) IT Governance
10 10 (13.33%) Presales
10 10 (13.33%) PRINCE
10 10 (13.33%) User Stories
10 10 (13.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) SQL
2 12 (16.00%) VBA
3 9 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.00%) VBScript
5 2 (2.67%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) Cognos
2 31 (41.33%) IBM
3 20 (26.67%) Tableau
4 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.00%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (8.00%) SAP
6 4 (5.33%) Alteryx
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle
7 2 (2.67%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.33%) Infor
8 1 (1.33%) TIBCO