Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1011 1063 1065
Rank change year-on-year +52 +2 +33
Permanent jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 59 108 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.066% 0.078%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.73% 1.05% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55 79 105
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,900 £34,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%

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 8,050 10,308 13,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.87% 6.27% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5,647 7,482 9,764
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,825 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.23%

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 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Cognos Business Intelligence in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 10 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 17 October 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 +70 56 £50,000 +14.29% 6
London +80 31 £50,000 -16.67% 1
UK excluding London +46 26 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Midlands +42 11 £45,000 - 3
West Midlands - 10 £41,500 - 2
South East +39 4 £35,000 -12.50%
East of England +21 4 - - 1
South West +5 4 £50,000 +21.95%
Scotland +19 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East Midlands +26 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 59 (100.00%) Cognos
1 59 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (88.14%) SQL
3 45 (76.27%) Analytics
4 39 (66.10%) IBM
5 30 (50.85%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (44.07%) SQL Server
7 23 (38.98%) Oracle
8 22 (37.29%) Finance
9 21 (35.59%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 21 (35.59%) Dashboard Development
10 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
11 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (20.34%) Cognos Report Studio
12 12 (20.34%) DataStage
13 11 (18.64%) ETL
13 11 (18.64%) OLAP
13 11 (18.64%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (18.64%) IBM InfoSphere
13 11 (18.64%) FMCG
13 11 (18.64%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (16.95%) Cognos TM1
14 10 (16.95%) Validation
14 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
15 9 (15.25%) Kimball Methodology
16 8 (13.56%) Change Control
16 8 (13.56%) Incident 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 2 (3.39%) SAS
1 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.08%) SPSS
2 1 (1.69%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (8.47%) Cognos Planning
2 5 (8.47%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (3.39%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.39%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Power Platform
2 2 (3.39%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.85%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (44.07%) SQL Server
3 21 (35.59%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (20.34%) Cognos Report Studio
5 12 (20.34%) DataStage
6 11 (18.64%) IBM InfoSphere
6 11 (18.64%) OLAP
6 11 (18.64%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (8.47%) Power BI
8 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2017
10 3 (5.08%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (3.39%) DB2
11 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
11 2 (3.39%) SAS EBI
12 1 (1.69%) Looker
General
1 22 (37.29%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Law
3 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.69%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Developer
2 20 (33.90%) Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Financial Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Cognos Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Report Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) Cognos BI Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) Cognos Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) DataStage Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Architect
8 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (6.78%) Report Writer
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) FMCG
1 11 (18.64%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) AS400
4 1 (1.69%) iSeries
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Linux
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
1 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (76.27%) Analytics
3 21 (35.59%) Dashboard Development
4 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.64%) ETL
6 10 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (16.95%) Validation
7 9 (15.25%) Kimball Methodology
8 8 (13.56%) Change Control
8 8 (13.56%) Data Validation
8 8 (13.56%) Incident Management
8 8 (13.56%) ITIL
9 6 (10.17%) Migration
10 5 (8.47%) Process Improvement
10 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (6.78%) Data Modelling
11 4 (6.78%) ERP
11 4 (6.78%) Performance Management
11 4 (6.78%) Project Management
11 4 (6.78%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 52 (88.14%) SQL
2 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) Cognos
2 39 (66.10%) IBM
3 23 (38.98%) Oracle
4 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.17%) Infor
6 5 (8.47%) Sun
7 4 (6.78%) JD Edwards
8 3 (5.08%) SAP
8 3 (5.08%) Tableau
9 2 (3.39%) Hyperion