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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 799 905 834
Rank change year-on-year +106 -71  
Permanent jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 53 45 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.043% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.89% 0.59% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 47 41 111
Median salary £43,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -15.78% +2.15%  

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 5949 7608 8136
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 6.96% 7.27% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4536 5968 6489
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Cognos Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Cognos Business Intelligence as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cognos Business Intelligence in the UK

Cognos Business Intelligence
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +80 47 £42,500 -15.00% 11
London +66 18 £50,000 -9.09% 5
North West -9 11 £38,500 -14.44% 1
Manchester -16 11 £38,500 -14.44% 1
Stockport - 9 £38,500 - 1
South West +37 5 £40,000 -3.61%
Bristol - 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £45,000 - 2
South East +52 3 £47,500 -13.63%
City of London +37 3 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Yorkshire +29 2 £32,500 +51.16%
Buckinghamshire +19 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Chessington - 2 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £45,000 - 2
Scotland - 2 £47,500 -
Leeds +20 1 £32,500 +58.53%
West Yorkshire +13 1 £32,500 +58.53%
Crawley +6 1 £77,500 +29.16%
West Sussex +5 1 £77,500 +29.16%
Durham - 1 £35,000 -
Coventry - 1 £43,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £45,000 -
Darlington - 1 £35,000 -
York - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 -
North East - 1 £35,000 -
East of England - 1 £45,000 - 2
Edinburgh - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 163 (100.00%) Cognos
1 163 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 95 (58.28%) SQL
3 61 (37.42%) Finance
4 60 (36.81%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (33.13%) SQL Server
6 53 (32.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 52 (31.90%) T-SQL
8 50 (30.67%) Cognos Report Studio
9 47 (28.83%) ETL
10 42 (25.77%) IBM
11 41 (25.15%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 40 (24.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 38 (23.31%) Oracle
13 38 (23.31%) Analytics
14 37 (22.70%) Visualisation
15 35 (21.47%) Microsoft
15 35 (21.47%) Cognos Event Studio
16 34 (20.86%) Kimball Methodology
17 31 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
18 29 (17.79%) Cognos TM1
18 29 (17.79%) MDX
18 29 (17.79%) Dimensional Modelling
19 24 (14.72%) Cognos Planning
19 24 (14.72%) Tableau
20 23 (14.11%) MS Excel
20 23 (14.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 22 (13.50%) QlikView
22 19 (11.66%) BusinessObjects
23 18 (11.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 9 (5.52%) Alfresco
2 6 (3.68%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.07%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (2.45%) SAS
5 3 (1.84%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (14.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (17.79%) Cognos TM1
2 24 (14.72%) Cognos Planning
3 4 (2.45%) SAP BPC
4 3 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (1.23%) HFM
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.61%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.61%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (36.81%) Data Warehouse
2 54 (33.13%) SQL Server
3 53 (32.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (30.67%) Cognos Report Studio
5 41 (25.15%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 40 (24.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 35 (21.47%) Cognos Event Studio
8 23 (14.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (13.50%) QlikView
10 19 (11.66%) BusinessObjects
11 18 (11.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (9.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (9.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (7.98%) Oracle BI EE
13 13 (7.98%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (7.36%) Spotfire
14 12 (7.36%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (7.36%) SQL Server 2016
15 11 (6.75%) Oracle Database
15 11 (6.75%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (10.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (4.29%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (3.07%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (2.45%) NUnit
4 4 (2.45%) Selenium
4 4 (2.45%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.84%) Toad
6 2 (1.23%) JIRA
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (37.42%) Finance
2 11 (6.75%) Retail
3 5 (3.07%) Marketing
4 4 (2.45%) Law
4 4 (2.45%) Legal
5 3 (1.84%) Publishing
6 2 (1.23%) Advertising
6 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 64 (39.26%) Developer
2 36 (22.09%) Consultant
3 35 (21.47%) Analyst
4 33 (20.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 27 (16.56%) Cognos Developer
6 24 (14.72%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 24 (14.72%) Cognos Consultant
6 24 (14.72%) Cognos Specialist
7 22 (13.50%) SQL Developer
8 20 (12.27%) Cognos BI Developer
9 13 (7.98%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 13 (7.98%) TM1 Consultant
10 12 (7.36%) SQL BI Developer
11 11 (6.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 11 (6.75%) Cognos BI Consultant
12 9 (5.52%) Support Analyst
13 7 (4.29%) Data Consultant
13 7 (4.29%) Report Specialist
13 7 (4.29%) Senior Consultant
14 6 (3.68%) Senior Cognos Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.79%) MDX
2 17 (10.43%) .NET
3 10 (6.13%) HTML
4 8 (4.91%) CSS
5 6 (3.68%) EDI
5 6 (3.68%) XML
6 4 (2.45%) Web Services
7 2 (1.23%) JSON
7 2 (1.23%) RESTful
8 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.61%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.61%) jQuery
8 1 (0.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.68%) Clustering
3 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.23%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.23%) Replication
4 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.36%) Windows
1 12 (7.36%) Windows Server
2 9 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (28.83%) ETL
3 38 (23.31%) Analytics
4 37 (22.70%) Visualisation
5 34 (20.86%) Kimball Methodology
6 31 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (17.79%) Dimensional Modelling
8 17 (10.43%) ETL Development
8 17 (10.43%) Mentoring
8 17 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (10.43%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (8.59%) Data Analysis
9 14 (8.59%) Presales
9 14 (8.59%) Project Management
10 13 (7.98%) Data Visualisation
10 13 (7.98%) Workflow
11 12 (7.36%) Incident Management
12 9 (5.52%) ERP
13 8 (4.91%) Change Management
14 7 (4.29%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (58.28%) SQL
2 52 (31.90%) T-SQL
3 16 (9.82%) VBA
4 12 (7.36%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.29%) PHP
6 6 (3.68%) C#
7 4 (2.45%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.23%) Java
8 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (3.07%) Degree
2 3 (1.84%) ISEB
2 3 (1.84%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (1.84%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) AAT
3 2 (1.23%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 163 (100.00%) Cognos
2 42 (25.77%) IBM
3 38 (23.31%) Oracle
4 35 (21.47%) Microsoft
5 24 (14.72%) Tableau
6 17 (10.43%) SAP
7 10 (6.13%) MicroStrategy
8 7 (4.29%) Alteryx
8 7 (4.29%) Hyperion
9 6 (3.68%) Informatica
10 5 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (3.07%) Talend
10 5 (3.07%) TIBCO
11 4 (2.45%) Concur
12 3 (1.84%) Birst
12 3 (1.84%) Teradata
13 2 (1.23%) HP
13 2 (1.23%) VMware
14 1 (0.61%) CODA
14 1 (0.61%) Sun
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