The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within IBM Cognos.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
UK
Rank 546 471 428
Rank change year-on-year -75 -43  
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 332 580 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.57% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.23% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 280 453 581
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

Cognos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 36853 46988 49642
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.93% 45.92% 47.23%
Number of salaries quoted 29608 38366 40039
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in the UK

Cognos
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cognos in the UK

Cognos
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cognos in the UK

Cognos
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -24 316 £47,500 -5.00% 41
London -38 116 £55,000 - 20
South East +13 81 £50,000 -9.09% 4
City of London +10 31 £47,500 -17.39% 6
East of England +34 23 £44,500 +7.22% 2
Buckinghamshire +32 23 £45,000 -
North West -38 23 £37,250 +6.42% 7
West Midlands +26 22 £45,000 +20.00% 5
East Midlands +11 21 £40,000 -11.11%
Manchester -29 21 £36,000 +2.85% 6
Cambridgeshire +19 16 £44,500 +7.22% 1
Berkshire -3 16 £54,000 -16.92%
Birmingham +25 14 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Milton Keynes +17 12 £45,000 +13.20%
Stockport +4 12 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Leicestershire +4 12 £37,500 -2.59%
South West +12 11 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Scotland -28 11 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Surrey +34 10 £27,500 -39.56%
Oxfordshire - 9 £47,500 -
Chessington - 8 £37,500 -
Glasgow -15 7 £47,750 +0.52%
Essex +17 6 £52,500 +16.66%
Hampshire +10 6 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Bristol +9 6 £40,000 -3.61% 1
High Wycombe - 6 £30,000 -
Leicester - 6 - -
Derbyshire +13 5 £41,000 -11.35%
West Sussex +12 5 £48,750 -8.87% 2
Yorkshire +13 4 £31,250 -16.66%

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Cognos 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.

1 492 (67.86%) Business Intelligence
2 426 (58.76%) SQL
3 306 (42.21%) SQL Server
4 284 (39.17%) Finance
5 256 (35.31%) Data Warehouse
6 227 (31.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 211 (29.10%) Microsoft
8 206 (28.41%) ETL
8 206 (28.41%) Oracle
9 181 (24.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 175 (24.14%) Analytics
11 170 (23.45%) BusinessObjects
12 159 (21.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 148 (20.41%) Tableau
14 140 (19.31%) QlikView
15 134 (18.48%) T-SQL
16 132 (18.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 130 (17.93%) IBM
18 129 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
19 113 (15.59%) Power BI
20 111 (15.31%) SAP
21 107 (14.76%) MS Excel
22 104 (14.34%) Data Modelling
23 96 (13.24%) Visualisation
24 84 (11.59%) Cognos TM1
25 79 (10.90%) Degree
26 72 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
27 71 (9.79%) Project Management
28 69 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
29 68 (9.38%) Kimball Methodology

Cognos
Top Related 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 39 (5.38%) SAS
2 20 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.93%) Apache Pig
4 9 (1.24%) Alfresco
4 9 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (1.10%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.83%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.41%) IIS
7 3 (0.41%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.28%) CMS
8 2 (0.28%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.14%) Confluence
9 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 107 (14.76%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.28%) MS Office
3 11 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.38%) SPSS
5 7 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.41%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.28%) EngageOne
7 2 (0.28%) MS Project
7 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 159 (21.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 84 (11.59%) Cognos TM1
3 29 (4.00%) Cognos Planning
4 25 (3.45%) SAP BPC
5 21 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
6 18 (2.48%) Cognos Controller
7 16 (2.21%) HFM
8 14 (1.93%) Hyperion Planning
9 11 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
10 9 (1.24%) Sage X3
11 8 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
11 8 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
12 7 (0.97%) Infor SunSystems
12 7 (0.97%) ResourceLink
12 7 (0.97%) SAP MDM
13 6 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
14 5 (0.69%) FastStats
14 5 (0.69%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
14 5 (0.69%) Infor CRM
14 5 (0.69%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.24%) GitHub
4 5 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (0.55%) FinancialForce.com
6 3 (0.41%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (0.55%) Firewall
2 4 (0.55%) Internet
3 2 (0.28%) Broadband
3 2 (0.28%) DNS
3 2 (0.28%) HTTP
3 2 (0.28%) LDAP
4 1 (0.14%) Extranet
4 1 (0.14%) Intranet
4 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (42.21%) SQL Server
2 256 (35.31%) Data Warehouse
3 227 (31.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 181 (24.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 170 (23.45%) BusinessObjects
6 140 (19.31%) QlikView
7 132 (18.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 113 (15.59%) Power BI
9 66 (9.10%) MySQL
10 63 (8.69%) Big Data
11 62 (8.55%) Hadoop
11 62 (8.55%) Pentaho
12 61 (8.41%) Cognos Report Studio
13 49 (6.76%) OLAP
14 46 (6.34%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 46 (6.34%) SQL Server 2008
15 44 (6.07%) Cognos Analysis Studio
16 43 (5.93%) NoSQL
16 43 (5.93%) Oracle BI EE
17 39 (5.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 44 (6.07%) JIRA
1 44 (6.07%) Talend Open Studio
2 19 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (1.38%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.97%) git-flow
7 6 (0.83%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.55%) NUnit
9 4 (0.55%) Selenium
9 4 (0.55%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.41%) FishEye
10 3 (0.41%) Liquibase
10 3 (0.41%) Toad
11 2 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 284 (39.17%) Finance
2 48 (6.62%) Retail
3 34 (4.69%) Banking
4 20 (2.76%) Marketing
5 18 (2.48%) Law
6 11 (1.52%) Publishing
7 10 (1.38%) Local Government
8 9 (1.24%) Advertising
9 8 (1.10%) Legal
9 8 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.69%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.41%) Automotive
12 3 (0.41%) Back Office
12 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.41%) Military
13 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (28.97%) Developer
2 206 (28.41%) Analyst
3 106 (14.62%) Consultant
4 98 (13.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 86 (11.86%) SQL Developer
6 60 (8.28%) Support Analyst
7 52 (7.17%) SSIS Developer
8 50 (6.90%) Cognos Developer
9 49 (6.76%) SQL BI Developer
10 43 (5.93%) Applications Support
11 41 (5.66%) SQL Analyst
12 40 (5.52%) Architect
12 40 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 40 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 40 (5.52%) Cognos Consultant
12 40 (5.52%) SQL Server Developer
13 36 (4.97%) Applications Support Analyst
14 33 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
15 32 (4.41%) Data Analyst
16 31 (4.28%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (6.07%) MDX
2 40 (5.52%) .NET
3 22 (3.03%) XML
4 19 (2.62%) HTML
5 16 (2.21%) Web Services
6 13 (1.79%) EDI
7 10 (1.38%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.38%) CSS
8 7 (0.97%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.69%) FpML
9 5 (0.69%) JMS
9 5 (0.69%) Kafka
10 4 (0.55%) SOAP
11 3 (0.41%) Grails
11 3 (0.41%) J2EE
11 3 (0.41%) JRuby
11 3 (0.41%) JSON
11 3 (0.41%) REST
11 3 (0.41%) RESTful
11 3 (0.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (6.48%) Management Information System
3 14 (1.93%) Computer Science
4 13 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (1.52%) FMCG
6 9 (1.24%) Clustering
7 7 (0.97%) Reinsurance
7 7 (0.97%) User Experience
8 6 (0.83%) Credit Risk
8 6 (0.83%) Market Risk
8 6 (0.83%) NHS
8 6 (0.83%) PMI
9 5 (0.69%) EPoS
10 4 (0.55%) DTCC
10 4 (0.55%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.28%) Blog
11 2 (0.28%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.28%) iSeries
11 2 (0.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (5.66%) Windows
2 32 (4.41%) Unix
3 25 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 23 (3.17%) Linux
5 14 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.28%) AIX
7 2 (0.28%) Solaris
8 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (67.86%) Business Intelligence
2 206 (28.41%) ETL
3 175 (24.14%) Analytics
4 129 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (14.34%) Data Modelling
6 96 (13.24%) Visualisation
7 72 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 71 (9.79%) Project Management
9 68 (9.38%) Kimball Methodology
10 56 (7.72%) CRM
11 54 (7.45%) Migration
12 53 (7.31%) ERP
13 50 (6.90%) Data Visualisation
14 49 (6.76%) Dimensional Modelling
15 48 (6.62%) Data Analysis
15 48 (6.62%) Scrum
16 42 (5.79%) Data Management
17 41 (5.66%) Time Management
18 39 (5.38%) Mentoring
19 37 (5.10%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 426 (58.76%) SQL
2 134 (18.48%) T-SQL
3 37 (5.10%) PL/SQL
4 36 (4.97%) VBA
5 26 (3.59%) Python
6 21 (2.90%) JavaScript
7 20 (2.76%) Java
8 19 (2.62%) C#
9 15 (2.07%) Shell Script
9 15 (2.07%) VB
10 11 (1.52%) R
11 9 (1.24%) C
11 9 (1.24%) PHP
12 8 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 7 (0.97%) Scala
14 5 (0.69%) C++
14 5 (0.69%) HiveQL
15 3 (0.41%) Clojure
15 3 (0.41%) Groovy
15 3 (0.41%) Jython
Qualifications
1 79 (10.90%) Degree
2 13 (1.79%) CIMA
3 11 (1.52%) ACCA
3 11 (1.52%) SC Cleared
3 11 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.83%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.55%) ISEB
5 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.28%) AAT
7 2 (0.28%) MCITP
7 2 (0.28%) MCTS
8 1 (0.14%) MCSE
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.14%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.79%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.52%) QA
3 9 (1.24%) PMO
4 8 (1.10%) SLA
5 5 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.55%) Basel II
6 4 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.14%) EFQM
System Software
1 6 (0.83%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.69%) Terminal Services
3 4 (0.55%) HDFS
4 3 (0.41%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (1.38%) Puppet
2 8 (1.10%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.41%) Oozie
4 2 (0.28%) Ansible
4 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.28%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.14%) Ambari
5 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 211 (29.10%) Microsoft
2 206 (28.41%) Oracle
3 148 (20.41%) Tableau
4 130 (17.93%) IBM
5 111 (15.31%) SAP
6 68 (9.38%) Hyperion
7 61 (8.41%) MicroStrategy
8 58 (8.00%) Informatica
9 44 (6.07%) Talend
10 30 (4.14%) Teradata
11 19 (2.62%) Netezza
12 16 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (2.07%) Infor
13 15 (2.07%) PeopleSoft
14 14 (1.93%) Sage
14 14 (1.93%) TIBCO
15 13 (1.79%) Alteryx
16 11 (1.52%) JD Edwards
17 10 (1.38%) Ab Initio
18 9 (1.24%) Concur
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Codex
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £85000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £65000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
aap3
Salary: £38000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Networkers
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Networkers
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Webrecruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENS
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Source Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Bupa
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
GTA
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 20 days ago
Durham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago