Cognos
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring knowledge or experience of Cognos products and/or services. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Cognos over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

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

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 823 808 1066
Rank change year-on-year -15 +258 -178
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 55 66 214
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 36 53 122
10th Percentile - £36,332 £42,875
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £50,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,454 £57,500 £55,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.04% +3.60% +15.63%
75th Percentile £60,313 £67,500 £68,438
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -18.92% +16.84%

All Vendors
UK

Cognos falls under the Vendor Products and Services category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring knowledge or experience of all vendor products and services.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 32,716 33,792 69,447
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 34.16% 40.74% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20,933 22,315 34,627
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £30,415
25th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.30% +4.55% +2.80%
75th Percentile £71,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,300 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -7.00% +5.26% +3.26%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in the UK

Cognos
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cognos.

Salary trend for Cognos in the UK

Cognos
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cognos over the 6 months to 21 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Cognos in the UK

Cognos
Top 15 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 6 months to 21 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England +17 52 £51,000 -11.30% 16
UK excluding London -48 42 £51,000 +13.33% 14
Work from Home +39 20 £57,500 - 9
London +50 11 £67,500 +8.00% 3
East of England -6 11 £51,000 -5.56% 3
North of England +17 8 £57,500 +27.78% 2
South East -5 8 £50,000 +17.65% 8
Midlands -27 7 £50,000 - 1
South West - 6 - - 2
North West -3 5 £57,500 -14.81% 1
East Midlands -27 5 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
West Midlands -15 2 £120,000 +144.90%
Scotland -42 1 £55,000 +30.18%
Northern Ireland - 1 £54,408 -

Cognos
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.82%) CMS
1 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (7.27%) SPSS
3 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (18.18%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 4 (7.27%) Lawson
3 3 (5.45%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (3.64%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (3.64%) SAP WM
5 1 (1.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (40.00%) Power Platform
2 5 (9.09%) Azure
3 4 (7.27%) AWS
3 4 (7.27%) Smartsheet
4 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.64%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) DNS
1 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) Power BI
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (16.36%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (9.09%) QlikView
6 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (7.27%) ActiveReports
7 4 (7.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Data Mining
7 4 (7.27%) Essbase
7 4 (7.27%) MS Access
7 4 (7.27%) OLAP
7 4 (7.27%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (3.64%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (3.64%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (3.64%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 24 (43.64%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.55%) Retail
4 6 (10.91%) Law
4 6 (10.91%) Social Skills
5 5 (9.09%) Organisational Skills
6 3 (5.45%) Billing
6 3 (5.45%) General Ledger
6 3 (5.45%) Legal
7 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.82%) Back Office
7 1 (1.82%) Front Office
7 1 (1.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) Developer
3 12 (21.82%) Financial Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Systems Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 7 (12.73%) Senior
7 6 (10.91%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Lead
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 5 (9.09%) Support Specialist
9 4 (7.27%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (7.27%) Applications Support
9 4 (7.27%) Applications Support Specialist
9 4 (7.27%) Consultant
9 4 (7.27%) Coordinator
9 4 (7.27%) Performance Manager
9 4 (7.27%) Planning Manager
9 4 (7.27%) Project Coordinator
9 4 (7.27%) Project Support Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
1 2 (3.64%) MDX
1 2 (3.64%) REST
1 2 (3.64%) SOAP
1 2 (3.64%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) EDI
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.27%) Onboarding
2 4 (7.27%) PMI
2 4 (7.27%) Tandem
3 2 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.64%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (1.82%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Linux
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (25.45%) Analytics
3 13 (23.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (23.64%) ERP
4 11 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (16.36%) Project Management
6 8 (14.55%) Statistics
7 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
7 7 (12.73%) ETL
8 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
8 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
8 6 (10.91%) Data Governance
8 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.09%) Business Case
9 5 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (9.09%) Financial Analysis
9 5 (9.09%) Presales
9 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 5 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) SQL
2 9 (16.36%) VBA
3 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.64%) Python
3 2 (3.64%) R
3 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.82%) RPG
4 1 (1.82%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (7.27%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ACCA
3 1 (1.82%) CIMA
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.27%) ISO 9001
2 4 (7.27%) PMO
2 4 (7.27%) QA
3 2 (3.64%) GDPR
4 1 (1.82%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
1 14 (25.45%) SAP
2 13 (23.64%) IBM
3 10 (18.18%) Oracle
4 4 (7.27%) Avaya
4 4 (7.27%) Concur
4 4 (7.27%) JD Edwards
5 3 (5.45%) Aderant
5 3 (5.45%) Intapp
5 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.64%) Alteryx
6 2 (3.64%) Infor
7 1 (1.82%) Databricks