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 27 April 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.

Cognos
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 494 420
Rank change year-on-year -49 -74  
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 343 534 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.51% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.13% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 290 443 652
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.09% +1.11%  

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 37995 47291 52028
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.17% 45.58% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30536 38626 41595
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -27 321 £47,500 -11.21% 51
London -26 118 £50,000 -13.04% 24
South East +23 66 £50,000 -13.04% 6
West Midlands +24 31 £45,000 +9.75% 8
East Midlands +26 30 £45,500 -4.21% 2
North West -29 25 £36,000 +2.85% 4
Birmingham +28 22 £45,000 +4.65% 4
Manchester -30 22 £35,000 - 3
City of London 0 21 £50,000 -13.04% 6
East of England +22 19 £44,500 +7.22% 2
Berkshire +7 18 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Scotland -12 18 £47,500 - 2
Stockport 0 14 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire +27 11 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South West +18 11 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 11 £44,500 +7.22%
Buckinghamshire +16 10 £50,000 +26.58%
Leicestershire 0 10 £37,500 -2.59%
Edinburgh -6 10 £47,500 -5.00% 2
West Sussex +26 9 £45,750 -19.38% 3
Bristol +9 9 £40,000 -3.61%
Slough -4 9 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Surrey +25 8 - - 1
Derbyshire +11 8 £41,000 -13.68%
Glasgow -5 7 £45,000 -5.26%
Northamptonshire +21 6 £50,000 +33.33%
Leicester - 6 - -
Chessington - 6 £38,750 - 1
Kent +18 5 £35,000 -58.82%
Fareham - 5 £43,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 497 (67.07%) Business Intelligence
2 426 (57.49%) SQL
3 294 (39.68%) Finance
4 282 (38.06%) SQL Server
5 242 (32.66%) Data Warehouse
6 205 (27.67%) Microsoft
7 204 (27.53%) Oracle
8 202 (27.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 193 (26.05%) ETL
10 177 (23.89%) Analytics
11 176 (23.75%) BusinessObjects
12 167 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 163 (22.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 146 (19.70%) Tableau
15 142 (19.16%) IBM
16 141 (19.03%) QlikView
17 123 (16.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 123 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
18 119 (16.06%) SAP
19 109 (14.71%) T-SQL
20 100 (13.50%) Power BI
21 98 (13.23%) Visualisation
22 94 (12.69%) Cognos TM1
23 88 (11.88%) Data Modelling
24 84 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
25 79 (10.66%) Microsoft Excel
26 78 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
27 73 (9.85%) Degree
28 69 (9.31%) ERP
29 66 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management

Cognos
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 47 (6.34%) SAS
2 14 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.75%) Apache Pig
4 10 (1.35%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.21%) Alfresco
5 9 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (1.08%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.54%) IIS
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.27%) CMS
10 2 (0.27%) Documentum
10 2 (0.27%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.27%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 79 (10.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.48%) SPSS
6 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.27%) EngageOne
7 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 163 (22.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 94 (12.69%) Cognos TM1
3 27 (3.64%) Cognos Controller
3 27 (3.64%) Cognos Planning
3 27 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
4 23 (3.10%) SAP BPC
5 15 (2.02%) HFM
5 15 (2.02%) Hyperion Planning
5 15 (2.02%) Unit4 Business World
6 14 (1.89%) Infor SunSystems
7 10 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
8 9 (1.21%) Sage X3
9 8 (1.08%) ResourceLink
10 7 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
11 6 (0.81%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (0.81%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.94%) GitHub
4 5 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (0.54%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.94%) Internet
2 5 (0.67%) Firewall
2 5 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (0.40%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.27%) Broadband
4 2 (0.27%) Extranet
4 2 (0.27%) Intranet
4 2 (0.27%) LDAP
5 1 (0.13%) FTP
5 1 (0.13%) HTTP
5 1 (0.13%) SSL
5 1 (0.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (38.06%) SQL Server
2 242 (32.66%) Data Warehouse
3 202 (27.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 176 (23.75%) BusinessObjects
5 167 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 141 (19.03%) QlikView
7 123 (16.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 100 (13.50%) Power BI
9 64 (8.64%) MySQL
10 63 (8.50%) Pentaho
11 57 (7.69%) Big Data
12 56 (7.56%) Hadoop
13 55 (7.42%) OLAP
14 53 (7.15%) Cognos Report Studio
15 50 (6.75%) SQL Server 2008
16 43 (5.80%) Cognos Framework Manager
17 42 (5.67%) Oracle Reports
18 40 (5.40%) Oracle BI EE
19 39 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
20 37 (4.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
2 33 (4.45%) JIRA
3 17 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 15 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.21%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (1.21%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.54%) git-flow
6 4 (0.54%) NUnit
6 4 (0.54%) Selenium
6 4 (0.54%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.40%) MSI
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.27%) FishEye
8 2 (0.27%) Liquibase
8 2 (0.27%) Toad
9 1 (0.13%) ERwin
9 1 (0.13%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 294 (39.68%) Finance
2 48 (6.48%) Retail
3 28 (3.78%) Banking
4 22 (2.97%) Marketing
5 14 (1.89%) Law
6 11 (1.48%) Local Government
6 11 (1.48%) Publishing
7 10 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.08%) Advertising
8 8 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
9 7 (0.94%) General Ledger
9 7 (0.94%) Legal
10 4 (0.54%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.40%) Automotive
11 3 (0.40%) Military
12 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 218 (29.42%) Developer
2 200 (26.99%) Analyst
3 124 (16.73%) Consultant
4 92 (12.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 89 (12.01%) SQL Developer
6 55 (7.42%) Cognos Developer
7 50 (6.75%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 50 (6.75%) Support Analyst
8 48 (6.48%) SSIS Developer
9 45 (6.07%) SQL BI Developer
10 44 (5.94%) Cognos Consultant
11 40 (5.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 39 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
12 39 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
13 38 (5.13%) Architect
14 34 (4.59%) Data Analyst
15 33 (4.45%) Applications Support
16 32 (4.32%) Business Consultant
16 32 (4.32%) DBA
16 32 (4.32%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.53%) MDX
2 32 (4.32%) .NET
3 25 (3.37%) XML
4 23 (3.10%) HTML
5 19 (2.56%) EDI
6 11 (1.48%) Web Services
7 10 (1.35%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.35%) CSS
8 5 (0.67%) EDIFACT
8 5 (0.67%) Kafka
8 5 (0.67%) RESTful
9 4 (0.54%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.54%) JSON
10 3 (0.40%) J2EE
10 3 (0.40%) XSLT
11 2 (0.27%) COM
11 2 (0.27%) JSP
11 2 (0.27%) SAML
11 2 (0.27%) SOAP
11 2 (0.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.21%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.02%) Computer Science
4 13 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (1.48%) FMCG
6 9 (1.21%) Clustering
6 9 (1.21%) User Experience
7 7 (0.94%) iSeries
8 6 (0.81%) AS400
8 6 (0.81%) NHS
9 5 (0.67%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.67%) EPoS
9 5 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (0.67%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.54%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.54%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.40%) PMI
12 2 (0.27%) Blog
12 2 (0.27%) Life Science
12 2 (0.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (7.15%) Windows
2 38 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 29 (3.91%) Linux
4 24 (3.24%) Unix
5 23 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.27%) AIX
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (67.07%) Business Intelligence
2 193 (26.05%) ETL
3 177 (23.89%) Analytics
4 123 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (13.23%) Visualisation
6 88 (11.88%) Data Modelling
7 78 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
8 69 (9.31%) ERP
9 66 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 65 (8.77%) Project Management
11 60 (8.10%) Kimball Methodology
12 50 (6.75%) Data Analysis
13 47 (6.34%) Scrum
14 45 (6.07%) CRM
14 45 (6.07%) Migration
15 43 (5.80%) Data Management
16 41 (5.53%) Mentoring
17 40 (5.40%) Dimensional Modelling
18 38 (5.13%) Business Analysis
19 32 (4.32%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 426 (57.49%) SQL
2 109 (14.71%) T-SQL
3 37 (4.99%) VBA
4 28 (3.78%) PL/SQL
5 22 (2.97%) Python
6 19 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 18 (2.43%) Java
8 16 (2.16%) Shell Script
9 14 (1.89%) PHP
10 13 (1.75%) C#
11 11 (1.48%) VB
12 10 (1.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 8 (1.08%) R
14 7 (0.94%) C
15 6 (0.81%) ActionScript
15 6 (0.81%) ActionScript 2.0
15 6 (0.81%) Scala
16 5 (0.67%) RPG
16 5 (0.67%) RPG IV
17 4 (0.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 73 (9.85%) Degree
2 18 (2.43%) CIMA
3 17 (2.29%) ACCA
4 11 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.48%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.40%) ISEB
6 3 (0.40%) MCITP
6 3 (0.40%) MCSA
6 3 (0.40%) MCSE
6 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.27%) AAT
7 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.67%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.48%) QA
3 8 (1.08%) PMO
4 5 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.67%) SLA
5 4 (0.54%) GDPR
5 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) Basel II
6 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.13%) EFQM
System Software
1 8 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 8 (1.08%) Terminal Services
2 6 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.67%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.54%) HDFS
5 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (1.35%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.08%) Puppet
3 3 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.40%) Oozie
3 3 (0.40%) SCCM
4 2 (0.27%) Ansible
4 2 (0.27%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.13%) Ambari
5 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 205 (27.67%) Microsoft
2 204 (27.53%) Oracle
3 146 (19.70%) Tableau
4 142 (19.16%) IBM
5 119 (16.06%) SAP
6 63 (8.50%) MicroStrategy
7 55 (7.42%) Informatica
8 54 (7.29%) Hyperion
9 39 (5.26%) Talend
10 26 (3.51%) Teradata
11 21 (2.83%) Infor
12 18 (2.43%) PeopleSoft
13 17 (2.29%) Alteryx
14 16 (2.16%) JD Edwards
15 14 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (1.75%) Netezza
16 13 (1.75%) Sage
17 11 (1.48%) TIBCO
18 10 (1.35%) Jaspersoft
18 10 (1.35%) Jedox
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MHR
Salary: Competitive Salary, 25 Days Holiday, Free Training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
Alliance Healthcare
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Codex
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent package
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £78,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Holid
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Sussex
Montash
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
F4P Recruitment Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Holid
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
University of Sheffield
Salary: From £30,175 to £38,183 per annum with potential progress to £41,709
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
GTA
Posted: 5 days ago