Period
to 17 October 2019

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 6 months to 17 October 2019 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 699 639 565
Rank change year-on-year -60 -74 -6
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 391 608 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.86% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 334 499 654
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £74,250 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%

Cognos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 58,682 70,545 77,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.77% 42.89% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 44,608 54,655 60,288
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,010 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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 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 -43 340 £49,362 +3.92% 65
UK excluding London +17 256 £45,000 +5.88% 44
London -43 124 £50,000 -13.04% 24
Midlands +64 80 £48,931 +15.13% 12
West Midlands +61 69 £49,362 +16.15% 8
South East +45 65 £60,000 +26.32% 3
North of England -21 42 £39,500 -12.22% 18
Scotland +13 33 £42,500 -15.00% 2
North West +18 25 £38,750 -3.13% 11
South West -14 19 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire -21 17 £40,000 -25.58% 7
Wales +24 10 £38,000 -29.30% 1
East Midlands +22 7 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East of England +11 6 £22,500 -43.75% 5
Northern Ireland -9 1 £50,000 -16.67%

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT jobs citing Cognos 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.

1 265 (67.77%) Business Intelligence
2 214 (54.73%) SQL
3 158 (40.41%) SQL Server
4 150 (38.36%) Data Warehouse
5 147 (37.60%) Analytics
6 141 (36.06%) Finance
7 133 (34.02%) IBM
8 128 (32.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 122 (31.20%) Microsoft
10 108 (27.62%) ETL
11 104 (26.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 101 (25.83%) Tableau
13 97 (24.81%) Oracle
14 95 (24.30%) Power BI
14 95 (24.30%) Power Platform
15 79 (20.20%) QlikView
16 78 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
17 76 (19.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 70 (17.90%) Problem-Solving
19 63 (16.11%) Visualisation
20 59 (15.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
21 58 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
21 58 (14.83%) Cognos TM1
21 58 (14.83%) SAP
22 54 (13.81%) BusinessObjects
22 54 (13.81%) Cognos Framework Manager
23 46 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
24 43 (11.00%) T-SQL
24 43 (11.00%) Degree
25 42 (10.74%) Data Visualisation

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 35 (8.95%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.32%) SAS
3 6 (1.53%) Confluence
3 6 (1.53%) IIS
4 4 (1.02%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.77%) FileNet
5 3 (0.77%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle UPK
5 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.51%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) nginx
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 46 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (6.65%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (3.32%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.28%) SPSS
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 59 (15.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 58 (14.83%) Cognos TM1
3 21 (5.37%) SAP BPC
4 13 (3.32%) Cognos Planning
5 9 (2.30%) HFM
6 8 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (1.28%) Infor SunSystems
9 5 (1.28%) NetSuite
10 4 (1.02%) Cognos Controller
10 4 (1.02%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 4 (1.02%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.77%) Hyperion Planning
11 3 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
12 2 (0.51%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 95 (24.30%) Power Platform
2 17 (4.35%) AWS
3 15 (3.84%) SuccessFactors
4 13 (3.32%) Azure
5 10 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (2.05%) Office 365
7 5 (1.28%) GCP
8 4 (1.02%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.26%) Boomi
9 1 (0.26%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.28%) FTP
1 5 (1.28%) Internet
2 3 (0.77%) Intranet
3 1 (0.26%) Firewall
3 1 (0.26%) GSM
3 1 (0.26%) Network Security
3 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (40.41%) SQL Server
2 150 (38.36%) Data Warehouse
3 128 (32.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 104 (26.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 95 (24.30%) Power BI
6 79 (20.20%) QlikView
7 76 (19.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 54 (13.81%) BusinessObjects
8 54 (13.81%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 30 (7.67%) Cognos Report Studio
9 30 (7.67%) OLAP
9 30 (7.67%) Relational Database
10 29 (7.42%) DataStage
11 27 (6.91%) IBM InfoSphere
12 25 (6.39%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (4.35%) DB2
13 17 (4.35%) Spotfire
14 16 (4.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 13 (3.32%) Cognos Query Studio
15 13 (3.32%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (5.12%) JIRA
2 12 (3.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 11 (2.81%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.26%) Hudson
4 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.26%) SonarQube
General
1 141 (36.06%) Finance
2 24 (6.14%) Manufacturing
3 23 (5.88%) Retail
4 12 (3.07%) Marketing
5 11 (2.81%) Back Office
6 9 (2.30%) Public Sector
7 6 (1.53%) Advertising
7 6 (1.53%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.02%) Banking
8 4 (1.02%) Electronics
8 4 (1.02%) Games
8 4 (1.02%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.77%) Billing
9 3 (0.77%) Police
9 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.51%) Law
10 2 (0.51%) Military
11 1 (0.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (30.18%) Developer
2 115 (29.41%) Analyst
3 60 (15.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 58 (14.83%) Consultant
5 54 (13.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 30 (7.67%) SQL Developer
7 24 (6.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 23 (5.88%) Architect
9 19 (4.86%) Cognos Developer
10 18 (4.60%) Report Analyst
11 17 (4.35%) TM1 Consultant
12 16 (4.09%) Systems Analyst
13 14 (3.58%) Cognos Consultant
13 14 (3.58%) Financial Analyst
13 14 (3.58%) SSRS Developer
13 14 (3.58%) Support Analyst
14 13 (3.32%) SSIS Developer
15 12 (3.07%) Applications Support
15 12 (3.07%) Applications Support Analyst
15 12 (3.07%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.63%) .NET
2 12 (3.07%) XML
3 11 (2.81%) SAP PI
4 9 (2.30%) MDX
5 6 (1.53%) RESTful
6 4 (1.02%) Web Services
7 3 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (0.77%) Middleware
7 3 (0.77%) SOAP
7 3 (0.77%) WCF
8 2 (0.51%) Pandas
8 2 (0.51%) SciPy
9 1 (0.26%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.26%) EDI
9 1 (0.26%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.26%) HTML
9 1 (0.26%) Kafka
9 1 (0.26%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (9.72%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.58%) FMCG
4 13 (3.32%) Reinsurance
5 11 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.79%) NHS
6 7 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.53%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.53%) iSeries
7 6 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.28%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.28%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.28%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.28%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.02%) User Experience
10 3 (0.77%) DataPower
10 3 (0.77%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.77%) Life Science
11 2 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.32%) Windows
2 11 (2.81%) Linux
3 6 (1.53%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.28%) VMS
5 1 (0.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (67.77%) Business Intelligence
2 147 (37.60%) Analytics
3 108 (27.62%) ETL
4 78 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (17.90%) Problem-Solving
6 63 (16.11%) Visualisation
7 42 (10.74%) Data Visualisation
8 36 (9.21%) Change Management
9 33 (8.44%) Data Modelling
10 30 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (7.42%) ERP
12 25 (6.39%) Dashboard Development
12 25 (6.39%) Data Analysis
13 24 (6.14%) Kimball Methodology
13 24 (6.14%) Project Management
14 22 (5.63%) SDLC
15 21 (5.37%) Mentoring
16 19 (4.86%) Data Management
16 19 (4.86%) Translating Business Requirements
16 19 (4.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 214 (54.73%) SQL
2 43 (11.00%) T-SQL
3 18 (4.60%) Python
4 14 (3.58%) R
5 12 (3.07%) Java
6 8 (2.05%) VB
7 6 (1.53%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.28%) C#
8 5 (1.28%) Scala
8 5 (1.28%) VBA
9 4 (1.02%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.77%) Groovy
11 2 (0.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.51%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.26%) C
12 1 (0.26%) Jython
12 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.26%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.26%) X++
Qualifications
1 43 (11.00%) Degree
2 11 (2.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.81%) TOGAF Certification
3 6 (1.53%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.51%) PMP
5 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.26%) ACCA
6 1 (0.26%) CIMA
6 1 (0.26%) ISEB
6 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.26%) MBA
6 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.39%) Data Quality
2 15 (3.84%) QA
3 8 (2.05%) SLA
4 5 (1.28%) GDPR
4 5 (1.28%) PMO
5 1 (0.26%) IFRS
System Software
1 5 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.51%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.26%) Docker
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (2.81%) HP ALM
2 4 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.51%) Oozie
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.26%) Netcool
4 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
Vendors
1 133 (34.02%) IBM
2 122 (31.20%) Microsoft
3 101 (25.83%) Tableau
4 97 (24.81%) Oracle
5 58 (14.83%) SAP
6 22 (5.63%) Hyperion
7 19 (4.86%) Netezza
8 17 (4.35%) JD Edwards
9 13 (3.32%) Anaplan
9 13 (3.32%) Infor
9 13 (3.32%) Tagetik
10 12 (3.07%) HP
11 9 (2.30%) Informatica
11 9 (2.30%) Teradata
12 6 (1.53%) Ab Initio
12 6 (1.53%) Google
12 6 (1.53%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (1.53%) Talend
13 5 (1.28%) Alteryx
13 5 (1.28%) Sun