Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 667 618 576
Rank change year-on-year -49 -42 -89
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 481 695 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.89% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 426 570 646
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,075 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 63,585 77,790 77,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.26% 44.15% 43.87%
Number of salaries quoted 48,954 61,620 61,871
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -61 422 £50,000 - 60
UK excluding London -29 294 £45,000 - 42
London -3 168 £55,000 +4.76% 22
North of England -11 81 £45,000 +9.09% 10
South East +10 57 £52,500 -8.70% 10
Midlands +14 56 £42,500 -10.53% 12
North West 0 50 £45,000 +5.88% 5
South West +15 44 £40,500 -4.71% 4
West Midlands +6 40 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Scotland +19 36 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire +20 26 £47,500 +21.79% 4
East Midlands +34 16 £42,500 -15.00% 3
East of England +27 11 £47,500 -13.64% 2
Wales - 9 £52,500 - 1
North East +11 5 £49,000 -18.33% 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 320 (66.53%) Business Intelligence
2 268 (55.72%) SQL
3 196 (40.75%) Data Warehouse
4 182 (37.84%) Finance
5 170 (35.34%) ETL
6 156 (32.43%) Analytics
7 149 (30.98%) SQL Server
8 145 (30.15%) Tableau
9 131 (27.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 129 (26.82%) IBM
11 109 (22.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 104 (21.62%) Oracle
13 101 (21.00%) Cognos TM1
14 97 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
15 92 (19.13%) Visualisation
16 89 (18.50%) QlikView
17 88 (18.30%) BusinessObjects
18 85 (17.67%) Data Modelling
19 83 (17.26%) Microsoft
20 80 (16.63%) Power BI
21 76 (15.80%) T-SQL
22 73 (15.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
22 73 (15.18%) Data Visualisation
23 68 (14.14%) SAP
24 66 (13.72%) Microsoft Excel
25 56 (11.64%) Degree
26 52 (10.81%) Cognos Framework Manager
26 52 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
27 51 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
28 50 (10.40%) Relational Database

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 26 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.16%) SAS
3 18 (3.74%) IIS
4 12 (2.49%) Alfresco
5 6 (1.25%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.83%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.62%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.62%) Confluence
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.42%) Apache
8 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.42%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 66 (13.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.04%) SPSS
5 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 101 (21.00%) Cognos TM1
2 73 (15.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 21 (4.37%) HFM
4 19 (3.95%) Cognos Planning
5 17 (3.53%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (3.12%) SAP BPC
7 13 (2.70%) Cognos Controller
7 13 (2.70%) Hyperion Planning
8 9 (1.87%) Magento
9 6 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (1.04%) NetSuite
11 4 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.42%) Aareon QL
12 2 (0.42%) Academy Housing
12 2 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
12 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.42%) Lawson
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
12 2 (0.42%) Orchard Housing
12 2 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.04%) Office 365
3 5 (1.04%) SaaS
4 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (0.62%) GitHub
4 3 (0.62%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.42%) IaaS
5 2 (0.42%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.42%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.21%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (0.21%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.21%) CallidusCloud
6 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.83%) WebEx
2 2 (0.42%) Intranet
2 2 (0.42%) Skype
3 1 (0.21%) DNS
3 1 (0.21%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (40.75%) Data Warehouse
2 149 (30.98%) SQL Server
3 131 (27.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 109 (22.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 89 (18.50%) QlikView
6 88 (18.30%) BusinessObjects
7 80 (16.63%) Power BI
8 52 (10.81%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 50 (10.40%) Relational Database
10 45 (9.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 36 (7.48%) Cognos Report Studio
12 33 (6.86%) OLAP
13 31 (6.44%) DataStage
14 24 (4.99%) Crystal Reports
15 22 (4.57%) SAP BW
16 21 (4.37%) Cognos Transformer
17 20 (4.16%) Spotfire
18 18 (3.74%) Oracle Database
19 16 (3.33%) Data Mart
19 16 (3.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (1.87%) JIRA
2 6 (1.25%) Subversion
3 5 (1.04%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.04%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.83%) ERwin
4 4 (0.83%) Hudson
4 4 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.21%) ER Studio
7 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.21%) Selenium
7 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.21%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.21%) Zephyr
General
1 182 (37.84%) Finance
2 40 (8.32%) Marketing
2 40 (8.32%) Retail
3 39 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.33%) Banking
5 8 (1.66%) Games
6 5 (1.04%) International Banking
7 3 (0.62%) Advertising
8 2 (0.42%) Legal
8 2 (0.42%) Local Government
8 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 151 (31.39%) Analyst
2 140 (29.11%) Developer
3 69 (14.35%) Consultant
4 64 (13.31%) Cognos Developer
5 61 (12.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 53 (11.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 32 (6.65%) SQL Developer
8 26 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 26 (5.41%) Cognos Consultant
9 24 (4.99%) Cognos BI Developer
10 22 (4.57%) Senior Developer
11 21 (4.37%) Business Analyst
12 20 (4.16%) Systems Analyst
12 20 (4.16%) TM1 Developer
13 18 (3.74%) Business Developer
14 17 (3.53%) Data Analyst
14 17 (3.53%) IT Analyst
14 17 (3.53%) Report Analyst
14 17 (3.53%) SQL BI Developer
15 16 (3.33%) TM1 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.53%) .NET
2 14 (2.91%) MDX
3 10 (2.08%) Web Services
4 9 (1.87%) HTML
5 7 (1.46%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.46%) CSS
5 7 (1.46%) HTML5
6 6 (1.25%) jQuery
7 5 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.83%) XML
9 3 (0.62%) Kafka
10 2 (0.42%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.42%) Akka
10 2 (0.42%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.42%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 2 (0.42%) REST
10 2 (0.42%) Seaborn
10 2 (0.42%) SOAP
11 1 (0.21%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (9.15%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.95%) Data Structures
4 17 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (3.33%) Algorithms
6 9 (1.87%) Reinsurance
6 9 (1.87%) User Experience
7 6 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.25%) Market Risk
7 6 (1.25%) Replication
8 5 (1.04%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.04%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.83%) Life Science
9 4 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.83%) Online Games
10 2 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.42%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.42%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.42%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.37%) Windows
2 14 (2.91%) Linux
3 7 (1.46%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.04%) Unix
5 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (66.53%) Business Intelligence
2 170 (35.34%) ETL
3 156 (32.43%) Analytics
4 97 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (19.13%) Visualisation
6 85 (17.67%) Data Modelling
7 73 (15.18%) Data Visualisation
8 52 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
9 40 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 39 (8.11%) Data Analysis
11 37 (7.69%) ERP
12 33 (6.86%) SDLC
13 31 (6.44%) Project Management
14 29 (6.03%) PRINCE2
15 26 (5.41%) Decision-Making
16 25 (5.20%) CRM
16 25 (5.20%) Presales
17 24 (4.99%) Kimball Methodology
18 23 (4.78%) ITIL
19 22 (4.57%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 268 (55.72%) SQL
2 76 (15.80%) T-SQL
3 45 (9.36%) VBA
4 17 (3.53%) Java
4 17 (3.53%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.33%) Python
6 13 (2.70%) C#
7 11 (2.29%) VB
8 10 (2.08%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.87%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.66%) Scala
11 7 (1.46%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.04%) R
12 5 (1.04%) VBScript
13 4 (0.83%) C
13 4 (0.83%) Tcl
14 3 (0.62%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.42%) ABAP
15 2 (0.42%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (11.64%) Degree
2 9 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.04%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.83%) ISEB
4 4 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.83%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.62%) CIMA
5 3 (0.62%) MCSE
5 3 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.42%) CBAP
6 2 (0.42%) CCA
6 2 (0.42%) CCAA
6 2 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.42%) MCITP
7 1 (0.21%) ACCA
7 1 (0.21%) CISSP
7 1 (0.21%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.70%) QA
3 9 (1.87%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.83%) SLA
5 3 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.42%) GDPR
7 1 (0.21%) IFRS
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (1.46%) Docker
2 5 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.42%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.42%) Oozie
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.21%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 145 (30.15%) Tableau
2 129 (26.82%) IBM
3 104 (21.62%) Oracle
4 83 (17.26%) Microsoft
5 68 (14.14%) SAP
6 38 (7.90%) Hyperion
7 34 (7.07%) Alteryx
8 25 (5.20%) Informatica
9 24 (4.99%) MicroStrategy
9 24 (4.99%) Tagetik
10 18 (3.74%) JD Edwards
11 15 (3.12%) Anaplan
12 10 (2.08%) Infor
13 9 (1.87%) Talend
14 8 (1.66%) Lotus
15 7 (1.46%) Teradata
16 6 (1.25%) HP
17 4 (0.83%) Remedy
18 3 (0.62%) Google
18 3 (0.62%) TIBCO