Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 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
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 517 427
Rank change year-on-year -40 -90 -41
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 830 1024 1558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.52% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 1.17% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 671 843 1304
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,600 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £78,750 £79,775
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,250 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.72% -3.33% +2.27%

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 78802 87888 100934
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.52% 44.47% 46.46%
Number of salaries quoted 61462 71484 81467
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 18 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Cognos in the UK

Cognos
Top 14 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 18 August 2017. 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 -33 751 £47,500 -5.00% 38
UK excluding London +2 500 £44,250 +1.72% 28
London -48 294 £52,500 -12.50% 13
South East +22 158 £48,000 -4.00% 1
Midlands +79 140 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North of England -27 83 £35,000 +2.94% 15
West Midlands +36 76 £43,000 +4.24% 3
Scotland +16 71 £45,000 -5.26%
East Midlands +54 60 £50,000 +17.65% 1
North West -39 60 £35,000 +7.69% 4
East of England -32 30 £44,500 +11.25% 4
Yorkshire +18 21 £35,000 -18.60% 9
South West +22 20 £42,500 +2.41% 1
North East - 2 £41,250 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 548 (66.02%) Business Intelligence
2 500 (60.24%) SQL
3 393 (47.35%) Finance
4 266 (32.05%) SQL Server
5 251 (30.24%) Data Warehouse
6 244 (29.40%) Oracle
7 228 (27.47%) Microsoft
8 208 (25.06%) IBM
8 208 (25.06%) ETL
9 199 (23.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 186 (22.41%) BusinessObjects
11 182 (21.93%) Analytical Skills
12 178 (21.45%) Tableau
13 174 (20.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 167 (20.12%) QlikView
14 167 (20.12%) Analytics
15 162 (19.52%) SAP
16 138 (16.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
17 126 (15.18%) Power BI
18 123 (14.82%) Microsoft Excel
19 121 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 108 (13.01%) Cognos TM1
21 94 (11.33%) Data Modelling
21 94 (11.33%) T-SQL
22 90 (10.84%) ERP
22 90 (10.84%) Degree
23 83 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
23 83 (10.00%) Visualisation
24 81 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
25 79 (9.52%) 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 54 (6.51%) SAS
2 20 (2.41%) Documentum
3 19 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 18 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 17 (2.05%) IIS
6 12 (1.45%) Apache Spark
6 12 (1.45%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.08%) WordPress
8 7 (0.84%) CMS
9 6 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.48%) Alfresco
10 4 (0.48%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.36%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.24%) Confluence
12 2 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 123 (14.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.13%) SPSS
3 25 (3.01%) Spreadsheet
4 24 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.72%) EngageOne
5 6 (0.72%) SPSS Modeler
6 4 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 138 (16.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 108 (13.01%) Cognos TM1
3 41 (4.94%) Cognos Controller
4 32 (3.86%) Unit4 Business World
5 26 (3.13%) SAP BPC
6 21 (2.53%) HFM
7 17 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
8 15 (1.81%) Hyperion Planning
9 12 (1.45%) Cognos Planning
9 12 (1.45%) Infor SunSystems
10 11 (1.33%) Unica
11 10 (1.20%) iTrent
12 6 (0.72%) NetSuite
13 5 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
13 5 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
13 5 (0.60%) SAP CO
13 5 (0.60%) SAP FI
13 5 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
14 4 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
14 4 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (2.89%) Azure Data Factory
3 15 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.81%) Azure Machine Learning
4 9 (1.08%) GitHub
5 7 (0.84%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.60%) Office 365
7 4 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.48%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.36%) SaaS
9 2 (0.24%) IaaS
9 2 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.84%) Firewall
1 7 (0.84%) Internet
2 6 (0.72%) Intranet
3 5 (0.60%) Broadband
3 5 (0.60%) DNS
3 5 (0.60%) WebEx
4 4 (0.48%) Extranet
4 4 (0.48%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.24%) DHCP
5 2 (0.24%) FTP
5 2 (0.24%) HTTP
5 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.24%) VPN
6 1 (0.12%) LDAP
6 1 (0.12%) SMS
6 1 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (32.05%) SQL Server
2 251 (30.24%) Data Warehouse
3 199 (23.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 186 (22.41%) BusinessObjects
5 174 (20.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 167 (20.12%) QlikView
7 126 (15.18%) Power BI
8 121 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 59 (7.11%) Big Data
10 58 (6.99%) SQL Server 2008
11 56 (6.75%) OLAP
12 54 (6.51%) Cognos Report Studio
13 53 (6.39%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 53 (6.39%) SQL Server 2012
14 52 (6.27%) Hadoop
15 49 (5.90%) DB2
15 49 (5.90%) Relational Database
16 40 (4.82%) DataStage
16 40 (4.82%) Pentaho
17 35 (4.22%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 18 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 18 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 11 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (0.60%) JIRA
5 5 (0.60%) Subversion
6 4 (0.48%) MSI
6 4 (0.48%) Selenium
7 2 (0.24%) NUnit
7 2 (0.24%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.24%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.24%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.12%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.12%) ERwin
8 1 (0.12%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.12%) Toad
General
1 393 (47.35%) Finance
2 49 (5.90%) Banking
3 42 (5.06%) Marketing
4 36 (4.34%) Retail
5 20 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.81%) Advertising
7 12 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.33%) Electronics
9 10 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.72%) Law
10 6 (0.72%) Legal
10 6 (0.72%) Local Government
10 6 (0.72%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.48%) Dutch Language
12 4 (0.48%) French Language
12 4 (0.48%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.48%) German Language
12 4 (0.48%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.48%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 302 (36.39%) Developer
2 200 (24.10%) Analyst
3 177 (21.33%) Consultant
4 116 (13.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 95 (11.45%) SQL Developer
6 80 (9.64%) Cognos Developer
7 72 (8.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 61 (7.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 45 (5.42%) SSIS Developer
10 38 (4.58%) Cognos Consultant
11 37 (4.46%) Data Analyst
12 35 (4.22%) Accountant
12 35 (4.22%) SQL Server Developer
12 35 (4.22%) Systems Accountant
13 33 (3.98%) Business Consultant
13 33 (3.98%) Cognos BI Developer
13 33 (3.98%) DBA
13 33 (3.98%) Support Analyst
14 32 (3.86%) SQL Analyst
15 31 (3.73%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (6.51%) XML
2 34 (4.10%) HTML
2 34 (4.10%) MDX
3 28 (3.37%) .NET
4 19 (2.29%) CSS
4 19 (2.29%) EDI
5 18 (2.17%) JSON
6 15 (1.81%) ASP.NET
7 13 (1.57%) EDIFACT
8 10 (1.20%) Node.js
9 9 (1.08%) Ajax
9 9 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (1.08%) jQuery
9 9 (1.08%) Razor View Engine
9 9 (1.08%) WAMP
9 9 (1.08%) WinForms
10 7 (0.84%) JSP
11 6 (0.72%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.72%) J2EE
12 5 (0.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 182 (21.93%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.29%) Data Structures
4 17 (2.05%) Reinsurance
5 14 (1.69%) AS400
5 14 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.57%) iSeries
7 6 (0.72%) Algorithms
7 6 (0.72%) EPoS
7 6 (0.72%) User Experience
8 5 (0.60%) Driving Licence
8 5 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.48%) Clustering
9 4 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.48%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.48%) NHS
10 3 (0.36%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.36%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.24%) Life Science
12 1 (0.12%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 70 (8.43%) Windows
2 45 (5.42%) Windows Server
3 32 (3.86%) Unix
4 30 (3.61%) Linux
5 21 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.48%) CentOS
7 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Solaris
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (66.02%) Business Intelligence
2 208 (25.06%) ETL
3 167 (20.12%) Analytics
4 94 (11.33%) Data Modelling
5 90 (10.84%) ERP
6 83 (10.00%) Visualisation
7 81 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 63 (7.59%) Data Analysis
10 55 (6.63%) Data Visualisation
11 52 (6.27%) Kimball Methodology
12 46 (5.54%) Business Analysis
12 46 (5.54%) Mentoring
13 42 (5.06%) Project Management
14 40 (4.82%) Information Management
15 38 (4.58%) SDLC
16 36 (4.34%) Front End Development
16 36 (4.34%) People Management
17 34 (4.10%) Presales
18 31 (3.73%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 500 (60.24%) SQL
2 94 (11.33%) T-SQL
3 43 (5.18%) VBA
4 36 (4.34%) PL/SQL
5 22 (2.65%) C#
5 22 (2.65%) Java
5 22 (2.65%) PHP
6 20 (2.41%) Python
7 17 (2.05%) R
8 16 (1.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 16 (1.93%) Shell Script
8 16 (1.93%) VB
9 15 (1.81%) JavaScript
10 14 (1.69%) ActionScript
10 14 (1.69%) ActionScript 2.0
10 14 (1.69%) RPG
11 12 (1.45%) RPG IV
12 11 (1.33%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.08%) ABAP
14 4 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 90 (10.84%) Degree
2 37 (4.46%) ACCA
2 37 (4.46%) CIMA
3 12 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.20%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.72%) MCSA
6 6 (0.72%) MCSE
7 4 (0.48%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.48%) MCITP
8 3 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.24%) ISEB
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.12%) AAT
10 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.06%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.20%) SLA
3 5 (0.60%) QA
4 4 (0.48%) GDPR
4 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.48%) PMO
5 1 (0.12%) EFQM
5 1 (0.12%) IFRS
System Software
1 17 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.48%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (0.48%) Terminal Services
3 4 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.24%) XenApp
5 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (1.20%) Data Guard
2 6 (0.72%) Ansible
2 6 (0.72%) Tivoli
2 6 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (0.48%) SCCM
4 2 (0.24%) SCOM
5 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 244 (29.40%) Oracle
2 228 (27.47%) Microsoft
3 208 (25.06%) IBM
4 178 (21.45%) Tableau
5 162 (19.52%) SAP
6 83 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
7 49 (5.90%) Hyperion
8 47 (5.66%) Informatica
9 37 (4.46%) Teradata
10 35 (4.22%) JD Edwards
11 27 (3.25%) Anaplan
12 21 (2.53%) CODA
13 20 (2.41%) Tagetik
14 18 (2.17%) Infor
14 18 (2.17%) Netezza
15 15 (1.81%) Alteryx
15 15 (1.81%) Birst
15 15 (1.81%) SunGard
16 12 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
16 12 (1.45%) Sage