Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 883 664 687
Rank change year-on-year -219 +23 -22
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 190 107 364
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.44% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 113 87 330
10th Percentile £39,750 £37,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £40,988 £37,682
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £49,362
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.29% -1.28%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,125 £58,750
90th Percentile £79,500 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

Cognos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 50,934 24,175 51,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.24% 37.89% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32,591 19,052 40,166
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,840 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.62% +1.87% -

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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 -181 174 £55,000 - 14
UK excluding London -156 127 £52,500 +5.00% 15
South East -60 79 £55,500 +0.91% 3
Work from Home -168 49 £55,500 +5.21% 2
London -197 45 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Midlands -86 23 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands -67 20 £45,000 - 1
North of England -129 13 £45,000 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire - 8 £45,000 - 1
Scotland -63 5 £52,403 +9.23% 1
North West -110 5 £41,500 -26.22% 1
East of England -90 4 £50,000 -2.44% 2
East Midlands -61 3 - - 3
Wales -62 2 £34,500 -23.33%
South West -47 1 £35,000 -40.43% 2

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 112 (58.95%) SQL
2 108 (56.84%) Business Intelligence
3 100 (52.63%) Power BI
3 100 (52.63%) Power Platform
4 97 (51.05%) Social Skills
5 90 (47.37%) Analytics
6 76 (40.00%) Data Modelling
7 73 (38.42%) Finance
8 68 (35.79%) Analytical Skills
9 58 (30.53%) Microsoft Excel
9 58 (30.53%) Data Warehouse
9 58 (30.53%) Tableau
10 55 (28.95%) QlikView
11 52 (27.37%) Data Analysis
12 50 (26.32%) SAS
13 48 (25.26%) Oracle
14 47 (24.74%) ETL
15 46 (24.21%) BusinessObjects
16 44 (23.16%) Visualisation
17 43 (22.63%) SQL Server
18 42 (22.11%) Marketing
19 41 (21.58%) Data Management
20 40 (21.05%) IBM
20 40 (21.05%) Data Visualisation
21 39 (20.53%) Collaborative Working
21 39 (20.53%) CRM
22 38 (20.00%) Management Information System
22 38 (20.00%) Data Analytics
23 37 (19.47%) R
23 37 (19.47%) Actionable Insight

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 50 (26.32%) SAS
2 11 (5.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.58%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.05%) Apache
4 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.05%) Confluence
4 2 (1.05%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 58 (30.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (18.95%) SPSS
3 13 (6.84%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.05%) Chatbot
5 2 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (11.05%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 8 (4.21%) Infor M3
2 8 (4.21%) NetSuite
2 8 (4.21%) SAP Business One
3 6 (3.16%) Cognos Controller
4 5 (2.63%) SAP BPC
5 4 (2.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (2.11%) Loan IQ
5 4 (2.11%) Maximo
6 2 (1.05%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.53%) JDE World
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.53%) PlanetPress Connect
7 1 (0.53%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 100 (52.63%) Power Platform
2 15 (7.89%) Azure
3 10 (5.26%) PowerApps
4 7 (3.68%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (2.63%) AWS
5 5 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (2.63%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (2.63%) Snowflake
5 5 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (2.11%) GCP
7 3 (1.58%) Power Automate
8 2 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.05%) Boomi
8 2 (1.05%) GitHub
8 2 (1.05%) Serverless
9 1 (0.53%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) Internet
1 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (52.63%) Power BI
2 58 (30.53%) Data Warehouse
2 58 (30.53%) Tableau
3 55 (28.95%) QlikView
4 46 (24.21%) BusinessObjects
5 43 (22.63%) SQL Server
6 33 (17.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
7 30 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
9 18 (9.47%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 8 (4.21%) SAP Data Services
10 8 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (3.68%) DataStage
12 6 (3.16%) Qlik Sense
13 5 (2.63%) Data Lake
13 5 (2.63%) Star Schema
14 4 (2.11%) Big Data
15 3 (1.58%) IBM InfoSphere
15 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.05%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.05%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (51.05%) Social Skills
2 73 (38.42%) Finance
3 68 (35.79%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (22.11%) Marketing
5 14 (7.37%) Manufacturing
6 10 (5.26%) Organisational Skills
7 9 (4.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 7 (3.68%) Influencing Skills
8 7 (3.68%) Law
9 6 (3.16%) Presentation Skills
10 5 (2.63%) Back Office
10 5 (2.63%) French Language
10 5 (2.63%) German Language
11 3 (1.58%) Advertising
11 3 (1.58%) Banking
11 3 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (1.05%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.53%) Legal
13 1 (0.53%) Publishing
13 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 102 (53.68%) Analyst
2 66 (34.74%) Data Analyst
3 46 (24.21%) Developer
4 36 (18.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 30 (15.79%) Customer Analyst
6 17 (8.95%) Cognos Developer
7 16 (8.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 14 (7.37%) Cognos BI Developer
9 13 (6.84%) SSIS Developer
9 13 (6.84%) SSRS Developer
10 10 (5.26%) Consultant
11 9 (4.74%) SQL BI Developer
11 9 (4.74%) SQL Developer
12 8 (4.21%) Power BI Developer
13 7 (3.68%) Applications Support
13 7 (3.68%) Azure Developer
13 7 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 7 (3.68%) Report Analyst
13 7 (3.68%) Support Analyst
14 6 (3.16%) Data Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.11%) .NET
1 4 (2.11%) MDX
2 3 (1.58%) Web Services
3 2 (1.05%) Anaconda
3 2 (1.05%) JSON
3 2 (1.05%) Kafka
4 1 (0.53%) Apache Beam
4 1 (0.53%) FHIR
4 1 (0.53%) J2EE
4 1 (0.53%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 27 (14.21%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.16%) User Experience
5 5 (2.63%) Cyber Defence
5 5 (2.63%) Cyberattack
6 4 (2.11%) Legacy Systems
6 4 (2.11%) PMI
7 3 (1.58%) Life Science
8 2 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.05%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.05%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.53%) AS400
9 1 (0.53%) FMCG
9 1 (0.53%) iSeries
9 1 (0.53%) Legacy Applications
9 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.68%) Windows
2 5 (2.63%) Unix
3 3 (1.58%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.05%) Linux
5 1 (0.53%) Solaris
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (56.84%) Business Intelligence
2 90 (47.37%) Analytics
3 76 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 52 (27.37%) Data Analysis
5 47 (24.74%) ETL
6 44 (23.16%) Visualisation
7 41 (21.58%) Data Management
8 40 (21.05%) Data Visualisation
9 39 (20.53%) Collaborative Working
9 39 (20.53%) CRM
10 38 (20.00%) Data Analytics
11 37 (19.47%) Actionable Insight
12 35 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (18.42%) CHAID
12 35 (18.42%) Customer Insight
12 35 (18.42%) Quantitative Research
12 35 (18.42%) Statistical Analysis
13 33 (17.37%) Customer Engagement
13 33 (17.37%) Data Cleansing
13 33 (17.37%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 112 (58.95%) SQL
2 37 (19.47%) R
3 10 (5.26%) Python
3 10 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.16%) C
5 5 (2.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 4 (2.11%) C#
6 4 (2.11%) VB
7 3 (1.58%) Java
8 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.05%) Scala
8 2 (1.05%) VBA
9 1 (0.53%) Perl
9 1 (0.53%) PHP
9 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.53%) RPG
9 1 (0.53%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.53%) U-SQL
9 1 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 23 (12.11%) Degree
2 6 (3.16%) ACCA
2 6 (3.16%) CIMA
3 5 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.05%) AAT
5 2 (1.05%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.53%) HNC
6 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.53%) MCSA
6 1 (0.53%) MCSE
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PMP
6 1 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (17.37%) GDPR
2 13 (6.84%) QA
3 12 (6.32%) SLA
4 4 (2.11%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.11%) PMBOK
5 3 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.53%) HL7
6 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (1.05%) vSphere
1 2 (1.05%) Xen
2 1 (0.53%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) HDFS
2 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) IBM BigFix
1 2 (1.05%) SCCM
1 2 (1.05%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.53%) Ansible
2 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (25.26%) Oracle
2 40 (21.05%) IBM
3 34 (17.89%) SAP
4 27 (14.21%) Informatica
5 19 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (6.84%) MicroStrategy
7 12 (6.32%) Anaplan
7 12 (6.32%) Infor
8 10 (5.26%) JD Edwards
9 8 (4.21%) Epicor
9 8 (4.21%) Hyperion
9 8 (4.21%) IFS
9 8 (4.21%) Sony
10 6 (3.16%) Talend
11 5 (2.63%) Guidewire
11 5 (2.63%) Netezza
11 5 (2.63%) Planview
12 4 (2.11%) Tagetik
13 3 (1.58%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.58%) VMware