Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 550 530 441
Rank change year-on-year -20 -89 -47
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 842 920 1495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.48% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 1.10% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 657 760 1264
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38% -1.05%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% - -3.41%

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 77301 83702 100974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.37% 43.84% 46.02%
Number of salaries quoted 59758 67542 82079
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 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 -21 759 £47,500 -5.00% 46
UK excluding London +60 520 £43,750 +2.94% 30
London -65 287 £52,500 -12.50% 16
South East +27 139 £47,500 -5.00% 6
North of England +38 124 £38,750 +23.02% 7
Midlands +69 123 £41,000 +2.50% 12
West Midlands +53 84 £34,500 -14.81% 9
Scotland +28 80 £44,000 -7.37% 1
North West -1 78 £40,000 +26.98% 7
East Midlands +45 39 £50,000 +33.33% 3
South West +36 30 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire +39 29 £35,000 +12.90%
East of England -51 29 £47,500 +11.76% 3
North East - 11 £60,000 -
Wales +21 1 £45,000 -7.69%

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 591 (70.19%) Business Intelligence
2 545 (64.73%) SQL
3 389 (46.20%) Finance
4 314 (37.29%) SQL Server
5 260 (30.88%) Data Warehouse
6 252 (29.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 248 (29.45%) Oracle
7 248 (29.45%) ETL
8 247 (29.33%) Microsoft
9 222 (26.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 195 (23.16%) IBM
11 191 (22.68%) BusinessObjects
12 187 (22.21%) Analytics
13 180 (21.38%) Analytical Skills
14 173 (20.55%) Tableau
15 171 (20.31%) QlikView
16 161 (19.12%) SAP
17 142 (16.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 140 (16.63%) Power BI
19 135 (16.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
20 133 (15.80%) T-SQL
21 113 (13.42%) Data Modelling
22 110 (13.06%) Microsoft Excel
22 110 (13.06%) Degree
23 96 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
24 94 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
25 89 (10.57%) Visualisation
26 86 (10.21%) Windows
27 80 (9.50%) Informatica
28 78 (9.26%) MicroStrategy

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 (5.94%) SAS
2 34 (4.04%) SharePoint
3 29 (3.44%) WebLogic
4 28 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 21 (2.49%) Documentum
6 18 (2.14%) JBoss
6 18 (2.14%) Tomcat
7 17 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (2.02%) IIS
8 10 (1.19%) WordPress
9 7 (0.83%) Apache Pig
9 7 (0.83%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.59%) Apache
10 5 (0.59%) CMS
10 5 (0.59%) iPlanet
10 5 (0.59%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.59%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (0.48%) Drupal
11 4 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 110 (13.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.09%) SPSS
3 24 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.71%) SPSS Modeler
7 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.48%) EngageOne
9 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 135 (16.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 76 (9.03%) Cognos TM1
3 27 (3.21%) Cognos Controller
4 25 (2.97%) SAP BPC
5 22 (2.61%) HFM
5 22 (2.61%) Unit4 Business World
6 16 (1.90%) Cognos Planning
7 11 (1.31%) Hyperion Planning
7 11 (1.31%) Unica
8 9 (1.07%) SAP CO
8 9 (1.07%) SAP FI
8 9 (1.07%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (0.83%) NetSuite
9 7 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 7 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
10 6 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
11 5 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.48%) SAP ERP
13 3 (0.36%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 48 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (3.68%) Azure Data Factory
3 19 (2.26%) Azure Machine Learning
4 16 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.19%) GitHub
6 8 (0.95%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.59%) SaaS
8 4 (0.48%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.48%) Office 365
9 2 (0.24%) IaaS
9 2 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.73%) Firewall
2 19 (2.26%) DNS
3 18 (2.14%) LDAP
4 14 (1.66%) HTTP
4 14 (1.66%) SSL
5 7 (0.83%) SMS
5 7 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.71%) SAN
7 5 (0.59%) Intranet
7 5 (0.59%) NAS
8 4 (0.48%) WebEx
9 3 (0.36%) Broadband
9 3 (0.36%) Internet
9 3 (0.36%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.24%) DHCP
10 2 (0.24%) Extranet
10 2 (0.24%) FCoE
10 2 (0.24%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.24%) VLAN
10 2 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (37.29%) SQL Server
2 260 (30.88%) Data Warehouse
3 252 (29.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 222 (26.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 191 (22.68%) BusinessObjects
6 171 (20.31%) QlikView
7 142 (16.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 140 (16.63%) Power BI
9 77 (9.14%) Big Data
10 68 (8.08%) Cognos Report Studio
11 67 (7.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 59 (7.01%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 59 (7.01%) Relational Database
13 58 (6.89%) SQL Server 2008
14 55 (6.53%) DataStage
15 53 (6.29%) Hadoop
16 50 (5.94%) SQL Server 2016
17 45 (5.34%) DB2
17 45 (5.34%) OLAP
18 37 (4.39%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 28 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (2.26%) Talend Open Studio
3 16 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 16 (1.90%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.78%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.59%) JIRA
5 5 (0.59%) Subversion
6 2 (0.24%) ERwin
6 2 (0.24%) MSI
6 2 (0.24%) Selenium
6 2 (0.24%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.24%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.12%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.12%) PeopleTools
General
1 389 (46.20%) Finance
2 51 (6.06%) Banking
3 33 (3.92%) Marketing
4 30 (3.56%) Retail
5 22 (2.61%) Advertising
6 18 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.31%) Electronics
9 10 (1.19%) Dutch Language
9 10 (1.19%) German Language
10 8 (0.95%) Legal
11 7 (0.83%) Law
12 6 (0.71%) Finnish Language
13 5 (0.59%) Billing
13 5 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.59%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.48%) French Language
14 4 (0.48%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 331 (39.31%) Developer
2 195 (23.16%) Analyst
2 195 (23.16%) Consultant
3 141 (16.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 94 (11.16%) SQL Developer
5 89 (10.57%) Cognos Developer
6 69 (8.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 62 (7.36%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 43 (5.11%) Cognos BI Developer
9 39 (4.63%) Senior Consultant
10 38 (4.51%) Data Analyst
10 38 (4.51%) SSIS Developer
11 37 (4.39%) Business Developer
12 34 (4.04%) Business Consultant
12 34 (4.04%) Junior
12 34 (4.04%) SSRS Developer
12 34 (4.04%) Support Analyst
13 31 (3.68%) Analyst Developer
13 31 (3.68%) Applications Support
13 31 (3.68%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (6.41%) XML
2 52 (6.18%) MDX
3 48 (5.70%) HTML
4 41 (4.87%) .NET
5 28 (3.33%) Web Services
6 24 (2.85%) CSS
7 22 (2.61%) JSON
8 17 (2.02%) JSP
9 15 (1.78%) XSLT
10 14 (1.66%) REST
11 13 (1.54%) ASP.NET
11 13 (1.54%) Spring
11 13 (1.54%) Spring Security
12 12 (1.43%) jQuery
12 12 (1.43%) SOAP
13 11 (1.31%) Ajax
13 11 (1.31%) EDI
14 10 (1.19%) Node.js
14 10 (1.19%) WAMP
14 10 (1.19%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 180 (21.38%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.99%) Management Information System
3 32 (3.80%) Data Structures
4 23 (2.73%) Reinsurance
5 16 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 16 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.19%) AS400
7 9 (1.07%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.07%) EPoS
8 8 (0.95%) iSeries
8 8 (0.95%) Virtual Team
9 7 (0.83%) Clustering
9 7 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (0.83%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.59%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.59%) NHS
11 4 (0.48%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.36%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.36%) Robotics
13 2 (0.24%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 86 (10.21%) Windows
2 41 (4.87%) Linux
3 38 (4.51%) Unix
4 34 (4.04%) Windows Server
5 23 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (2.14%) Solaris
7 17 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.59%) AIX
8 5 (0.59%) HPUX
8 5 (0.59%) SUSE
9 4 (0.48%) CentOS
9 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.12%) Debian
11 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (70.19%) Business Intelligence
2 248 (29.45%) ETL
3 187 (22.21%) Analytics
4 113 (13.42%) Data Modelling
5 96 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 94 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (10.57%) Visualisation
8 69 (8.19%) Kimball Methodology
9 68 (8.08%) Data Analysis
10 63 (7.48%) Mentoring
11 61 (7.24%) ERP
12 49 (5.82%) Business Analysis
13 46 (5.46%) Data Integration
13 46 (5.46%) Data Visualisation
14 44 (5.23%) People Management
15 41 (4.87%) SDLC
16 40 (4.75%) Information Management
16 40 (4.75%) Performance Tuning
17 35 (4.16%) Infrastructure Management
18 31 (3.68%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 545 (64.73%) SQL
2 133 (15.80%) T-SQL
3 45 (5.34%) VBA
4 38 (4.51%) Java
5 34 (4.04%) JavaScript
6 32 (3.80%) PL/SQL
7 30 (3.56%) Python
8 25 (2.97%) C#
9 24 (2.85%) R
10 23 (2.73%) PHP
10 23 (2.73%) PowerShell
11 18 (2.14%) Shell Script
12 14 (1.66%) VB
13 13 (1.54%) ABAP
14 10 (1.19%) RPG
15 9 (1.07%) ActionScript
15 9 (1.07%) ActionScript 2.0
15 9 (1.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 8 (0.95%) RPG IV
17 2 (0.24%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 110 (13.06%) Degree
2 24 (2.85%) ACCA
2 24 (2.85%) CIMA
3 14 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.43%) ISEB
6 11 (1.31%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.31%) Security Cleared
7 8 (0.95%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.59%) MCSE
9 4 (0.48%) MCSA
9 4 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.36%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.24%) MCITP
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.92%) Data Quality
2 14 (1.66%) QA
3 13 (1.54%) SLA
4 11 (1.31%) Solvency II
5 10 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.71%) IFRS
7 2 (0.24%) GDPR
7 2 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.59%) KVM
4 5 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.24%) Samba
6 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.24%) XenApp
6 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.59%) OpenView
2 4 (0.48%) Ansible
2 4 (0.48%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.36%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.36%) SCCM
4 2 (0.24%) SCOM
5 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 248 (29.45%) Oracle
2 247 (29.33%) Microsoft
3 195 (23.16%) IBM
4 173 (20.55%) Tableau
5 161 (19.12%) SAP
6 80 (9.50%) Informatica
7 78 (9.26%) MicroStrategy
8 52 (6.18%) Hyperion
9 48 (5.70%) Teradata
10 24 (2.85%) JD Edwards
11 22 (2.61%) Anaplan
11 22 (2.61%) CODA
12 21 (2.49%) TIBCO
12 21 (2.49%) VMware
13 19 (2.26%) Tagetik
13 19 (2.26%) Talend
14 16 (1.90%) Netezza
14 16 (1.90%) SunGard
15 15 (1.78%) Jaspersoft
15 15 (1.78%) Vertica