Period
to

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 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
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1025 892 683
Rank change year-on-year -133 -209 +86
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 188 130 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.29% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 117 97 85
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,989 £38,000
25th Percentile £50,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,500 £47,500 £53,024
Median % change year-on-year +16.84% -10.42% +6.05%
75th Percentile £68,750 £58,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £75,500 £67,500 £99,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% +10.53%

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 65,123 44,791 24,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.43% 38.75% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33,523 29,917 19,143
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,889 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,550 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.23% -2.11% +5.56%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -111 169 £55,500 +16.84% 8
UK excluding London -49 114 £55,000 +15.79% 5
Work from Home -142 88 £55,500 +16.84% 3
London -140 73 £58,750 +2.62% 3
South East -11 60 £55,500 +11.00% 3
Midlands -40 16 £32,000 -32.63% 1
Scotland -38 15 £50,000 +8.70%
West Midlands -43 15 - - 1
North of England -85 8 £51,000 +27.50%
South West -12 7 - - 1
Yorkshire -30 7 £52,500 +29.49%
East of England -73 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Northern Ireland - 3 £38,782 -
East Midlands -13 1 £32,000 -43.36%
North West -63 1 £45,000 +12.50%

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 123 (65.43%) Business Intelligence
2 119 (63.30%) Power BI
2 119 (63.30%) Power Platform
3 117 (62.23%) SQL
4 91 (48.40%) ETL
5 82 (43.62%) SQL Server
5 82 (43.62%) Analytics
6 78 (41.49%) Tableau
7 76 (40.43%) Data Warehouse
8 70 (37.23%) Data Modelling
9 56 (29.79%) Microsoft
10 54 (28.72%) Oracle
11 51 (27.13%) Social Skills
12 49 (26.06%) Problem-Solving
13 48 (25.53%) Agile
14 47 (25.00%) Azure
15 45 (23.94%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (22.34%) Microsoft Excel
17 41 (21.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 39 (20.74%) Finance
19 36 (19.15%) IBM
20 34 (18.09%) Relational Database
21 33 (17.55%) Degree
22 32 (17.02%) Self-Motivation
23 31 (16.49%) JIRA
23 31 (16.49%) Data Management
24 29 (15.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
25 26 (13.83%) Decision-Making
25 26 (13.83%) Azure Data Factory
25 26 (13.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 14 (7.45%) Confluence
2 5 (2.66%) SAS
3 4 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.06%) Apache
4 2 (1.06%) IIS
4 2 (1.06%) nginx
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
5 1 (0.53%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 42 (22.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (4.26%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 6 (3.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (3.19%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 4 (2.13%) Sage X3
4 2 (1.06%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 119 (63.30%) Power Platform
2 47 (25.00%) Azure
3 26 (13.83%) Azure Data Factory
4 15 (7.98%) Snowflake
5 14 (7.45%) AWS
6 12 (6.38%) PowerApps
7 11 (5.85%) Matillion
8 6 (3.19%) Microsoft 365
9 5 (2.66%) GCP
10 4 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (2.13%) Google Analytics
11 3 (1.60%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 2 (1.06%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (1.06%) SaaS
13 1 (0.53%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) DNS
1 2 (1.06%) Firewall
1 2 (1.06%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.53%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.53%) DHCP
2 1 (0.53%) FTP
2 1 (0.53%) NAS
2 1 (0.53%) SAN
2 1 (0.53%) SSH
2 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (63.30%) Power BI
2 82 (43.62%) SQL Server
3 78 (41.49%) Tableau
4 76 (40.43%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (21.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (18.09%) Relational Database
7 26 (13.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (10.11%) Big Data
9 17 (9.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (8.51%) RDBMS
11 14 (7.45%) Data Vault
12 13 (6.91%) Data Lake
12 13 (6.91%) DataStage
13 12 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (5.85%) QlikView
15 10 (5.32%) Data Mining
16 9 (4.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 9 (4.79%) OLAP
17 7 (3.72%) Oracle Database
18 5 (2.66%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 31 (16.49%) JIRA
2 2 (1.06%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 51 (27.13%) Social Skills
2 45 (23.94%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (20.74%) Finance
4 29 (15.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 26 (13.83%) Law
6 21 (11.17%) Organisational Skills
6 21 (11.17%) Retail
7 15 (7.98%) Presentation Skills
8 14 (7.45%) Aviation
8 14 (7.45%) Legal
9 12 (6.38%) Influencing Skills
10 11 (5.85%) Publishing
11 9 (4.79%) Marketing
12 5 (2.66%) Manufacturing
13 3 (1.60%) Back Office
14 2 (1.06%) Military
15 1 (0.53%) Advertising
15 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.53%) Banking
15 1 (0.53%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 47 (25.00%) Analyst
2 38 (20.21%) Developer
3 26 (13.83%) Data Analyst
4 23 (12.23%) Data Engineer
5 20 (10.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 19 (10.11%) Administrator
7 16 (8.51%) ETL Developer
8 14 (7.45%) Graduate
8 14 (7.45%) IT Graduate
8 14 (7.45%) Systems Analyst
9 11 (5.85%) Data Warehouse Specialist
9 11 (5.85%) SQL BI Developer
9 11 (5.85%) SQL Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 9 (4.79%) Business Intelligence Specialist
12 8 (4.26%) Azure Developer
12 8 (4.26%) Business Analyst
12 8 (4.26%) Power BI Developer
13 7 (3.72%) Report Specialist
14 6 (3.19%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.26%) MDX
2 5 (2.66%) .NET
2 5 (2.66%) EDI
3 4 (2.13%) XML
3 4 (2.13%) XSL
3 4 (2.13%) XSLT
4 3 (1.60%) Middleware
5 2 (1.06%) Kafka
5 2 (1.06%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.06%) Web Services
6 1 (0.53%) J2EE
6 1 (0.53%) LDAP
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.53%) REST
6 1 (0.53%) SOAP
6 1 (0.53%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.02%) Self-Motivation
2 23 (12.23%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.45%) CSOC
3 14 (7.45%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (1.60%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.60%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.06%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.06%) FMCG
5 2 (1.06%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.53%) AS400
6 1 (0.53%) Clustering
6 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.53%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.53%) iSeries
6 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.26%) Windows
2 7 (3.72%) Linux
3 1 (0.53%) AIX
3 1 (0.53%) Solaris
3 1 (0.53%) Unix
3 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (65.43%) Business Intelligence
2 91 (48.40%) ETL
3 82 (43.62%) Analytics
4 70 (37.23%) Data Modelling
5 49 (26.06%) Problem-Solving
6 48 (25.53%) Agile
7 31 (16.49%) Data Management
8 26 (13.83%) Decision-Making
9 25 (13.30%) Visualisation
10 22 (11.70%) Business Analysis
11 21 (11.17%) Data Analysis
11 21 (11.17%) Data Cleansing
11 21 (11.17%) Process Improvement
12 19 (10.11%) Data Visualisation
12 19 (10.11%) ITIL
13 18 (9.57%) Data Analytics
13 18 (9.57%) Data Development
14 17 (9.04%) Business Strategy
14 17 (9.04%) Computer Science
15 16 (8.51%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 117 (62.23%) SQL
2 26 (13.83%) Python
3 12 (6.38%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.19%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 5 (2.66%) R
6 3 (1.60%) Perl
6 3 (1.60%) VBA
7 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.06%) Ruby
7 2 (1.06%) U-SQL
7 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.06%) VBScript
8 1 (0.53%) Bash
8 1 (0.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (17.55%) Degree
2 24 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.13%) ISEB
5 3 (1.60%) Postgraduate
5 3 (1.60%) Tableau Certification
6 1 (0.53%) ACCA
6 1 (0.53%) CIMA
6 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.32%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.66%) QA
3 2 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (7.45%) Kibana
2 1 (0.53%) Ansible
2 1 (0.53%) Avamar
2 1 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.53%) Nagios
2 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.53%) OpenView
2 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) Puppet
2 1 (0.53%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 56 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 54 (28.72%) Oracle
3 36 (19.15%) IBM
4 15 (7.98%) Informatica
5 14 (7.45%) Netezza
5 14 (7.45%) Sage
5 14 (7.45%) SAP
6 12 (6.38%) Alteryx
7 9 (4.79%) Anaplan
8 8 (4.26%) PeopleSoft
8 8 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (3.19%) Databricks
9 6 (3.19%) Google
10 4 (2.13%) ForgeRock
10 4 (2.13%) IBM Sterling
11 2 (1.06%) Guidewire
11 2 (1.06%) Intapp
11 2 (1.06%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.06%) JDA
11 2 (1.06%) MicroStrategy