Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 545 535 449
Rank change year-on-year -10 -86 -47
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 866 897 1467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.48% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 1.08% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 682 753 1244
UK median annual salary £47,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £31,803
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -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 79389 82710 99941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.54% 43.84% 45.72%
Number of salaries quoted 61363 66769 81384
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 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cognos in the UK

Cognos
Top 16 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 19 November 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 -7 789 £50,000 - 24
UK excluding London +62 545 £45,000 +5.88% 13
London -97 277 £50,000 -13.04% 12
South East +48 146 £48,750 -2.50% 4
North of England +47 138 £40,000 +25.00% 3
Midlands +56 121 £42,500 +4.94% 1
North West +16 91 £42,500 +34.92% 3
West Midlands +43 87 £42,500 - 1
Scotland +19 70 £44,000 -7.37% 1
South West +58 39 £42,500 - 3
East of England -22 35 £55,000 +33.33% 1
East Midlands +36 34 £50,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire +35 30 £35,000 +9.38%
North East - 11 £60,000 -
Wales +15 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 632 (72.98%) Business Intelligence
2 543 (62.70%) SQL
3 411 (47.46%) Finance
4 334 (38.57%) SQL Server
5 300 (34.64%) Data Warehouse
6 296 (34.18%) ETL
7 277 (31.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 265 (30.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 255 (29.45%) Oracle
10 249 (28.75%) Microsoft
11 206 (23.79%) Analytics
12 204 (23.56%) Tableau
13 203 (23.44%) IBM
14 198 (22.86%) BusinessObjects
15 196 (22.63%) QlikView
16 169 (19.52%) SAP
16 169 (19.52%) Analytical Skills
17 154 (17.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 152 (17.55%) T-SQL
19 150 (17.32%) Power BI
20 123 (14.20%) Data Modelling
21 122 (14.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
22 118 (13.63%) Degree
23 109 (12.59%) Microsoft Excel
24 105 (12.12%) Informatica
25 95 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
25 95 (10.97%) Visualisation
26 92 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
27 77 (8.89%) Cognos Report Studio
28 75 (8.66%) Big Data

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 55 (6.35%) SAS
2 33 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 28 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 27 (3.12%) WebSphere
5 18 (2.08%) Documentum
6 17 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (1.96%) JBoss
6 17 (1.96%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.73%) IIS
8 10 (1.15%) WordPress
9 8 (0.92%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.58%) Apache
10 5 (0.58%) Drupal
10 5 (0.58%) iPlanet
10 5 (0.58%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.58%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.58%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (0.46%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 109 (12.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (2.54%) SPSS
4 12 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.69%) SPSS Modeler
7 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.35%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 122 (14.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 70 (8.08%) Cognos TM1
3 29 (3.35%) SAP BPC
4 26 (3.00%) Cognos Controller
4 26 (3.00%) HFM
5 21 (2.42%) Cognos Planning
6 20 (2.31%) Unit4 Business World
7 13 (1.50%) Hyperion Planning
8 11 (1.27%) Unica
9 10 (1.15%) SAP CO
9 10 (1.15%) SAP FI
9 10 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (0.81%) NetSuite
10 7 (0.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 7 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
11 6 (0.69%) SAP Business One
12 5 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
12 5 (0.58%) SAP Business ByDesign
13 3 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
13 3 (0.35%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (3.23%) Azure Data Factory
3 15 (1.73%) Azure Machine Learning
4 13 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.15%) GitHub
6 8 (0.92%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.58%) Office 365
7 5 (0.58%) SaaS
8 4 (0.46%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.23%) IaaS
9 2 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.77%) Firewall
2 21 (2.42%) DNS
3 17 (1.96%) LDAP
4 14 (1.62%) SSL
5 13 (1.50%) HTTP
6 11 (1.27%) SMS
7 7 (0.81%) SAN
7 7 (0.81%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.58%) NAS
9 4 (0.46%) WebEx
10 3 (0.35%) Intranet
11 2 (0.23%) Broadband
11 2 (0.23%) DHCP
11 2 (0.23%) IPsec
11 2 (0.23%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.23%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.23%) VLAN
11 2 (0.23%) VPN
11 2 (0.23%) WAN
11 2 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (38.57%) SQL Server
2 300 (34.64%) Data Warehouse
3 277 (31.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 265 (30.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 198 (22.86%) BusinessObjects
6 196 (22.63%) QlikView
7 154 (17.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 150 (17.32%) Power BI
9 77 (8.89%) Cognos Report Studio
10 75 (8.66%) Big Data
11 71 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 62 (7.16%) DataStage
13 60 (6.93%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 56 (6.47%) Relational Database
15 54 (6.24%) Hadoop
16 51 (5.89%) SQL Server 2008
17 50 (5.77%) OLAP
18 47 (5.43%) DB2
19 44 (5.08%) SQL Server 2016
20 40 (4.62%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 30 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (2.19%) Talend Open Studio
3 17 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 17 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 14 (1.62%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.69%) JIRA
6 3 (0.35%) ERwin
6 3 (0.35%) Subversion
7 2 (0.23%) Selenium
7 2 (0.23%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.23%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.12%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.12%) PeopleTools
8 1 (0.12%) Toad
General
1 411 (47.46%) Finance
2 50 (5.77%) Banking
3 33 (3.81%) Marketing
4 29 (3.35%) Advertising
5 23 (2.66%) Retail
6 22 (2.54%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.50%) Dutch Language
7 13 (1.50%) German Language
7 13 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.27%) Electronics
9 9 (1.04%) Finnish Language
10 8 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.81%) Law
12 6 (0.69%) Legal
13 5 (0.58%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.46%) French Language
14 4 (0.46%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.35%) Billing
15 3 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 341 (39.38%) Developer
2 205 (23.67%) Consultant
3 191 (22.06%) Analyst
4 166 (19.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 97 (11.20%) Cognos Developer
6 87 (10.05%) SQL Developer
7 83 (9.58%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 70 (8.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 52 (6.00%) Cognos BI Developer
10 51 (5.89%) Business Developer
11 48 (5.54%) Business Consultant
12 46 (5.31%) SSRS Developer
13 39 (4.50%) Data Analyst
13 39 (4.50%) Senior Consultant
14 38 (4.39%) SSIS Developer
15 32 (3.70%) Junior
16 31 (3.58%) Analyst Developer
17 29 (3.35%) SQL Analyst
18 27 (3.12%) SQL BI Developer
18 27 (3.12%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (6.00%) MDX
2 44 (5.08%) .NET
3 42 (4.85%) HTML
3 42 (4.85%) XML
4 36 (4.16%) Web Services
5 24 (2.77%) REST
6 23 (2.66%) CSS
7 21 (2.42%) JSON
8 16 (1.85%) SOAP
9 15 (1.73%) JSP
10 13 (1.50%) ASP.NET
11 12 (1.39%) jQuery
11 12 (1.39%) Spring
11 12 (1.39%) Spring Security
11 12 (1.39%) XSLT
12 11 (1.27%) Ajax
12 11 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (1.15%) Node.js
13 10 (1.15%) Razor View Engine
13 10 (1.15%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 169 (19.52%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.50%) Management Information System
3 37 (4.27%) Data Structures
4 28 (3.23%) Virtual Team
5 23 (2.66%) Reinsurance
6 16 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.27%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.04%) EPoS
8 9 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 7 (0.81%) AS400
10 6 (0.69%) Clustering
10 6 (0.69%) iSeries
10 6 (0.69%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.46%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.46%) NHS
13 3 (0.35%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.35%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 74 (8.55%) Windows
2 36 (4.16%) Linux
2 36 (4.16%) Unix
3 23 (2.66%) Windows Server
4 17 (1.96%) Solaris
4 17 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.58%) AIX
6 5 (0.58%) HPUX
6 5 (0.58%) SUSE
7 4 (0.46%) CentOS
7 4 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Debian
9 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (72.98%) Business Intelligence
2 296 (34.18%) ETL
3 206 (23.79%) Analytics
4 123 (14.20%) Data Modelling
5 95 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 95 (10.97%) Visualisation
6 92 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (8.55%) Data Analysis
8 73 (8.43%) Kimball Methodology
9 60 (6.93%) Mentoring
10 58 (6.70%) ERP
11 52 (6.00%) Data Visualisation
12 48 (5.54%) Data Integration
13 46 (5.31%) Business Analysis
14 41 (4.73%) Performance Tuning
14 41 (4.73%) SDLC
15 39 (4.50%) People Management
16 35 (4.04%) ETL Development
16 35 (4.04%) Information Management
17 34 (3.93%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 543 (62.70%) SQL
2 152 (17.55%) T-SQL
3 53 (6.12%) VBA
4 39 (4.50%) Java
5 36 (4.16%) Python
6 31 (3.58%) JavaScript
7 26 (3.00%) PowerShell
8 24 (2.77%) C#
8 24 (2.77%) PL/SQL
8 24 (2.77%) R
9 22 (2.54%) PHP
10 21 (2.42%) Shell Script
11 13 (1.50%) ABAP
12 12 (1.39%) VB
13 7 (0.81%) ActionScript
13 7 (0.81%) ActionScript 2.0
13 7 (0.81%) RPG
14 6 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (0.69%) RPG IV
15 3 (0.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 118 (13.63%) Degree
2 22 (2.54%) ACCA
2 22 (2.54%) CIMA
3 16 (1.85%) ISEB
4 14 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.50%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.15%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.58%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.46%) MBA
8 4 (0.46%) MCSE
9 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.23%) MCSA
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.23%) PMP
10 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.50%) Data Quality
2 24 (2.77%) QA
3 16 (1.85%) Solvency II
4 13 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (1.50%) SLA
5 6 (0.69%) IFRS
6 4 (0.46%) GDPR
7 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.58%) KVM
4 5 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.23%) Samba
6 2 (0.23%) XenApp
6 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.58%) OpenView
2 3 (0.35%) Ansible
2 3 (0.35%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.35%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.23%) SCOM
4 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.12%) SCCM
4 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 255 (29.45%) Oracle
2 249 (28.75%) Microsoft
3 204 (23.56%) Tableau
4 203 (23.44%) IBM
5 169 (19.52%) SAP
6 105 (12.12%) Informatica
7 68 (7.85%) MicroStrategy
8 49 (5.66%) Teradata
9 47 (5.43%) Hyperion
10 24 (2.77%) Infor
11 23 (2.66%) Tagetik
12 22 (2.54%) JD Edwards
12 22 (2.54%) Netezza
13 20 (2.31%) Anaplan
13 20 (2.31%) VMware
14 19 (2.19%) Talend
14 19 (2.19%) TIBCO
15 18 (2.08%) CODA
16 17 (1.96%) Birst
17 16 (1.85%) Cloudera