Period
to 19 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 579 566 468
Rank change year-on-year -13 -98 -67
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 729 777 1,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.44% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 1.00% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 590 675 1,101
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.04%
10th Percentile £29,225 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% -3.33%

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 77,735 77,348 94,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.66% 43.73% 45.47%
Number of salaries quoted 60,934 62,278 77,826
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 £42,500 £41,500
% 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 19 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 -30 673 £50,000 - 67
UK excluding London +40 452 £45,000 +2.27% 43
London -80 237 £52,500 -4.55% 26
North of England +59 137 £40,000 +23.08% 16
South East -29 106 £51,250 +6.77% 7
North West +31 89 £42,500 +34.92% 7
Midlands +14 87 £45,000 +5.88% 7
West Midlands +31 69 £45,000 - 4
Scotland -3 51 £44,000 -7.37% 2
East of England -11 40 £55,000 +23.60% 3
South West +27 35 £42,500 - 8
Yorkshire +35 31 £35,000 -12.50% 6
East Midlands +15 18 £41,750 +11.33% 3
North East - 11 £60,000 - 3
Wales +12 1 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 (75.17%) Business Intelligence
2 424 (58.16%) SQL
3 328 (44.99%) Finance
4 303 (41.56%) SQL Server
5 262 (35.94%) ETL
6 256 (35.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 244 (33.47%) Data Warehouse
8 238 (32.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 202 (27.71%) Microsoft
10 194 (26.61%) Tableau
11 193 (26.47%) Oracle
12 170 (23.32%) QlikView
13 165 (22.63%) Analytics
14 155 (21.26%) BusinessObjects
15 148 (20.30%) SAP
16 147 (20.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 143 (19.62%) T-SQL
18 142 (19.48%) IBM
18 142 (19.48%) Power BI
19 127 (17.42%) Data Modelling
20 124 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
21 114 (15.64%) Degree
22 105 (14.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
23 101 (13.85%) Visualisation
24 95 (13.03%) Informatica
25 87 (11.93%) Microsoft Excel
26 86 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
27 83 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
28 79 (10.84%) Cognos TM1
29 75 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012

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 48 (6.58%) SAS
2 25 (3.43%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.61%) WebLogic
4 18 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (2.33%) JBoss
5 17 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.19%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.37%) Apache Pig
8 9 (1.23%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.82%) Apache
9 6 (0.82%) Drupal
9 6 (0.82%) IIS
10 5 (0.69%) Documentum
10 5 (0.69%) iPlanet
10 5 (0.69%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.69%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (0.69%) WordPress
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.14%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 87 (11.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.37%) SPSS
6 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.14%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 105 (14.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 79 (10.84%) Cognos TM1
3 32 (4.39%) SAP BPC
4 26 (3.57%) HFM
5 23 (3.16%) Cognos Planning
6 19 (2.61%) Hyperion Planning
7 14 (1.92%) Cognos Controller
8 11 (1.51%) SAP FI
9 8 (1.10%) SAP CO
9 8 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
9 8 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
10 7 (0.96%) NetSuite
11 6 (0.82%) SAP Business One
12 5 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 5 (0.69%) SAP Business ByDesign
13 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
14 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
14 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
14 2 (0.27%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.19%) Azure Data Factory
3 15 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.82%) Azure Machine Learning
5 5 (0.69%) GitHub
5 5 (0.69%) Office 365
6 4 (0.55%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.41%) SaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.25%) Firewall
2 22 (3.02%) DNS
3 18 (2.47%) SSL
4 12 (1.65%) HTTP
4 12 (1.65%) SMS
5 11 (1.51%) SAN
6 7 (0.96%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.82%) IPsec
7 6 (0.82%) Wireless
8 5 (0.69%) NAS
9 3 (0.41%) VLAN
9 3 (0.41%) WAN
10 2 (0.27%) DHCP
10 2 (0.27%) FCoE
10 2 (0.27%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.14%) Internet
11 1 (0.14%) Intranet
11 1 (0.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (41.56%) SQL Server
2 256 (35.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 244 (33.47%) Data Warehouse
4 238 (32.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 170 (23.32%) QlikView
6 155 (21.26%) BusinessObjects
7 147 (20.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 142 (19.48%) Power BI
9 75 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 63 (8.64%) Cognos Report Studio
11 58 (7.96%) Big Data
12 51 (7.00%) OLAP
13 50 (6.86%) DataStage
14 48 (6.58%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 43 (5.90%) SAP BW
16 41 (5.62%) SQL Server 2016
17 40 (5.49%) Hadoop
18 37 (5.08%) DB2
19 36 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
20 35 (4.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (1.37%) JIRA
5 6 (0.82%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.41%) ERwin
7 2 (0.27%) Selenium
7 2 (0.27%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.27%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.14%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.14%) PeopleTools
8 1 (0.14%) Toad
General
1 328 (44.99%) Finance
2 43 (5.90%) Banking
3 27 (3.70%) Advertising
4 20 (2.74%) Retail
5 17 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.19%) Marketing
7 10 (1.37%) Dutch Language
7 10 (1.37%) German Language
7 10 (1.37%) Law
8 9 (1.23%) Finnish Language
8 9 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.96%) Games
11 5 (0.69%) Legal
12 3 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Billing
13 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.27%) Front Office
13 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 261 (35.80%) Developer
2 163 (22.36%) Consultant
3 157 (21.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 154 (21.12%) Analyst
5 78 (10.70%) Cognos Developer
6 68 (9.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 64 (8.78%) SQL Developer
8 55 (7.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 48 (6.58%) Cognos BI Developer
10 46 (6.31%) Business Developer
11 41 (5.62%) SSRS Developer
12 40 (5.49%) Business Consultant
13 34 (4.66%) Senior Consultant
14 33 (4.53%) SQL Analyst
15 30 (4.12%) Data Analyst
16 26 (3.57%) Report Analyst
17 25 (3.43%) SSIS Developer
18 23 (3.16%) Data Consultant
18 23 (3.16%) SQL BI Developer
19 20 (2.74%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (7.68%) MDX
2 42 (5.76%) Web Services
3 41 (5.62%) .NET
4 35 (4.80%) HTML
5 28 (3.84%) REST
6 21 (2.88%) XML
7 20 (2.74%) SOAP
8 17 (2.33%) CSS
8 17 (2.33%) LDAP
9 13 (1.78%) JSON
9 13 (1.78%) JSP
9 13 (1.78%) Spring
10 12 (1.65%) Spring Security
10 12 (1.65%) XSLT
11 8 (1.10%) ASP.NET
11 8 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (0.96%) jQuery
13 6 (0.82%) Ajax
13 6 (0.82%) J2EE
14 5 (0.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 124 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.62%) Management Information System
3 28 (3.84%) Virtual Team
4 27 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 26 (3.57%) Reinsurance
6 18 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.78%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.65%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.37%) EPoS
10 7 (0.96%) Clustering
10 7 (0.96%) Mainframe
10 7 (0.96%) PMI
11 6 (0.82%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.82%) STB
12 5 (0.69%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.69%) NHS
12 5 (0.69%) Robotics
13 4 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (0.55%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.41%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 57 (7.82%) Windows
2 24 (3.29%) Linux
3 23 (3.16%) Unix
4 17 (2.33%) Solaris
5 15 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.23%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.69%) AIX
8 5 (0.69%) HPUX
8 5 (0.69%) SUSE
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.27%) OS/400
10 1 (0.14%) Debian
10 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (75.17%) Business Intelligence
2 262 (35.94%) ETL
3 165 (22.63%) Analytics
4 127 (17.42%) Data Modelling
5 101 (13.85%) Visualisation
6 86 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 83 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (10.01%) Data Analysis
9 70 (9.60%) Kimball Methodology
10 56 (7.68%) Data Visualisation
11 51 (7.00%) Mentoring
12 47 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
13 40 (5.49%) Data Management
14 39 (5.35%) ERP
15 35 (4.80%) Data Integration
16 34 (4.66%) Project Management
17 31 (4.25%) Business Analysis
17 31 (4.25%) Dimensional Modelling
17 31 (4.25%) ETL Development
18 27 (3.70%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 424 (58.16%) SQL
2 143 (19.62%) T-SQL
3 54 (7.41%) VBA
4 38 (5.21%) Java
5 37 (5.08%) Python
6 29 (3.98%) JavaScript
7 25 (3.43%) PowerShell
8 24 (3.29%) R
9 16 (2.19%) C#
10 15 (2.06%) PL/SQL
11 13 (1.78%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.65%) ABAP
12 12 (1.65%) PHP
13 4 (0.55%) VB
14 3 (0.41%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.41%) Perl
15 2 (0.27%) C-shell
15 2 (0.27%) Korn
16 1 (0.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 1 (0.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 114 (15.64%) Degree
2 22 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.19%) ISEB
4 13 (1.78%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.23%) MBA
7 7 (0.96%) ACCA
7 7 (0.96%) CIMA
7 7 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.82%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.82%) MCSE
8 6 (0.82%) PMP
8 6 (0.82%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.82%) Security Cleared
9 5 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.55%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.14%) CCNA
11 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.14%) MCSA
11 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.25%) Data Quality
2 27 (3.70%) QA
3 16 (2.19%) Solvency II
4 15 (2.06%) SLA
5 13 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.82%) IFRS
7 4 (0.55%) GDPR
8 1 (0.14%) Basel II
8 1 (0.14%) Basel III
8 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.69%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.69%) KVM
3 5 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.27%) Samba
5 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.69%) OpenView
2 2 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.14%) Ansible
3 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.14%) SCCM
3 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 202 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 194 (26.61%) Tableau
3 193 (26.47%) Oracle
4 148 (20.30%) SAP
5 142 (19.48%) IBM
6 95 (13.03%) Informatica
7 56 (7.68%) MicroStrategy
8 51 (7.00%) Hyperion
9 44 (6.04%) Teradata
10 28 (3.84%) Infor
11 27 (3.70%) Tagetik
12 23 (3.16%) Anaplan
13 22 (3.02%) Netezza
14 19 (2.61%) VMware
15 18 (2.47%) TIBCO
16 16 (2.19%) Talend
17 15 (2.06%) Birst
17 15 (2.06%) Capita
17 15 (2.06%) Cloudera
17 15 (2.06%) Vertica