Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 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
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 664 683 657
Rank change year-on-year +19 -26 -59
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 104 366 518
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.70% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 91 347 464
Median annual salary £50,000 £49,362 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.29% -1.28% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 24,085 52,318 63,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.88% 41.61% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 18,761 40,461 49,457
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,795 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.77% - +5.88%

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 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Cognos in the UK

Cognos
Top 14 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 24 January 2021. 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 +36 86 £53,750 +7.50% 11
UK excluding London +73 76 £50,000 +11.11% 9
London +104 28 £50,000 -4.76% 2
North West +59 22 £55,000 +15.79% 4
North of England +59 22 £55,000 +18.92% 4
South East +121 19 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Wales +44 15 £45,000 +18.42%
Midlands +17 11 £45,000 -0.55% 1
West Midlands +16 9 £45,000 -1.64% 1
Work from Home -66 6 £52,750 +24.12% 2
East of England +98 4 £51,250 +127.78% 1
Scotland +18 3 £47,975 +19.94%
South West +62 2 £67,500 +45.95% 1
East Midlands +59 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 82 (78.85%) Business Intelligence
2 77 (74.04%) SQL
3 69 (66.35%) Power BI
3 69 (66.35%) Power Platform
4 50 (48.08%) Finance
5 47 (45.19%) Data Warehouse
5 47 (45.19%) Analytics
6 40 (38.46%) Tableau
7 34 (32.69%) Visualisation
7 34 (32.69%) Data Modelling
8 33 (31.73%) Data Analysis
9 32 (30.77%) SQL Server
10 27 (25.96%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (24.04%) Microsoft Excel
11 25 (24.04%) ETL
11 25 (24.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (22.12%) QlikView
14 22 (21.15%) BusinessObjects
14 22 (21.15%) Python
15 21 (20.19%) Azure
15 21 (20.19%) AWS
15 21 (20.19%) Relational Database
15 21 (20.19%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (19.23%) Decision-Making
17 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
18 18 (17.31%) R
18 18 (17.31%) Data Science
19 17 (16.35%) Amazon Redshift
19 17 (16.35%) Data Analytics

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 7 (6.73%) SAS
2 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.92%) Apache
3 2 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.96%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.96%) Confluence
4 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (24.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.73%) NetSuite
2 5 (4.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (3.85%) Infor M3
3 4 (3.85%) SAP Business One
4 3 (2.88%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.92%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.96%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.96%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 69 (66.35%) Power Platform
2 21 (20.19%) AWS
2 21 (20.19%) Azure
3 12 (11.54%) GCP
4 7 (6.73%) Amazon SageMaker
4 7 (6.73%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (6.73%) Serverless
5 5 (4.81%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.88%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.92%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.92%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.92%) Office 365
8 1 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) Intranet
2 1 (0.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (66.35%) Power BI
2 47 (45.19%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (38.46%) Tableau
4 32 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 25 (24.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (22.12%) QlikView
8 22 (21.15%) BusinessObjects
9 21 (20.19%) Relational Database
10 17 (16.35%) Amazon Redshift
11 16 (15.38%) Data Lake
12 13 (12.50%) Snowflake Schema
13 10 (9.62%) DB2
14 9 (8.65%) Oracle ODI
15 8 (7.69%) DataStage
15 8 (7.69%) RDBMS
16 6 (5.77%) Oracle BI EE
17 5 (4.81%) Azure SQL Database
17 5 (4.81%) BigQuery
17 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (48.08%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.88%) Marketing
3 3 (2.88%) Retail
4 2 (1.92%) Law
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.96%) Local Government
5 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (43.27%) Analyst
2 33 (31.73%) Data Analyst
3 18 (17.31%) Developer
4 14 (13.46%) Data Engineer
5 8 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 7 (6.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (6.73%) Data Modeller
6 7 (6.73%) Power BI Analyst
6 7 (6.73%) SQL Analyst
6 7 (6.73%) SQL Data Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Senior Data Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Tableau Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.85%) Finance Modeller
9 3 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) Designer
9 3 (2.88%) Excel Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) ggplot2
2 2 (1.92%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.96%) .NET
3 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.96%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (0.96%) JSON
3 1 (0.96%) Kafka
3 1 (0.96%) Web Services
3 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.92%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (1.92%) CMDB
3 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.92%) Linux
1 2 (1.92%) Unix
1 2 (1.92%) Windows
2 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (78.85%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (45.19%) Analytics
3 34 (32.69%) Data Modelling
3 34 (32.69%) Visualisation
4 33 (31.73%) Data Analysis
5 25 (24.04%) ETL
6 21 (20.19%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (19.23%) Decision-Making
8 18 (17.31%) Data Science
9 17 (16.35%) Data Analytics
10 13 (12.50%) Commercial Awareness
11 12 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
11 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (10.58%) Kimball Methodology
13 10 (9.62%) Data Engineering
14 9 (8.65%) Dashboard Development
15 8 (7.69%) Kanban
15 8 (7.69%) Migration
15 8 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 77 (74.04%) SQL
2 22 (21.15%) Python
3 18 (17.31%) R
4 8 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (2.88%) VBA
7 2 (1.92%) Java
7 2 (1.92%) Scala
7 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.96%) C#
8 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.42%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.50%) Degree
4 5 (4.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.92%) HNC
6 1 (0.96%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.96%) HND
6 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.77%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) HDFS
2 1 (0.96%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.42%) Alteryx
2 15 (14.42%) Oracle
3 14 (13.46%) IBM
4 9 (8.65%) Informatica
5 8 (7.69%) Google
5 8 (7.69%) SAP
6 7 (6.73%) JD Edwards
6 7 (6.73%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (5.77%) Talend
7 6 (5.77%) TIBCO
8 4 (3.85%) Epicor
8 4 (3.85%) IFS
8 4 (3.85%) Infor
9 2 (1.92%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.92%) Remedy
9 2 (1.92%) Sage
9 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.92%) Teradata