Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 674 558 518
Rank change year-on-year -116 -40 -83
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 549 748 1,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.44% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 1.00% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 445 640 896
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% -1.10% +1.11%

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 76,866 74,880 91,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.58% 44.22% 45.47%
Number of salaries quoted 60,208 60,187 74,542
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% -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 24 May 2018.

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 May 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 -97 515 £47,500 -2.06% 57
UK excluding London -124 281 £42,500 -5.56% 38
London +2 254 £55,000 - 22
North of England +37 91 £39,500 +12.86% 11
North West +11 60 £36,000 +2.86% 6
South East -113 55 £55,000 +14.58% 8
East of England -5 41 £45,000 +1.12% 7
South West +7 35 £40,000 - 2
Midlands -78 33 £51,250 +13.89% 7
Yorkshire +36 31 £40,000 +14.29% 5
West Midlands -34 26 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Scotland -44 22 £40,000 -15.79% 3
East Midlands -43 7 £55,000 +34.15% 1
Wales +17 4 £55,000 +22.22%

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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.

1 405 (73.77%) Business Intelligence
2 304 (55.37%) SQL
3 222 (40.44%) SQL Server
4 193 (35.15%) Finance
5 189 (34.43%) Data Warehouse
6 177 (32.24%) ETL
7 169 (30.78%) Tableau
8 166 (30.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 159 (28.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 156 (28.42%) Microsoft
11 141 (25.68%) Analytics
12 139 (25.32%) Oracle
13 126 (22.95%) Cognos TM1
14 122 (22.22%) IBM
15 116 (21.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 113 (20.58%) Power BI
17 110 (20.04%) Analytical Skills
18 109 (19.85%) Microsoft Excel
19 106 (19.31%) QlikView
20 104 (18.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
21 101 (18.40%) SAP
22 100 (18.21%) Data Modelling
23 98 (17.85%) Degree
24 89 (16.21%) Visualisation
25 86 (15.66%) BusinessObjects
26 74 (13.48%) T-SQL
27 67 (12.20%) Data Analysis
28 66 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
29 61 (11.11%) VBA
30 58 (10.56%) Agile Software Development

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 24 (4.37%) SAS
2 18 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (0.91%) Apache
5 5 (0.91%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.91%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.73%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.36%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.18%) Confluence
9 1 (0.18%) Drupal
9 1 (0.18%) IIS
9 1 (0.18%) JBoss
9 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 109 (19.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (5.46%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (3.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (3.46%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (1.28%) SPSS
7 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.36%) Stata
9 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 126 (22.95%) Cognos TM1
2 104 (18.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 25 (4.55%) SAP BPC
4 22 (4.01%) HFM
4 22 (4.01%) Hyperion Planning
5 21 (3.83%) Cognos Planning
6 8 (1.46%) Cognos Controller
7 6 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (1.09%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.91%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 5 (0.91%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.73%) Elite 3E
9 4 (0.73%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.55%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.36%) Maximo
11 2 (0.36%) SAP CO
11 2 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
11 2 (0.36%) SAP InfiniteInsight
11 2 (0.36%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.91%) SaaS
4 3 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.36%) IaaS
5 2 (0.36%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.18%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.73%) Firewall
2 10 (1.82%) LAN
3 9 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.46%) WAN
5 5 (0.91%) DNS
5 5 (0.91%) SMS
6 3 (0.55%) Intranet
6 3 (0.55%) IPsec
6 3 (0.55%) SAN
6 3 (0.55%) SSL
6 3 (0.55%) VLAN
6 3 (0.55%) Wireless
7 2 (0.36%) DHCP
7 2 (0.36%) FTP
7 2 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (40.44%) SQL Server
2 189 (34.43%) Data Warehouse
3 166 (30.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 159 (28.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 116 (21.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 113 (20.58%) Power BI
7 106 (19.31%) QlikView
8 86 (15.66%) BusinessObjects
9 53 (9.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 46 (8.38%) OLAP
11 45 (8.20%) Big Data
11 45 (8.20%) Relational Database
12 36 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 33 (6.01%) Cognos Report Studio
13 33 (6.01%) Hadoop
13 33 (6.01%) Oracle OLAP
14 30 (5.46%) MS Access
15 24 (4.37%) DB2
16 20 (3.64%) Data Lake
16 20 (3.64%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 14 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (2.00%) JIRA
3 9 (1.64%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.91%) Toad
5 4 (0.73%) RStudio
6 3 (0.55%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.55%) Selenium
6 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.36%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.18%) Zephyr
General
1 193 (35.15%) Finance
2 24 (4.37%) Marketing
3 21 (3.83%) Law
4 20 (3.64%) Banking
4 20 (3.64%) Retail
5 14 (2.55%) Advertising
6 10 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.46%) Legal
8 7 (1.28%) Games
9 4 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.73%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Billing
11 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.36%) French Language
11 2 (0.36%) German Language
11 2 (0.36%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.18%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 183 (33.33%) Developer
2 143 (26.05%) Analyst
3 114 (20.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 83 (15.12%) Consultant
5 65 (11.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 48 (8.74%) SQL Developer
7 45 (8.20%) Cognos Developer
8 31 (5.65%) Architect
9 27 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 27 (4.92%) Data Analyst
10 24 (4.37%) Report Analyst
11 23 (4.19%) Cognos Consultant
12 22 (4.01%) SQL BI Developer
13 21 (3.83%) SQL Analyst
13 21 (3.83%) SSIS Developer
14 20 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Architect
15 19 (3.46%) Business Intelligence Manager
15 19 (3.46%) Support Analyst
15 19 (3.46%) TM1 Consultant
16 18 (3.28%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.83%) MDX
2 14 (2.55%) .NET
3 10 (1.82%) Web Services
4 9 (1.64%) Middleware
5 8 (1.46%) XML
6 6 (1.09%) REST
7 5 (0.91%) SOAP
8 4 (0.73%) EDI
8 4 (0.73%) ODBC
9 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.55%) SAP Fiori
10 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.36%) HTML
10 2 (0.36%) Natural Language Processing
11 1 (0.18%) D3.js
11 1 (0.18%) Elastic Stack
11 1 (0.18%) Kafka
11 1 (0.18%) MLlib
11 1 (0.18%) NumPy
11 1 (0.18%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 110 (20.04%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.01%) Management Information System
3 28 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.92%) Data Structures
5 19 (3.46%) Reinsurance
6 16 (2.91%) Fintech
6 16 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.37%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.64%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
9 7 (1.28%) Smart Meter
10 6 (1.09%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.91%) PMI
11 5 (0.91%) Robotics
11 5 (0.91%) Smart Energy
12 4 (0.73%) FMCG
12 4 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.55%) iSeries
13 3 (0.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.01%) Windows
2 13 (2.37%) Unix
3 10 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (1.46%) Linux
4 8 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.28%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.55%) OS/400
6 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (73.77%) Business Intelligence
2 177 (32.24%) ETL
3 141 (25.68%) Analytics
4 100 (18.21%) Data Modelling
5 89 (16.21%) Visualisation
6 67 (12.20%) Data Analysis
7 66 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
8 58 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (10.38%) Kimball Methodology
10 55 (10.02%) Data Visualisation
10 55 (10.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 40 (7.29%) Decision-Making
12 33 (6.01%) ERP
13 32 (5.83%) Data Integration
13 32 (5.83%) Project Management
14 27 (4.92%) Dashboard Development
15 26 (4.74%) Budgeting and Forecasting
16 24 (4.37%) Data Management
17 23 (4.19%) Business Analysis
17 23 (4.19%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 304 (55.37%) SQL
2 74 (13.48%) T-SQL
3 61 (11.11%) VBA
4 45 (8.20%) Python
5 39 (7.10%) R
6 16 (2.91%) Java
7 11 (2.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.46%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.28%) C#
9 7 (1.28%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.09%) VB
11 5 (0.91%) Perl
11 5 (0.91%) Scala
12 4 (0.73%) C
12 4 (0.73%) MATLAB
12 4 (0.73%) VBScript
13 2 (0.36%) ABAP
13 2 (0.36%) PHP
13 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 98 (17.85%) Degree
2 18 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.46%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.28%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.09%) MCSE
6 6 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.91%) ACCA
7 5 (0.91%) CIMA
7 5 (0.91%) MBA
7 5 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.73%) MCSA
9 3 (0.55%) PMP
10 2 (0.36%) PhD
10 2 (0.36%) SAS Certification
10 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.18%) CBAP
11 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.92%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.46%) SLA
3 7 (1.28%) QA
4 5 (0.91%) GDPR
5 3 (0.55%) EFQM
6 2 (0.36%) GCP
7 1 (0.18%) Basel II
7 1 (0.18%) Basel III
System Software
1 16 (2.91%) HDFS
2 6 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.36%) XenApp
4 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.18%) Docker
4 1 (0.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (2.55%) Ambari
2 3 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.36%) Control-M
3 2 (0.36%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.18%) Kibana
4 1 (0.18%) logstash
4 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 169 (30.78%) Tableau
2 156 (28.42%) Microsoft
3 139 (25.32%) Oracle
4 122 (22.22%) IBM
5 101 (18.40%) SAP
6 53 (9.65%) Hyperion
7 45 (8.20%) MicroStrategy
8 36 (6.56%) Anaplan
9 30 (5.46%) Tagetik
10 28 (5.10%) Informatica
11 17 (3.10%) Teradata
12 16 (2.91%) Netezza
13 15 (2.73%) Talend
14 14 (2.55%) WorldPay
15 12 (2.19%) PeopleSoft
16 11 (2.00%) Alteryx
17 9 (1.64%) Capita
17 9 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
18 8 (1.46%) Cloudera
18 8 (1.46%) Infor