Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 678 687 616
Rank change year-on-year +9 -71 -34
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 340 472 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.74% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 305 417 566
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £68,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.67% - -

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 51,757 63,633 77,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.91% 42.32% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 39,680 49,066 61,145
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,604 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 +18 311 £50,000 - 29
UK excluding London +16 216 £45,750 +1.67% 23
London +26 121 £55,000 - 9
Midlands +58 81 £49,362 +16.15% 8
West Midlands +67 73 £49,362 +9.69% 5
North of England +28 50 £45,000 - 5
North West +47 44 £47,500 +5.56% 5
South East +50 41 £63,750 +17.51% 2
Scotland +19 20 £40,000 -20.00% 2
East of England +60 9 £43,750 -7.89%
Wales -2 8 £32,500 -38.10% 1
East Midlands +16 7 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South West -5 7 £43,750 +8.02% 5
Yorkshire +12 6 £44,500 -6.32%

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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.

1 231 (67.94%) Business Intelligence
2 175 (51.47%) SQL
3 142 (41.76%) Analytics
4 138 (40.59%) IBM
5 134 (39.41%) Data Warehouse
6 131 (38.53%) Finance
7 129 (37.94%) SQL Server
8 98 (28.82%) Microsoft
9 92 (27.06%) ETL
10 89 (26.18%) Power BI
10 89 (26.18%) Power Platform
11 78 (22.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 77 (22.65%) Tableau
13 75 (22.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 66 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
15 63 (18.53%) Oracle
16 61 (17.94%) Cognos TM1
17 60 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
18 58 (17.06%) Problem-Solving
19 55 (16.18%) QlikView
20 53 (15.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 53 (15.59%) Data Modelling
21 52 (15.29%) SAP
22 51 (15.00%) BusinessObjects
22 51 (15.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
23 45 (13.24%) Management Information System
24 44 (12.94%) Project Management
24 44 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
25 43 (12.65%) Microsoft Excel
26 38 (11.18%) OLAP

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 17 (5.00%) SAS
2 16 (4.71%) IIS
3 15 (4.41%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.65%) Alfresco
5 7 (2.06%) Confluence
6 5 (1.47%) CMS
7 4 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.18%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.18%) FileNet
8 3 (0.88%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.29%) Apache
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (12.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.76%) SPSS
4 5 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.29%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 61 (17.94%) Cognos TM1
2 51 (15.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 13 (3.82%) Cognos Planning
4 12 (3.53%) SAP BPC
5 6 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (1.47%) SDL Web 8
7 4 (1.18%) Cognos Controller
7 4 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (1.18%) HFM
7 4 (1.18%) NetSuite
7 4 (1.18%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.59%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.59%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.59%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.59%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 89 (26.18%) Power Platform
2 25 (7.35%) Azure
3 12 (3.53%) AWS
3 12 (3.53%) Dynamics 365
4 11 (3.24%) SuccessFactors
5 9 (2.65%) GCP
6 6 (1.76%) SaaS
7 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.59%) Kissmetrics
8 1 (0.29%) IaaS
8 1 (0.29%) Office 365
8 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (39.41%) Data Warehouse
2 129 (37.94%) SQL Server
3 89 (26.18%) Power BI
4 78 (22.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 75 (22.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (16.18%) QlikView
7 53 (15.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 51 (15.00%) BusinessObjects
9 38 (11.18%) OLAP
10 34 (10.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 23 (6.76%) Relational Database
12 20 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
13 16 (4.71%) Cognos Report Studio
13 16 (4.71%) DB2
14 15 (4.41%) DataStage
15 11 (3.24%) Cognos Transformer
15 11 (3.24%) Hadoop
15 11 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (2.94%) SAP BW
17 9 (2.65%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 13 (3.82%) JIRA
2 11 (3.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (2.65%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (2.35%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.18%) Zephyr
6 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.29%) ERwin
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.29%) SonarQube
General
1 131 (38.53%) Finance
2 16 (4.71%) Marketing
3 14 (4.12%) Retail
4 9 (2.65%) Games
5 8 (2.35%) Legal
6 7 (2.06%) Back Office
7 6 (1.76%) Law
7 6 (1.76%) Public Sector
8 4 (1.18%) Banking
8 4 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.88%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.88%) Military
9 3 (0.88%) Police
10 2 (0.59%) Advertising
10 2 (0.59%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 103 (30.29%) Developer
2 94 (27.65%) Analyst
3 62 (18.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 39 (11.47%) Consultant
5 27 (7.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 27 (7.94%) Report Analyst
6 22 (6.47%) Cognos Developer
7 19 (5.59%) Architect
7 19 (5.59%) TM1 Consultant
8 17 (5.00%) Business Analyst
8 17 (5.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 16 (4.71%) SQL Developer
10 15 (4.41%) Data Warehouse Specialist
10 15 (4.41%) Technical Specialist
11 14 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Specialist
11 14 (4.12%) Senior Technical Specialist
11 14 (4.12%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
12 12 (3.53%) Analytics Consultant
12 12 (3.53%) Business Developer
12 12 (3.53%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.88%) .NET
2 9 (2.65%) ASP.NET
2 9 (2.65%) HTML
3 8 (2.35%) AngularJS
3 8 (2.35%) CSS
3 8 (2.35%) React
4 6 (1.76%) MDX
4 6 (1.76%) RESTful
4 6 (1.76%) SAP PI
5 5 (1.47%) Middleware
6 4 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (1.18%) WCF
6 4 (1.18%) XML
7 2 (0.59%) SOAP
7 2 (0.59%) Web Services
8 1 (0.29%) COM
8 1 (0.29%) EDI
8 1 (0.29%) Flash
8 1 (0.29%) NumPy
8 1 (0.29%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 60 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (13.24%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.71%) Data Structures
4 14 (4.12%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (3.24%) Reinsurance
5 11 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.35%) FMCG
6 8 (2.35%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.06%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.76%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.76%) User Experience
9 5 (1.47%) NHS
9 5 (1.47%) PMI
10 4 (1.18%) DataPower
11 3 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (0.88%) iSeries
11 3 (0.88%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.59%) Social Media
13 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.06%) Linux
2 19 (5.59%) Windows
3 6 (1.76%) Unix
4 4 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (67.94%) Business Intelligence
2 142 (41.76%) Analytics
3 92 (27.06%) ETL
4 66 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (17.06%) Problem-Solving
6 53 (15.59%) Data Modelling
7 44 (12.94%) Project Management
7 44 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 35 (10.29%) Visualisation
9 33 (9.71%) Data Analysis
10 32 (9.41%) Dashboard Development
10 32 (9.41%) Mentoring
10 32 (9.41%) Performance Tuning
11 28 (8.24%) Data Visualisation
12 27 (7.94%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 27 (7.94%) Change Control
12 27 (7.94%) Decision-Making
13 25 (7.35%) Migration
14 20 (5.88%) Data Governance
15 19 (5.59%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (51.47%) SQL
2 33 (9.71%) T-SQL
3 10 (2.94%) C#
3 10 (2.94%) Java
3 10 (2.94%) Python
4 9 (2.65%) VBA
5 8 (2.35%) PL/SQL
5 8 (2.35%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.18%) Groovy
7 4 (1.18%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.18%) VB
8 3 (0.88%) MATLAB
8 3 (0.88%) R
9 2 (0.59%) Scala
10 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.29%) Jython
10 1 (0.29%) Korn
10 1 (0.29%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.29%) X++
Qualifications
1 34 (10.00%) Degree
2 8 (2.35%) TOGAF Certification
3 6 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.76%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.47%) CIPD
4 5 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.18%) Postgraduate
5 4 (1.18%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.88%) MBA
6 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.29%) ACCA
8 1 (0.29%) CIMA
8 1 (0.29%) ISEB
8 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.29%) PMP
8 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.47%) Data Quality
2 13 (3.82%) QA
3 11 (3.24%) GDPR
4 3 (0.88%) COBIT
5 2 (0.59%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.59%) PMO
5 2 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.59%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) vSphere
2 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (1.18%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.59%) Oozie
3 1 (0.29%) Ansible
3 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.29%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (0.29%) SCCM
3 1 (0.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 138 (40.59%) IBM
2 98 (28.82%) Microsoft
3 77 (22.65%) Tableau
4 63 (18.53%) Oracle
5 52 (15.29%) SAP
6 25 (7.35%) Netezza
7 22 (6.47%) Informatica
8 17 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
9 13 (3.82%) Teradata
10 10 (2.94%) Hyperion
11 9 (2.65%) PeopleSoft
11 9 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (2.06%) Google
13 6 (1.76%) Ab Initio
13 6 (1.76%) Anaplan
13 6 (1.76%) JD Edwards
14 5 (1.47%) HP
14 5 (1.47%) Infor
14 5 (1.47%) Tagetik
14 5 (1.47%) Talend