The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within IBM Cognos.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 185 165 194
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +29
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 41 57 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.74% 1.00% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 2.01% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34 50 29
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £57,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Cognos
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2757 2832 3094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.06% 49.64% 58.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2018 2038 2326
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cognos across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Cognos
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cognos across the Berkshire region.

Cognos Salary Trend in Berkshire

Cognos
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Cognos
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +20 13 £55,000 +10.00%
Bracknell +16 11 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Reading -7 9 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Wokingham +8 1 £39,000 -35.00% 1
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos.

1 44 (62.86%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (44.29%) Finance
3 30 (42.86%) Oracle
4 28 (40.00%) SQL
4 28 (40.00%) Degree
5 23 (32.86%) IBM
6 20 (28.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 20 (28.57%) Coaching
7 18 (25.71%) Analytics
8 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (22.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 16 (22.86%) Data Modelling
8 16 (22.86%) SPSS
8 16 (22.86%) Mentoring
9 14 (20.00%) ETL
10 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
10 13 (18.57%) Project Management
10 13 (18.57%) TDD
10 13 (18.57%) Tableau
11 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (17.14%) Business Objects
12 11 (15.71%) Visualisation
13 10 (14.29%) XML
14 9 (12.86%) Use Case
14 9 (12.86%) MicroStrategy
14 9 (12.86%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (12.86%) SAP
14 9 (12.86%) Java
15 8 (11.43%) SAS
15 8 (11.43%) Computer Science

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.43%) SAS
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (22.86%) SPSS
2 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (7.14%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (4.29%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (2.86%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.86%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) SNMP
1 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 9 (12.86%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (5.71%) ActiveReports
6 3 (4.29%) QlikView
6 3 (4.29%) Cognos Transformer
6 3 (4.29%) Big Data
7 2 (2.86%) Pentaho
7 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.43%) Essbase
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.43%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (1.43%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.86%) PeopleTools
1 2 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 31 (44.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (5.71%) Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Games
6 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Consultant
2 23 (32.86%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 18 (25.71%) Developer
3 18 (25.71%) Cognos Consultant
4 16 (22.86%) Analyst
5 15 (21.43%) Cognos Developer
6 12 (17.14%) SPSS Consultant
7 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 10 (14.29%) Business Analyst
8 9 (12.86%) Architect
9 7 (10.00%) Business Consultant
10 6 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (8.57%) Senior Business Consultant
10 6 (8.57%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
11 5 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (5.71%) Data Analyst
13 2 (2.86%) .NET Developer
13 2 (2.86%) ASP Developer
13 2 (2.86%) Lead Developer
13 2 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) XML
2 6 (8.57%) HTML
2 6 (8.57%) Web Services
3 3 (4.29%) .NET
3 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.86%) EDI
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (2.86%) Spring
4 2 (2.86%) JSON
4 2 (2.86%) SOAP
4 2 (2.86%) WebCenter
4 2 (2.86%) REST
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Visualisation
2 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.29%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.86%) Open Source
6 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.86%) PKI
7 1 (1.43%) Statistics
7 1 (1.43%) Blog
7 1 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Windows
1 2 (2.86%) Linux
1 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (62.86%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (28.57%) Coaching
3 18 (25.71%) Analytics
4 16 (22.86%) Mentoring
4 16 (22.86%) Data Modelling
4 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (20.00%) ETL
6 13 (18.57%) Project Management
6 13 (18.57%) TDD
7 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.86%) Use Case
9 7 (10.00%) Performance Management
9 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.57%) Asset Management
11 5 (7.14%) WFM
11 5 (7.14%) EAI
11 5 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
12 4 (5.71%) Parallel Processing
12 4 (5.71%) Data Transformation
12 4 (5.71%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (12.86%) Java
3 3 (4.29%) C#
3 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.86%) Perl
4 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.86%) Python
4 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.43%) VBA
5 1 (1.43%) PHP
5 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) GxP
1 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) OpenView
1 2 (2.86%) Netcool
1 2 (2.86%) Nagios
1 2 (2.86%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 30 (42.86%) Oracle
2 23 (32.86%) IBM
3 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.57%) Tableau
4 12 (17.14%) Business Objects
5 9 (12.86%) SAP
5 9 (12.86%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (10.00%) TIBCO
7 6 (8.57%) Hyperion
8 5 (7.14%) webMethods
8 5 (7.14%) Siebel
8 5 (7.14%) Avaya
8 5 (7.14%) Genesys
9 4 (5.71%) Teradata
9 4 (5.71%) Netezza
9 4 (5.71%) Greenplum
9 4 (5.71%) Birst
10 2 (2.86%) SnapLogic
10 2 (2.86%) Jaspersoft
10 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds
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