The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 160 187 162
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -25
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 66 36 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 0.68% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 2.27% 1.15% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 56 29 50
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £71,000 £74,950
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,100
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.98%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2912 3126 3068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.50% 58.73% 49.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2101 2337 2574
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cognos
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +17 26 £50,000 -28.57%
Wokingham - 5 £60,000 -
Bracknell - 4 £55,000 -
Slough -14 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Maidenhead - 1 £50,000 -
Newbury - 1 £50,000 -
Cognos
South East

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 108 (81.20%) Business Intelligence
2 77 (57.89%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (51.13%) ETL
4 62 (46.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 59 (44.36%) SQL
6 49 (36.84%) Data Modelling
7 45 (33.83%) SQL Server
7 45 (33.83%) Microsoft
8 35 (26.32%) T-SQL
8 35 (26.32%) Finance
9 33 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (22.56%) IBM
11 28 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
12 26 (19.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (19.55%) MS Excel
13 25 (18.80%) Star Schema
14 24 (18.05%) Business Objects
14 24 (18.05%) Kimball Methodology
15 18 (13.53%) DB2
16 17 (12.78%) Project Management
17 16 (12.03%) OLAP
17 16 (12.03%) Cognos TM1
18 15 (11.28%) Configuration Management
18 15 (11.28%) DataStage
18 15 (11.28%) Change Control
19 14 (10.53%) ITIL
20 13 (9.77%) HTML
20 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
20 13 (9.77%) Service Delivery
20 13 (9.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (6.77%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (6.77%) WebSphere
1 9 (6.77%) WebSphere Process Server
1 9 (6.77%) FileNet
1 9 (6.77%) Quickr
1 9 (6.77%) IBM Connections
1 9 (6.77%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 26 (19.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.76%) MS Project
2 5 (3.76%) MS Office
2 5 (3.76%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.01%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 62 (46.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 16 (12.03%) Cognos TM1
3 8 (6.02%) Cognos Planning
4 5 (3.76%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (3.76%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (57.89%) Data Warehouse
2 45 (33.83%) SQL Server
3 26 (19.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (18.80%) Star Schema
5 18 (13.53%) DB2
6 16 (12.03%) OLAP
7 15 (11.28%) DataStage
8 13 (9.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (6.77%) OLTP
9 9 (6.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (6.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (6.77%) IBM InfoSphere
9 9 (6.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (6.02%) Relational Database
11 5 (3.76%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (3.76%) Data Mining
12 4 (3.01%) Big Data
12 4 (3.01%) Cognos Powerplay
13 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.26%) ERwin
General
1 35 (26.32%) Finance
2 7 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.51%) Retail
4 4 (3.01%) Automotive
5 3 (2.26%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (45.86%) Developer
2 46 (34.59%) Cognos Developer
3 31 (23.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 23 (17.29%) Consultant
5 21 (15.79%) Cognos BI Developer
6 16 (12.03%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 11 (8.27%) Data Architect
7 11 (8.27%) Architect
7 11 (8.27%) Data Manager
8 10 (7.52%) Senior Consultant
9 9 (6.77%) Support Specialist
9 9 (6.77%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 9 (6.77%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
9 9 (6.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 9 (6.77%) ETL Developer
9 9 (6.77%) WebSphere Specialist
9 9 (6.77%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
10 8 (6.02%) Designer
10 8 (6.02%) Cognos Consultant
11 7 (5.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.77%) HTML
2 9 (6.77%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (6.77%) XML
2 9 (6.77%) J2EE
2 9 (6.77%) Ajax
2 9 (6.77%) Spring
2 9 (6.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.27%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.77%) Data Extraction
2 9 (6.77%) Visualisation
3 6 (4.51%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.76%) Statistics
5 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.77%) Windows
2 2 (1.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (81.20%) Business Intelligence
2 68 (51.13%) ETL
3 49 (36.84%) Data Modelling
4 33 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
6 24 (18.05%) Kimball Methodology
7 17 (12.78%) Project Management
8 15 (11.28%) Configuration Management
8 15 (11.28%) Change Control
9 14 (10.53%) ITIL
10 13 (9.77%) Service Delivery
10 13 (9.77%) Analytics
11 12 (9.02%) SOA
12 11 (8.27%) Dimensional Modelling
13 10 (7.52%) Business Analysis
14 9 (6.77%) Business Analytics
15 8 (6.02%) Data Management
15 8 (6.02%) TOGAF
15 8 (6.02%) Data Architecture
15 8 (6.02%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 59 (44.36%) SQL
2 35 (26.32%) T-SQL
3 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.77%) Python
4 9 (6.77%) Java
4 9 (6.77%) Jython
5 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (6.02%) Degree
2 5 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 45 (33.83%) Microsoft
2 30 (22.56%) IBM
3 24 (18.05%) Business Objects
4 12 (9.02%) SAP
4 12 (9.02%) Oracle
5 10 (7.52%) Informatica
6 9 (6.77%) Lotus
7 5 (3.76%) Hyperion
8 4 (3.01%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (3.01%) Netezza
9 3 (2.26%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.50%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.50%) Teradata
10 2 (1.50%) Capita
11 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com