The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 136 111 126
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 5 30 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 1.32% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 2.31% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 3
Average salary £59,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.82% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £40,750 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Cognos
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1266 1301 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.82% 57.36% 49.61%
Number of salaries quoted 865 926 782
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,950 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Cognos
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Cognos Salary Trend in Reading

Cognos
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Reading

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (25.00%) PeopleTools
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) Tableau
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) SAS
4 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) PeopleTools
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Business Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) ASP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Business Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Lead .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Tableau