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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 137 132 128
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 4 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.18% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.62% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 9
Average salary £48,000 £52,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £43,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +6.17%
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
1199 1292 1221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 53.12% 52.76% 54.10%
Number of salaries quoted 844 906 973
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 13 (86.67%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (60.00%) Visualisation
3 6 (40.00%) SAS
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) MicroStrategy
3 6 (40.00%) Use Case
3 6 (40.00%) Tableau
3 6 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 5 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (26.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (26.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (26.67%) ActiveReports
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Capita
7 2 (13.33%) QA
7 2 (13.33%) Selenium
7 2 (13.33%) JIRA
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
7 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
7 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
7 2 (13.33%) Mentoring

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 6 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 4 (26.67%) ActiveReports
3 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Business Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Business Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Cognos Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Report Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (40.00%) Use Case
3 4 (26.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) MicroStrategy
1 6 (40.00%) Tableau
2 2 (13.33%) Capita
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle