The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Reading 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 113 130 124
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 26 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.04% 0.42% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 0.70% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 11
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +26.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,850 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,100
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.98%
Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1330 1278 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 53.29% 59.86% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 942 990 1044
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cognos
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Reading

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 41 (85.42%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (68.75%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 24 (50.00%) SQL
4 23 (47.92%) ETL
5 18 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 18 (37.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 17 (35.42%) Finance
6 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
6 17 (35.42%) Star Schema
6 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
6 17 (35.42%) Kimball Methodology
7 14 (29.17%) T-SQL
8 13 (27.08%) Business Objects
9 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (20.83%) Business Analysis
11 9 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
13 7 (14.58%) OLAP
14 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
14 6 (12.50%) Retail
15 5 (10.42%) Data Management
15 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
15 5 (10.42%) Quality Management
15 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
15 5 (10.42%) SAP IS-U
15 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (10.42%) Project Management
15 5 (10.42%) DataStage
15 5 (10.42%) BusinessObjects

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 18 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
2 5 (10.42%) MS Project
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (10.42%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (68.75%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (35.42%) Star Schema
2 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
3 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 7 (14.58%) OLAP
6 5 (10.42%) DataStage
6 5 (10.42%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (10.42%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.17%) Data Mart
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.17%) OLTP
7 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Cognos Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Consultant
4 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Information Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Data Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Designer
7 2 (4.17%) Cognos BI Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.17%) Data Extraction
2 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (85.42%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 23 (47.92%) ETL
4 17 (35.42%) Kimball Methodology
5 10 (20.83%) Business Analysis
6 9 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (10.42%) Data Management
7 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
7 5 (10.42%) Quality Management
7 5 (10.42%) Project Management
7 5 (10.42%) ERP
7 5 (10.42%) ITIL
7 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
7 5 (10.42%) Master Data Management
7 5 (10.42%) Data Governance
8 4 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.25%) Change Control
10 2 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (29.17%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) Business Objects
3 5 (10.42%) Informatica
3 5 (10.42%) SAP
4 4 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (4.17%) Capita
5 2 (4.17%) Teradata
5 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com