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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 140 115 136
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 10 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 1.13% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 2.11% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 8
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -21.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £42,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1223 1326 1286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 48.94% 53.34% 59.48%
Number of salaries quoted 856 937 1000
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 2015.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Reading

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (64.29%) Visualisation
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) SAS
4 6 (42.86%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (42.86%) Tableau
4 6 (42.86%) Use Case
4 6 (42.86%) Asset Management
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (28.57%) ActiveReports
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) C#
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (14.29%) PeopleTools
8 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
8 2 (14.29%) IBM
8 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 2 (14.29%) ETL
8 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 2 (14.29%) Java
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle
8 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
8 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (42.86%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 4 (28.57%) ActiveReports
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 2 (14.29%) PeopleTools
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Business Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Business Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Business Manager
5 2 (14.29%) ASP Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Cognos Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Visualisation
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 6 (42.86%) Use Case
3 4 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (42.86%) Tableau
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) IBM