The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Cognos
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 164 187
Rank change year-on-year 0 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 16 57 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.47% 1.14% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 2.10% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15 42 36
Median salary £54,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.92% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

Cognos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1722 2710 2719
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 51.07% 53.99% 49.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 2192 2003
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Cognos as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Berkshire

Cognos
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Cognos in Berkshire

Cognos
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Berkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cognos in Berkshire

Cognos
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough 0 5 £50,000 -23.07%
Newbury +16 2 £50,000 -
Reading +31 1 - -
Cognos
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 11 (52.38%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) ETL
3 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 9 (42.86%) Finance
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (33.33%) Oracle
5 7 (33.33%) Tableau
5 7 (33.33%) Analytics
5 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 6 (28.57%) User Experience
6 6 (28.57%) Power BI
6 6 (28.57%) Change Control
6 6 (28.57%) Data Quality
6 6 (28.57%) QlikView
6 6 (28.57%) Unix
6 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
6 6 (28.57%) Informatica
6 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (23.81%) XML
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (23.81%) DB2
7 5 (23.81%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Cognos Controller
1 4 (19.05%) HFM
1 4 (19.05%) SAP BPC
2 2 (9.52%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (9.52%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 6 (28.57%) Power BI
3 6 (28.57%) QlikView
4 5 (23.81%) Apache Hive
4 5 (23.81%) Big Data
4 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (23.81%) DB2
4 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (23.81%) Qlik Sense
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (14.29%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (9.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Data Mart
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.76%) ActiveReports
7 1 (4.76%) Cognos Event Studio
7 1 (4.76%) Cognos Metric Studio
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Designer
2 6 (28.57%) Informatica Designer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Designer
3 5 (23.81%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Accountant
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Engineering Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Accountant
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Data Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Accountant
5 1 (4.76%) Report Writer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Accountant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) User Experience
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (42.86%) ETL
3 7 (33.33%) Analytics
3 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (28.57%) Change Control
4 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) Data Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 2 (9.52%) Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
8 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ACCA
1 1 (4.76%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) Tableau
3 6 (28.57%) Informatica
4 4 (19.05%) SAP
5 2 (9.52%) Anaplan
5 2 (9.52%) Hyperion
5 2 (9.52%) Infor
6 1 (4.76%) IBM