The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 28 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
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 40 56
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 4 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.22% 4.56% 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category 2.37% 9.18% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 27 5
Median salary £50,000 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% +23.80%  
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 Slough.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 169 316 312
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 51.52% 49.69% 54.26%
Number of salaries quoted 154 245 270
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Cognos
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Cognos in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 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 Slough region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) QlikView
1 4 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 4 (100.00%) Tableau
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Qlik Sense
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 4 (100.00%) Power BI

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
1 4 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (100.00%) Power BI
1 4 (100.00%) Qlik Sense
1 4 (100.00%) QlikView
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Tableau