The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 162 112 172
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +60
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 52 92 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% 1.88% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 2.09% 3.94% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 42 81 31
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Cognos
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2488 2334 2571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.32% 47.64% 50.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2066 1913 2120
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cognos across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cognos
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cognos across the West Midlands region.

Cognos Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Cognos
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Cognos Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Cognos
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -10 19 £25,000 -54.54%
Birmingham -9 15 £80,000 +60.00% 3
Staffordshire -7 11 £30,000 -22.07%
Shropshire - 3 £70,000 -
Wolverhampton -3 1 £50,000 +17.30% 1
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 62 (67.39%) SQL Server
2 57 (61.96%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (54.35%) SQL
3 50 (54.35%) Microsoft
4 45 (48.91%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (40.22%) Cognos Report Studio
6 28 (30.43%) ETL
7 27 (29.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 26 (28.26%) C#
8 26 (28.26%) .NET
9 24 (26.09%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 21 (22.83%) SLA
10 21 (22.83%) MS Excel
11 20 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (20.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (19.57%) IBM
14 17 (18.48%) Relational Database
15 16 (17.39%) Tableau
15 16 (17.39%) Business Analysis
15 16 (17.39%) DTS
15 16 (17.39%) VBScript
16 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (15.22%) SAS
16 14 (15.22%) Kimball Methodology
17 13 (14.13%) Visualisation
17 13 (14.13%) Cognos Analysis Studio
17 13 (14.13%) Business Objects
17 13 (14.13%) Cognos TM1
18 12 (13.04%) T-SQL
18 12 (13.04%) Windows

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 14 (15.22%) SAS
2 6 (6.52%) IIS
3 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (22.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (29.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 13 (14.13%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.17%) ResourceLink
4 2 (2.17%) CA PPM
5 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.09%) Infor M3
5 1 (1.09%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (67.39%) SQL Server
2 45 (48.91%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (40.22%) Cognos Report Studio
4 24 (26.09%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 19 (20.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (18.48%) Relational Database
7 16 (17.39%) DTS
8 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (14.13%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 9 (9.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 9 (9.78%) Data Mart
11 8 (8.70%) Cognos Connection
11 8 (8.70%) QlikView
12 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (7.61%) Pentaho
12 7 (7.61%) MongoDB
13 6 (6.52%) Cognos Event Studio
13 6 (6.52%) Cognos Transformer
14 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (5.43%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) JIRA
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 30 (32.61%) Consultant
2 29 (31.52%) Developer
3 19 (20.65%) Analyst
3 19 (20.65%) Applications Support
4 17 (18.48%) Cognos Developer
5 16 (17.39%) Support Consultant
6 15 (16.30%) Applications Consultant
6 15 (16.30%) Applications Support Consultant
7 14 (15.22%) Senior Developer
8 13 (14.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 13 (14.13%) Senior Cognos Developer
9 12 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (11.96%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 10 (10.87%) Team Leader
12 9 (9.78%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
12 9 (9.78%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (9.78%) Cognos BI Developer
13 7 (7.61%) SAS BI Consultant
13 7 (7.61%) MI Analyst
14 6 (6.52%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.26%) .NET
2 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET
2 6 (6.52%) CSS
2 6 (6.52%) XML
2 6 (6.52%) HTML5
2 6 (6.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.13%) Visualisation
3 9 (9.78%) Data Structures
4 7 (7.61%) Open Source
5 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.35%) iSeries
6 2 (2.17%) FMCG
6 2 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (61.96%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (30.43%) ETL
3 16 (17.39%) Business Analysis
4 14 (15.22%) Kimball Methodology
5 11 (11.96%) Analytics
6 9 (9.78%) Inmon Methodology
6 9 (9.78%) Dimensional Modelling
6 9 (9.78%) Business Analytics
7 8 (8.70%) Data Transformation
8 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.52%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.52%) MVC
9 6 (6.52%) ITIL
9 6 (6.52%) Use Case
10 5 (5.43%) Matrix Management
10 5 (5.43%) Project Management
11 4 (4.35%) CRM
11 4 (4.35%) Data Management
11 4 (4.35%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (54.35%) SQL
2 26 (28.26%) C#
3 16 (17.39%) VBScript
4 12 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 7 (7.61%) Python
5 7 (7.61%) R
6 6 (6.52%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.26%) VBA
9 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.83%) SLA
Vendors
1 50 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.57%) IBM
3 16 (17.39%) Tableau
4 13 (14.13%) Business Objects
5 9 (9.78%) Oracle
6 7 (7.61%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (7.61%) Cloudera
6 7 (7.61%) Teradata
7 2 (2.17%) CA
7 2 (2.17%) SAP
8 1 (1.09%) Informatica
8 1 (1.09%) Siemens
8 1 (1.09%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.09%) Infor
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