The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 West Midlands region.

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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 103 160 165
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +5
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 111 51 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.06% 0.91% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 4.14% 1.80% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 109 47 31
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2680 2833 2485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.66% 50.75% 51.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2215 2358 2091
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cognos
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 +34 33 £38,000 -7.31%
Staffordshire +7 24 £37,500 -16.66%
Birmingham -6 7 £45,250 -9.50%
Shropshire - 5 £32,500 -
Worcestershire 0 4 £44,000 -2.22%
Coventry - 3 £40,000 - 1
Wolverhampton -4 1 £37,500 -2.59%
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 152 (70.05%) Business Intelligence
2 142 (65.44%) SQL
3 110 (50.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 103 (47.47%) ETL
5 101 (46.54%) Data Warehouse
6 81 (37.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 75 (34.56%) SQL Server
8 57 (26.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 56 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 55 (25.35%) Cognos Report Studio
11 53 (24.42%) Cognos TM1
11 53 (24.42%) MS Excel
12 43 (19.82%) IBM
13 42 (19.35%) Microsoft
14 39 (17.97%) Oracle
14 39 (17.97%) Finance
15 38 (17.51%) Kimball Methodology
16 37 (17.05%) T-SQL
17 35 (16.13%) Cognos Analysis Studio
18 30 (13.82%) Netezza
18 30 (13.82%) DataStage
19 29 (13.36%) IBM InfoSphere
20 27 (12.44%) SharePoint
21 24 (11.06%) SQL Server 2008
22 22 (10.14%) Dimensional Modelling
22 22 (10.14%) Inmon Methodology
22 22 (10.14%) OLAP
23 21 (9.68%) Cognos Query Studio
24 20 (9.22%) PL/SQL
25 19 (8.76%) Management Information System

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 27 (12.44%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 53 (24.42%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.07%) MS Office
3 3 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 110 (50.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 53 (24.42%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (2.30%) Summit
3 5 (2.30%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.46%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.45%) FTP
2 10 (4.61%) Intranet
2 10 (4.61%) Internet
3 5 (2.30%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (46.54%) Data Warehouse
2 81 (37.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 75 (34.56%) SQL Server
4 57 (26.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 56 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 55 (25.35%) Cognos Report Studio
7 35 (16.13%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 30 (13.82%) DataStage
9 29 (13.36%) IBM InfoSphere
10 24 (11.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (10.14%) OLAP
12 21 (9.68%) Cognos Query Studio
13 18 (8.29%) Oracle OLAP
14 16 (7.37%) Cognos Powerplay
14 16 (7.37%) SQL Server 2005
14 16 (7.37%) Relational Database
15 13 (5.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (5.53%) Cognos Transformer
16 12 (5.53%) Cognos Impromptu
17 11 (5.07%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (2.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 39 (17.97%) Finance
2 17 (7.83%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.84%) Marketing
4 3 (1.38%) German Language
5 2 (0.92%) French Language
5 2 (0.92%) Retail
5 2 (0.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Law
6 1 (0.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 116 (53.46%) Developer
2 64 (29.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 59 (27.19%) Analyst
4 54 (24.88%) Cognos Developer
5 42 (19.35%) Cognos BI Developer
6 32 (14.75%) MI Developer
7 28 (12.90%) Consultant
8 24 (11.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 22 (10.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 20 (9.22%) MI Analyst
11 18 (8.29%) Cognos Consultant
12 17 (7.83%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 16 (7.37%) Business Manager
14 14 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
15 12 (5.53%) Business Developer
16 8 (3.69%) Test Analyst
16 8 (3.69%) Systems Test Analyst
17 7 (3.23%) Developer Analyst
17 7 (3.23%) SQL Developer
18 6 (2.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.99%) .NET
2 7 (3.23%) HTML
2 7 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 7 (3.23%) CSS
2 7 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 7 (3.23%) jQuery
3 5 (2.30%) XML
4 3 (1.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.76%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.84%) GIS
4 1 (0.46%) DTV
4 1 (0.46%) Statistics
4 1 (0.46%) Economics
4 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.07%) Windows
2 8 (3.69%) UNIX
3 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (70.05%) Business Intelligence
2 103 (47.47%) ETL
3 38 (17.51%) Kimball Methodology
4 22 (10.14%) Dimensional Modelling
4 22 (10.14%) Inmon Methodology
5 16 (7.37%) Data Modelling
6 13 (5.99%) ERP
7 12 (5.53%) Security Architecture
8 11 (5.07%) Change Data Capture
9 8 (3.69%) Business Analysis
10 7 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.23%) Scrum
10 7 (3.23%) MVC
10 7 (3.23%) Web Development
11 6 (2.76%) Migration
12 5 (2.30%) Workflow
12 5 (2.30%) Automated Testing
12 5 (2.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (2.30%) Quality Management
12 5 (2.30%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 142 (65.44%) SQL
2 37 (17.05%) T-SQL
3 20 (9.22%) PL/SQL
4 15 (6.91%) VBA
5 9 (4.15%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.23%) C#
7 5 (2.30%) PHP
8 3 (1.38%) VBScript
8 3 (1.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (4.15%) Degree
2 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.30%) MCAD
2 5 (2.30%) MCSD
3 4 (1.84%) ISEB
4 3 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.37%) Solvency II
2 11 (5.07%) Basel II
3 7 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 43 (19.82%) IBM
2 42 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 39 (17.97%) Oracle
4 30 (13.82%) Netezza
5 15 (6.91%) Business Objects
6 12 (5.53%) Citrix
7 8 (3.69%) Informatica
8 7 (3.23%) SAP
9 6 (2.76%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.84%) Infor
11 3 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.92%) Anaplan
12 2 (0.92%) Tableau
12 2 (0.92%) StreamServe
13 1 (0.46%) Ab Initio
13 1 (0.46%) Teradata
13 1 (0.46%) Sun
13 1 (0.46%) SmartStream
13 1 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
13 1 (0.46%) Vertica
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 26 days ago