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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 164 108 164
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +56
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 61 111 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 2.06% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 4.21% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 43 109 47
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
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
2807 2638 2812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.93% 48.85% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2293 2200 2353
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Birmingham +3 17 £47,500 +4.97% 1
Staffordshire -1 16 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Warwickshire -35 11 £25,000 -34.21%
Shropshire -2 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Worcestershire -6 2 £45,000 +2.27%
Wolverhampton -4 1 £33,894 -9.61%
Coventry -15 1 £41,500 +3.75%
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 82 (68.33%) Business Intelligence
2 68 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 66 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 62 (51.67%) SQL
5 57 (47.50%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (32.50%) BusinessObjects
6 39 (32.50%) .NET
7 37 (30.83%) C#
8 33 (27.50%) SLA
9 32 (26.67%) T-SQL
9 32 (26.67%) Analytics
10 29 (24.17%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (22.50%) VBScript
11 27 (22.50%) Oracle
11 27 (22.50%) DTS
12 25 (20.83%) QlikView
12 25 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (20.00%) ETL
14 23 (19.17%) MS Excel
14 23 (19.17%) IBM
14 23 (19.17%) Tableau
14 23 (19.17%) Visualisation
15 22 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (17.50%) Windows
16 21 (17.50%) Relational Database
17 20 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
17 20 (16.67%) Finance
18 19 (15.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 19 (15.83%) SAS
18 19 (15.83%) Data Modelling

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (15.83%) SAS
2 6 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (19.17%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.50%) SPSS
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (4.17%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.67%) ResourceLink
3 2 (1.67%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.83%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.83%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (47.50%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (32.50%) BusinessObjects
4 27 (22.50%) DTS
5 25 (20.83%) QlikView
6 22 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (17.50%) Relational Database
8 20 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
9 19 (15.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (14.17%) OLAP
10 17 (14.17%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 15 (12.50%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 15 (12.50%) Pentaho
12 11 (9.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (6.67%) MongoDB
14 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (5.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 7 (5.83%) Base SAS
15 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 20 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (4.17%) Military
3 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.67%) Retail
4 2 (1.67%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.83%) Automotive
5 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (41.67%) Consultant
2 32 (26.67%) Developer
3 30 (25.00%) Applications Support
4 27 (22.50%) Support Consultant
5 26 (21.67%) Applications Consultant
5 26 (21.67%) Applications Support Consultant
6 23 (19.17%) Analyst
7 18 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 17 (14.17%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 8 (6.67%) SAS BI Consultant
10 7 (5.83%) Architect
10 7 (5.83%) Data Architect
11 6 (5.00%) Web Developer
11 6 (5.00%) Business Objects Developer
12 5 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
12 5 (4.17%) Business Consultant
12 5 (4.17%) Business Analyst
12 5 (4.17%) Head of Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.17%) MI Analyst
12 5 (4.17%) Microstrategy Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (32.50%) .NET
2 7 (5.83%) XML
3 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.00%) CSS
3 6 (5.00%) HTML
3 6 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (0.83%) EDI
4 1 (0.83%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.17%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (19.17%) Visualisation
3 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 6 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.67%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.50%) Windows
2 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (68.33%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (26.67%) Analytics
3 25 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (20.00%) ETL
5 19 (15.83%) Project Management
5 19 (15.83%) Data Modelling
6 18 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 17 (14.17%) Data Transformation
8 15 (12.50%) Open Source
8 15 (12.50%) Business Analytics
9 14 (11.67%) Data Analysis
10 11 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
11 10 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.50%) Data Management
13 7 (5.83%) Migration
13 7 (5.83%) Kimball Methodology
14 6 (5.00%) Data Architecture
14 6 (5.00%) Logical Data Model
14 6 (5.00%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 62 (51.67%) SQL
2 37 (30.83%) C#
3 32 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 27 (22.50%) VBScript
5 15 (12.50%) Python
5 15 (12.50%) R
6 6 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.83%) VBA
7 1 (0.83%) Java
7 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.83%) ACCA
2 1 (0.83%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (27.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 68 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.50%) Oracle
3 23 (19.17%) IBM
3 23 (19.17%) Tableau
4 18 (15.00%) MicroStrategy
5 17 (14.17%) SAP
6 13 (10.83%) Teradata
7 8 (6.67%) Cloudera
8 5 (4.17%) Informatica
9 4 (3.33%) Infor
9 4 (3.33%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.67%) CA
10 2 (1.67%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
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Posted: 2 days ago
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