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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 156 161 188
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +27
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 67 50 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 0.92% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 2.32% 1.79% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 65 48 13
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +55.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £54,750 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +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
2885 2788 2460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.51% 51.24% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2390 2370 2029
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +33 31 £27,500 -32.92%
Staffordshire -16 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Birmingham -23 4 £39,328 -21.34% 2
Worcestershire 0 2 - - 1
Shropshire - 2 £32,500 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 166 (75.80%) SQL
2 158 (72.15%) Business Intelligence
3 121 (55.25%) ETL
4 118 (53.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 94 (42.92%) SQL Server
6 89 (40.64%) Data Warehouse
6 89 (40.64%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 74 (33.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 63 (28.77%) Microsoft
8 63 (28.77%) T-SQL
9 62 (28.31%) Cognos Report Studio
10 57 (26.03%) IBM
10 57 (26.03%) MS Excel
11 54 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
12 53 (24.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 50 (22.83%) Oracle
14 47 (21.46%) Cognos TM1
15 43 (19.63%) Cognos Analysis Studio
16 37 (16.89%) Kimball Methodology
17 36 (16.44%) Relational Database
17 36 (16.44%) .NET
17 36 (16.44%) Visual Studio
17 36 (16.44%) Finance
18 34 (15.53%) SQL Server 2008
19 31 (14.16%) IBM InfoSphere
19 31 (14.16%) Netezza
20 30 (13.70%) DataStage
21 29 (13.24%) JavaScript
22 28 (12.79%) C#
23 27 (12.33%) HTML

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.20%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 57 (26.03%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.85%) MS Office
3 3 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 118 (53.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 47 (21.46%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (3.20%) Summit
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.46%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.46%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.46%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.46%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.85%) FTP
2 12 (5.48%) Intranet
2 12 (5.48%) Internet
3 7 (3.20%) ATM
4 1 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (42.92%) SQL Server
2 89 (40.64%) Data Warehouse
2 89 (40.64%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 74 (33.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 62 (28.31%) Cognos Report Studio
5 53 (24.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (19.63%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 36 (16.44%) Relational Database
8 34 (15.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 31 (14.16%) IBM InfoSphere
10 30 (13.70%) DataStage
11 27 (12.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (10.50%) OLAP
13 21 (9.59%) Cognos Query Studio
14 19 (8.68%) Oracle OLAP
15 17 (7.76%) Cognos Powerplay
16 14 (6.39%) DB2
17 13 (5.94%) SQL Server 2005
18 12 (5.48%) Oracle Database
18 12 (5.48%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 36 (16.44%) Visual Studio
2 22 (10.05%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.74%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 36 (16.44%) Finance
2 15 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.83%) Retail
3 4 (1.83%) Marketing
4 3 (1.37%) German Language
5 2 (0.91%) Legal
5 2 (0.91%) French Language
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Law
6 1 (0.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 121 (55.25%) Developer
2 70 (31.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 63 (28.77%) Analyst
4 54 (24.66%) Cognos Developer
5 44 (20.09%) Cognos BI Developer
6 31 (14.16%) MI Developer
7 29 (13.24%) Consultant
8 25 (11.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 17 (7.76%) Cognos Consultant
9 17 (7.76%) Support Analyst
10 16 (7.31%) Business Developer
10 16 (7.31%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 16 (7.31%) MI Analyst
11 14 (6.39%) Applications Support
12 12 (5.48%) Systems Analyst
13 10 (4.57%) Support Consultant
14 9 (4.11%) Applications Consultant
14 9 (4.11%) Developer Analyst
14 9 (4.11%) Applications Support Consultant
14 9 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.44%) .NET
2 27 (12.33%) ASP.NET
2 27 (12.33%) CSS
2 27 (12.33%) HTML
2 27 (12.33%) jQuery
2 27 (12.33%) AngularJS
2 27 (12.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 14 (6.39%) .NET Framework
4 7 (3.20%) XML
5 1 (0.46%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 54 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.13%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.83%) GIS
5 1 (0.46%) DTV
5 1 (0.46%) Economics
5 1 (0.46%) Statistics
5 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.96%) Windows
2 7 (3.20%) UNIX
3 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (72.15%) Business Intelligence
2 121 (55.25%) ETL
3 37 (16.89%) Kimball Methodology
4 27 (12.33%) MVC
4 27 (12.33%) Web Development
5 26 (11.87%) Inmon Methodology
6 21 (9.59%) Dimensional Modelling
7 15 (6.85%) Line Management
7 15 (6.85%) Data Modelling
8 13 (5.94%) Change Data Capture
8 13 (5.94%) Security Architecture
9 12 (5.48%) ERP
10 9 (4.11%) Scrum
10 9 (4.11%) Unit Testing
10 9 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (3.65%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (3.65%) Migration
11 8 (3.65%) Mentoring
12 7 (3.20%) Workflow
12 7 (3.20%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (75.80%) SQL
2 63 (28.77%) T-SQL
3 29 (13.24%) JavaScript
4 28 (12.79%) C#
5 22 (10.05%) PHP
6 21 (9.59%) PL/SQL
7 15 (6.85%) VBA
8 3 (1.37%) VB
9 2 (0.91%) VBScript
10 1 (0.46%) C++
10 1 (0.46%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 11 (5.02%) Degree
2 7 (3.20%) MCAD
2 7 (3.20%) MCSD
2 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.83%) ISEB
4 3 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.91%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.33%) SLA
2 15 (6.85%) Solvency II
3 10 (4.57%) Basel II
Vendors
1 63 (28.77%) Microsoft
2 57 (26.03%) IBM
3 50 (22.83%) Oracle
4 31 (14.16%) Netezza
5 14 (6.39%) Business Objects
5 14 (6.39%) Citrix
6 8 (3.65%) Informatica
7 6 (2.74%) Hyperion
8 5 (2.28%) SAP
9 4 (1.83%) Infor
10 3 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.91%) Tableau
11 2 (0.91%) Anaplan
11 2 (0.91%) StreamServe
12 1 (0.46%) Vertica
12 1 (0.46%) Talend
12 1 (0.46%) Anite
12 1 (0.46%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.46%) VMware
12 1 (0.46%) Teradata
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