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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 163 171 157
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 41 21 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.49% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 0.98% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 42
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £34,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,950 £45,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2344 2146 2342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.98% 49.68% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2080 1718 1961
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Coventry -4 7 £48,500 +34.72%
Warwickshire -4 7 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Wolverhampton -9 6 £42,500 +23.18%
Birmingham -10 2 £80,000 +82.85% 3
Staffordshire - 2 £43,750 -
Worcestershire +4 1 £33,000 -26.66%
Herefordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 84 (81.55%) Business Intelligence
2 79 (76.70%) SQL
3 63 (61.17%) SQL Server
4 60 (58.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 57 (55.34%) ETL
6 50 (48.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 47 (45.63%) Data Warehouse
8 45 (43.69%) Cognos Report Studio
9 41 (39.81%) Microsoft
9 41 (39.81%) Analytical Skills
10 37 (35.92%) T-SQL
11 36 (34.95%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 30 (29.13%) IBM
13 27 (26.21%) Relational Database
14 26 (25.24%) Oracle
15 25 (24.27%) .NET
16 23 (22.33%) C#
16 23 (22.33%) SQL Server 2008
17 22 (21.36%) Kimball Methodology
17 22 (21.36%) Visual Studio
17 22 (21.36%) Cognos TM1
18 20 (19.42%) MVC
18 20 (19.42%) ASP.NET
18 20 (19.42%) CSS
18 20 (19.42%) MS Excel
18 20 (19.42%) HTML
18 20 (19.42%) JavaScript
18 20 (19.42%) SLA
18 20 (19.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 20 (19.42%) SQL Server 2012

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (10.68%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.77%) SAS
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (19.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 60 (58.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 22 (21.36%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (3.88%) Cognos Controller
3 4 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (2.91%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.94%) Summit
6 1 (0.97%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.97%) arcHouse
6 1 (0.97%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) FTP
1 2 (1.94%) ATM
1 2 (1.94%) Intranet
1 2 (1.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (61.17%) SQL Server
2 50 (48.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (45.63%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (43.69%) Cognos Report Studio
5 36 (34.95%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 27 (26.21%) Relational Database
7 23 (22.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (19.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (18.45%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 15 (14.56%) DB2
11 13 (12.62%) Data Mart
11 13 (12.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (7.77%) Cognos Connection
13 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (5.83%) Cognos Impromptu
14 6 (5.83%) OLAP
14 6 (5.83%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (5.83%) IBM InfoSphere
14 6 (5.83%) Cognos Event Studio
14 6 (5.83%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 22 (21.36%) Visual Studio
2 17 (16.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.94%) JIRA
General
1 10 (9.71%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.91%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (42.72%) Developer
2 32 (31.07%) Analyst
3 29 (28.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 28 (27.18%) Cognos Developer
5 18 (17.48%) Senior Developer
6 17 (16.50%) Senior Cognos Developer
6 17 (16.50%) Cognos BI Developer
7 15 (14.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 15 (14.56%) Support Analyst
8 13 (12.62%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 13 (12.62%) Applications Support
8 13 (12.62%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
9 12 (11.65%) Consultant
10 10 (9.71%) Team Leader
11 9 (8.74%) Applications Support Consultant
11 9 (8.74%) Applications Consultant
11 9 (8.74%) Support Consultant
12 7 (6.80%) MI Analyst
13 6 (5.83%) Developer Analyst
13 6 (5.83%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.27%) .NET
2 20 (19.42%) ASP.NET
2 20 (19.42%) CSS
2 20 (19.42%) HTML
2 20 (19.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 20 (19.42%) AngularJS
2 20 (19.42%) jQuery
3 11 (10.68%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (39.81%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.62%) Data Structures
3 7 (6.80%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.88%) iSeries
5 3 (2.91%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.94%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (81.55%) Business Intelligence
2 57 (55.34%) ETL
3 22 (21.36%) Kimball Methodology
4 20 (19.42%) MVC
4 20 (19.42%) Web Development
5 19 (18.45%) Dimensional Modelling
6 17 (16.50%) Inmon Methodology
7 15 (14.56%) Business Analysis
8 9 (8.74%) ITIL
9 7 (6.80%) Analytics
10 6 (5.83%) Data Management
10 6 (5.83%) Migration
11 5 (4.85%) Matrix Management
11 5 (4.85%) CRM
12 4 (3.88%) Quality Management
12 4 (3.88%) Project Management
12 4 (3.88%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.88%) Performance Management
13 3 (2.91%) Change Data Capture
13 3 (2.91%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 79 (76.70%) SQL
2 37 (35.92%) T-SQL
3 23 (22.33%) C#
4 20 (19.42%) JavaScript
5 17 (16.50%) PHP
6 11 (10.68%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.83%) VBA
8 2 (1.94%) VBScript
9 1 (0.97%) Java
9 1 (0.97%) C++
9 1 (0.97%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) Degree
2 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.94%) MCAD
3 2 (1.94%) MCSD
3 2 (1.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 41 (39.81%) Microsoft
2 30 (29.13%) IBM
3 26 (25.24%) Oracle
4 12 (11.65%) Business Objects
5 6 (5.83%) Tableau
5 6 (5.83%) Netezza
6 3 (2.91%) Anaplan
6 3 (2.91%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (2.91%) Citrix
7 2 (1.94%) SAP
8 1 (0.97%) Infor
8 1 (0.97%) Siemens
8 1 (0.97%) Actuate
8 1 (0.97%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.97%) Informatica
8 1 (0.97%) Northgate
8 1 (0.97%) Civica
8 1 (0.97%) Comino
8 1 (0.97%) Capita
8 1 (0.97%) Orchard
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: £65,000 per annum to £65,000 plus car /car allowance
Posted: 22 days ago