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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 170 148 160
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 50 67 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 1.22% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 2.41% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 36 63 50
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% -7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £46,200 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.56%
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
2683 2778 2781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.18% 50.75% 50.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2214 2311 2388
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Staffordshire +14 16 £40,750 +1.87% 1
Birmingham +14 13 £50,000 -9.09%
Worcestershire -1 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Shropshire -6 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Warwickshire -26 3 £25,000 -33.33%
Coventry -8 1 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - - 1
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 81 (74.31%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (59.63%) SQL
3 57 (52.29%) Data Warehouse
4 55 (50.46%) SQL Server
5 52 (47.71%) Microsoft
6 38 (34.86%) T-SQL
7 35 (32.11%) BusinessObjects
8 31 (28.44%) Analytics
9 29 (26.61%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (25.69%) QlikView
10 28 (25.69%) .NET
10 28 (25.69%) Oracle
11 27 (24.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (23.85%) C#
13 25 (22.94%) SLA
14 24 (22.02%) IBM
15 23 (21.10%) Project Management
15 23 (21.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 22 (20.18%) ETL
16 22 (20.18%) DTS
16 22 (20.18%) VBScript
16 22 (20.18%) Tableau
17 21 (19.27%) SAP
17 21 (19.27%) Data Modelling
18 20 (18.35%) Finance
19 19 (17.43%) Business Analysis
19 19 (17.43%) MicroStrategy
20 18 (16.51%) OLAP
20 18 (16.51%) Visualisation
21 17 (15.60%) Cognos Report Studio

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 13 (11.93%) SAS
2 1 (0.92%) IIS
2 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (11.93%) MS Excel
1 13 (11.93%) SPSS
2 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (6.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.83%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.92%) Maximo
4 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.92%) Cognos Controller
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (52.29%) Data Warehouse
2 55 (50.46%) SQL Server
3 35 (32.11%) BusinessObjects
4 28 (25.69%) QlikView
5 23 (21.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (20.18%) DTS
7 18 (16.51%) OLAP
8 17 (15.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (15.60%) Relational Database
8 17 (15.60%) Cognos Report Studio
9 16 (14.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 15 (13.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (11.01%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 12 (11.01%) Pentaho
12 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (8.26%) Star Schema
14 8 (7.34%) Snowflake Schema
15 7 (6.42%) Base SAS
15 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (6.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) JIRA
General
1 20 (18.35%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Military
3 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.92%) Automotive
5 1 (0.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (35.78%) Consultant
2 34 (31.19%) Developer
3 25 (22.94%) Applications Support
4 22 (20.18%) Applications Consultant
4 22 (20.18%) Support Consultant
4 22 (20.18%) Applications Support Consultant
5 21 (19.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 21 (19.27%) Analyst
6 11 (10.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 9 (8.26%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.42%) Architect
8 7 (6.42%) Data Architect
8 7 (6.42%) Business Objects Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Business Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Cognos Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Report Developer
9 5 (4.59%) SAS BI Consultant
9 5 (4.59%) Head of Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.59%) Microstrategy Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.69%) .NET
2 2 (1.83%) XML
3 1 (0.92%) EDI
3 1 (0.92%) MDX
3 1 (0.92%) HTML5
3 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.92%) CSS
3 1 (0.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.61%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (16.51%) Visualisation
3 6 (5.50%) Data Structures
3 6 (5.50%) Data Integration
4 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.83%) FMCG
5 2 (1.83%) User Experience
6 1 (0.92%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.60%) Windows
2 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (74.31%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (28.44%) Analytics
3 27 (24.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (21.10%) Project Management
5 22 (20.18%) ETL
6 21 (19.27%) Data Modelling
7 19 (17.43%) Business Analysis
8 15 (13.76%) Data Analysis
9 14 (12.84%) Data Transformation
10 12 (11.01%) Open Source
10 12 (11.01%) Business Analytics
11 11 (10.09%) Kimball Methodology
12 10 (9.17%) Data Visualisation
12 10 (9.17%) Mentoring
13 9 (8.26%) Data Management
13 9 (8.26%) Dimensional Modelling
13 9 (8.26%) Change Management
14 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (6.42%) Validation
14 7 (6.42%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 65 (59.63%) SQL
2 38 (34.86%) T-SQL
3 26 (23.85%) C#
4 22 (20.18%) VBScript
5 12 (11.01%) Python
5 12 (11.01%) R
6 1 (0.92%) Java
6 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.42%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) ISEB
2 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.92%) ACCA
2 1 (0.92%) CIMA
2 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (22.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (47.71%) Microsoft
2 28 (25.69%) Oracle
3 24 (22.02%) IBM
4 22 (20.18%) Tableau
5 21 (19.27%) SAP
6 19 (17.43%) MicroStrategy
7 10 (9.17%) Teradata
8 9 (8.26%) Informatica
9 5 (4.59%) Cloudera
10 4 (3.67%) Ab Initio
11 3 (2.75%) Infor
12 2 (1.83%) CA
12 2 (1.83%) Hyperion
13 1 (0.92%) JD Edwards
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + market leading bonus + car + benefts
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago