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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 165 193 179
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 53 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.40% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.88% 0.80% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 43 21 24
Average salary £39,500 £36,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.72% +21.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £49,009 £52,500 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
2818 2623 2381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.10% 50.19% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2447 2210 2065
Average salary £39,961 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +14 15 £27,500 +3.77%
Birmingham -15 7 £42,500 -29.75% 2
Wolverhampton +1 6 £42,500 +23.18%
Coventry -7 3 £41,500 +9.21%
Herefordshire - 3 £30,000 -
Shropshire - 3 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Solihull - 1 £42,500 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 106 (86.18%) Business Intelligence
2 95 (77.24%) SQL
3 81 (65.85%) ETL
4 71 (57.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 69 (56.10%) SQL Server
6 57 (46.34%) T-SQL
6 57 (46.34%) Data Warehouse
6 57 (46.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 50 (40.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 49 (39.84%) Microsoft
9 45 (36.59%) Analytical Skills
10 43 (34.96%) Cognos Report Studio
11 38 (30.89%) Oracle
12 36 (29.27%) .NET
13 35 (28.46%) IBM
14 33 (26.83%) Visual Studio
15 32 (26.02%) Relational Database
16 30 (24.39%) C#
17 29 (23.58%) SQL Server 2008
18 27 (21.95%) SQL Server 2012
18 27 (21.95%) AngularJS
18 27 (21.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 27 (21.95%) jQuery
18 27 (21.95%) Web Development
18 27 (21.95%) HTML
18 27 (21.95%) JavaScript
18 27 (21.95%) MS Excel
18 27 (21.95%) ASP.NET
18 27 (21.95%) CSS
18 27 (21.95%) SLA

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 21 (17.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.88%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (4.07%) SAS
4 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 27 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 71 (57.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 25 (20.33%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (4.88%) Summit
4 4 (3.25%) Cognos Controller
5 3 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.81%) Maximo
7 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.81%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.81%) arcHouse
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) FTP
1 7 (5.69%) Intranet
1 7 (5.69%) Internet
2 6 (4.88%) ATM
3 1 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (56.10%) SQL Server
2 57 (46.34%) Data Warehouse
2 57 (46.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (40.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 43 (34.96%) Cognos Report Studio
5 32 (26.02%) Relational Database
6 29 (23.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (21.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (21.14%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 18 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (13.82%) DB2
11 16 (13.01%) IBM InfoSphere
12 14 (11.38%) OLAP
13 13 (10.57%) DataStage
14 11 (8.94%) Data Mart
14 11 (8.94%) Oracle OLAP
14 11 (8.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (8.13%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (8.13%) Cognos Powerplay
16 9 (7.32%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 33 (26.83%) Visual Studio
2 22 (17.89%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.63%) JIRA
4 1 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (10.57%) Finance
1 13 (10.57%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.25%) Retail
3 1 (0.81%) Marketing
3 1 (0.81%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Automotive
3 1 (0.81%) Electronics
3 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (51.22%) Developer
2 53 (43.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 41 (33.33%) Analyst
4 33 (26.83%) Cognos Developer
5 28 (22.76%) Cognos BI Developer
6 17 (13.82%) Consultant
6 17 (13.82%) Support Analyst
7 16 (13.01%) Applications Support
8 15 (12.20%) Business Developer
9 12 (9.76%) Support Consultant
10 11 (8.94%) Applications Consultant
10 11 (8.94%) Senior Developer
10 11 (8.94%) Applications Support Consultant
10 11 (8.94%) MI Analyst
11 10 (8.13%) Senior Cognos Developer
11 10 (8.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 9 (7.32%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
12 9 (7.32%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (7.32%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 6 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (29.27%) .NET
2 27 (21.95%) ASP.NET
2 27 (21.95%) CSS
2 27 (21.95%) HTML
2 27 (21.95%) jQuery
2 27 (21.95%) AngularJS
2 27 (21.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 14 (11.38%) .NET Framework
4 6 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (36.59%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.94%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.44%) iSeries
5 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.81%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (86.18%) Business Intelligence
2 81 (65.85%) ETL
3 27 (21.95%) MVC
3 27 (21.95%) Web Development
4 26 (21.14%) Kimball Methodology
5 23 (18.70%) Inmon Methodology
6 21 (17.07%) Dimensional Modelling
7 11 (8.94%) Business Analysis
8 9 (7.32%) Change Data Capture
9 8 (6.50%) Migration
9 8 (6.50%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.69%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.88%) Security Architecture
11 6 (4.88%) Line Management
11 6 (4.88%) Scrum
11 6 (4.88%) Automated Testing
11 6 (4.88%) Workflow
11 6 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.88%) Quality Management
12 5 (4.07%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 95 (77.24%) SQL
2 57 (46.34%) T-SQL
3 30 (24.39%) C#
4 27 (21.95%) JavaScript
5 22 (17.89%) PHP
6 12 (9.76%) PL/SQL
7 10 (8.13%) VBA
8 2 (1.63%) VBScript
9 1 (0.81%) VB
9 1 (0.81%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) MCAD
2 6 (4.88%) MCSD
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.63%) ISEB
4 1 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (21.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) Basel II
2 1 (0.81%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 49 (39.84%) Microsoft
2 38 (30.89%) Oracle
3 35 (28.46%) IBM
4 18 (14.63%) Netezza
5 17 (13.82%) Business Objects
6 8 (6.50%) Citrix
7 5 (4.07%) Anaplan
8 4 (3.25%) SAP
8 4 (3.25%) Informatica
9 3 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (2.44%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.63%) Infor
10 2 (1.63%) Tableau
11 1 (0.81%) Vertica
11 1 (0.81%) Talend
11 1 (0.81%) Actuate
11 1 (0.81%) Siemens
11 1 (0.81%) Anite
11 1 (0.81%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.81%) VMware
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