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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 153 160 190
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +30
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 68 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.22% 0.80% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 2.37% 1.55% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 64 42 14
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +55.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
2870 2770 2434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.55% 51.58% 49.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2396 2339 2009
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +25 27 £27,500 -32.09%
Birmingham -19 6 £45,578 -8.84% 2
Staffordshire -6 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Shropshire - 4 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -2 2 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 153 (75.00%) SQL
2 150 (73.53%) Business Intelligence
3 113 (55.39%) ETL
4 109 (53.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 88 (43.14%) SQL Server
6 86 (42.16%) Data Warehouse
7 83 (40.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 69 (33.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 64 (31.37%) T-SQL
10 60 (29.41%) Microsoft
11 59 (28.92%) Cognos Report Studio
12 53 (25.98%) Analytical Skills
13 52 (25.49%) MS Excel
14 50 (24.51%) IBM
15 46 (22.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 44 (21.57%) Cognos TM1
17 43 (21.08%) Oracle
18 39 (19.12%) Cognos Analysis Studio
19 37 (18.14%) Kimball Methodology
20 36 (17.65%) Relational Database
20 36 (17.65%) .NET
20 36 (17.65%) Visual Studio
21 35 (17.16%) Finance
22 31 (15.20%) IBM InfoSphere
22 31 (15.20%) SQL Server 2008
22 31 (15.20%) Netezza
23 29 (14.22%) DataStage
24 28 (13.73%) C#
24 28 (13.73%) Inmon Methodology
25 27 (13.24%) Twitter Bootstrap

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 25 (12.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.43%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.47%) SAS
4 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 52 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 109 (53.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 44 (21.57%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (3.43%) Summit
4 2 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.98%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.49%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.49%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.49%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.88%) FTP
1 12 (5.88%) Intranet
1 12 (5.88%) Internet
2 7 (3.43%) ATM
3 1 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (43.14%) SQL Server
2 86 (42.16%) Data Warehouse
3 83 (40.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 69 (33.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (28.92%) Cognos Report Studio
6 46 (22.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 39 (19.12%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 36 (17.65%) Relational Database
9 31 (15.20%) IBM InfoSphere
9 31 (15.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 29 (14.22%) DataStage
11 27 (13.24%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (9.80%) Cognos Query Studio
12 20 (9.80%) OLAP
13 16 (7.84%) Cognos Powerplay
13 16 (7.84%) Oracle OLAP
14 14 (6.86%) DB2
15 11 (5.39%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (5.39%) Cognos Impromptu
16 9 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 22 (10.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 35 (17.16%) Finance
2 15 (7.35%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.96%) Retail
4 2 (0.98%) Legal
4 2 (0.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) German Language
5 1 (0.49%) Electronics
5 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 115 (56.37%) Developer
2 72 (35.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 59 (28.92%) Analyst
4 54 (26.47%) Cognos Developer
5 44 (21.57%) Cognos BI Developer
6 26 (12.75%) MI Developer
7 25 (12.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 23 (11.27%) Consultant
9 17 (8.33%) Support Analyst
9 17 (8.33%) Business Developer
10 15 (7.35%) MI Analyst
11 14 (6.86%) Applications Support
12 12 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
12 12 (5.88%) Cognos Consultant
13 10 (4.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 10 (4.90%) Support Consultant
14 9 (4.41%) Applications Support Consultant
14 9 (4.41%) Developer Analyst
14 9 (4.41%) Applications Consultant
15 8 (3.92%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (17.65%) .NET
2 27 (13.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 27 (13.24%) AngularJS
2 27 (13.24%) jQuery
2 27 (13.24%) HTML
2 27 (13.24%) ASP.NET
2 27 (13.24%) CSS
3 14 (6.86%) .NET Framework
4 7 (3.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.98%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.92%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.49%) Economics
5 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.49%) Statistics
5 1 (0.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.80%) Windows
2 2 (0.98%) UNIX
3 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (73.53%) Business Intelligence
2 113 (55.39%) ETL
3 37 (18.14%) Kimball Methodology
4 28 (13.73%) Inmon Methodology
5 27 (13.24%) Web Development
5 27 (13.24%) MVC
6 21 (10.29%) Dimensional Modelling
7 13 (6.37%) Line Management
7 13 (6.37%) Change Data Capture
8 12 (5.88%) Security Architecture
9 11 (5.39%) Data Modelling
10 9 (4.41%) Unit Testing
10 9 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.41%) Scrum
11 8 (3.92%) Migration
11 8 (3.92%) Mentoring
12 7 (3.43%) Automated Testing
12 7 (3.43%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (3.43%) Quality Management
12 7 (3.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 153 (75.00%) SQL
2 64 (31.37%) T-SQL
3 28 (13.73%) C#
4 27 (13.24%) JavaScript
5 22 (10.78%) PHP
6 16 (7.84%) PL/SQL
7 15 (7.35%) VBA
8 3 (1.47%) VB
9 1 (0.49%) C++
9 1 (0.49%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (4.90%) Degree
2 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.43%) MCAD
2 7 (3.43%) MCSD
3 4 (1.96%) ISEB
4 2 (0.98%) HND
5 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.24%) SLA
2 11 (5.39%) Solvency II
3 7 (3.43%) Basel II
4 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 60 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 50 (24.51%) IBM
3 43 (21.08%) Oracle
4 31 (15.20%) Netezza
5 14 (6.86%) Business Objects
6 13 (6.37%) Citrix
7 8 (3.92%) Informatica
8 5 (2.45%) Anaplan
8 5 (2.45%) SAP
8 5 (2.45%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.47%) Infor
9 3 (1.47%) Tableau
9 3 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.49%) Northgate
10 1 (0.49%) Civica
10 1 (0.49%) Comino
10 1 (0.49%) Capita
10 1 (0.49%) Orchard
10 1 (0.49%) Talend
10 1 (0.49%) Vertica
West Midlands
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: base from £65k to £90k package to £120k
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Phoenix Group
Salary: From £39,724 to £59,586 per annum + Benefits & Excellent Conditions
Posted: 15 days ago