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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 159 165 154
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 49 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.96% 0.63% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 2.08% 1.28% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 38 25 39
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
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
2356 2035 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.11% 49.49% 49.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2031 1598 1936
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Warwickshire -3 11 £50,000 -9.50%
Birmingham -9 8 £80,000 +82.85% 2
Coventry -18 7 £48,500 +38.57%
Staffordshire - 7 £35,000 - 1
Wolverhampton -5 2 £46,250 +28.47%
Worcestershire -12 1 £33,000 -26.66%
Shropshire - 1 £35,000 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 73 (72.28%) Business Intelligence
2 66 (65.35%) SQL
3 58 (57.43%) SQL Server
4 47 (46.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 46 (45.54%) Data Warehouse
6 44 (43.56%) Cognos Report Studio
7 42 (41.58%) ETL
8 41 (40.59%) Microsoft
9 35 (34.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (30.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 31 (30.69%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (24.75%) T-SQL
12 22 (21.78%) IBM
13 21 (20.79%) C#
13 21 (20.79%) .NET
13 21 (20.79%) MS Excel
13 21 (20.79%) Kimball Methodology
14 20 (19.80%) Relational Database
14 20 (19.80%) Cognos TM1
15 18 (17.82%) Oracle
15 18 (17.82%) Dimensional Modelling
16 17 (16.83%) Business Analysis
16 17 (16.83%) SLA
17 16 (15.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 16 (15.84%) Inmon Methodology
17 16 (15.84%) Cognos Analysis Studio
18 14 (13.86%) Windows
18 14 (13.86%) Business Objects
18 14 (13.86%) SQL Server 2008
19 13 (12.87%) Data Structures

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (11.88%) SAS
2 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.97%) IIS
4 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (20.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (46.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 20 (19.80%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.96%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (1.98%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.99%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.99%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.99%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.99%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (57.43%) SQL Server
2 46 (45.54%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (43.56%) Cognos Report Studio
4 35 (34.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (30.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 20 (19.80%) Relational Database
7 16 (15.84%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 16 (15.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (13.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (12.87%) Data Mart
10 12 (11.88%) DB2
11 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (7.92%) Cognos Connection
13 6 (5.94%) Cognos Event Studio
13 6 (5.94%) Cognos Transformer
13 6 (5.94%) DTS
14 5 (4.95%) Star Schema
15 4 (3.96%) OLAP
15 4 (3.96%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (3.96%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.91%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.96%) JIRA
General
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.99%) Retail
3 1 (0.99%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.99%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (38.61%) Developer
2 31 (30.69%) Analyst
3 24 (23.76%) Cognos Developer
4 21 (20.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 18 (17.82%) Senior Developer
6 17 (16.83%) Senior Cognos Developer
7 15 (14.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 14 (13.86%) Consultant
9 13 (12.87%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
9 13 (12.87%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 13 (12.87%) Cognos BI Developer
10 11 (10.89%) Support Analyst
11 10 (9.90%) Team Leader
11 10 (9.90%) MI Analyst
12 8 (7.92%) Applications Support
13 7 (6.93%) Support Consultant
14 6 (5.94%) Applications Consultant
14 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 6 (5.94%) Applications Support Consultant
15 5 (4.95%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.79%) .NET
2 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET
2 13 (12.87%) CSS
2 13 (12.87%) HTML
3 10 (9.90%) jQuery
3 10 (9.90%) AngularJS
3 10 (9.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (7.92%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.97%) HTML5
5 3 (2.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (30.69%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.87%) Data Structures
3 7 (6.93%) Visualisation
4 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.96%) iSeries
6 2 (1.98%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.98%) Open Source
7 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (72.28%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (41.58%) ETL
3 21 (20.79%) Kimball Methodology
4 18 (17.82%) Dimensional Modelling
5 17 (16.83%) Business Analysis
6 16 (15.84%) Inmon Methodology
7 13 (12.87%) MVC
8 10 (9.90%) Web Development
9 9 (8.91%) Analytics
10 7 (6.93%) ITIL
11 6 (5.94%) Data Management
12 5 (4.95%) Business Analytics
12 5 (4.95%) Matrix Management
12 5 (4.95%) CRM
12 5 (4.95%) Project Management
13 4 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (3.96%) Asset Management
13 4 (3.96%) Use Case
13 4 (3.96%) Performance Management
13 4 (3.96%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 66 (65.35%) SQL
2 25 (24.75%) T-SQL
3 21 (20.79%) C#
4 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.91%) PHP
5 9 (8.91%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.94%) VBScript
7 4 (3.96%) VBA
8 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.98%) Python
9 2 (1.98%) R
10 1 (0.99%) C++
10 1 (0.99%) Delphi
10 1 (0.99%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (7.92%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 41 (40.59%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.78%) IBM
3 18 (17.82%) Oracle
4 14 (13.86%) Business Objects
5 10 (9.90%) Tableau
6 5 (4.95%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (3.96%) Netezza
8 3 (2.97%) Anaplan
9 2 (1.98%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.98%) Teradata
10 1 (0.99%) Northgate
10 1 (0.99%) Civica
10 1 (0.99%) Comino
10 1 (0.99%) Capita
10 1 (0.99%) Orchard
10 1 (0.99%) Infor
10 1 (0.99%) SAP
10 1 (0.99%) Siemens
10 1 (0.99%) Anite
10 1 (0.99%) Ab Initio
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