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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 155 121 164
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +43
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 56 62 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.09% 1.39% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% 2.87% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 42 58 37
Average salary £32,750 £43,812 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.24% -0.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £31,950 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £52,000
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
2433 2157 2420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.48% 48.33% 50.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2043 1738 2008
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 March 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 March 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 -7 17 £25,000 -54.54%
Birmingham -11 15 £80,000 +60.00% 3
Staffordshire +1 11 £30,000 -22.07%
Coventry -20 2 £49,500 +41.42%
Wolverhampton -8 1 £50,000 +24.80%
Shropshire - 1 £35,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £33,000 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 64 (65.31%) Business Intelligence
2 60 (61.22%) SQL Server
3 55 (56.12%) SQL
4 48 (48.98%) Data Warehouse
5 47 (47.96%) Microsoft
6 37 (37.76%) Cognos Report Studio
7 32 (32.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 30 (30.61%) ETL
9 24 (24.49%) MS Excel
9 24 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (24.49%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 21 (21.43%) C#
10 21 (21.43%) .NET
10 21 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (19.39%) Business Analysis
11 19 (19.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (17.35%) Cognos TM1
12 17 (17.35%) Business Objects
12 17 (17.35%) IBM
13 16 (16.33%) SAS
13 16 (16.33%) Tableau
13 16 (16.33%) Kimball Methodology
14 15 (15.31%) Relational Database
14 15 (15.31%) SLA
15 14 (14.29%) T-SQL
16 13 (13.27%) Dimensional Modelling
16 13 (13.27%) Finance
16 13 (13.27%) Analytics
16 13 (13.27%) Visualisation
17 12 (12.24%) VBScript

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 16 (16.33%) SAS
2 6 (6.12%) IIS
3 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (24.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (32.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 17 (17.35%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.04%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (2.04%) ResourceLink
5 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.02%) Infor M3
5 1 (1.02%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (61.22%) SQL Server
2 48 (48.98%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (37.76%) Cognos Report Studio
4 24 (24.49%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 24 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (19.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (15.31%) Relational Database
7 12 (12.24%) DTS
8 11 (11.22%) Data Mart
8 11 (11.22%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 11 (11.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 8 (8.16%) Cognos Connection
9 8 (8.16%) QlikView
10 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (6.12%) Pentaho
10 6 (6.12%) MongoDB
10 6 (6.12%) Cognos Event Studio
10 6 (6.12%) Cognos Transformer
10 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (5.10%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) JIRA
General
1 13 (13.27%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.02%) Retail
3 1 (1.02%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.02%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (34.69%) Developer
2 26 (26.53%) Consultant
3 23 (23.47%) Analyst
4 21 (21.43%) Cognos Developer
5 16 (16.33%) Senior Developer
6 15 (15.31%) Senior Cognos Developer
6 15 (15.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 14 (14.29%) Applications Support
8 13 (13.27%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 12 (12.24%) Support Consultant
9 12 (12.24%) MI Analyst
10 11 (11.22%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
10 11 (11.22%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (11.22%) Cognos BI Developer
10 11 (11.22%) Applications Consultant
10 11 (11.22%) Applications Support Consultant
11 10 (10.20%) Team Leader
12 6 (6.12%) Business Consultant
12 6 (6.12%) Senior Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.43%) .NET
2 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET
2 6 (6.12%) CSS
2 6 (6.12%) XML
2 6 (6.12%) HTML5
2 6 (6.12%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.27%) Visualisation
3 11 (11.22%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.12%) Open Source
5 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.08%) iSeries
7 2 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (65.31%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (30.61%) ETL
3 19 (19.39%) Business Analysis
4 16 (16.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 13 (13.27%) Dimensional Modelling
5 13 (13.27%) Analytics
6 11 (11.22%) Inmon Methodology
7 9 (9.18%) Business Analytics
8 7 (7.14%) Data Transformation
8 7 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.12%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.12%) Data Management
9 6 (6.12%) MVC
9 6 (6.12%) ITIL
9 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.12%) Use Case
10 5 (5.10%) Matrix Management
11 4 (4.08%) Performance Management
11 4 (4.08%) CRM
11 4 (4.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (56.12%) SQL
2 21 (21.43%) C#
3 14 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 12 (12.24%) VBScript
5 9 (9.18%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.12%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.12%) Python
6 6 (6.12%) R
7 4 (4.08%) VBA
8 1 (1.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.31%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 47 (47.96%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.35%) Business Objects
2 17 (17.35%) IBM
3 16 (16.33%) Tableau
4 12 (12.24%) Oracle
5 7 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (6.12%) Cloudera
6 6 (6.12%) Teradata
7 4 (4.08%) Netezza
8 1 (1.02%) Infor
8 1 (1.02%) Anaplan
8 1 (1.02%) Siemens
8 1 (1.02%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.02%) Informatica
8 1 (1.02%) SAP
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