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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 153 86 173
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +87
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 60 143 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.14% 2.79% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.39% 5.96% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 46 131 24
Average salary £30,000 £42,624 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.61% +6.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
2510 2398 2558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.58% 46.73% 50.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2086 1997 2078
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £56,850
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -18 24 £23,750 -54.76%
Birmingham -23 16 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Staffordshire -18 12 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Shropshire - 5 £70,000 -
Coventry -7 4 £41,500 +14.48% 4
Wolverhampton +3 2 £33,894 -20.48% 1
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 72 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 67 (62.04%) Business Intelligence
3 59 (54.63%) Microsoft
4 58 (53.70%) SQL
5 51 (47.22%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (35.19%) Cognos Report Studio
7 34 (31.48%) .NET
8 33 (30.56%) C#
9 29 (26.85%) SLA
10 26 (24.07%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 25 (23.15%) ETL
12 24 (22.22%) IBM
13 23 (21.30%) DTS
13 23 (21.30%) Business Objects
13 23 (21.30%) VBScript
13 23 (21.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 22 (20.37%) Relational Database
14 22 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (18.52%) Visualisation
16 20 (18.52%) Tableau
17 19 (17.59%) SAS
18 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
18 18 (16.67%) Analytics
19 17 (15.74%) Windows
19 17 (15.74%) Business Analysis
19 17 (15.74%) Cognos TM1
20 16 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 16 (14.81%) T-SQL
21 15 (13.89%) Oracle

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (17.59%) SAS
2 6 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.11%) SPSS
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (21.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 17 (15.74%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.85%) CA PPM
3 2 (1.85%) ResourceLink
3 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.93%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 51 (47.22%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (35.19%) Cognos Report Studio
4 26 (24.07%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 23 (21.30%) DTS
6 22 (20.37%) Relational Database
7 21 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (13.89%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 14 (12.96%) QlikView
11 12 (11.11%) Pentaho
12 8 (7.41%) MongoDB
12 8 (7.41%) Cognos Connection
13 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (4.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (4.63%) Star Schema
15 5 (4.63%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) JIRA
General
1 9 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (0.93%) Automotive
3 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.93%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 45 (41.67%) Consultant
2 30 (27.78%) Developer
3 26 (24.07%) Applications Support
4 23 (21.30%) Support Consultant
5 22 (20.37%) Applications Support Consultant
5 22 (20.37%) Applications Consultant
6 19 (17.59%) Analyst
6 19 (17.59%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 14 (12.96%) Cognos Developer
8 11 (10.19%) Senior Developer
8 11 (10.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (8.33%) Senior Cognos Developer
10 8 (7.41%) Team Leader
10 8 (7.41%) SAS BI Consultant
11 7 (6.48%) Business Consultant
11 7 (6.48%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 6 (5.56%) Senior Business Consultant
12 6 (5.56%) Web Developer
12 6 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
12 6 (5.56%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (31.48%) .NET
2 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.56%) CSS
2 6 (5.56%) XML
2 6 (5.56%) HTML
2 6 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (0.93%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (18.52%) Visualisation
3 12 (11.11%) Open Source
4 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.63%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.85%) iSeries
6 2 (1.85%) FMCG
6 2 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.74%) Windows
2 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (62.04%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (23.15%) ETL
3 18 (16.67%) Analytics
4 17 (15.74%) Business Analysis
5 15 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (12.96%) Business Analytics
7 13 (12.04%) Kimball Methodology
7 13 (12.04%) Data Transformation
8 8 (7.41%) Data Modelling
9 7 (6.48%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (6.48%) Project Management
9 7 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.56%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.56%) MVC
10 6 (5.56%) ITIL
10 6 (5.56%) Use Case
10 6 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (4.63%) Inmon Methodology
11 5 (4.63%) Matrix Management
12 4 (3.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (53.70%) SQL
2 33 (30.56%) C#
3 23 (21.30%) VBScript
4 16 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 12 (11.11%) R
5 12 (11.11%) Python
6 6 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.85%) VBA
8 1 (0.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (26.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 59 (54.63%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.22%) IBM
3 23 (21.30%) Business Objects
4 20 (18.52%) Tableau
5 15 (13.89%) Oracle
6 12 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
7 10 (9.26%) Teradata
8 8 (7.41%) Cloudera
9 7 (6.48%) SAP
10 2 (1.85%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.85%) CA
10 2 (1.85%) Informatica
11 1 (0.93%) Infor
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38511.00 - £45954.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Wolverhampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £37788.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38511.00 - £45954.00 per annum + pension & generous holiday
Posted: 23 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Autonet Insurance
Salary: Salary is negotiable dependant upon experience
Posted: 24 days ago