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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 139 158 174
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +16
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 80 53 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.45% 0.95% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 2.82% 1.89% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 76 50 22
Average salary £38,000 £41,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% +10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
2835 2811 2450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.21% 50.56% 51.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2329 2396 2041
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 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 22 August 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 +32 27 £37,500 -8.53%
Staffordshire -3 12 £38,750 -13.88%
Birmingham -8 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Shropshire - 5 £32,500 -
Worcestershire -1 3 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Coventry - 2 £42,500 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 160 (71.11%) Business Intelligence
2 153 (68.00%) SQL
3 118 (52.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 114 (50.67%) ETL
5 101 (44.89%) Data Warehouse
6 89 (39.56%) SQL Server
7 85 (37.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 69 (30.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 59 (26.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 58 (25.78%) MS Excel
10 58 (25.78%) Cognos Report Studio
11 54 (24.00%) Cognos TM1
12 53 (23.56%) Microsoft
13 51 (22.67%) IBM
14 47 (20.89%) T-SQL
15 45 (20.00%) Oracle
16 41 (18.22%) Finance
17 38 (16.89%) Kimball Methodology
17 38 (16.89%) Cognos Analysis Studio
18 32 (14.22%) SharePoint
18 32 (14.22%) Netezza
19 31 (13.78%) SQL Server 2008
19 31 (13.78%) IBM InfoSphere
19 31 (13.78%) DataStage
20 24 (10.67%) Visual Studio
20 24 (10.67%) OLAP
20 24 (10.67%) Relational Database
21 23 (10.22%) Cognos Query Studio
21 23 (10.22%) .NET
22 22 (9.78%) PL/SQL

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 32 (14.22%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 58 (25.78%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.67%) MS Office
3 3 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 118 (52.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 54 (24.00%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (3.11%) Summit
4 3 (1.33%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.44%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.67%) FTP
2 12 (5.33%) Intranet
2 12 (5.33%) Internet
3 7 (3.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (44.89%) Data Warehouse
2 89 (39.56%) SQL Server
3 85 (37.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 69 (30.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (26.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 58 (25.78%) Cognos Report Studio
7 38 (16.89%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 31 (13.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (13.78%) IBM InfoSphere
8 31 (13.78%) DataStage
9 24 (10.67%) OLAP
9 24 (10.67%) Relational Database
10 23 (10.22%) Cognos Query Studio
11 20 (8.89%) Oracle OLAP
12 18 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 17 (7.56%) Cognos Powerplay
14 16 (7.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (5.33%) Cognos Transformer
16 12 (5.33%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 24 (10.67%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.89%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.11%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 41 (18.22%) Finance
2 16 (7.11%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.78%) Marketing
3 4 (1.78%) Retail
4 3 (1.33%) German Language
5 2 (0.89%) French Language
5 2 (0.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Law
6 1 (0.44%) Electronics
6 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (53.78%) Developer
2 69 (30.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 59 (26.22%) Analyst
4 57 (25.33%) Cognos Developer
5 46 (20.44%) Cognos BI Developer
6 33 (14.67%) Consultant
7 32 (14.22%) MI Developer
8 26 (11.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 22 (9.78%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 19 (8.44%) MI Analyst
11 18 (8.00%) Cognos Consultant
12 16 (7.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 15 (6.67%) Business Manager
14 12 (5.33%) Business Developer
14 12 (5.33%) Systems Analyst
15 11 (4.89%) Applications Support
16 9 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
17 8 (3.56%) Systems Test Analyst
17 8 (3.56%) Test Analyst
17 8 (3.56%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.22%) .NET
2 15 (6.67%) jQuery
2 15 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 15 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 15 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 15 (6.67%) CSS
2 15 (6.67%) HTML
3 7 (3.11%) XML
4 5 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.78%) GIS
4 1 (0.44%) DTV
4 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.44%) Statistics
4 1 (0.44%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.67%) Windows
2 8 (3.56%) UNIX
3 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (71.11%) Business Intelligence
2 114 (50.67%) ETL
3 38 (16.89%) Kimball Methodology
4 22 (9.78%) Inmon Methodology
4 22 (9.78%) Dimensional Modelling
5 16 (7.11%) Data Modelling
6 15 (6.67%) Web Development
6 15 (6.67%) MVC
7 13 (5.78%) ERP
7 13 (5.78%) Change Data Capture
7 13 (5.78%) Security Architecture
8 9 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 9 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (4.00%) Scrum
9 8 (3.56%) Migration
10 7 (3.11%) Quality Management
10 7 (3.11%) Workflow
10 7 (3.11%) Automated Testing
11 6 (2.67%) Data Analysis
11 6 (2.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 153 (68.00%) SQL
2 47 (20.89%) T-SQL
3 22 (9.78%) PL/SQL
4 17 (7.56%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.11%) VBA
6 15 (6.67%) C#
7 11 (4.89%) PHP
8 3 (1.33%) VBScript
8 3 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (4.89%) Degree
2 7 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.11%) MCAD
2 7 (3.11%) MCSD
3 4 (1.78%) ISEB
4 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.11%) Solvency II
2 15 (6.67%) SLA
3 11 (4.89%) Basel II
Vendors
1 53 (23.56%) Microsoft
2 51 (22.67%) IBM
3 45 (20.00%) Oracle
4 32 (14.22%) Netezza
5 16 (7.11%) Business Objects
6 13 (5.78%) Citrix
7 8 (3.56%) Informatica
8 7 (3.11%) SAP
9 6 (2.67%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.78%) Infor
11 3 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.89%) Tableau
12 2 (0.89%) StreamServe
12 2 (0.89%) Anaplan
13 1 (0.44%) Sun
13 1 (0.44%) SmartStream
13 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft
13 1 (0.44%) Ab Initio
13 1 (0.44%) Teradata
13 1 (0.44%) Vertica
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