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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 160 179 180
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 66 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.15% 0.48% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 2.27% 0.95% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 58 25 15
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +55.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,131 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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
2908 2638 2304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.69% 50.56% 48.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2457 2238 1928
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 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 21 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 +19 26 £27,500 -29.93% 2
Birmingham -16 7 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Staffordshire -10 3 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Coventry -14 3 £41,500 +3.75%
Shropshire - 3 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -4 2 - -
Wolverhampton -7 1 £37,500 -8.53%
Herefordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Solihull - 1 £42,500 -
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 137 (76.11%) Business Intelligence
2 135 (75.00%) SQL
3 104 (57.78%) ETL
4 96 (53.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 85 (47.22%) Data Warehouse
6 80 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 77 (42.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 67 (37.22%) T-SQL
9 64 (35.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 59 (32.78%) Cognos Report Studio
11 53 (29.44%) Microsoft
12 50 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
13 45 (25.00%) MS Excel
14 44 (24.44%) Oracle
15 40 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
16 39 (21.67%) IBM
17 37 (20.56%) Relational Database
17 37 (20.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 36 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
18 36 (20.00%) Visual Studio
18 36 (20.00%) .NET
19 34 (18.89%) Finance
19 34 (18.89%) Netezza
19 34 (18.89%) Cognos Analysis Studio
20 33 (18.33%) IBM InfoSphere
21 31 (17.22%) Inmon Methodology
22 29 (16.11%) C#
23 28 (15.56%) DataStage
23 28 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
24 27 (15.00%) Web Development

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 24 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.89%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (2.78%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 45 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) SPSS
3 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 96 (53.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 36 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (3.89%) Summit
4 4 (2.22%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.56%) Maximo
6 1 (0.56%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.56%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.56%) arcHouse
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.67%) Intranet
1 12 (6.67%) Internet
2 11 (6.11%) FTP
3 7 (3.89%) ATM
4 1 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (47.22%) Data Warehouse
2 80 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 77 (42.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 64 (35.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (32.78%) Cognos Report Studio
6 37 (20.56%) Relational Database
6 37 (20.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (18.89%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 33 (18.33%) IBM InfoSphere
9 28 (15.56%) DataStage
9 28 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 27 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (12.22%) OLAP
12 18 (10.00%) Cognos Query Studio
13 17 (9.44%) Oracle OLAP
14 15 (8.33%) Cognos Powerplay
15 14 (7.78%) DB2
16 12 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (6.11%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 36 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 22 (12.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.56%) JIRA
3 1 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (18.89%) Finance
2 15 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.22%) Retail
4 2 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Electronics
5 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.56%) Automotive
5 1 (0.56%) Law
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) German Language
5 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 104 (57.78%) Developer
2 72 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 58 (32.22%) Analyst
4 52 (28.89%) Cognos Developer
5 44 (24.44%) Cognos BI Developer
6 22 (12.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 18 (10.00%) MI Analyst
8 17 (9.44%) MI Developer
8 17 (9.44%) Support Analyst
8 17 (9.44%) Business Developer
9 16 (8.89%) Consultant
10 15 (8.33%) Applications Support
11 12 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
12 11 (6.11%) Support Consultant
13 10 (5.56%) Applications Support Consultant
13 10 (5.56%) Applications Consultant
14 9 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
15 8 (4.44%) Systems Test Analyst
15 8 (4.44%) Data Analyst
15 8 (4.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.00%) .NET
2 27 (15.00%) jQuery
2 27 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 27 (15.00%) AngularJS
2 27 (15.00%) HTML
2 27 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 27 (15.00%) CSS
3 14 (7.78%) .NET Framework
4 7 (3.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.11%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.56%) DTV
5 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.56%) Statistics
5 1 (0.56%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (76.11%) Business Intelligence
2 104 (57.78%) ETL
3 40 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
4 31 (17.22%) Inmon Methodology
5 27 (15.00%) Web Development
5 27 (15.00%) MVC
6 26 (14.44%) Dimensional Modelling
7 13 (7.22%) Change Data Capture
8 11 (6.11%) Security Architecture
9 9 (5.00%) Migration
9 9 (5.00%) Scrum
9 9 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 9 (5.00%) Line Management
10 8 (4.44%) Mentoring
11 7 (3.89%) Workflow
11 7 (3.89%) Quality Management
11 7 (3.89%) Business Analysis
11 7 (3.89%) Automated Testing
12 5 (2.78%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 135 (75.00%) SQL
2 67 (37.22%) T-SQL
3 29 (16.11%) C#
4 27 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 22 (12.22%) PHP
6 18 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 14 (7.78%) VBA
8 3 (1.67%) VB
9 1 (0.56%) C++
9 1 (0.56%) Delphi
9 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.00%) Degree
2 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.89%) MCAD
2 7 (3.89%) MCSD
3 4 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (0.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.11%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.56%) Basel II
3 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 53 (29.44%) Microsoft
2 44 (24.44%) Oracle
3 39 (21.67%) IBM
4 34 (18.89%) Netezza
5 18 (10.00%) Business Objects
6 12 (6.67%) Citrix
7 8 (4.44%) Informatica
8 5 (2.78%) Anaplan
9 4 (2.22%) Tableau
9 4 (2.22%) Hyperion
9 4 (2.22%) SAP
10 3 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (1.11%) Infor
12 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.56%) Siemens
12 1 (0.56%) Actuate
12 1 (0.56%) SmartStream
12 1 (0.56%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.56%) VMware
12 1 (0.56%) Teradata
Warwick, Warwickshire
Rolls Royce
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +attractive benefits, 30 days holida
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Rolls Royce
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: base from £65k to £90k package to £120k
Posted: 25 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago