Period
to 25 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within IBM Cognos.

Cognos
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 263 262
Rank change year-on-year +22 -1 -50
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 68 52 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.51% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 1.12% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 55 40 49
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +18.42% -10.59%
10th Percentile £24,150 £25,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%

Cognos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,827 4,663 4,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 49.40% 45.63% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,582 3,522 4,100
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,975 £63,775
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Cognos in the West Midlands

Cognos
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Cognos in the West Midlands

Cognos
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 28 £53,750 +19.44% 4
Coventry -6 12 £49,000 -6.67% 3
Warwickshire - 12 £26,750 -
Herefordshire - 4 - -
Shropshire - 3 - -
Solihull - 2 £31,250 - 2
Staffordshire +12 1 - - 1
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 54 (79.41%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (52.94%) SQL
3 29 (42.65%) Finance
4 27 (39.71%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (36.76%) ETL
6 23 (33.82%) IBM
7 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
7 22 (32.35%) Analytics
8 21 (30.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (27.94%) Data Modelling
10 19 (27.94%) BusinessObjects
11 16 (23.53%) Oracle
11 16 (23.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 15 (22.06%) Cognos TM1
13 14 (20.59%) QlikView
14 13 (19.12%) DataStage
15 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (17.65%) Tableau
16 10 (14.71%) Big Data
16 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
16 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (14.71%) Power BI
16 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
16 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
17 9 (13.24%) ERP
17 9 (13.24%) Informatica
17 9 (13.24%) Visualisation
18 8 (11.76%) Virtual Team
18 8 (11.76%) SAS

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.76%) SAS
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.41%) SPSS
3 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 15 (22.06%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.47%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Azure Data Factory
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.41%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.71%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
3 21 (30.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (27.94%) BusinessObjects
6 14 (20.59%) QlikView
7 13 (19.12%) DataStage
8 10 (14.71%) Big Data
8 10 (14.71%) Power BI
8 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
9 7 (10.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 6 (8.82%) Cognos Transformer
10 6 (8.82%) IBM InfoSphere
10 6 (8.82%) OLAP
10 6 (8.82%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (5.88%) Qlik Sense
12 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) Selenium
2 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.47%) Zephyr
General
1 29 (42.65%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Dutch Language
2 4 (5.88%) Finnish Language
2 4 (5.88%) German Language
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Automotive
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Developer
2 15 (22.06%) Analyst
3 12 (17.65%) Consultant
4 10 (14.71%) Cognos Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 8 (11.76%) Business Consultant
7 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Junior
9 5 (7.35%) Big Data Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Business Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Lead
10 4 (5.88%) Cognos BI Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Graduate
10 4 (5.88%) SSRS Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Technical Leader
11 3 (4.41%) Cognos Consultant
11 3 (4.41%) Junior Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) HTML
2 4 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (2.94%) MDX
4 1 (1.47%) Ajax
4 1 (1.47%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (1.47%) HTML5
4 1 (1.47%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (1.47%) jQuery
4 1 (1.47%) JSON
4 1 (1.47%) LAMP
4 1 (1.47%) Laravel
4 1 (1.47%) LESS
4 1 (1.47%) Spring
4 1 (1.47%) Symfony
4 1 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.47%) XHTML
4 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.47%) Debian
3 1 (1.47%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (79.41%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (36.76%) ETL
3 22 (32.35%) Analytics
4 19 (27.94%) Data Modelling
5 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.24%) ERP
6 9 (13.24%) Visualisation
7 6 (8.82%) Dashboard Development
7 6 (8.82%) Information Management
7 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.82%) Statistics
8 5 (7.35%) CRM
8 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.88%) Business Continuity
9 4 (5.88%) Change Control
9 4 (5.88%) Data Integration
9 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.88%) Integration Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Machine Learning
9 4 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.82%) Python
4 6 (8.82%) R
5 4 (5.88%) Java
6 2 (2.94%) VBA
7 1 (1.47%) ABAP
7 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB
2 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Vendors
1 23 (33.82%) IBM
2 16 (23.53%) Oracle
3 12 (17.65%) Tableau
4 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (13.24%) Informatica
6 7 (10.29%) Netezza
7 5 (7.35%) SAP
8 4 (5.88%) Infor
9 3 (4.41%) Capita
10 2 (2.94%) Guidewire
10 2 (2.94%) JD Edwards
11 1 (1.47%) Ab Initio
11 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.47%) Teradata
11 1 (1.47%) VMware