Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 244 271
Rank change year-on-year -26 +27 -45
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 39 68 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.69% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 1.59% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33 55 50
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +18.42% -10.59%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £31,925
90th Percentile £59,750 £60,000 £44,550
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% -4.50% -

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 4,799 4,290 5,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 49.50% 43.83% 44.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3,500 3,283 4,098
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,325 £60,000 £62,500
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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -32 19 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Coventry -1 10 £50,750 +11.54% 2
Shropshire - 4 £60,000 -
Solihull - 2 £31,250 -
Wolverhampton -22 1 £22,000 -42.86%
Warwickshire - 1 £38,500 -
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 33 (84.62%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (51.28%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (48.72%) ETL
4 18 (46.15%) Finance
5 14 (35.90%) IBM
6 13 (33.33%) Oracle
6 13 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
7 12 (30.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 12 (30.77%) SQL
7 12 (30.77%) Data Modelling
8 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
8 11 (28.21%) Tableau
9 10 (25.64%) Analytics
9 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
9 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (23.08%) QlikView
10 9 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (20.51%) DataStage
12 7 (17.95%) Informatica
12 7 (17.95%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 6 (15.38%) Cognos Transformer
13 6 (15.38%) Virtual Team
13 6 (15.38%) Netezza
14 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (12.82%) SAP
14 5 (12.82%) OLAP
15 4 (10.26%) ERP
15 4 (10.26%) 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 4 (10.26%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Cognos TM1
2 12 (30.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.56%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (2.56%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
3 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (23.08%) QlikView
5 8 (20.51%) DataStage
6 7 (17.95%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 6 (15.38%) Cognos Transformer
8 5 (12.82%) OLAP
9 4 (10.26%) Big Data
9 4 (10.26%) IBM InfoSphere
9 4 (10.26%) Power BI
10 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.13%) Cognos Report Studio
10 2 (5.13%) DB2
10 2 (5.13%) DecisionStream
10 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (5.13%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
1 1 (2.56%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
1 11 (28.21%) Consultant
2 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 7 (17.95%) Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Business Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Cognos Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) TM1 Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Accountant
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Cognos Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Junior
6 2 (5.13%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) SAP BW Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Accountant
6 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Virtual Team
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) FMCG
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) EPoS
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (48.72%) ETL
3 12 (30.77%) Data Modelling
4 10 (25.64%) Analytics
5 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.26%) ERP
7 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
8 2 (5.13%) Creative Thinking
8 2 (5.13%) Dashboard Development
8 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Data Management
8 2 (5.13%) Data Strategy
8 2 (5.13%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (5.13%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (5.13%) Domain Models
8 2 (5.13%) Process Improvement
8 2 (5.13%) SDLC
8 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Statistics
8 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) ABAP
2 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) ISEB
1 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.69%) QA
3 2 (5.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) IBM
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle
3 11 (28.21%) Tableau
4 7 (17.95%) Informatica
5 6 (15.38%) Netezza
6 5 (12.82%) SAP
7 3 (7.69%) Capita
7 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.13%) JD Edwards
9 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
9 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.56%) Teradata