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 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognos
England / West Midlands
Rank 191 217 158
Rank change year-on-year +26 -59  
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 22 26 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.43% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 0.95% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 45
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £32,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,721 £43,450 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

Cognos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2044 2728 2338
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.88% 44.82% 46.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 2143 1963
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Cognos as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +25 14 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Sutton Coldfield -4 3 - -
Worcestershire -7 3 £43,702 +23.10% 1
Coventry +15 1 £51,000 +18.60% 1
Cognos
England

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 31 (58.49%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (49.06%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (49.06%) SQL
3 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
4 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
4 18 (33.96%) Finance
5 13 (24.53%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (22.64%) ETL
6 12 (22.64%) QlikView
6 12 (22.64%) Tableau
7 11 (20.75%) Data Quality
7 11 (20.75%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
8 10 (18.87%) IBM
8 10 (18.87%) Management Information System
8 10 (18.87%) Analytics
9 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (15.09%) MySQL
10 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (15.09%) Pentaho
11 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (13.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 7 (13.21%) Incident Management

Cognos
Top Related 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 7 (13.21%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (5.66%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (11.32%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.89%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (49.06%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
3 13 (24.53%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (22.64%) QlikView
5 11 (20.75%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (15.09%) MySQL
7 8 (15.09%) Pentaho
7 8 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (7.55%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (5.66%) Power BI
10 3 (5.66%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Military
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Developer
3 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Data Analyst
5 8 (15.09%) SQL Developer
6 6 (11.32%) SQL BI Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Accountant
7 5 (9.43%) Analytics Manager
7 5 (9.43%) Systems Accountant
8 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse Manager
9 3 (5.66%) Report Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Strategy Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 2 (3.77%) Consultant
10 2 (3.77%) Data Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) EDI
1 1 (1.89%) JSON
1 1 (1.89%) MDX
1 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
1 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
1 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.77%) Solaris
2 2 (3.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (22.64%) ETL
3 10 (18.87%) Analytics
4 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
6 5 (9.43%) Data Management
6 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 5 (9.43%) Project Management
6 5 (9.43%) Validation
6 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
7 4 (7.55%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (5.66%) CRM
8 3 (5.66%) Data Architecture
8 3 (5.66%) Data Governance
8 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.66%) Inmon Methodology
8 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.66%) Statistics
9 2 (3.77%) Change Management
9 2 (3.77%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.77%) Python
3 2 (3.77%) R
4 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) MCSE
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.89%) SAS Certification
2 1 (1.89%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.66%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.64%) Tableau
3 10 (18.87%) IBM
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle
5 5 (9.43%) SAP
6 3 (5.66%) Hyperion
7 2 (3.77%) Ab Initio
7 2 (3.77%) Infor
7 2 (3.77%) Informatica
7 2 (3.77%) Netezza
8 1 (1.89%) IDERA
8 1 (1.89%) RedGate
8 1 (1.89%) TARGIT
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