Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 240 294
Rank change year-on-year -21 +54 -57
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 37 85 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.87% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 1.96% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 36 68 32
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -13.58% +1.25%
10th Percentile £35,000 £21,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £67,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +8.70%

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 3,835 4,326 5,461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.72% 44.06% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,813 3,396 4,012
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,375 £22,525
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 15 October 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 15 October 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
Staffordshire +32 28 £42,500 +21.43% 6
Birmingham -15 6 £41,913 -6.86%
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 30 (81.08%) SQL
2 28 (75.68%) Tableau
3 26 (70.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
4 22 (59.46%) ETL
5 21 (56.76%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (56.76%) T-SQL
5 21 (56.76%) Alteryx
6 18 (48.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (29.73%) Data Security
8 11 (29.73%) Management Information System
9 10 (27.03%) Data Development
10 9 (24.32%) Finance
10 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
11 8 (21.62%) Project Management
11 8 (21.62%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
12 7 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (18.92%) Validation
13 6 (16.22%) SAP
13 6 (16.22%) Degree
13 6 (16.22%) Code Optimisation
13 6 (16.22%) Capacity Management
14 5 (13.51%) MicroStrategy
15 4 (10.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 4 (10.81%) Data Mining
15 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
15 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (10.81%) Economics

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (70.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
3 18 (48.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (21.62%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (10.81%) Data Mining
5 4 (10.81%) QlikView
5 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (10.81%) Spotfire
6 2 (5.41%) OLAP
6 2 (5.41%) Power BI
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Local Government
3 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 12 (32.43%) SQL Developer
4 11 (29.73%) DBA
4 11 (29.73%) SQL DBA
5 9 (24.32%) SQL Server DBA
5 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Developer
6 8 (21.62%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 8 (21.62%) SQL BI Developer
6 8 (21.62%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 6 (16.22%) Lead Developer
8 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 4 (10.81%) Lead SQL Server Developer
9 3 (8.11%) MI Manager
9 3 (8.11%) Report Developer
10 2 (5.41%) Cognos Developer
10 2 (5.41%) Consultant
10 2 (5.41%) Head of Development
10 2 (5.41%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
10 2 (5.41%) TM1 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.41%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) ETL
2 21 (56.76%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (29.73%) Data Security
4 10 (27.03%) Data Development
5 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
6 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
6 8 (21.62%) Project Management
7 7 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (18.92%) Validation
8 6 (16.22%) Capacity Management
8 6 (16.22%) Code Optimisation
9 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.81%) Analytics
9 4 (10.81%) Data Analytics
9 4 (10.81%) Data Science
9 4 (10.81%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (10.81%) Economics
9 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
9 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
10 3 (8.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 30 (81.08%) SQL
2 21 (56.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.41%) Cyber Essentials
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Tableau
2 21 (56.76%) Alteryx
3 6 (16.22%) SAP
4 5 (13.51%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.41%) Aderant
6 2 (5.41%) Intapp
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle