Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Cognos
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 282 235
Rank change year-on-year +41 -47 -46
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 84 60 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.52% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 1.78% 1.15% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 64 45 73
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £21,250 £28,700 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £66,250 £66,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +9.89% -5.21%

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 4724 5238 5094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.64% 45.83% 46.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3660 3847 4237
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £65,000
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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Warwickshire +22 26 £31,250 -22.84%
Birmingham +12 24 £55,000 +29.41%
Coventry +17 10 £43,000 +6.17%
Staffordshire +19 7 £35,000 -
Herefordshire - 4 - -
Shropshire - 3 - -
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 66 (78.57%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (60.71%) SQL
3 42 (50.00%) IBM
4 37 (44.05%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (42.86%) Analytics
6 33 (39.29%) ETL
7 32 (38.10%) SQL Server
7 32 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (33.33%) Finance
9 26 (30.95%) BusinessObjects
10 22 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
11 21 (25.00%) Power BI
12 20 (23.81%) Azure Data Factory
12 20 (23.81%) DataStage
12 20 (23.81%) Data Modelling
13 18 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (20.24%) Informatica
14 17 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (17.86%) Machine Learning
16 14 (16.67%) SPSS
16 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 14 (16.67%) Oracle
16 14 (16.67%) Information Management
16 14 (16.67%) Azure Machine Learning
17 13 (15.48%) SAP
18 12 (14.29%) QlikView
18 12 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
19 10 (11.90%) Python
19 10 (11.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
19 10 (11.90%) Big Data

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 (9.52%) SAS
2 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.19%) Confluence
3 1 (1.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) SPSS
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (10.71%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (23.81%) Azure Data Factory
3 14 (16.67%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (2.38%) IaaS
4 2 (2.38%) PaaS
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) DNS
1 2 (2.38%) VPN
2 1 (1.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (44.05%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 32 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (30.95%) BusinessObjects
4 21 (25.00%) Power BI
5 20 (23.81%) DataStage
6 18 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (14.29%) QlikView
8 10 (11.90%) Big Data
9 8 (9.52%) IBM InfoSphere
9 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (7.14%) SAP BW
11 6 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
11 6 (7.14%) SAP HANA
12 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 28 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Dutch Language
2 4 (4.76%) Finnish Language
2 4 (4.76%) German Language
3 1 (1.19%) Automotive
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
3 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (48.81%) Developer
2 15 (17.86%) Consultant
3 13 (15.48%) Cognos Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 10 (11.90%) Analyst
5 10 (11.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Big Data Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Graduate
6 8 (9.52%) Junior
7 7 (8.33%) Business Consultant
8 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 6 (7.14%) Cognos BI Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Specialist
8 6 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (7.14%) SAP BW Specialist
9 5 (5.95%) Business Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Junior Developer
10 4 (4.76%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) HTML
2 5 (5.95%) CSS
3 1 (1.19%) Ajax
3 1 (1.19%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (1.19%) HTML5
3 1 (1.19%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (1.19%) jQuery
3 1 (1.19%) JSON
3 1 (1.19%) LAMP
3 1 (1.19%) Laravel
3 1 (1.19%) LESS
3 1 (1.19%) Spring
3 1 (1.19%) Symfony
3 1 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.19%) XHTML
3 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Windows
1 6 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.19%) Debian
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (78.57%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (42.86%) Analytics
3 33 (39.29%) ETL
4 20 (23.81%) Data Modelling
5 15 (17.86%) Machine Learning
6 14 (16.67%) Information Management
7 12 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.71%) Visualisation
9 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.95%) Data Integration
10 5 (5.95%) ERP
10 5 (5.95%) Validation
10 5 (5.95%) Web Development
11 4 (4.76%) Change Control
11 4 (4.76%) Dashboard Development
11 4 (4.76%) Data Analytics
11 4 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
11 4 (4.76%) Integration Testing
11 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.71%) SQL
2 10 (11.90%) Python
2 10 (11.90%) R
3 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.14%) ABAP
6 3 (3.57%) Java
7 2 (2.38%) VBA
8 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) MCSA
2 2 (2.38%) MCSE
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 5 (5.95%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.38%) XenApp
1 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (50.00%) IBM
2 17 (20.24%) Informatica
3 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (16.67%) Oracle
4 13 (15.48%) SAP
5 10 (11.90%) Netezza
5 10 (11.90%) Tableau
6 4 (4.76%) Infor
7 3 (3.57%) Ab Initio
7 3 (3.57%) Talend
7 3 (3.57%) VMware
8 2 (2.38%) Guidewire
8 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.19%) Capita
9 1 (1.19%) Teradata