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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 206 164
Rank change year-on-year +22 -42  
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 45 37 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.59% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.02% 1.31% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 47
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.75% +17.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £50,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 2229 2816 2727
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.09% 45.25% 47.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1753 2047 2253
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +21 28 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Warwickshire +13 8 £32,500 +62.50% 1
Coventry - 2 £45,500 - 3
Staffordshire +13 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Solihull - 1 £45,000 -
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 43 (65.15%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (62.12%) SQL
3 34 (51.52%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (46.97%) SQL Server
5 30 (45.45%) Finance
6 22 (33.33%) IBM
7 21 (31.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 18 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (24.24%) SAS
9 16 (24.24%) Validation
10 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 15 (22.73%) Analytics
10 15 (22.73%) Statistics
11 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
11 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2016
12 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (19.70%) Windows Server
12 13 (19.70%) Windows
12 13 (19.70%) ETL
12 13 (19.70%) Business Continuity
12 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (19.70%) QlikView
13 12 (18.18%) Incident Management
13 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (18.18%) Power BI
13 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (16.67%) Tableau

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 16 (24.24%) SAS
2 1 (1.52%) Confluence
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (16.67%) SPSS
3 9 (13.64%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (31.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (15.15%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (3.03%) MFGPRO
4 1 (1.52%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.12%) Azure Data Factory
2 8 (12.12%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
3 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) DNS
1 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (51.52%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (46.97%) SQL Server
3 18 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2016
5 13 (19.70%) QlikView
5 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (18.18%) Power BI
7 8 (12.12%) DataStage
8 6 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (6.06%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (4.55%) MySQL
11 3 (4.55%) Pentaho
11 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.52%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Military
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Developer
2 18 (27.27%) Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) SQL Developer
4 10 (15.15%) Data Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Cognos Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Excel Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Lead Developer
8 4 (6.06%) TM1 Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Cognos BI Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Data Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) EDI
2 1 (1.52%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) Life Science
3 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Windows
1 13 (19.70%) Windows Server
1 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (65.15%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (24.24%) Validation
3 15 (22.73%) Analytics
3 15 (22.73%) Statistics
4 13 (19.70%) Business Continuity
4 13 (19.70%) ETL
5 12 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 10 (15.15%) Machine Learning
7 5 (7.58%) Information Management
7 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.58%) Visualisation
8 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.55%) Data Governance
9 3 (4.55%) Data Management
9 3 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
10 2 (3.03%) Business Analytics
10 2 (3.03%) Change Management
10 2 (3.03%) Dimensional Modelling
10 2 (3.03%) Information Security
10 2 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (62.12%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) Python
2 2 (3.03%) R
3 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) MCSA
2 1 (1.52%) MCSE
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.52%) XenApp
1 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) IBM
2 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.67%) Tableau
4 8 (12.12%) SAP
5 5 (7.58%) Informatica
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle
7 2 (3.03%) Netezza
8 1 (1.52%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.52%) Talend
8 1 (1.52%) TARGIT
8 1 (1.52%) Teradata
8 1 (1.52%) VMware
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