Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 232 251 270
Rank change year-on-year +19 +19 -15
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 38 70 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.71% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 1.49% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 37 51 46
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £36,250 £21,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £59,375
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

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 3,461 4,696 4,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.64% 47.92% 46.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,489 3,531 3,628
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,924
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.23% +4.28%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +49 29 £43,750 - 2
Birmingham -11 6 £41,913 -23.79% 2
Warwickshire +18 1 £34,000 +13.33%
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 (86.84%) SQL
1 33 (86.84%) Tableau
2 29 (76.32%) SQL Server
2 29 (76.32%) ETL
3 28 (73.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (71.05%) T-SQL
5 24 (63.16%) Alteryx
6 23 (60.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (34.21%) Data Security
9 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
10 11 (28.95%) Data Development
11 9 (23.68%) Validation
12 8 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
12 8 (21.05%) Capacity Management
12 8 (21.05%) Code Optimisation
13 6 (15.79%) Degree
13 6 (15.79%) Data Quality
13 6 (15.79%) Analytics
14 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
14 5 (13.16%) Coaching
14 5 (13.16%) Data Analytics
14 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (13.16%) Finance
15 4 (10.53%) Project Management
15 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
15 4 (10.53%) Spotfire
15 4 (10.53%) QlikView

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 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (76.32%) SQL Server
2 28 (73.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (60.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
5 4 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (10.53%) Data Mining
5 4 (10.53%) QlikView
5 4 (10.53%) Spotfire
6 3 (7.89%) Power BI
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.26%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (5.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.26%) OLAP
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (2.63%) DB2
8 1 (2.63%) DecisionStream
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Local Government
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) SQL Developer
3 13 (34.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 13 (34.21%) DBA
3 13 (34.21%) SQL DBA
4 9 (23.68%) SQL BI Developer
4 9 (23.68%) SQL Server DBA
4 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 8 (21.05%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Lead Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 4 (10.53%) Consultant
7 4 (10.53%) Database Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Lead SQL Server Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Administrator
8 3 (7.89%) MI Manager
9 2 (5.26%) Cognos Consultant
9 2 (5.26%) SQL Database Developer
9 2 (5.26%) TM1 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
1 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
1 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.89%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) ETL
2 18 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (34.21%) Data Security
4 11 (28.95%) Data Development
5 9 (23.68%) Validation
6 8 (21.05%) Capacity Management
6 8 (21.05%) Code Optimisation
6 8 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 6 (15.79%) Analytics
8 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.16%) Coaching
8 5 (13.16%) Data Analytics
9 4 (10.53%) Data Governance
9 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (10.53%) Economics
9 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
9 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) SQL
2 27 (71.05%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.89%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Tableau
2 24 (63.16%) Alteryx
3 4 (10.53%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle