Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 258 288
Rank change year-on-year -15 +30 -70
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 26 73 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.72% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 1.66% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 25 65 42
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +8.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £30,500 £31,325
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £52,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.04% -4.00% -

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 4,346 4,385 5,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.80% 43.27% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3,179 3,440 4,244
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +3.26% +2.22%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Birmingham -27 10 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Staffordshire +8 9 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Solihull +12 2 £31,250 -30.56%
Shropshire - 2 £60,000 -
Coventry +4 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £22,000 -
Cognos
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 19 (73.08%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (34.62%) Finance
4 9 (34.62%) Data Modelling
4 9 (34.62%) ETL
5 7 (26.92%) Oracle
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
5 7 (26.92%) SAP
5 7 (26.92%) Tableau
6 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (19.23%) ERP
7 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
7 5 (19.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (15.38%) Analytics
8 4 (15.38%) Alteryx
8 4 (15.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (15.38%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (15.38%) IBM
8 4 (15.38%) DataStage
8 4 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (15.38%) Project Management
8 4 (15.38%) Data Security
8 4 (15.38%) Management Information System

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:

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (15.38%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (3.85%) iTrent
3 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 6 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (15.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (15.38%) DataStage
5 3 (11.54%) Big Data
5 3 (11.54%) Cognos Transformer
6 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) OLAP
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (7.69%) QlikView
6 2 (7.69%) SAP BW
7 1 (3.85%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (3.85%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (3.85%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (3.85%) DB2
7 1 (3.85%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
1 1 (3.85%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 3 (11.54%) Junior
4 3 (11.54%) Report Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Cognos Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Head of Development
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SAP BW Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Report Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) FMCG
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) EPoS
3 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (34.62%) Data Modelling
2 9 (34.62%) ETL
3 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 5 (19.23%) ERP
5 4 (15.38%) Analytics
5 4 (15.38%) Data Development
5 4 (15.38%) Data Security
5 4 (15.38%) Data Strategy
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 2 (7.69%) Code Optimisation
7 2 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
7 2 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Data Management
7 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.69%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.69%) ABAP
4 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
3 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
1 7 (26.92%) SAP
1 7 (26.92%) Tableau
2 4 (15.38%) Alteryx
2 4 (15.38%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Aderant
4 2 (7.69%) Capita
4 2 (7.69%) Intapp
4 2 (7.69%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com