The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within IBM Cognos.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 130 124 104
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 7 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.33% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.59% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 8
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +108.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,655 £69,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
Cognos
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1245 1177 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 53.34% 55.39% 57.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1065 1067 772
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cognos across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Cognos
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cognos across the Birmingham region.

Cognos Salary Trend in Birmingham

Cognos
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos.

1 9 (64.29%) Cognos TM1
2 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) ETL
4 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (28.57%) SAS
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Cognos Controller
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 1 (7.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.14%) Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) Business Development
8 1 (7.14%) Degree
8 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (7.14%) ITSM
8 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
8 1 (7.14%) Electronics
8 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
8 1 (7.14%) SmartStream
8 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (7.14%) Workday HCM
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) QlikView
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (7.14%) DataStage
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Cognos Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) TM1 Developer
4 1 (7.14%) TM1 Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Business Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos BI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Business Development
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (7.14%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) HND
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Basel II
1 1 (7.14%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) SmartStream
2 1 (7.14%) Informatica
2 1 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (7.14%) Ab Initio
2 1 (7.14%) Teradata
2 1 (7.14%) Vertica
2 1 (7.14%) Talend
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.14%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) IBM