The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 120 114 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 7 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.35% 0.68% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 1.22% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 10
Average salary £45,250 £50,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.50% +62.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £38,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1017 1150 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 51.11% 56.12% 52.68%
Number of salaries quoted 869 1013 745
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cognos
West Midlands

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 30 July 2014.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (84.85%) Cognos TM1
2 27 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (75.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 22 (66.67%) IBM
4 22 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 21 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (51.52%) ETL
7 16 (48.48%) Solvency II
8 14 (42.42%) Data Modelling
9 13 (39.39%) SQL
10 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
10 12 (36.36%) Finance
11 11 (33.33%) Basel II
12 9 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (24.24%) Oracle
13 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
13 8 (24.24%) Kimball Methodology
14 7 (21.21%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (21.21%) Dimensional Modelling
15 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
16 3 (9.09%) Cognos Framework Manager
17 2 (6.06%) Cognos Query Studio
17 2 (6.06%) Cognos Analysis Studio
17 2 (6.06%) Cognos Report Studio
17 2 (6.06%) DataStage
17 2 (6.06%) COM

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 7 (21.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (84.85%) Cognos TM1
2 25 (75.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.03%) Workday HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (9.09%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Cognos Query Studio
7 2 (6.06%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (6.06%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (6.06%) DataStage
8 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (3.03%) QlikView
8 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Consultant
2 22 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 17 (51.52%) Cognos Consultant
4 7 (21.21%) Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Cognos Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Cognos BI Developer
7 2 (6.06%) TM1 Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Excel Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Excel VBA Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Business Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.03%) VBA Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) DTV
1 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (51.52%) ETL
3 14 (42.42%) Data Modelling
4 8 (24.24%) Kimball Methodology
5 7 (21.21%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) ITSM
7 1 (3.03%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.03%) Information Management
7 1 (3.03%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (3.03%) Business Development
7 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.03%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) HND
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (48.48%) Solvency II
2 11 (33.33%) Basel II
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) IBM
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) SmartStream
4 1 (3.03%) Informatica
4 1 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.03%) Teradata
4 1 (3.03%) Netezza
4 1 (3.03%) Vertica
4 1 (3.03%) Talend