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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 133 117 95
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 12 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 0.82% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 1.75% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 19
Median salary £43,500 £80,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.62% +60.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
1112 856 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.12% 46.98% 47.16%
Number of salaries quoted 830 675 734
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) Use Case
3 5 (38.46%) French Language
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (38.46%) Process Improvement
3 5 (38.46%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (38.46%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (38.46%) ERP
3 5 (38.46%) BPR
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Flash
5 3 (23.08%) SAP
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (15.38%) Informatica
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (7.69%) ETL
7 1 (7.69%) SLA
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) Unix
7 1 (7.69%) Solaris

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (38.46%) Cognos TM1
1 5 (38.46%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) ActiveReports
2 1 (7.69%) DataStage
2 1 (7.69%) PowerPivot
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) French Language
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Finance Systems Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Financial Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Finance Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Cognos Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Report Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ETL Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Informatica Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Report Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Service Operations Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) BPR
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (38.46%) ERP
2 5 (38.46%) Process Improvement
2 5 (38.46%) Use Case
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) BCP
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Korn
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Control-M
1 1 (7.69%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) Informatica
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy