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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 124 110 103
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 5 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.23% 0.79% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 1.41% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 7
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,350 £32,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £50,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £43,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.81%
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
1162 1207 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 54.38% 56.01% 54.08%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1087 755
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 August 2014.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 August 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%) Workday HCM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
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 Analysis Services
5 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting 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%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
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%) Cognos BI Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.06%) TM1 Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Big Data Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Excel Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Excel VBA Developer
8 1 (3.03%) VBA Developer
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%) Business Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Data 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%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.03%) Information Management
7 1 (3.03%) Business Development
7 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) ITSM
7 1 (3.03%) Financial Modelling
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