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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 84 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 25 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.39% 0.81% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 2.78% 1.36% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 10
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +21.79%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,200
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.96%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
899 1027 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.92% 59.23% 50.21%
Number of salaries quoted 777 833 622
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 17 April 2014.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cognos
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (92.59%) Business Intelligence
1 25 (92.59%) Cognos TM1
2 23 (85.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 21 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (77.78%) IBM
4 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
5 14 (51.85%) ETL
5 14 (51.85%) Solvency II
6 11 (40.74%) Data Modelling
6 11 (40.74%) SQL
7 10 (37.04%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (37.04%) Basel II
7 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
8 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (29.63%) Finance
10 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (25.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (25.93%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (25.93%) Dimensional Modelling
10 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
10 7 (25.93%) Oracle
11 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
11 3 (11.11%) DataStage
12 2 (7.41%) COM
12 2 (7.41%) Netezza

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
1 7 (25.93%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 25 (92.59%) Cognos TM1
2 23 (85.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
3 10 (37.04%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (11.11%) DataStage
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Consultant
2 20 (74.07%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 14 (51.85%) Cognos Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Cognos Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Cognos BI Developer
7 1 (3.70%) TM1 Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Cognos Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) COM
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (51.85%) ETL
3 11 (40.74%) Data Modelling
4 7 (25.93%) Dimensional Modelling
4 7 (25.93%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (51.85%) Solvency II
2 10 (37.04%) Basel II
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) IBM
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Netezza
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £375 - £475 per day + likely extension
Posted: 6 days ago