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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 126 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 4 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% - 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% - 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Average salary £46,078 - £34,000
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 - £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,655 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
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
1002 1074 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.60% 58.85% 56.81%
Number of salaries quoted 908 928 818
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (50.00%) SAS
2 4 (50.00%) Cognos Controller
2 4 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (12.50%) Informatica
5 1 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (12.50%) DTV
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
5 1 (12.50%) Teradata

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (50.00%) Cognos Controller
2 4 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) QlikView
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
1 2 (25.00%) TM1 Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Business Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) DTV
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica
2 1 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata
2 1 (12.50%) Vertica
2 1 (12.50%) Talend
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (12.50%) SAP