Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 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.

Cognos
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 182 165
Rank change year-on-year +10 -17 +21
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 25 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.65% 0.69% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 1.47% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 10
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £39,250 £25,000 £40,375
90th Percentile £61,000 £56,250 £71,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%

Cognos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1830 2247 1885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 47.25% 47.21% 48.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1377 1471 1592
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Birmingham

Cognos
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cognos in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Cognos in Birmingham

Cognos
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cognos in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 21 (84.00%) Data Warehouse
1 21 (84.00%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (64.00%) Finance
4 14 (56.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (44.00%) ETL
7 9 (36.00%) Oracle
7 9 (36.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 8 (32.00%) SQL
9 7 (28.00%) IBM
9 7 (28.00%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (28.00%) Informatica
9 7 (28.00%) QlikView
9 7 (28.00%) Tableau
9 7 (28.00%) Virtual Team
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (20.00%) Business Continuity
11 5 (20.00%) Validation
11 5 (20.00%) SAS
11 5 (20.00%) Windows
11 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
11 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
11 5 (20.00%) Statistics
11 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

Cognos
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.00%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (84.00%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (56.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (28.00%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (28.00%) QlikView
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (16.00%) DataStage
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (8.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (8.00%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (8.00%) Cognos Transformer
9 2 (8.00%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (8.00%) IBM PureData
9 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (8.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Consultant
2 10 (40.00%) Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 7 (28.00%) Business Consultant
5 6 (24.00%) Cognos Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Analyst
7 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (8.00%) Analytics Consultant
9 2 (8.00%) Cognos BI Developer
9 2 (8.00%) Cognos Consultant
9 2 (8.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
9 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
10 1 (4.00%) Cognos BI Consultant
10 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
10 1 (4.00%) Principal Consultant
10 1 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
10 1 (4.00%) TM1 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Ajax
1 1 (4.00%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) HTML5
1 1 (4.00%) HTML5 Canvas
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
1 1 (4.00%) JSON
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
1 1 (4.00%) Laravel
1 1 (4.00%) LESS
1 1 (4.00%) Spring
1 1 (4.00%) Symfony
1 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (4.00%) XHTML
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Virtual Team
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) Debian
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (44.00%) ETL
3 5 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (20.00%) Statistics
3 5 (20.00%) Validation
4 4 (16.00%) Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Data Integration
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Data Management
6 2 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) Master Data Management
7 1 (4.00%) API Development
7 1 (4.00%) Data Strategy
7 1 (4.00%) HMVC
7 1 (4.00%) Machine Learning
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile First
7 1 (4.00%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) IBM
2 7 (28.00%) Informatica
2 7 (28.00%) Tableau
3 2 (8.00%) Talend
4 1 (4.00%) Capita
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Teradata
4 1 (4.00%) VMware