Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 155 190
Rank change year-on-year +1 +35 -8
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 26 38 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.71% 0.91% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 1.94% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 5
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% -40.63%
10th Percentile £40,625 £25,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +18.42% -10.59%

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 1,833 1,954 1,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 50.25% 46.82% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,236 1,351 1,530
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,900 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - -1.23% +1.25%

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 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Cognos in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 22 (84.62%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (76.92%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (65.38%) ETL
4 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 14 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (50.00%) Finance
7 12 (46.15%) Oracle
7 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (46.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 9 (34.62%) QlikView
8 9 (34.62%) Tableau
9 8 (30.77%) DataStage
9 8 (30.77%) SQL
10 7 (26.92%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (26.92%) Informatica
10 7 (26.92%) Virtual Team
11 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
11 6 (23.08%) Cognos TM1
11 6 (23.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 5 (19.23%) Cognos Transformer
12 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
13 4 (15.38%) Validation
13 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
13 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (15.38%) SAS
13 4 (15.38%) IBM
13 4 (15.38%) Windows
13 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012

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 4 (15.38%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (23.08%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 14 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (34.62%) QlikView
6 8 (30.77%) DataStage
7 7 (26.92%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (23.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 5 (19.23%) Cognos Transformer
9 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (11.54%) Big Data
11 3 (11.54%) Cognos Report Studio
11 3 (11.54%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.85%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Consultant
2 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 8 (30.77%) Business Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Cognos Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Analytics Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 3 (11.54%) Cognos Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
7 2 (7.69%) Accountant
7 2 (7.69%) Cognos BI Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Accountant
8 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Teradata Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) TM1 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Ajax
1 1 (3.85%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) HTML5
1 1 (3.85%) HTML5 Canvas
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
1 1 (3.85%) JSON
1 1 (3.85%) LAMP
1 1 (3.85%) Laravel
1 1 (3.85%) LESS
1 1 (3.85%) Spring
1 1 (3.85%) Symfony
1 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (3.85%) XHTML
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Virtual Team
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) EPoS
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) Debian
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (65.38%) ETL
3 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 4 (15.38%) Data Integration
4 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 4 (15.38%) Statistics
4 4 (15.38%) Validation
5 3 (11.54%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) ERP
6 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) CRM
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.85%) MVC
7 1 (3.85%) OOP
7 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Strategic Management
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 9 (34.62%) Tableau
3 7 (26.92%) Informatica
4 4 (15.38%) IBM
5 3 (11.54%) Capita
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) Teradata
6 1 (3.85%) VMware