The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 101 99 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 2 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.62% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 1.73% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 6
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +62.96%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Cognos
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
503 577 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.04% 35.77% 43.63%
Number of salaries quoted 304 369 296
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,086 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cognos across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Cognos
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cognos Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) Business Objects
5 4 (33.33%) SAP
5 4 (33.33%) ETL
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) VBA
6 3 (25.00%) SAS
6 3 (25.00%) CRM
6 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (16.67%) Informatica
7 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
7 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Banking

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
5 1 (8.33%) Big Data
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) DB2
5 1 (8.33%) OLAP
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (8.33%) QlikView
5 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ERwin
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Support Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Applications Support
2 5 (41.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Analyst Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Report Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) iPad
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (33.33%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VBA
3 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Business Objects
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) Informatica
5 1 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (8.33%) Teradata
5 1 (8.33%) Sybase