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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 93 96 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 8 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% 0.43% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 1.53% 1.11% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £27,500 £63,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.86% +27.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
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
522 542 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.61% 38.63% 41.86%
Number of salaries quoted 312 350 318
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,618 £27,325 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 February 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 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 11 (64.71%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
4 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (35.29%) ETL
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
6 5 (29.41%) SAP
6 5 (29.41%) CRM
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
6 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
6 5 (29.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 3 (17.65%) Sybase
8 3 (17.65%) DB2
8 3 (17.65%) OLAP
8 3 (17.65%) Business Objects
8 3 (17.65%) VBA
8 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
8 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
8 3 (17.65%) SAS
8 3 (17.65%) Informatica

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) SPSS
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) DB2
3 3 (17.65%) OLAP
3 3 (17.65%) SAP BW
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (17.65%) SAP HANA
3 3 (17.65%) Big Data
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.88%) Cognos Powerplay
5 1 (5.88%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (5.88%) Cognos Metric Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) ERwin
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Applications Support
2 5 (29.41%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Data Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Cognos Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Analyst Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (5.88%) TM1 Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Report Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
1 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Reference Data
2 3 (17.65%) Social Media
3 2 (11.76%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (35.29%) ETL
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) CRM
3 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (29.41%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) Data Security
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Data Management
5 3 (17.65%) Information Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Information Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Master Data Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) VBA
3 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Informatica
3 3 (17.65%) Teradata
3 3 (17.65%) Sybase
3 3 (17.65%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.88%) IBM