The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Edinburgh region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within IBM Cognos.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 105 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 1 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.067% 1.32% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 3.36% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 13
Average salary £47,500 £54,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.84% +36.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
584 476 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.09% 39.24% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 403 327 326
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cognos
Scotland

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 25 July 2014, 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 (90.91%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) ETL
3 5 (45.45%) Business Objects
3 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (27.27%) OLAP
5 3 (27.27%) SAS
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (27.27%) QlikView
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Information Management
6 2 (18.18%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Informatica
6 2 (18.18%) IBM
7 1 (9.09%) Process Management
7 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) SAP CRM
7 1 (9.09%) Programme Management

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (27.27%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) OLAP
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (27.27%) QlikView
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos Metric Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (9.09%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (9.09%) Star Schema
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ERwin
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 2 (18.18%) TM1 Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Business Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft BI Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
3 2 (18.18%) Information Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (9.09%) Process Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Entry
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Business Objects
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Informatica
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Siebel
5 1 (9.09%) Sage
5 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
5 1 (9.09%) Logi Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Tableau