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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 94 103 83
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 11 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 0.14% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 2.25% 0.34% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
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
489 590 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.85% 41.26% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 314 383 286
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (57.14%) ETL
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (35.71%) Analytics
7 4 (28.57%) SAP
7 4 (28.57%) Migration
7 4 (28.57%) Information Management
7 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
7 4 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) Sybase
8 3 (21.43%) DB2
8 3 (21.43%) OLAP
8 3 (21.43%) CRM
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
8 3 (21.43%) SAS
8 3 (21.43%) IBM
8 3 (21.43%) Informatica
8 3 (21.43%) SPSS
8 3 (21.43%) SAP BW
8 3 (21.43%) ERwin

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (21.43%) SharePoint
1 3 (21.43%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) SPSS
3 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) DB2
3 3 (21.43%) OLAP
3 3 (21.43%) SAP BW
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (21.43%) SAP HANA
3 3 (21.43%) Big Data
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos Query Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (14.29%) DecisionStream
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos Metric Studio
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) ERwin
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Data Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Cognos Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Analyst Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) TM1 Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Reference Data
2 3 (21.43%) Social Media
3 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.14%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (57.14%) ETL
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) Information Management
5 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
6 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) Information Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) Data Security
6 3 (21.43%) CRM
6 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) Coaching
6 3 (21.43%) Data Management
6 3 (21.43%) Master Data Management
6 3 (21.43%) Data Transformation
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) Sybase
3 3 (21.43%) Informatica
3 3 (21.43%) Teradata
4 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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