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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 89 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 10 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% - 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 2.05% - 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 7
Average salary £33,000 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 - £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 - £54,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
487 527 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.89% 38.64% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 308 336 279
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,450 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 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 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (66.67%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (44.44%) Oracle
4 8 (44.44%) ETL
5 7 (38.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (27.78%) SAP
7 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
7 5 (27.78%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (27.78%) Analytics
8 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
8 4 (22.22%) Information Management
8 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 4 (22.22%) Migration
8 4 (22.22%) CRM
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) .NET
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) SAS
9 3 (16.67%) Informatica
9 3 (16.67%) SPSS
9 3 (16.67%) SAP BW
9 3 (16.67%) ERwin
9 3 (16.67%) VBA
9 3 (16.67%) Sybase

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (16.67%) SAS
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) SPSS
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (11.11%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) SAP BW
3 3 (16.67%) DB2
3 3 (16.67%) OLAP
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (16.67%) SAP HANA
3 3 (16.67%) Big Data
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.11%) Cognos Query Studio
4 2 (11.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (11.11%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (11.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) ERwin
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 4 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Cognos Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Analyst Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Reference Data
2 3 (16.67%) Social Media
3 2 (11.11%) iPad
3 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (44.44%) ETL
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (27.78%) Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 4 (22.22%) Information Management
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) CRM
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Data Management
6 3 (16.67%) Data Security
6 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Information Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Coaching
6 3 (16.67%) Master Data Management
6 3 (16.67%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) VBA
3 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) SAP
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Informatica
4 3 (16.67%) Sybase
4 3 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 3 (16.67%) Teradata
4 3 (16.67%) IBM