The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 132 106 132
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +26
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 35 56 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.98% 1.78% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 2.28% 3.76% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14 37 21
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,150 £40,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Cognos
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1537 1490 1572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 43.20% 47.45% 49.11%
Number of salaries quoted 907 963 1040
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cognos
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Cognos Salary Trend in Scotland

Cognos
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognos across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Scotland

Cognos
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -4 30 £48,750 +17.46%
Edinburgh -38 4 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 27 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (45.10%) Oracle
2 23 (45.10%) ITIL
3 20 (39.22%) MS Excel
3 20 (39.22%) SharePoint
3 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
4 19 (37.25%) CRM
4 19 (37.25%) .NET
4 19 (37.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (37.25%) Release Management
5 18 (35.29%) Finance
6 17 (33.33%) ETL
7 16 (31.37%) SQL
8 13 (25.49%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database
10 11 (21.57%) Business Objects
11 10 (19.61%) UNIX
12 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
12 9 (17.65%) Data Modelling
13 8 (15.69%) MicroStrategy
13 8 (15.69%) RDBMS
13 8 (15.69%) Java
13 8 (15.69%) Data Management
13 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
14 7 (13.73%) Analytics
14 7 (13.73%) PL/SQL
15 6 (11.76%) Sybase
15 6 (11.76%) SAS
15 6 (11.76%) Informatica
15 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (39.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.76%) SAS
3 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (39.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (7.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.96%) Agresso
4 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) DMZ
1 3 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
2 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database
3 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 8 (15.69%) RDBMS
4 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.80%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (9.80%) DataStage
6 4 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (7.84%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (7.84%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 3 (5.88%) QlikView
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (5.88%) Cognos Query Studio
7 3 (5.88%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 3 (5.88%) DecisionStream
8 2 (3.92%) Data Mart
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.96%) Cognos Transformer
9 1 (1.96%) MarkLogic
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Subversion
1 2 (3.92%) ERwin
1 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.96%) Hudson
2 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.96%) Toad
2 1 (1.96%) MagicDraw
2 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Front Office
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Analyst
2 20 (39.22%) Applications Support
3 19 (37.25%) Support Analyst
4 16 (31.37%) Applications Support Analyst
5 11 (21.57%) Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Cognos Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Designer
7 3 (5.88%) Support Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Business Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Specialist
9 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.88%) jQuery
3 3 (5.88%) JBoss Seam
3 3 (5.88%) REST
3 3 (5.88%) Java EE 5
3 3 (5.88%) RichFaces
3 3 (5.88%) JAX-RS
3 3 (5.88%) JSP
3 3 (5.88%) SOAP
3 3 (5.88%) Struts
3 3 (5.88%) JSF
4 2 (3.92%) Spring
4 2 (3.92%) XML
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.96%) Spring Integration
5 1 (1.96%) HTML5
5 1 (1.96%) JMS
5 1 (1.96%) FpML
5 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (11.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.96%) Blog
2 1 (1.96%) Open Source
2 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) UNIX
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (45.10%) ITIL
3 19 (37.25%) CRM
3 19 (37.25%) Release Management
4 17 (33.33%) ETL
5 9 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 8 (15.69%) Data Management
7 7 (13.73%) Analytics
8 5 (9.80%) Master Data Management
9 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
10 3 (5.88%) Business Analytics
10 3 (5.88%) Information Management
11 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.92%) Coaching
11 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (1.96%) Multithreading
12 1 (1.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) Java
3 7 (13.73%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.80%) VBA
4 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) VB
6 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) XQuery
7 1 (1.96%) Perl
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.96%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Oracle
2 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
3 11 (21.57%) Business Objects
4 8 (15.69%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (11.76%) Sybase
5 6 (11.76%) Informatica
6 5 (9.80%) SAP
7 4 (7.84%) Ab Initio
7 4 (7.84%) IBM
8 3 (5.88%) JBoss
9 1 (1.96%) Tableau
9 1 (1.96%) HP
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