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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 131 99 139
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +40
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 35 63 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.98% 2.04% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 4.27% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 41 19
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +4.11%
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
1573 1475 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 43.89% 47.77% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 936 963 1035
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
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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 -11 31 £47,500 +13.09% 1
Edinburgh -29 3 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 28 (54.90%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (45.10%) Oracle
3 22 (43.14%) ITIL
4 20 (39.22%) SharePoint
4 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
5 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
5 19 (37.25%) ETL
5 19 (37.25%) Finance
6 18 (35.29%) .NET
6 18 (35.29%) CRM
6 18 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 18 (35.29%) Release Management
7 15 (29.41%) SQL
8 14 (27.45%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (23.53%) Business Objects
10 11 (21.57%) Oracle Database
11 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 9 (17.65%) UNIX
11 9 (17.65%) Data Modelling
11 9 (17.65%) MicroStrategy
11 9 (17.65%) Data Management
12 8 (15.69%) Analytics
13 7 (13.73%) Java
13 7 (13.73%) PL/SQL
13 7 (13.73%) SAS
13 7 (13.73%) RDBMS
13 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
14 6 (11.76%) Informatica
14 6 (11.76%) Data Integration
15 5 (9.80%) JavaScript

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (13.73%) SAS
3 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.96%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) DMZ
1 3 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (21.57%) Oracle Database
3 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 7 (13.73%) RDBMS
4 7 (13.73%) 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%) Cognos Query Studio
7 3 (5.88%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 3 (5.88%) DecisionStream
7 3 (5.88%) QlikView
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.92%) Data Mart
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.96%) Cognos Transformer
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.92%) ERwin
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.96%) Toad
General
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Front Office
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Analyst
2 19 (37.25%) Support Analyst
2 19 (37.25%) Applications Support
3 16 (31.37%) Applications Support Analyst
4 11 (21.57%) Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Cognos Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Business Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Support Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Designer
7 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.88%) JSP
3 3 (5.88%) SOAP
3 3 (5.88%) Struts
3 3 (5.88%) jQuery
3 3 (5.88%) JBoss Seam
3 3 (5.88%) Java EE 5
3 3 (5.88%) RichFaces
3 3 (5.88%) JSF
3 3 (5.88%) REST
3 3 (5.88%) JAX-RS
4 2 (3.92%) XML
5 1 (1.96%) XSLT
5 1 (1.96%) Spring
5 1 (1.96%) Web Services
5 1 (1.96%) Spring Integration
5 1 (1.96%) Ajax
5 1 (1.96%) HTML5
5 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Data Integration
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.96%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) UNIX
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (43.14%) ITIL
3 19 (37.25%) ETL
4 18 (35.29%) CRM
4 18 (35.29%) Release Management
5 9 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 9 (17.65%) Data Management
6 8 (15.69%) Analytics
7 5 (9.80%) Master Data Management
8 4 (7.84%) Information Management
9 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.88%) Business Analytics
10 2 (3.92%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (3.92%) Data Mapping
10 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
11 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
11 1 (1.96%) Web Development
11 1 (1.96%) Business Development
11 1 (1.96%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) PL/SQL
2 7 (13.73%) Java
3 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.80%) VBA
4 4 (7.84%) VB
5 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Control-M
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Oracle
2 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (23.53%) Business Objects
4 9 (17.65%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (11.76%) Informatica
6 5 (9.80%) SAP
6 5 (9.80%) Sybase
7 4 (7.84%) IBM
7 4 (7.84%) Ab Initio
8 3 (5.88%) JBoss
9 1 (1.96%) HP
9 1 (1.96%) Logi Analytics
9 1 (1.96%) Tableau
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