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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 132 148 138
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 30 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 0.55% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 1.27% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 18
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
1228 1418 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.47% 43.54% 48.97%
Number of salaries quoted 814 911 1065
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +11 20 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Edinburgh +4 10 £38,500 -26.66% 2
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 38 (57.58%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (51.52%) ITIL
3 33 (50.00%) Oracle
4 31 (46.97%) Finance
5 26 (39.39%) MS Excel
6 25 (37.88%) SharePoint
7 24 (36.36%) CRM
8 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 22 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 21 (31.82%) .NET
9 21 (31.82%) Release Management
9 21 (31.82%) Dynamics CRM
10 19 (28.79%) Oracle Database
11 17 (25.76%) ETL
11 17 (25.76%) Sybase
11 17 (25.76%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (25.76%) UNIX
11 17 (25.76%) Degree
12 15 (22.73%) Java
12 15 (22.73%) VBA
13 14 (21.21%) Hibernate
14 13 (19.70%) JSF
14 13 (19.70%) JSP
14 13 (19.70%) SOAP
14 13 (19.70%) Struts
14 13 (19.70%) jQuery
14 13 (19.70%) JBoss Seam
14 13 (19.70%) Java EE 5
14 13 (19.70%) RichFaces
14 13 (19.70%) REST

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (37.88%) SharePoint
2 13 (19.70%) WebLogic
2 13 (19.70%) JBoss
3 8 (12.12%) SAS
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (39.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) SPSS
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (31.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (12.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (6.06%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.52%) Agresso
5 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) DMZ
1 12 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (28.79%) Oracle Database
3 17 (25.76%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (13.64%) RDBMS
4 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (7.58%) DataStage
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.06%) DB2
6 4 (6.06%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (4.55%) SAP HANA
7 3 (4.55%) Big Data
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.55%) Cognos Query Studio
7 3 (4.55%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 3 (4.55%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (4.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 3 (4.55%) OLAP
7 3 (4.55%) DecisionStream
7 3 (4.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) ERwin
2 1 (1.52%) Subversion
2 1 (1.52%) Maven
2 1 (1.52%) MagicDraw
2 1 (1.52%) Hudson
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 31 (46.97%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (54.55%) Analyst
2 31 (46.97%) Support Analyst
3 27 (40.91%) Applications Support
4 24 (36.36%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (4.55%) Programmer
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Business Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Cognos Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Designer
9 2 (3.03%) Data Programmer
9 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Specialist
9 2 (3.03%) Lead Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Lead Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) .NET
2 14 (21.21%) Hibernate
3 13 (19.70%) JSP
3 13 (19.70%) SOAP
3 13 (19.70%) Struts
3 13 (19.70%) jQuery
3 13 (19.70%) JBoss Seam
3 13 (19.70%) Java EE 5
3 13 (19.70%) RichFaces
3 13 (19.70%) REST
3 13 (19.70%) JAX-RS
3 13 (19.70%) JSF
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.52%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) JMS
4 1 (1.52%) FpML
4 1 (1.52%) Spring
4 1 (1.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.55%) Social Media
3 3 (4.55%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.52%) iPad
4 1 (1.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) UNIX
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (51.52%) ITIL
3 24 (36.36%) CRM
4 21 (31.82%) Release Management
5 17 (25.76%) ETL
6 11 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 10 (15.15%) Analytics
8 8 (12.12%) Master Data Management
8 8 (12.12%) Data Management
9 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
9 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.58%) Information Management
11 4 (6.06%) Performance Management
11 4 (6.06%) Change Control
11 4 (6.06%) Migration
11 4 (6.06%) Kimball Methodology
12 3 (4.55%) Coaching
12 3 (4.55%) Data Transformation
12 3 (4.55%) Data Security
12 3 (4.55%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) Java
1 15 (22.73%) VBA
2 13 (19.70%) VB
2 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
2 13 (19.70%) SQL
3 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.52%) C
4 1 (1.52%) XQuery
4 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 33 (50.00%) Oracle
2 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (25.76%) Sybase
4 11 (16.67%) Business Objects
5 8 (12.12%) SAP
5 8 (12.12%) Informatica
6 7 (10.61%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (6.06%) Ab Initio
7 4 (6.06%) IBM
8 3 (4.55%) Teradata
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