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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 135 112 126
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 31 48 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.93% 1.53% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 2.27% 3.25% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 32 18
Average salary £47,500 £45,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.82% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £40,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
1366 1479 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.03% 47.00% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 809 951 1028
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 24 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 24 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 -6 23 £57,500 +38.55% 6
Edinburgh -25 8 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 31 (53.45%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (50.00%) ITIL
3 28 (48.28%) Oracle
4 24 (41.38%) Finance
4 24 (41.38%) MS Excel
5 23 (39.66%) SharePoint
6 22 (37.93%) CRM
6 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
7 21 (36.21%) .NET
7 21 (36.21%) Dynamics CRM
7 21 (36.21%) Release Management
8 16 (27.59%) SQL
8 16 (27.59%) Oracle Database
9 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
9 15 (25.86%) ETL
10 14 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (24.14%) UNIX
11 12 (20.69%) Java
12 11 (18.97%) Sybase
12 11 (18.97%) Business Objects
13 10 (17.24%) Data Modelling
13 10 (17.24%) Degree
14 9 (15.52%) VBA
14 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
14 9 (15.52%) Hibernate
15 8 (13.79%) VB
15 8 (13.79%) RDBMS
15 8 (13.79%) MicroStrategy
15 8 (13.79%) Analytics
15 8 (13.79%) Relational Database

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 23 (39.66%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.07%) WebLogic
2 7 (12.07%) JBoss
3 6 (10.34%) SAS
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (41.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.72%) SPSS
2 1 (1.72%) MS Project
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (12.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (6.90%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.72%) Agresso
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) DMZ
1 7 (12.07%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) Oracle Database
2 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
3 14 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (13.79%) RDBMS
4 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.62%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (8.62%) DataStage
6 4 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (6.90%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (6.90%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Cognos Query Studio
7 3 (5.17%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 3 (5.17%) DecisionStream
7 3 (5.17%) QlikView
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.45%) Data Mart
8 2 (3.45%) DB2
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (3.45%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.45%) ERwin
1 2 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (1.72%) Maven
2 1 (1.72%) MagicDraw
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.72%) Hudson
2 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.72%) Toad
General
1 24 (41.38%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Analyst
2 25 (43.10%) Support Analyst
3 22 (37.93%) Applications Support
4 18 (31.03%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Business Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) Support Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Cognos Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) Designer
10 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Specialist
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Support Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Software Support Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Manager
10 2 (3.45%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.21%) .NET
2 9 (15.52%) Hibernate
3 7 (12.07%) jQuery
3 7 (12.07%) JBoss Seam
3 7 (12.07%) Java EE 5
3 7 (12.07%) RichFaces
3 7 (12.07%) JSP
3 7 (12.07%) SOAP
3 7 (12.07%) Struts
3 7 (12.07%) JSF
3 7 (12.07%) REST
3 7 (12.07%) JAX-RS
4 2 (3.45%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) Spring
5 1 (1.72%) J2EE
5 1 (1.72%) HTML5
5 1 (1.72%) XSLT
5 1 (1.72%) JMS
5 1 (1.72%) FpML
5 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.72%) Open Source
3 1 (1.72%) Social Media
3 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.72%) Blog
3 1 (1.72%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) UNIX
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (50.00%) ITIL
3 22 (37.93%) CRM
4 21 (36.21%) Release Management
5 15 (25.86%) ETL
6 10 (17.24%) Data Modelling
7 8 (13.79%) Analytics
8 6 (10.34%) Master Data Management
8 6 (10.34%) Data Management
9 5 (8.62%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.17%) Information Management
11 3 (5.17%) Business Analytics
11 3 (5.17%) Coaching
12 2 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (3.45%) Migration
12 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.45%) Performance Management
12 2 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) SQL
2 12 (20.69%) Java
3 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.52%) VBA
4 8 (13.79%) VB
5 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.72%) XQuery
7 1 (1.72%) Perl
7 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Control-M
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Oracle
2 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.97%) Sybase
3 11 (18.97%) Business Objects
4 8 (13.79%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (12.07%) Informatica
6 6 (10.34%) SAP
7 5 (8.62%) IBM
8 4 (6.90%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.72%) Teradata
9 1 (1.72%) Tableau
9 1 (1.72%) HP
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