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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 132 143 130
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 24 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 0.49% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 1.19% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 12
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% -17.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1215 1346 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.33% 41.47% 48.86%
Number of salaries quoted 805 851 919
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,050 £55,620
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +16 14 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Edinburgh - 10 £33,000 - 2
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 30 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (50.00%) Finance
2 27 (50.00%) ITIL
3 25 (46.30%) Oracle
4 23 (42.59%) MS Excel
5 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
6 18 (33.33%) .NET
6 18 (33.33%) CRM
6 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 17 (31.48%) SharePoint
7 17 (31.48%) Sybase
8 16 (29.63%) VBA
8 16 (29.63%) UNIX
8 16 (29.63%) Degree
8 16 (29.63%) Oracle Database
9 14 (25.93%) Dynamics CRM
9 14 (25.93%) Release Management
9 14 (25.93%) Hibernate
9 14 (25.93%) Java
10 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
10 13 (24.07%) VB
10 13 (24.07%) WebLogic
10 13 (24.07%) JBoss
10 13 (24.07%) JSP
10 13 (24.07%) SOAP
10 13 (24.07%) Struts
10 13 (24.07%) JSF
10 13 (24.07%) jQuery
10 13 (24.07%) JBoss Seam
10 13 (24.07%) Java EE 5

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (31.48%) SharePoint
2 13 (24.07%) WebLogic
2 13 (24.07%) JBoss
3 3 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (42.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) SPSS
3 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (14.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (3.70%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (1.85%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.85%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.85%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.85%) SAP R/3
5 1 (1.85%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) DMZ
1 12 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.63%) Oracle Database
3 11 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.26%) RDBMS
5 4 (7.41%) DB2
5 4 (7.41%) SAP BW
6 3 (5.56%) SAP HANA
6 3 (5.56%) Big Data
6 3 (5.56%) Cognos Query Studio
6 3 (5.56%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 3 (5.56%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (5.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.56%) DecisionStream
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) ERwin
2 1 (1.85%) Hudson
2 1 (1.85%) Subversion
2 1 (1.85%) MagicDraw
2 1 (1.85%) Maven
2 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
General
1 27 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.85%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 33 (61.11%) Analyst
2 28 (51.85%) Support Analyst
3 24 (44.44%) Applications Support
4 21 (38.89%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Cognos Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Data Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (3.70%) Programmer
7 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Data Programmer
7 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Business Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Software Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Analyst Programmer
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) .NET
2 14 (25.93%) Hibernate
3 13 (24.07%) JSP
3 13 (24.07%) SOAP
3 13 (24.07%) Struts
3 13 (24.07%) JSF
3 13 (24.07%) jQuery
3 13 (24.07%) JBoss Seam
3 13 (24.07%) Java EE 5
3 13 (24.07%) RichFaces
3 13 (24.07%) REST
3 13 (24.07%) JAX-RS
4 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.85%) Spring
5 1 (1.85%) FpML
5 1 (1.85%) J2EE
5 1 (1.85%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Reference Data
2 3 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.56%) Social Media
3 2 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) FMCG
4 1 (1.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (50.00%) ITIL
3 18 (33.33%) CRM
4 14 (25.93%) Release Management
5 9 (16.67%) ETL
6 8 (14.81%) Data Analysis
7 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.11%) Analytics
8 5 (9.26%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (7.41%) Migration
9 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Information Management
9 4 (7.41%) Performance Management
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.41%) Change Control
10 3 (5.56%) Master Data Management
10 3 (5.56%) Data Transformation
10 3 (5.56%) Coaching
10 3 (5.56%) Data Architecture
10 3 (5.56%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) VBA
2 14 (25.93%) Java
3 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.07%) VB
4 6 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (3.70%) C
6 1 (1.85%) XQuery
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Oracle
2 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (31.48%) Sybase
4 6 (11.11%) SAP
5 4 (7.41%) Business Objects
5 4 (7.41%) IBM
6 3 (5.56%) Informatica
6 3 (5.56%) Teradata
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