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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within IBM Cognos.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 121 124 148
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +24
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 31 46 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% 1.40% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 2.42% 3.46% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 14
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £36,600 £42,150
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £79,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.44% +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
1280 1330 1610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.96% 40.60% 43.54%
Number of salaries quoted 757 886 987
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Cognos as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016.

Cognos Salary Histogram in Scotland

Cognos
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -9 23 £47,500 -
Edinburgh 0 8 £45,000 -26.53%
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 65 (89.04%) Business Intelligence
2 57 (78.08%) Finance
3 33 (45.21%) SQL
4 26 (35.62%) Cognos TM1
4 26 (35.62%) Oracle BI EE
5 24 (32.88%) Oracle
6 23 (31.51%) BusinessObjects
7 22 (30.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 21 (28.77%) SAP
8 21 (28.77%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (26.03%) MS Office
9 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
9 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
9 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (24.66%) Cognos Controller
11 17 (23.29%) Performance Management
12 16 (21.92%) Java
13 15 (20.55%) Degree
13 15 (20.55%) MS PowerPoint
14 14 (19.18%) Data Analysis
14 14 (19.18%) Unix
14 14 (19.18%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (19.18%) Shell Script
15 13 (17.81%) Hyperion
15 13 (17.81%) Web Services
15 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (16.44%) VBA
16 12 (16.44%) J2EE
16 12 (16.44%) Spring
16 12 (16.44%) Asset Management

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.96%) SAS
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
1 19 (26.03%) MS Office
2 15 (20.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.85%) SPSS
4 2 (2.74%) MS Project
4 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (35.62%) Cognos TM1
2 22 (30.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 18 (24.66%) Cognos Controller
4 9 (12.33%) HFM
5 4 (5.48%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (5.48%) SAP BPC
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (35.62%) Oracle BI EE
2 23 (31.51%) BusinessObjects
3 21 (28.77%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
5 14 (19.18%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (16.44%) BusinessObjects XI
7 11 (15.07%) MarkLogic
7 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database
7 11 (15.07%) Sybase ASE
8 7 (9.59%) DataStage
9 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
10 5 (6.85%) Data Mining
10 5 (6.85%) RDBMS
10 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (5.48%) Cognos Query Studio
11 4 (5.48%) Essbase
11 4 (5.48%) Hyperion Smart View
11 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (2.74%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 2 (2.74%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Maven
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.37%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) JUnit
General
1 57 (78.08%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Banking
3 5 (6.85%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (42.47%) Developer
2 26 (35.62%) Analyst
3 18 (24.66%) Accountant
3 18 (24.66%) Systems Accountant
4 14 (19.18%) Systems Analyst
5 12 (16.44%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (15.07%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 11 (15.07%) Financial Analyst
6 11 (15.07%) Java Developer
7 10 (13.70%) Report Developer
7 10 (13.70%) Senior Developer
7 10 (13.70%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 10 (13.70%) TM1 Analyst
8 7 (9.59%) Consultant
9 5 (6.85%) Data Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) Marketing Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) Marketing Data Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Cognos Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Financial Accountant
10 4 (5.48%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) Web Services
2 12 (16.44%) J2EE
2 12 (16.44%) Spring
3 11 (15.07%) Apache Flex
3 11 (15.07%) FpML
3 11 (15.07%) Hibernate
3 11 (15.07%) JMS
4 4 (5.48%) MDX
5 2 (2.74%) JSON
5 2 (2.74%) RESTful
5 2 (2.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.48%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.37%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Unix
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (89.04%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.29%) Performance Management
4 14 (19.18%) Data Analysis
5 12 (16.44%) Asset Management
5 12 (16.44%) TDD
6 11 (15.07%) Data Modelling
6 11 (15.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (13.70%) ETL
8 9 (12.33%) Open Source
8 9 (12.33%) Strategic Planning
8 9 (12.33%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (10.96%) Analytics
10 7 (9.59%) Business Analysis
10 7 (9.59%) Data Analytics
10 7 (9.59%) Data Management
10 7 (9.59%) Software Delivery
11 6 (8.22%) ERP
11 6 (8.22%) Master Data Management
11 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.21%) SQL
2 16 (21.92%) Java
3 14 (19.18%) Shell Script
4 12 (16.44%) VBA
5 11 (15.07%) XQuery
6 6 (8.22%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (32.88%) Oracle
2 21 (28.77%) SAP
3 13 (17.81%) Hyperion
4 11 (15.07%) Anaplan
4 11 (15.07%) Sybase
5 9 (12.33%) IBM
6 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.22%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (5.48%) Informatica
8 4 (5.48%) Tableau
9 2 (2.74%) Teradata