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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 124 148 105
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -43
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 38 28 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.20% 0.76% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 2.90% 1.80% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 40
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £42,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £54,000 £55,050
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
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
1312 1553 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.44% 42.22% 47.74%
Number of salaries quoted 881 999 1053
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +14 27 £47,500 - 9
Edinburgh +17 16 £75,000 +57.89% 1
Inverclyde - 2 £38,750 -
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (71.67%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (63.33%) SQL
3 34 (56.67%) Finance
4 28 (46.67%) Oracle
4 28 (46.67%) BusinessObjects
4 28 (46.67%) Relational Database
5 26 (43.33%) SAS
6 25 (41.67%) MicroStrategy
7 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 23 (38.33%) Big Data
9 22 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (31.67%) SAP
11 18 (30.00%) ETL
11 18 (30.00%) Quality Management
11 18 (30.00%) Waterfall
11 18 (30.00%) Software Delivery
12 16 (26.67%) Analytics
12 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
13 15 (25.00%) RDBMS
13 15 (25.00%) Oracle Database
14 14 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (23.33%) UNIX
15 13 (21.67%) Java
16 12 (20.00%) Migration
16 12 (20.00%) Scrum
16 12 (20.00%) Data Management
17 11 (18.33%) Data Migration
17 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (43.33%) SAS
2 6 (10.00%) Apache Pig
3 5 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) SPSS
2 5 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (8.33%) Hyperion Planning
2 5 (8.33%) SAP BPC
2 5 (8.33%) HFM
3 4 (6.67%) CA PPM
4 1 (1.67%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.67%) SAP R/3
4 1 (1.67%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.67%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (46.67%) BusinessObjects
1 28 (46.67%) Relational Database
2 24 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 23 (38.33%) Big Data
4 22 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 15 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 15 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (15.00%) Cognos Query Studio
9 9 (15.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 9 (15.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 8 (13.33%) DataStage
10 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
11 7 (11.67%) Hadoop
11 7 (11.67%) QlikView
12 6 (10.00%) Apache Hive
12 6 (10.00%) MongoDB
12 6 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (6.67%) Maven
3 4 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 34 (56.67%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Consultant
3 9 (15.00%) Designer
4 7 (11.67%) Big Data Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Designer
5 5 (8.33%) Hyperion Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Big Data Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (6.67%) SAP Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Cognos Developer
6 4 (6.67%) SAP Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) Web Services
2 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) MLlib
3 4 (6.67%) Apache Flex
3 4 (6.67%) JMS
3 4 (6.67%) FpML
3 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (6.67%) Spring
4 2 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.67%) FMCG
3 4 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.33%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) UNIX
2 6 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (71.67%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.00%) ETL
3 18 (30.00%) Quality Management
3 18 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 18 (30.00%) Software Delivery
4 16 (26.67%) Analytics
5 14 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (20.00%) Scrum
6 12 (20.00%) Migration
6 12 (20.00%) Data Management
7 11 (18.33%) Data Migration
8 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 9 (15.00%) Data Analytics
9 9 (15.00%) Open Source
10 8 (13.33%) Time Management
11 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (11.67%) Big Data Analytics
12 6 (10.00%) MapReduce
12 6 (10.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (63.33%) SQL
2 13 (21.67%) Java
3 10 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 7 (11.67%) R
5 6 (10.00%) Python
6 5 (8.33%) Perl
6 5 (8.33%) PHP
7 4 (6.67%) XQuery
7 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.67%) ABAP
8 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.67%) HDFS
2 1 (1.67%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Oracle
2 25 (41.67%) MicroStrategy
3 19 (31.67%) SAP
4 10 (16.67%) Talend
5 9 (15.00%) Informatica
5 9 (15.00%) Vertica
6 8 (13.33%) Hyperion
6 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.00%) Anaplan
8 5 (8.33%) Teradata
8 5 (8.33%) Netezza
8 5 (8.33%) Greenplum
9 4 (6.67%) CA
9 4 (6.67%) Sybase
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