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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 126 138 146
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 19 25 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.75% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 1.86% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 14
Median salary £34,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £45,000 £42,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £79,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.55% -
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
1125 1346 1552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.63% 40.64% 42.49%
Number of salaries quoted 694 872 909
Median salary £40,250 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.61% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Edinburgh +12 9 £45,000 -5.26%
Glasgow +8 9 £33,000 -30.52%
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 52 (88.14%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (76.27%) Finance
3 28 (47.46%) SQL
4 26 (44.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 24 (40.68%) Cognos TM1
6 21 (35.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 18 (30.51%) Cognos Controller
7 18 (30.51%) Oracle
8 17 (28.81%) MS Office
8 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
8 17 (28.81%) Performance Management
9 15 (25.42%) MS PowerPoint
9 15 (25.42%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (23.73%) SAP
10 14 (23.73%) Hyperion
11 12 (20.34%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
12 11 (18.64%) Java
13 10 (16.95%) Oracle Database
13 10 (16.95%) Data Modelling
13 10 (16.95%) HFM
14 9 (15.25%) Degree
14 9 (15.25%) IBM
14 9 (15.25%) Web Services
14 9 (15.25%) Shell Script
14 9 (15.25%) Anaplan
15 8 (13.56%) ETL
15 8 (13.56%) PL/SQL
15 8 (13.56%) Oracle Reports

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 6 (10.17%) SAS
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
1 17 (28.81%) MS Office
2 15 (25.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (8.47%) SPSS
4 2 (3.39%) MS Project
4 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 24 (40.68%) Cognos TM1
3 18 (30.51%) Cognos Controller
4 10 (16.95%) HFM
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (3.39%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (3.39%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) Oracle BI EE
2 15 (25.42%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (20.34%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
5 10 (16.95%) Oracle Database
6 8 (13.56%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (11.86%) BusinessObjects XI
8 6 (10.17%) RDBMS
8 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
8 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (8.47%) Data Mining
9 5 (8.47%) DataStage
9 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (8.47%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (6.78%) Cognos Query Studio
10 4 (6.78%) MarkLogic
10 4 (6.78%) Sybase ASE
11 3 (5.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 3 (5.08%) Cognos Report Studio
12 2 (3.39%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (6.78%) Maven
2 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (76.27%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) General Ledger
3 5 (8.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Analyst
2 23 (38.98%) Developer
3 18 (30.51%) Accountant
3 18 (30.51%) Systems Accountant
4 14 (23.73%) Systems Analyst
5 11 (18.64%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 11 (18.64%) Financial Analyst
5 11 (18.64%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (16.95%) TM1 Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Report Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Data Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Marketing Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Marketing Data Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Cognos Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Financial Accountant
9 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) Web Services
2 5 (8.47%) JSON
2 5 (8.47%) RESTful
2 5 (8.47%) XML
3 4 (6.78%) Apache Flex
3 4 (6.78%) FpML
3 4 (6.78%) Hibernate
3 4 (6.78%) J2EE
3 4 (6.78%) JMS
3 4 (6.78%) MDX
3 4 (6.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.78%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.39%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.39%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Unix
2 5 (8.47%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (88.14%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (28.81%) Performance Management
3 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.95%) Data Modelling
5 8 (13.56%) Data Analysis
5 8 (13.56%) Data Management
5 8 (13.56%) ETL
6 7 (11.86%) Analytics
6 7 (11.86%) Data Analytics
6 7 (11.86%) ERP
6 7 (11.86%) Software Delivery
7 6 (10.17%) Asset Management
7 6 (10.17%) Master Data Management
7 6 (10.17%) SOA
7 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.47%) Business Analysis
8 5 (8.47%) Cash Management
8 5 (8.47%) Quality Management
8 5 (8.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) SQL
2 11 (18.64%) Java
3 9 (15.25%) Shell Script
4 8 (13.56%) PL/SQL
5 7 (11.86%) VBA
6 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.78%) XQuery
8 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Oracle
2 14 (23.73%) Hyperion
2 14 (23.73%) SAP
3 9 (15.25%) Anaplan
3 9 (15.25%) IBM
4 6 (10.17%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.78%) Sybase
7 2 (3.39%) Informatica
7 2 (3.39%) Tableau