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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognos
Rank 129 154 130
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -24
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 23 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 0.50% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% 1.19% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 13
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,500 £52,300
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
1217 1599 1568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.21% 41.74% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 771 1048 961
Average salary £44,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +12 14 £49,375 -1.25%
North Lanarkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Edinburgh +18 4 £50,000 - 3
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (61.36%) Finance
2 25 (56.82%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (52.27%) Oracle
4 19 (43.18%) SQL
5 18 (40.91%) SAP
6 17 (38.64%) Business Objects
6 17 (38.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 16 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (36.36%) Oracle Database
8 15 (34.09%) Relational Database
8 15 (34.09%) SAS
9 13 (29.55%) MicroStrategy
9 13 (29.55%) UNIX
10 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 12 (27.27%) Quality Management
10 12 (27.27%) Software Delivery
10 12 (27.27%) Waterfall
11 11 (25.00%) FMCG
11 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (25.00%) RDBMS
12 10 (22.73%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (22.73%) Big Data
13 9 (20.45%) PL/SQL
14 8 (18.18%) Cognos Query Studio
14 8 (18.18%) Cognos Analysis Studio
14 8 (18.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (15.91%) Master Data Management
15 7 (15.91%) Data Management
15 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Integration Services

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (34.09%) SAS
2 4 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.09%) JBoss
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) SPSS
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) CA PPM
2 3 (6.82%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (4.55%) SAP R/3
3 2 (4.55%) SAP FI
3 2 (4.55%) SAP SD
3 2 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (4.55%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.27%) SAP BPC
4 1 (2.27%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (2.27%) HFM
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) DMZ
1 4 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) Oracle BI EE
2 16 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 15 (34.09%) Relational Database
4 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 11 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 10 (22.73%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (22.73%) Big Data
7 8 (18.18%) Cognos Query Studio
7 8 (18.18%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 8 (18.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (15.91%) SAP BW
8 7 (15.91%) DataStage
9 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (11.36%) Cognos Transformer
10 5 (11.36%) Cognos Powerplay
11 4 (9.09%) Data Mart
12 3 (6.82%) Cognos Report Studio
12 3 (6.82%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) ERwin
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (61.36%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Business Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Support Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Applications Support
2 9 (20.45%) Applications Support Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Designer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Designer
5 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) SAP Manager
5 4 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Cognos Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.55%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Data Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
3 4 (9.09%) JSP
3 4 (9.09%) SOAP
3 4 (9.09%) Struts
3 4 (9.09%) JBoss Seam
3 4 (9.09%) jQuery
3 4 (9.09%) JSF
3 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 4 (9.09%) RichFaces
3 4 (9.09%) Java EE 5
3 4 (9.09%) JAX-RS
3 4 (9.09%) REST
4 3 (6.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) FMCG
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Reference Data
3 3 (6.82%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.55%) iPad
5 1 (2.27%) Social Media
5 1 (2.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) UNIX
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (27.27%) Quality Management
2 12 (27.27%) Software Delivery
2 12 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.91%) Master Data Management
4 7 (15.91%) Data Management
4 7 (15.91%) ETL
5 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (13.64%) Analytics
6 5 (11.36%) Scrum
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.09%) ITIL
7 4 (9.09%) Project Management
7 4 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 4 (9.09%) Change Management
7 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) Data Analytics
8 3 (6.82%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) PL/SQL
3 7 (15.91%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) VBA
4 4 (9.09%) VB
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) C
5 2 (4.55%) ABAP
6 1 (2.27%) R
6 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) MOM
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Oracle
2 18 (40.91%) SAP
3 17 (38.64%) Business Objects
4 13 (29.55%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.36%) Sybase
7 4 (9.09%) CA
7 4 (9.09%) Hyperion
8 2 (4.55%) Informatica
8 2 (4.55%) Anaplan
8 2 (4.55%) Vertica
9 1 (2.27%) Teradata
9 1 (2.27%) IBM
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