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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 130 87 133
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +46
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 31 69 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 2.23% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 1.88% 4.52% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 13 47 21
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £40,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,500 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £43,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.81%
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
1648 1528 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.79% 49.42% 49.25%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1013 1051
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,650 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 27 August 2014. 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 28 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Edinburgh -28 2 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 33 (63.46%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (46.15%) ETL
2 24 (46.15%) Oracle
3 19 (36.54%) ITIL
3 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
4 18 (34.62%) Finance
5 17 (32.69%) SharePoint
6 16 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 16 (30.77%) Release Management
7 15 (28.85%) Dynamics CRM
7 15 (28.85%) CRM
7 15 (28.85%) .NET
7 15 (28.85%) Business Objects
7 15 (28.85%) SQL
8 12 (23.08%) Data Management
9 11 (21.15%) MicroStrategy
9 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database
10 9 (17.31%) Analytics
10 9 (17.31%) Data Modelling
10 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
11 8 (15.38%) UNIX
12 7 (13.46%) PL/SQL
12 7 (13.46%) Java
12 7 (13.46%) SAS
12 7 (13.46%) Informatica
12 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
13 6 (11.54%) Data Integration
13 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
14 5 (9.62%) DataStage

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (32.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.46%) SAS
3 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.77%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.92%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) DMZ
1 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database
3 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
4 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
5 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
6 5 (9.62%) DataStage
6 5 (9.62%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (7.69%) QlikView
7 4 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (7.69%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (7.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Cognos Query Studio
8 3 (5.77%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 3 (5.77%) DecisionStream
8 3 (5.77%) OLAP
8 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (5.77%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.85%) ERwin
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.92%) Toad
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Front Office
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Analyst
2 16 (30.77%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 16 (30.77%) Applications Support
3 13 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Cognos Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Business Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Business Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Support Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.77%) JSP
3 3 (5.77%) SOAP
3 3 (5.77%) Struts
3 3 (5.77%) jQuery
3 3 (5.77%) JBoss Seam
3 3 (5.77%) Java EE 5
3 3 (5.77%) RichFaces
3 3 (5.77%) JSF
3 3 (5.77%) REST
3 3 (5.77%) JAX-RS
4 2 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (1.92%) XSLT
5 1 (1.92%) Spring
5 1 (1.92%) Web Services
5 1 (1.92%) Spring Integration
5 1 (1.92%) Ajax
5 1 (1.92%) HTML5
5 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.92%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) UNIX
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (63.46%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (46.15%) ETL
3 19 (36.54%) ITIL
4 16 (30.77%) Release Management
5 15 (28.85%) CRM
6 12 (23.08%) Data Management
7 9 (17.31%) Analytics
7 9 (17.31%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.62%) Master Data Management
9 4 (7.69%) Information Management
10 3 (5.77%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (5.77%) Business Analytics
10 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
11 2 (3.85%) Kimball Methodology
11 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (3.85%) Data Mapping
12 1 (1.92%) Data Analysis
12 1 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) PL/SQL
2 7 (13.46%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.62%) VBA
4 4 (7.69%) VB
5 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Control-M
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Oracle
2 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.85%) Business Objects
4 11 (21.15%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (13.46%) Informatica
6 5 (9.62%) SAP
6 5 (9.62%) Sybase
7 4 (7.69%) IBM
7 4 (7.69%) Ab Initio
8 3 (5.77%) JBoss
9 2 (3.85%) Logi Analytics
10 1 (1.92%) Tableau
10 1 (1.92%) HP
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