The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank 148 141 128
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 30 24 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.74% 0.77% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 1.48% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 24
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,350 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,100
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.98%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1863 1617 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 46.00% 51.89% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1157 959 1222
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cognos
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -7 13 £42,500 - 5
Edinburgh -21 10 £55,000 +35.80% 2
Perth and Kinross - 2 £45,000 -
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (79.55%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (40.91%) ETL
3 17 (38.64%) Oracle
4 15 (34.09%) SQL
5 14 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (29.55%) Finance
7 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
8 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 9 (20.45%) Java
10 8 (18.18%) Business Objects
10 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 8 (18.18%) Data Management
11 7 (15.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 7 (15.91%) OLAP
12 6 (13.64%) UNIX
12 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
13 5 (11.36%) Cognos TM1
13 5 (11.36%) Banking
13 5 (11.36%) Analytics
13 5 (11.36%) IBM
13 5 (11.36%) MicroStrategy
14 4 (9.09%) Star Schema
14 4 (9.09%) Actuate
14 4 (9.09%) Informatica
14 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
14 4 (9.09%) C#
14 4 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (6.82%) SAS
2 2 (4.55%) OpenROAD
2 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (11.36%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (2.27%) Maximo
3 1 (2.27%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) DMZ
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
4 7 (15.91%) OLAP
5 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (9.09%) Star Schema
6 4 (9.09%) PerformancePoint
7 3 (6.82%) QlikView
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
7 3 (6.82%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.55%) Ingres
9 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) ERwin
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) Cognos Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Business Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Report Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Cognos Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) TM1 Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Specialist
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Systems Developer
9 1 (2.27%) TM1 Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft BI Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) JSP
1 2 (4.55%) SOAP
1 2 (4.55%) Struts
1 2 (4.55%) JAX-RS
1 2 (4.55%) RichFaces
1 2 (4.55%) REST
1 2 (4.55%) Java EE 5
1 2 (4.55%) JBoss Seam
1 2 (4.55%) jQuery
1 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
1 2 (4.55%) JSF
2 1 (2.27%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
1 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (79.55%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (40.91%) ETL
3 8 (18.18%) Data Management
4 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
5 5 (11.36%) Analytics
6 4 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.82%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.55%) ITIL
8 2 (4.55%) Migration
8 2 (4.55%) Data Mapping
8 2 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Information Management
9 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.27%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.27%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) Java
3 4 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) VB
4 2 (4.55%) VBA
5 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) Business Objects
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) IBM
3 5 (11.36%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (9.09%) Actuate
4 4 (9.09%) Informatica
5 3 (6.82%) Logi Analytics
5 3 (6.82%) Vertica
6 2 (4.55%) JBoss
6 2 (4.55%) Sybase
7 1 (2.27%) SAP
7 1 (2.27%) Siebel
7 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.27%) Sage
7 1 (2.27%) Cognizant
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