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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank 104 138 148
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +10
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 58 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.95% 0.72% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 4.38% 1.82% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 42 13 5
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £35,000 £35,659
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +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
1324 1206 1372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.40% 39.54% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 803 790 873
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 +27 50 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Edinburgh +41 43 £47,500 +43.93% 5
Cognos
UK

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 67 (80.72%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (73.49%) BusinessObjects
3 57 (68.67%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (67.47%) ETL
5 48 (57.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (51.81%) QlikView
8 40 (48.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 39 (46.99%) Data Management
10 38 (45.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 38 (45.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 37 (44.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 37 (44.58%) Security Cleared
11 37 (44.58%) Talend Open Studio
11 37 (44.58%) Visualisation
11 37 (44.58%) Data Quality
11 37 (44.58%) Talend
11 37 (44.58%) Enterprise Data Management
11 37 (44.58%) PRINCE2
12 30 (36.14%) Finance
13 20 (24.10%) SQL
14 19 (22.89%) Asset Management
15 18 (21.69%) Oracle
16 16 (19.28%) Data Modelling
17 15 (18.07%) Workflow
17 15 (18.07%) Informatica
17 15 (18.07%) Data Analysis
18 14 (16.87%) Banking
18 14 (16.87%) Dimensional Modelling
18 14 (16.87%) Teradata

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (6.02%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.20%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (73.49%) BusinessObjects
2 57 (68.67%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (51.81%) QlikView
4 40 (48.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (45.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 38 (45.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (14.46%) DataStage
6 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database
6 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (13.25%) BODI
7 11 (13.25%) Oracle ODI
7 11 (13.25%) PowerCenter
8 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
9 9 (10.84%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (6.02%) MarkLogic
10 5 (6.02%) Sybase ASE
11 3 (3.61%) Base SAS
11 3 (3.61%) SAS EBI
12 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (44.58%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (6.02%) Maven
3 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 30 (36.14%) Finance
2 14 (16.87%) Banking
3 12 (14.46%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.82%) Marketing
5 2 (2.41%) Publishing
6 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (63.86%) Developer
2 50 (60.24%) Consultant
3 48 (57.83%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 43 (51.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 12 (14.46%) Market Data Specialist
6 8 (9.64%) Analyst
7 7 (8.43%) Business Consultant
7 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) ETL Consultant
8 5 (6.02%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Core Java Developer
9 4 (4.82%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Business Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Cognos Developer
11 2 (2.41%) Cognos Consultant
11 2 (2.41%) Senior Cognos Developer
11 2 (2.41%) Senior Developer
12 1 (1.20%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) Apache Flex
1 5 (6.02%) FpML
1 5 (6.02%) Hibernate
1 5 (6.02%) J2EE
1 5 (6.02%) JMS
1 5 (6.02%) Spring
1 5 (6.02%) Web Services
2 3 (3.61%) HTML
2 3 (3.61%) XML
3 2 (2.41%) .NET
3 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (44.58%) Visualisation
2 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.02%) Unix
2 2 (2.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (80.72%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (67.47%) ETL
3 48 (57.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (46.99%) Data Management
6 37 (44.58%) Enterprise Data Management
6 37 (44.58%) PRINCE2
7 19 (22.89%) Asset Management
8 16 (19.28%) Data Modelling
9 15 (18.07%) Data Analysis
9 15 (18.07%) Workflow
10 14 (16.87%) Dimensional Modelling
11 12 (14.46%) Low Latency
12 11 (13.25%) ETL Development
13 6 (7.23%) Mentoring
14 5 (6.02%) Business Analysis
14 5 (6.02%) Open Source
14 5 (6.02%) Strategic Planning
14 5 (6.02%) System Integration Testing
14 5 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.10%) SQL
2 8 (9.64%) PL/SQL
3 6 (7.23%) Java
4 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.02%) XQuery
5 2 (2.41%) C#
5 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.20%) C++
6 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (44.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 37 (44.58%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (44.58%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 37 (44.58%) Talend
2 18 (21.69%) Oracle
3 15 (18.07%) Informatica
4 14 (16.87%) Teradata
5 12 (14.46%) Pega
6 11 (13.25%) Tableau
7 5 (6.02%) Sybase
8 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.61%) SAP
10 1 (1.20%) IBM
10 1 (1.20%) Vertica
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