The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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.

Cognos
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 64 99
Rank change year-on-year -25 +35  
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 6 34 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.53% 2.52% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 6.51% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5 25 1
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

Cognos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 452 522 490
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 40.29% 38.75% 36.27%
Number of salaries quoted 302 320 292
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +20.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Cognos as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Edinburgh

Cognos
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cognos in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Cognos in Edinburgh

Cognos
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cognos in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 12 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) DB2
3 6 (50.00%) Tableau
3 6 (50.00%) Analytics
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) SAS
6 3 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
6 3 (25.00%) QlikView
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
6 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (25.00%) SAS
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (8.33%) HFM
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) DB2
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (25.00%) QlikView
5 2 (16.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (8.33%) DataStage
6 1 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (8.33%) MySQL
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Cognos BI Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Cognos Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Report Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) E-Business Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Tableau Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) JSON
1 2 (16.67%) RESTful
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Cash Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
5 1 (8.33%) Information Management
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) R
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Tableau
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (8.33%) Hyperion
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