Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 6 months to 26 July 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 156 186
Rank change year-on-year -6 +30 +28
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 60 83 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.14% 1.43% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 2.91% 3.15% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 26 69 54
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £34,930
90th Percentile £65,625 £65,000 £84,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%

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 Scotland.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2063 2639 2588
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.24% 45.52% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1498 1670
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +1.23%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,750 £58,300
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Scotland

Cognos
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Cognos in Scotland

Cognos
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Scotland over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Cognos in Scotland

Cognos
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +1 34 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Glasgow -15 18 £43,500 -8.42% 2
Inverclyde - 6 £44,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Cognos
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 53 (88.33%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (66.67%) SQL
3 34 (56.67%) Finance
4 32 (53.33%) Oracle
5 30 (50.00%) ETL
6 27 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (35.00%) Teradata
10 20 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
10 20 (33.33%) Banking
10 20 (33.33%) Mentoring
11 19 (31.67%) People Management
11 19 (31.67%) Infrastructure Management
11 19 (31.67%) Analytics
12 18 (30.00%) IBM
13 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
14 15 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (23.33%) Cognos Report Studio
16 13 (21.67%) Information Management
16 13 (21.67%) DataStage
17 11 (18.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
18 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (16.67%) Data Quality
19 8 (13.33%) DB2
19 8 (13.33%) Cognos Query Studio
20 7 (11.67%) Tableau
20 7 (11.67%) Data Management
21 6 (10.00%) Degree

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (5.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (8.33%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.67%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 14 (23.33%) Cognos Report Studio
3 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (21.67%) DataStage
5 11 (18.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 8 (13.33%) Cognos Query Studio
6 8 (13.33%) DB2
7 6 (10.00%) Big Data
8 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (6.67%) ActiveReports
9 4 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (6.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 4 (6.67%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (5.00%) BODI
10 3 (5.00%) DecisionStream
10 3 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
11 2 (3.33%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (3.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (56.67%) Finance
2 20 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Local Government
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Consultant
2 23 (38.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 20 (33.33%) Developer
4 16 (26.67%) Business Consultant
5 13 (21.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 13 (21.67%) Cognos Developer
6 10 (16.67%) Cognos BI Developer
6 10 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 7 (11.67%) Cognos Consultant
7 7 (11.67%) Data Consultant
8 6 (10.00%) Cognos BI Consultant
8 6 (10.00%) ETL Consultant
8 6 (10.00%) ETL Developer
9 5 (8.33%) Analytics Consultant
9 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 4 (6.67%) DataStage Consultant
10 4 (6.67%) DataStage Developer
10 4 (6.67%) DataStage ETL Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Netezza Consultant
10 4 (6.67%) Netezza Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 27 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (88.33%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (50.00%) ETL
3 24 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 19 (31.67%) Analytics
5 19 (31.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 19 (31.67%) People Management
6 13 (21.67%) Information Management
7 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.67%) Data Management
9 6 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 6 (10.00%) Data Integration
9 6 (10.00%) ETL Development
9 6 (10.00%) Visualisation
10 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
11 4 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (6.67%) Data Analytics
11 4 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
12 3 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) Java
2 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (1.67%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.67%) IFRS
Vendors
1 32 (53.33%) Oracle
2 21 (35.00%) Teradata
3 20 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
4 18 (30.00%) IBM
5 7 (11.67%) Tableau
6 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.00%) Netezza
7 5 (8.33%) Informatica
8 3 (5.00%) SAP
9 1 (1.67%) Hyperion
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