Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 173 160
Rank change year-on-year -9 -13 +21
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 49 22 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.89% 0.47% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 2.15% 1.07% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 94
Scotland median annual salary £41,250 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.16% - +17.28%
10th Percentile £27,500 £36,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.04%

Cognos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,276 2,055 2,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 41.19% 44.10% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,509 1,299 1,602
Scotland median annual salary £44,705 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.19% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £28,700 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,400 £64,800 £60,000
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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 +9 39 £40,000 -13.98% 3
Inverclyde +8 6 £44,000 +17.33%
Glasgow -30 2 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
Cognos
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 47 (95.92%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (75.51%) Oracle
3 33 (67.35%) ETL
4 32 (65.31%) SQL
5 30 (61.22%) Finance
6 27 (55.10%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (53.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (46.94%) Teradata
9 22 (44.90%) Banking
10 21 (42.86%) MicroStrategy
10 21 (42.86%) People Management
10 21 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
10 21 (42.86%) Mentoring
11 18 (36.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (36.73%) Informatica
12 16 (32.65%) Oracle OWB
12 16 (32.65%) Software Testing
12 16 (32.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 16 (32.65%) BODI
12 16 (32.65%) Analytics
12 16 (32.65%) Cognos Report Studio
13 15 (30.61%) IBM
14 14 (28.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
16 9 (18.37%) Cognos Analysis Studio
17 7 (14.29%) DB2
17 7 (14.29%) Data Management
17 7 (14.29%) Degree
17 7 (14.29%) Data Integration
18 6 (12.24%) Cognos Query Studio

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 (6.12%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (8.16%) SAP BPC
2 4 (8.16%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (4.08%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (2.04%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (32.65%) BODI
2 16 (32.65%) Cognos Report Studio
2 16 (32.65%) Oracle OWB
3 14 (28.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
5 9 (18.37%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 7 (14.29%) DB2
7 6 (12.24%) Cognos Query Studio
8 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.16%) SAP BW
10 3 (6.12%) DataStage
11 2 (4.08%) Base SAS
11 2 (4.08%) DecisionStream
11 2 (4.08%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (4.08%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (4.08%) QlikView
11 2 (4.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (4.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 30 (61.22%) Finance
2 22 (44.90%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Front Office
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Consultant
2 16 (32.65%) Teradata Consultant
3 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Cognos Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Cognos Specialist
4 7 (14.29%) Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 5 (10.20%) Business Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Analytics Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Cognos Support
7 4 (8.16%) SAP BPC Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Cognos BI Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Support Specialist
9 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Cognos BI Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Cognos Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
1 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (55.10%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (95.92%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (67.35%) ETL
3 26 (53.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
4 21 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 21 (42.86%) People Management
5 16 (32.65%) Analytics
5 16 (32.65%) Software Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Data Integration
6 7 (14.29%) Data Management
7 6 (12.24%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.12%) ITIL
8 3 (6.12%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.08%) Data Analytics
9 2 (4.08%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (4.08%) Information Management
9 2 (4.08%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Python
3 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.04%) R
3 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) IFRS
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (75.51%) Oracle
2 23 (46.94%) Teradata
3 21 (42.86%) MicroStrategy
4 18 (36.73%) Informatica
5 15 (30.61%) IBM
6 6 (12.24%) SAP
7 4 (8.16%) Capita
7 4 (8.16%) Hyperion
8 2 (4.08%) Tableau