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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 120 143
Rank change year-on-year -11 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 18 42 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.76% 1.46% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.93% 3.28% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 17
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.09% +1.11%  

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 934 1280 1265
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.24% 44.48% 40.33%
Number of salaries quoted 584 744 773
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 10 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Glasgow -3 7 £45,000 -5.26%
Cognos
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 29 (93.55%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (67.74%) SQL
3 19 (61.29%) Oracle
4 17 (54.84%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (41.94%) Finance
5 13 (41.94%) Analytics
6 11 (35.48%) ETL
6 11 (35.48%) MicroStrategy
6 11 (35.48%) DataStage
7 10 (32.26%) IBM
7 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (29.03%) Banking
8 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
8 9 (29.03%) DB2
9 8 (25.81%) SAS
9 8 (25.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 7 (22.58%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
10 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (19.35%) Java
11 6 (19.35%) Information Management
11 6 (19.35%) Data Quality
11 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
12 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
12 5 (16.13%) Big Data
12 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
12 5 (16.13%) Tableau
12 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
12 5 (16.13%) Software Delivery
13 4 (12.90%) Driving Licence

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 8 (25.81%) SAS
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (6.45%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (3.23%) HFM
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (35.48%) DataStage
3 9 (29.03%) DB2
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
4 7 (22.58%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
6 5 (16.13%) Big Data
6 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
7 4 (12.90%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
8 3 (9.68%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 3 (9.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (9.68%) QlikView
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Consultant
2 11 (35.48%) Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 8 (25.81%) Cognos Consultant
5 7 (22.58%) Cognos BI Consultant
6 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 5 (16.13%) Analyst
7 5 (16.13%) Cognos Developer
7 5 (16.13%) Data Consultant
7 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Big Data Consultant
8 4 (12.90%) Big Data Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Cognos BI Developer
8 4 (12.90%) DataStage Developer
8 4 (12.90%) DataStage ETL Developer
8 4 (12.90%) ETL Consultant
8 4 (12.90%) ETL Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Netezza Consultant
8 4 (12.90%) Netezza Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) JSON
1 2 (6.45%) RESTful
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
1 2 (6.45%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.45%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
1 3 (9.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (41.94%) Analytics
3 11 (35.48%) ETL
4 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Information Management
6 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Software Delivery
6 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.90%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (12.90%) Data Management
7 4 (12.90%) Master Data Management
8 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
8 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
8 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
8 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.68%) People Management
8 3 (9.68%) Quality Management
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.45%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Oracle
2 11 (35.48%) MicroStrategy
3 10 (32.26%) IBM
4 5 (16.13%) Tableau
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) Netezza
6 3 (9.68%) SAP
6 3 (9.68%) Teradata
7 1 (3.23%) Hyperion
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