The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant 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 Cognizant over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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 Cognizant Technology Solutions.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognizant
Rank 155 - 161
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% - 0.092%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £78,750 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Cognizant
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
1312 1553 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.44% 42.22% 47.74%
Number of salaries quoted 881 999 1053
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cognizant across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognizant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cognizant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Cognizant Salary Trend in Scotland

Cognizant
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Cognizant
UK

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Cognizant 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 Cognizant.

1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Test Management
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Online Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) RACF
4 3 (33.33%) IVR
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) Siebel
4 3 (33.33%) ATM
4 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (22.22%) BODI

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Cognizant 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 Cognizant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) ATM
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) BODI
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
2 1 (11.11%) JBehave
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) IVR
1 3 (33.33%) Online Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (44.44%) Test Management
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MBA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Siebel
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Reuters
3 1 (11.11%) BT