The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognizant
Rank 756 774 709
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -65
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 134 131 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 16
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £81,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £45,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,000 £45,600
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51059 53070 52621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.20% 47.02% 48.68%
Number of salaries quoted 41278 42242 43022
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cognizant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cognizant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cognizant within the UK.

Cognizant Salary Trend in the UK

Cognizant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cognizant over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 within the UK.

Cognizant Salary Histogram in the UK

Cognizant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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
England +15 129 £63,750 +6.25% 30
London +5 101 £63,750 +6.25% 3
East Midlands +25 10 - - 5
Nottinghamshire +3 6 - -
Nottingham +1 6 - -
South East -2 6 - - 17
City of London +7 4 £77,500 +55.00% 2
Slough +5 4 - - 1
Yorkshire +2 4 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire -4 4 £65,000 -
Berkshire -7 4 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 - - 4
South West - 3 - - 4
East of England +12 2 - -
Leeds +2 2 - -
Dorset - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Newport - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £65,000 -
North East - 2 - -
Scotland +24 1 - -
Bedfordshire +21 1 - -
Glasgow +11 1 - -
Milton Keynes 0 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -4 1 - -
West Midlands -28 1 £55,000 -

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 123 (42.27%) Degree
2 99 (34.02%) Finance
3 91 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (28.52%) Banking
5 60 (20.62%) Retail
6 58 (19.93%) Oracle
7 54 (18.56%) SQL
8 53 (18.21%) Business Development
9 46 (15.81%) Java
10 43 (14.78%) Project Management
11 39 (13.40%) Data Modelling
12 35 (12.03%) UNIX
12 35 (12.03%) Scrum
13 33 (11.34%) IBM
14 32 (11.00%) Windows
14 32 (11.00%) Computer Science
14 32 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (10.65%) Waterfall
15 31 (10.65%) Middleware
16 30 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (9.97%) XML
17 29 (9.97%) SOA
18 27 (9.28%) Manufacturing
19 26 (8.93%) Mentoring
20 24 (8.25%) Validation
20 24 (8.25%) Change Management
20 24 (8.25%) Linux
21 23 (7.90%) SAP
22 22 (7.56%) HP
22 22 (7.56%) Marketing

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 13 (4.47%) WebSphere
2 8 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.72%) Documentum
3 5 (1.72%) FileNet
3 5 (1.72%) Sonic ESB
4 4 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (1.37%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (1.37%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.37%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.03%) Apache
5 3 (1.03%) IIS
5 3 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.69%) Node.js
6 2 (0.69%) Magnolia
6 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.69%) SAS
6 2 (0.69%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 15 (5.15%) MS Office
2 9 (3.09%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (4.47%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.72%) BASE24
2 5 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.03%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (1.03%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.69%) HFM
4 2 (0.69%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.69%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.34%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.34%) Tridion
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.34%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.37%) Taleo
1 4 (1.37%) Force.com
2 3 (1.03%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.69%) Office 365
3 2 (0.69%) IaaS
3 2 (0.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Heroku
4 1 (0.34%) Engine Yard
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.44%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.09%) Internet
3 8 (2.75%) Firewall
4 7 (2.41%) ATM
4 7 (2.41%) HTTP
5 5 (1.72%) DNS
5 5 (1.72%) Network Security
5 5 (1.72%) FCoE
6 4 (1.37%) DHCP
6 4 (1.37%) Wireless
7 3 (1.03%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.03%) SSL
7 3 (1.03%) SNMP
8 2 (0.69%) LDAP
8 2 (0.69%) WAN
8 2 (0.69%) SAN
8 2 (0.69%) VLAN
8 2 (0.69%) VPN
9 1 (0.34%) NAS
9 1 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.81%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.09%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.09%) Big Data
3 9 (3.09%) RDBMS
4 8 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.75%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.06%) DB2
6 4 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.37%) QlikView
6 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.03%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.03%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.69%) MySQL
8 2 (0.69%) BODI
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (2.41%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (2.06%) Subversion
3 5 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.37%) JIRA
4 4 (1.37%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.03%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.03%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.69%) Grunt
6 2 (0.69%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (0.69%) QUnit
6 2 (0.69%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.69%) Maven
6 2 (0.69%) Hudson
6 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.69%) QADirector
7 1 (0.34%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.34%) Fiddler
General
1 99 (34.02%) Finance
2 83 (28.52%) Banking
3 60 (20.62%) Retail
4 27 (9.28%) Manufacturing
5 22 (7.56%) Marketing
6 13 (4.47%) Investment Banking
7 9 (3.09%) Legal
8 8 (2.75%) Retail Banking
9 7 (2.41%) Telecoms
10 6 (2.06%) Publishing
11 5 (1.72%) Front Office
12 4 (1.37%) Games
13 3 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.69%) Billing
14 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.69%) Advertising
14 2 (0.69%) Automotive
14 2 (0.69%) German Language
15 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 50 (17.18%) Architect
2 39 (13.40%) Consultant
3 31 (10.65%) Analyst
4 26 (8.93%) Developer
5 18 (6.19%) Project Manager
5 18 (6.19%) Senior Manager
6 17 (5.84%) Business Analyst
7 12 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (3.09%) Senior Consultant
9 8 (2.75%) Management Consultant
9 8 (2.75%) Data Analyst
9 8 (2.75%) Chief Information Officer
10 7 (2.41%) Business Architect
10 7 (2.41%) Systems Support
10 7 (2.41%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (2.41%) Data Architect
11 6 (2.06%) Programme Manager
11 6 (2.06%) Technical Specialist
11 6 (2.06%) Project Management Consultant
11 6 (2.06%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.65%) Middleware
2 29 (9.97%) XML
3 18 (6.19%) J2EE
4 17 (5.84%) Web Services
5 16 (5.50%) HTML
6 13 (4.47%) XSLT
6 13 (4.47%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (3.44%) XSD
8 9 (3.09%) .NET
9 8 (2.75%) HTML5
10 6 (2.06%) CSS
11 5 (1.72%) JMS
11 5 (1.72%) REST
12 4 (1.37%) RESTful
12 4 (1.37%) SOAP
12 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET
13 3 (1.03%) JSP
13 3 (1.03%) WSDL
13 3 (1.03%) Spring
13 3 (1.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.00%) Computer Science
1 32 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.87%) Life Science
3 17 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (5.50%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.78%) Mainframe
6 10 (3.44%) User Experience
7 9 (3.09%) Social Media
8 8 (2.75%) PMI
9 7 (2.41%) Cryptography
9 7 (2.41%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.72%) EMV
10 5 (1.72%) Open Source
10 5 (1.72%) Tandem
11 4 (1.37%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.37%) FMCG
11 4 (1.37%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.03%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.03%) Machine to Machine
12 3 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.03%) UNIX
2 32 (11.00%) Windows
3 24 (8.25%) Linux
4 11 (3.78%) AIX
5 5 (1.72%) Windows XP
5 5 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.03%) HPUX
7 3 (1.03%) Solaris
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.69%) Android
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.34%) CentOS
9 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (18.21%) Business Development
3 43 (14.78%) Project Management
4 39 (13.40%) Data Modelling
5 35 (12.03%) Scrum
6 31 (10.65%) Waterfall
7 30 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (9.97%) SOA
9 26 (8.93%) Mentoring
10 24 (8.25%) Change Management
10 24 (8.25%) Validation
11 22 (7.56%) Programme Management
11 22 (7.56%) Portfolio Management
11 22 (7.56%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (7.22%) ITIL
13 20 (6.87%) Information Management
13 20 (6.87%) Coaching
14 19 (6.53%) People Management
14 19 (6.53%) E-Commerce
15 18 (6.19%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (18.56%) SQL
2 46 (15.81%) Java
3 11 (3.78%) C
4 10 (3.44%) C#
4 10 (3.44%) C++
5 9 (3.09%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.75%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.41%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.41%) COBOL
7 7 (2.41%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.06%) Perl
8 6 (2.06%) JCL
9 5 (1.72%) PL/1
10 4 (1.37%) XPath
11 3 (1.03%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.03%) Python
12 2 (0.69%) XQuery
12 2 (0.69%) PHP
12 2 (0.69%) Ruby
13 1 (0.34%) Korn
Qualifications
1 123 (42.27%) Degree
2 19 (6.53%) MBA
3 11 (3.78%) PMI Certification
4 8 (2.75%) PMP
5 7 (2.41%) Chartered Engineer
5 7 (2.41%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.37%) ISEB
7 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (1.03%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) MCITP
8 1 (0.34%) ICAEW
8 1 (0.34%) CIPD
8 1 (0.34%) ACCA
8 1 (0.34%) CIMA
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.87%) QA
2 10 (3.44%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.41%) DO-178B
3 7 (2.41%) DO-254
4 5 (1.72%) ISO 8583
5 4 (1.37%) FATCA
6 1 (0.34%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.34%) Dublin Core
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.09%) Firmware
2 8 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.06%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.03%) RACF
5 2 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.69%) XenApp
5 2 (0.69%) SRDF
5 2 (0.69%) vSphere
5 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (1.03%) WMI
1 3 (1.03%) Netcool
2 2 (0.69%) Control-M
2 2 (0.69%) WSUS
2 2 (0.69%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.34%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.34%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.34%) collectd
3 1 (0.34%) SCCM
3 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.34%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.34%) Nagios
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 58 (19.93%) Oracle
2 33 (11.34%) IBM
3 23 (7.90%) SAP
4 22 (7.56%) HP
5 20 (6.87%) Microsoft
6 13 (4.47%) VMware
7 12 (4.12%) PeopleSoft
8 11 (3.78%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (3.09%) Teradata
10 8 (2.75%) Informatica
10 8 (2.75%) Cisco
11 7 (2.41%) Trillium
12 6 (2.06%) Adobe
12 6 (2.06%) Pega
12 6 (2.06%) Guidewire
13 5 (1.72%) Fujitsu
13 5 (1.72%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.72%) VocaLink
13 5 (1.72%) JD Edwards
13 5 (1.72%) Citrix
City, London
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Red Sofa London
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 18 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 19 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 19 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 19 days ago