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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognizant
Rank 757 802 797
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -5
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 178 135 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 14
Average salary £85,000 £67,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 - £90,000

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
46373 50710 49747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 47.64% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 37978 41612 39345
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 11 February 2016 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 11 February 2016. 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 +56 165 £85,000 +25.92% 28
London +32 124 £90,000 +33.33% 20
South East +14 10 - - 4
North West - 9 - - 1
Scotland +5 6 - - 3
Northamptonshire +4 6 - - 1
East of England +3 6 - -
Slough +1 6 - -
East Midlands 0 6 - - 2
Berkshire -9 6 - - 1
Knutsford - 6 - - 1
Cheshire - 6 - - 1
City of London +51 5 £85,000 -5.55% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 4 - -
Glasgow -20 4 - - 1
Staines - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 2 - -
Tyne and Wear +3 2 - -
North East +3 2 - -
Cambridge 0 2 - -
South West -10 2 - - 2
Edinburgh - 2 - - 2
Suffolk - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 - - 2
Bromley +7 1 - -
Milton Keynes +1 1 - - 1

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 132 (39.40%) Degree
2 116 (34.63%) Finance
3 112 (33.43%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (27.76%) Marketing
5 74 (22.09%) Business Development
5 74 (22.09%) Banking
5 74 (22.09%) Project Management
6 61 (18.21%) Analytical Skills
7 54 (16.12%) Retail
7 54 (16.12%) Presales
8 49 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 49 (14.63%) Oracle
9 47 (14.03%) Portfolio Management
10 41 (12.24%) Computer Science
11 40 (11.94%) Analytics
12 36 (10.75%) Information Management
13 34 (10.15%) Java
14 33 (9.85%) Big Data
14 33 (9.85%) Waterfall
15 32 (9.55%) ITIL
15 32 (9.55%) Microsoft
16 31 (9.25%) Programme Management
17 30 (8.96%) SQL
17 30 (8.96%) Data Governance
18 29 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
19 27 (8.06%) CRM
20 26 (7.76%) IBM
20 26 (7.76%) SOA
21 25 (7.46%) Management Information System
22 24 (7.16%) Manufacturing

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.69%) CMS
3 7 (2.09%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.90%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.90%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.90%) Node.js
6 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.90%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.60%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.60%) Documentum
7 2 (0.60%) Flash Media Server
7 2 (0.60%) IIS
7 2 (0.60%) JBoss
7 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.60%) Mule ESB
7 2 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.18%) MS Office
3 11 (3.28%) MS Project
4 8 (2.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (2.39%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.79%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (1.19%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.60%) ImageReady
8 2 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.90%) Primavera
2 3 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.60%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (0.60%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.60%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.60%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.60%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.60%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.60%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.60%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.60%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.99%) Force.com
2 7 (2.09%) SaaS
3 6 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.60%) GitHub
5 2 (0.60%) Office 365
5 2 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.60%) Veeva
6 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.30%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.58%) Internet
2 9 (2.69%) HTTP
3 7 (2.09%) SAN
4 6 (1.79%) LDAP
4 6 (1.79%) Network Security
5 4 (1.19%) Firewall
5 4 (1.19%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.90%) VoIP
6 3 (0.90%) Wireless
7 2 (0.60%) CTI
7 2 (0.60%) DNS
7 2 (0.60%) H.323
7 2 (0.60%) Intelligent Network
7 2 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.60%) LAN
7 2 (0.60%) NAS
7 2 (0.60%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.60%) SSL
7 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.85%) Big Data
2 15 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.58%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.39%) QlikView
5 8 (2.39%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.09%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.49%) DB2
7 5 (1.49%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.19%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (1.19%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.90%) MySQL
9 3 (0.90%) OLAP
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 18 (5.37%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.58%) Maven
3 11 (3.28%) Subversion
4 9 (2.69%) JIRA
5 6 (1.79%) ClearCase
5 6 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.79%) HP UFT
6 5 (1.49%) Ant
6 5 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.49%) Mercurial
6 5 (1.49%) WinRunner
7 4 (1.19%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.90%) Gradle
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.60%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (0.60%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.60%) Hudson
9 2 (0.60%) Mockito
9 2 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 116 (34.63%) Finance
2 93 (27.76%) Marketing
3 74 (22.09%) Banking
4 54 (16.12%) Retail
5 24 (7.16%) Manufacturing
6 21 (6.27%) Investment Banking
7 18 (5.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 17 (5.07%) Telecoms
9 14 (4.18%) Retail Banking
10 11 (3.28%) Automotive
11 10 (2.99%) Electronics
11 10 (2.99%) Financial Institution
12 7 (2.09%) Front Office
12 7 (2.09%) Publishing
12 7 (2.09%) Wholesale Banking
13 6 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (1.19%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.90%) Legal
16 2 (0.60%) Billing
16 2 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (19.10%) Consultant
2 55 (16.42%) Architect
3 33 (9.85%) Developer
4 26 (7.76%) Senior Consultant
5 24 (7.16%) Senior Manager
6 21 (6.27%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (5.97%) Analyst
8 16 (4.78%) Management Consultant
9 15 (4.48%) Business Analyst
9 15 (4.48%) Project Manager
10 13 (3.88%) Senior Management Consultant
11 11 (3.28%) Designer
11 11 (3.28%) Project Consultant
11 11 (3.28%) Project Management Consultant
12 9 (2.69%) Senior Developer
12 9 (2.69%) Senior Project Consultant
12 9 (2.69%) Senior Project Manager
13 7 (2.09%) IT Consultant
13 7 (2.09%) Java Developer
13 7 (2.09%) PMO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.57%) XML
2 21 (6.27%) Middleware
3 19 (5.67%) HTML
3 19 (5.67%) Web Services
4 13 (3.88%) .NET
4 13 (3.88%) CSS
5 12 (3.58%) J2EE
6 10 (2.99%) HTML5
6 10 (2.99%) jQuery
6 10 (2.99%) JSON
6 10 (2.99%) Spring
7 9 (2.69%) JMS
8 8 (2.39%) Java EE
8 8 (2.39%) REST
8 8 (2.39%) SOAP
9 7 (2.09%) Hibernate
10 6 (1.79%) Visualforce
11 5 (1.49%) Ajax
11 5 (1.49%) Flash
12 4 (1.19%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (18.21%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 25 (7.46%) Management Information System
4 21 (6.27%) Social Media
5 18 (5.37%) Data Centre
5 18 (5.37%) Life Science
6 17 (5.07%) User Experience
7 13 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.69%) Smart Meter
9 8 (2.39%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.79%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.79%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.49%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.49%) Replication
12 4 (1.19%) Fixed Income
12 4 (1.19%) Graphic Design
12 4 (1.19%) New Media
12 4 (1.19%) Photography
12 4 (1.19%) PMI
12 4 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.57%) Unix
1 22 (6.57%) Windows
2 13 (3.88%) Linux
3 6 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.49%) Android
4 5 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.19%) AIX
5 4 (1.19%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.19%) Solaris
5 4 (1.19%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.60%) HPUX
6 2 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.30%) SUSE
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (33.43%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (22.09%) Business Development
2 74 (22.09%) Project Management
3 54 (16.12%) Presales
4 49 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (14.03%) Portfolio Management
6 40 (11.94%) Analytics
7 36 (10.75%) Information Management
8 33 (9.85%) Waterfall
9 32 (9.55%) ITIL
10 31 (9.25%) Programme Management
11 30 (8.96%) Data Governance
12 29 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (8.06%) CRM
14 26 (7.76%) SOA
15 24 (7.16%) Migration
15 24 (7.16%) TOGAF
16 23 (6.87%) Change Management
16 23 (6.87%) Content Management
16 23 (6.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.15%) Java
2 30 (8.96%) SQL
3 19 (5.67%) PL/1
4 17 (5.07%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.88%) C
6 11 (3.28%) C++
7 10 (2.99%) Python
8 8 (2.39%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.79%) Apex Code
9 6 (1.79%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.49%) Perl
10 5 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.19%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.19%) C-shell
12 3 (0.90%) C#
13 2 (0.60%) Ruby
14 1 (0.30%) Groovy
14 1 (0.30%) R
14 1 (0.30%) VB
14 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 132 (39.40%) Degree
2 18 (5.37%) MBA
3 11 (3.28%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.09%) PMP
5 6 (1.79%) CITP
5 6 (1.79%) MBCS
6 4 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.90%) ACCA
8 2 (0.60%) CIMA
8 2 (0.60%) CISA
8 2 (0.60%) CISSP
8 2 (0.60%) ICAEW
8 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.30%) APMP
9 1 (0.30%) CBAP
9 1 (0.30%) IIBA
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.30%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.27%) QA
2 8 (2.39%) SLA
3 6 (1.79%) COBIT
3 6 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.79%) SEPA
4 5 (1.49%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (1.49%) EMIR
4 5 (1.49%) MiFID
5 4 (1.19%) FATCA
6 3 (0.90%) FINREP
7 2 (0.60%) Basel II
8 1 (0.30%) COREP
8 1 (0.30%) COSO
8 1 (0.30%) GAAP
8 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.79%) Hyper-V
1 6 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.49%) vSphere
3 3 (0.90%) XenApp
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.60%) RACF
4 2 (0.60%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.60%) XenServer
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.30%) Firmware
5 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.30%) SRDF
5 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.19%) Packer
2 4 (1.19%) Puppet
3 2 (0.60%) CloudHub
3 2 (0.60%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.60%) SCCM
3 2 (0.60%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.30%) Control-M
4 1 (0.30%) EdgeSight
4 1 (0.30%) EMC TimeFinder
4 1 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.30%) Nessus
4 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.30%) SCOM
4 1 (0.30%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (14.63%) Oracle
2 32 (9.55%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.76%) IBM
4 20 (5.97%) SAP
5 13 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (3.88%) Teradata
6 10 (2.99%) Ab Initio
7 9 (2.69%) VMware
8 8 (2.39%) EMC
8 8 (2.39%) ServiceNow
9 7 (2.09%) Citrix
9 7 (2.09%) Informatica
9 7 (2.09%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (1.79%) Cisco
11 5 (1.49%) Capita
11 5 (1.49%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.49%) Tableau
12 4 (1.19%) Google
12 4 (1.19%) SaltStack
12 4 (1.19%) Talend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Salary: Market competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Radbroke, Poole, Glasgow, Northampton, London
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
Radbroke, Poole, Glasgow, Northampton, London
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes
Cognizant
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 17 days ago