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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognizant
Rank 760 774 684
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -90
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 121 118 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.24% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 13
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,250 £34,520
10% offered a salary of more than £91,500 £90,000 £89,500
UK excluding London average salary - £63,750 £31,750
% change year-on-year
- +100.78%

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
50705 49838 51493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.37% 47.31% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 41419 39381 42474
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -3 117 £65,000 +8.33% 20
London +18 95 £65,000 +8.33% 8
South East -18 7 - - 8
City of London - 6 £91,250 - 2
East Midlands +31 5 - -
Nottinghamshire +13 5 - -
Nottingham +11 5 - -
Slough +9 4 - -
Berkshire +4 4 - -
Yorkshire +2 3 - -
East of England -1 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire -2 3 - -
South West - 3 - - 2
Glasgow +13 2 - - 1
Scotland +8 2 - - 1
Leeds -9 2 - -
Gosport -10 2 - -
Hampshire -10 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £65,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - - 1
Newport - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - - 1
Wales - 2 - -
North East - 2 - - 1
South Wales - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +2 1 - -
Cambridge -1 1 - -
Milton Keynes -2 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - - 1

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 119 (40.61%) Degree
2 90 (30.72%) Finance
3 89 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (23.55%) Banking
5 58 (19.80%) Retail
6 56 (19.11%) Oracle
7 49 (16.72%) SQL
8 46 (15.70%) Business Development
9 43 (14.68%) Java
10 41 (13.99%) IBM
11 38 (12.97%) Scrum
11 38 (12.97%) Mentoring
12 37 (12.63%) Project Management
12 37 (12.63%) SOA
13 35 (11.95%) Data Modelling
14 33 (11.26%) Waterfall
15 32 (10.92%) Computer Science
16 31 (10.58%) UNIX
17 30 (10.24%) Windows
18 29 (9.90%) XML
19 27 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
20 26 (8.87%) QA
21 25 (8.53%) Marketing
21 25 (8.53%) Middleware
21 25 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
22 23 (7.85%) ITIL
22 23 (7.85%) Linux
22 23 (7.85%) SAP
23 22 (7.51%) Microsoft
23 22 (7.51%) HP

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (3.75%) WebSphere
2 9 (3.07%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.71%) Sonic ESB
3 5 (1.71%) FileNet
3 5 (1.71%) Documentum
3 5 (1.71%) SAS
4 4 (1.37%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (1.37%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (1.37%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.02%) Apache
5 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.68%) IIS
6 2 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (0.68%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.68%) Drupal
6 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.68%) Magnolia
Applications
1 13 (4.44%) MS Office
2 10 (3.41%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.39%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.71%) BASE24
2 5 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.02%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.68%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.68%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.34%) Tridion
5 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.34%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.10%) Force.com
2 4 (1.37%) Taleo
2 4 (1.37%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (1.02%) SaaS
4 2 (0.68%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Heroku
5 1 (0.34%) Engine Yard
5 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.07%) Internet
2 8 (2.73%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.39%) ATM
3 7 (2.39%) HTTP
4 6 (2.05%) Firewall
5 4 (1.37%) Wireless
5 4 (1.37%) Network Security
5 4 (1.37%) FCoE
5 4 (1.37%) DNS
6 3 (1.02%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.02%) DHCP
7 2 (0.68%) LDAP
7 2 (0.68%) SNMP
7 2 (0.68%) SSL
7 2 (0.68%) SAN
7 2 (0.68%) VPN
8 1 (0.34%) NAS
8 1 (0.34%) VLAN
8 1 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.41%) Big Data
5 9 (3.07%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.73%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.73%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.71%) DB2
7 5 (1.71%) QlikView
8 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.37%) MS Access
9 3 (1.02%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.02%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.68%) MySQL
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.68%) BODI
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.39%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (2.05%) Subversion
2 6 (2.05%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.37%) JIRA
4 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.02%) Maven
4 3 (1.02%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.68%) QUnit
5 2 (0.68%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.68%) Hudson
5 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.68%) Grunt
5 2 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.68%) QADirector
5 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.68%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.34%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.34%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.34%) PowerDesigner
General
1 90 (30.72%) Finance
2 69 (23.55%) Banking
3 58 (19.80%) Retail
4 25 (8.53%) Marketing
5 19 (6.48%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.41%) Legal
6 10 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (3.07%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.73%) Retail Banking
9 7 (2.39%) Telecoms
10 6 (2.05%) Publishing
11 5 (1.71%) Games
11 5 (1.71%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (1.37%) Front Office
13 3 (1.02%) Advertising
14 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.34%) Back Office
15 1 (0.34%) Billing
15 1 (0.34%) French Language
15 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 57 (19.45%) Architect
2 33 (11.26%) Consultant
3 31 (10.58%) Analyst
4 22 (7.51%) Developer
5 18 (6.14%) Senior Manager
6 17 (5.80%) Business Analyst
7 16 (5.46%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (5.12%) Project Manager
9 13 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
10 10 (3.41%) Programme Manager
11 9 (3.07%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (3.07%) Business Architect
12 8 (2.73%) Data Architect
13 7 (2.39%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (2.39%) Systems Support
13 7 (2.39%) Data Analyst
13 7 (2.39%) Technical Analyst
14 6 (2.05%) Technical Specialist
14 6 (2.05%) DBA
14 6 (2.05%) Chief Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.90%) XML
2 25 (8.53%) Middleware
3 17 (5.80%) J2EE
4 16 (5.46%) HTML
4 16 (5.46%) Web Services
5 13 (4.44%) XSLT
6 10 (3.41%) XSD
7 8 (2.73%) .NET
7 8 (2.73%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (2.39%) Visualforce
8 7 (2.39%) HTML5
9 6 (2.05%) COM
9 6 (2.05%) CSS
10 5 (1.71%) REST
11 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.37%) SOAP
11 4 (1.37%) JMS
11 4 (1.37%) RESTful
12 3 (1.02%) jQuery
12 3 (1.02%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.92%) Computer Science
2 25 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.17%) Life Science
4 20 (6.83%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.75%) Social Media
5 11 (3.75%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.41%) Mainframe
6 10 (3.41%) User Experience
7 8 (2.73%) PMI
8 7 (2.39%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.05%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.71%) EMV
10 5 (1.71%) Tandem
10 5 (1.71%) iPad
10 5 (1.71%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.71%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.37%) Open Source
11 4 (1.37%) FMCG
12 3 (1.02%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.58%) UNIX
2 30 (10.24%) Windows
3 23 (7.85%) Linux
4 10 (3.41%) AIX
5 5 (1.71%) Windows XP
5 5 (1.71%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.02%) HPUX
8 2 (0.68%) Solaris
8 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.68%) Android
8 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.34%) CentOS
9 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (15.70%) Business Development
3 38 (12.97%) Scrum
3 38 (12.97%) Mentoring
4 37 (12.63%) SOA
4 37 (12.63%) Project Management
5 35 (11.95%) Data Modelling
6 33 (11.26%) Waterfall
7 27 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (7.85%) ITIL
9 22 (7.51%) Change Management
9 22 (7.51%) Portfolio Management
10 21 (7.17%) Migration
10 21 (7.17%) Performance Tuning
11 20 (6.83%) Coaching
11 20 (6.83%) E-Commerce
12 19 (6.48%) CRM
12 19 (6.48%) Content Management
13 18 (6.14%) Information Management
13 18 (6.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 49 (16.72%) SQL
2 43 (14.68%) Java
3 12 (4.10%) C
4 11 (3.75%) C++
4 11 (3.75%) Apex Code
5 9 (3.07%) C#
5 9 (3.07%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.39%) Shell Script
6 7 (2.39%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.05%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.05%) Perl
7 6 (2.05%) COBOL
8 5 (1.71%) JCL
8 5 (1.71%) PL/1
9 4 (1.37%) XPath
9 4 (1.37%) VBA
10 3 (1.02%) Python
11 2 (0.68%) XQuery
11 2 (0.68%) PHP
11 2 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 119 (40.61%) Degree
2 14 (4.78%) PMI Certification
3 11 (3.75%) MBA
3 11 (3.75%) VCP4
4 9 (3.07%) PMP
5 8 (2.73%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.39%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (1.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 4 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.02%) ISEB
9 3 (1.02%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.68%) ACCA
10 2 (0.68%) CIMA
11 1 (0.34%) CCAB
11 1 (0.34%) CITP
11 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 1 (0.34%) ICAEW
11 1 (0.34%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.87%) QA
2 10 (3.41%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.39%) DO-178B
3 7 (2.39%) DO-254
4 6 (2.05%) FATCA
5 5 (1.71%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.68%) SLA
6 2 (0.68%) Dublin Core
7 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.34%) GAAP
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (3.07%) Firmware
2 7 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.71%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.02%) RACF
4 3 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.68%) XenApp
5 2 (0.68%) SRDF
5 2 (0.68%) vSphere
5 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.02%) Netcool
1 3 (1.02%) Control-M
2 2 (0.68%) WMI
2 2 (0.68%) WSUS
2 2 (0.68%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.34%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
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 56 (19.11%) Oracle
2 41 (13.99%) IBM
3 23 (7.85%) SAP
4 22 (7.51%) Microsoft
4 22 (7.51%) HP
4 22 (7.51%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (5.12%) Informatica
5 15 (5.12%) Teradata
6 12 (4.10%) Pega
7 11 (3.75%) VMware
7 11 (3.75%) Guidewire
8 8 (2.73%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (2.39%) Trillium
10 6 (2.05%) Cisco
10 6 (2.05%) Adobe
10 6 (2.05%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.71%) Software AG
11 5 (1.71%) NCR
11 5 (1.71%) EMC
11 5 (1.71%) VocaLink
Other
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 9 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Cognizant
Posted: 11 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 12 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 17 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 18 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago