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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognizant
Rank 763 811 698
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -113
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 140 129 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.23% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 14 19
Average salary £60,000 £58,125 £45,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +27.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £42,000 £45,600
% change year-on-year
+36.90% -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
52130 56421 54941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.04% 46.72% 48.63%
Number of salaries quoted 41922 45150 44725
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 £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +40 132 £60,000 +3.22% 21
London +8 96 £62,500 +4.16% 3
East Midlands +21 10 - -
Nottinghamshire +8 6 - -
Nottingham +4 6 - -
South West - 6 £32,875 - 1
Yorkshire +12 5 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire +9 5 £65,000 -
South East -6 5 - - 14
Slough +15 4 - - 1
Berkshire +5 4 - - 1
West Midlands -12 4 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire - 4 - -
Walsall - 4 £55,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 - - 1
North East - 3 - - 1
City of London +28 2 £62,500 +25.00% 1
North West +4 2 - - 2
Leeds +4 2 - -
Dorset - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £32,875 -
Newport - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £32,875 -
Wales - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
East of England +26 1 - -
Bedfordshire +24 1 - -

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 120 (42.86%) Degree
2 97 (34.64%) Finance
3 84 (30.00%) Banking
4 81 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (21.43%) Oracle
6 57 (20.36%) Retail
7 52 (18.57%) SQL
8 48 (17.14%) Project Management
9 45 (16.07%) Java
10 43 (15.36%) Business Development
11 40 (14.29%) Data Modelling
12 37 (13.21%) IBM
12 37 (13.21%) Scrum
13 34 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (11.79%) UNIX
15 30 (10.71%) Computer Science
16 29 (10.36%) Windows
16 29 (10.36%) Middleware
17 28 (10.00%) Waterfall
18 27 (9.64%) Validation
18 27 (9.64%) SOA
19 26 (9.29%) Linux
19 26 (9.29%) XML
19 26 (9.29%) Mentoring
20 24 (8.57%) Change Management
21 23 (8.21%) Manufacturing
21 23 (8.21%) HP
21 23 (8.21%) Portfolio Management
22 22 (7.86%) Microsoft

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (5.36%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.43%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.43%) JBoss
3 4 (1.43%) IBM Notes
3 4 (1.43%) Documentum
3 4 (1.43%) FileNet
3 4 (1.43%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (1.43%) Sonic ESB
3 4 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.07%) Apache
4 3 (1.07%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.07%) IIS
4 3 (1.07%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (0.71%) Magnolia
5 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.71%) CMS
5 2 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (4.29%) MS Office
2 9 (3.21%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.71%) MS Project
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.79%) BASE24
2 5 (1.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.07%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.71%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.71%) HFM
4 2 (0.71%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.36%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.36%) Unica
5 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.36%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.43%) Force.com
2 3 (1.07%) Taleo
2 3 (1.07%) IaaS
3 2 (0.71%) Office 365
3 2 (0.71%) SaaS
3 2 (0.71%) PaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Heroku
4 1 (0.36%) Engine Yard
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.57%) Internet
1 10 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.86%) Firewall
2 8 (2.86%) ATM
3 7 (2.50%) HTTP
4 5 (1.79%) DNS
4 5 (1.79%) Network Security
4 5 (1.79%) FCoE
5 4 (1.43%) DHCP
5 4 (1.43%) Wireless
6 3 (1.07%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.07%) SSL
6 3 (1.07%) SNMP
7 2 (0.71%) LDAP
7 2 (0.71%) WAN
7 2 (0.71%) SAN
7 2 (0.71%) VLAN
7 2 (0.71%) VPN
8 1 (0.36%) NAS
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.43%) SQL Server
1 18 (6.43%) Oracle Database
2 9 (3.21%) Relational Database
2 9 (3.21%) RDBMS
3 8 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.50%) DB2
4 7 (2.50%) Big Data
5 6 (2.14%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.43%) QlikView
7 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.07%) MySQL
8 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.71%) BODI
9 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.71%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (2.14%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.79%) Subversion
4 4 (1.43%) JIRA
4 4 (1.43%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.07%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.07%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.71%) Grunt
6 2 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (0.71%) QUnit
6 2 (0.71%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.71%) QADirector
7 1 (0.36%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.36%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.36%) JBehave
General
1 97 (34.64%) Finance
2 84 (30.00%) Banking
3 57 (20.36%) Retail
4 23 (8.21%) Manufacturing
5 20 (7.14%) Marketing
6 15 (5.36%) Investment Banking
7 11 (3.93%) Retail Banking
8 9 (3.21%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.86%) Legal
10 6 (2.14%) Front Office
10 6 (2.14%) Publishing
11 5 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (1.43%) Games
13 2 (0.71%) Billing
13 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.71%) Advertising
13 2 (0.71%) Automotive
13 2 (0.71%) German Language
14 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 43 (15.36%) Architect
2 35 (12.50%) Analyst
2 35 (12.50%) Consultant
3 29 (10.36%) Developer
4 20 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 20 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 15 (5.36%) Senior Manager
6 12 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (3.93%) Management Consultant
8 10 (3.57%) Project Management Consultant
8 10 (3.57%) Project Consultant
9 8 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
9 8 (2.86%) Data Analyst
10 7 (2.50%) Systems Support
10 7 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (2.50%) DBA
11 6 (2.14%) Administrator
11 6 (2.14%) Technical Specialist
11 6 (2.14%) PMO Consultant
11 6 (2.14%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.36%) Middleware
2 26 (9.29%) XML
3 19 (6.79%) J2EE
3 19 (6.79%) Web Services
4 16 (5.71%) HTML
5 12 (4.29%) XSLT
5 12 (4.29%) Oracle Fusion
6 9 (3.21%) XSD
6 9 (3.21%) .NET
7 8 (2.86%) HTML5
8 6 (2.14%) CSS
8 6 (2.14%) Spring
8 6 (2.14%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.79%) JMS
9 5 (1.79%) REST
10 4 (1.43%) RESTful
10 4 (1.43%) SOAP
10 4 (1.43%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.43%) JRules
11 3 (1.07%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 17 (6.07%) Life Science
3 17 (6.07%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.57%) Mainframe
6 9 (3.21%) Social Media
7 8 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.86%) User Experience
8 7 (2.50%) Cryptography
9 6 (2.14%) PMI
10 5 (1.79%) EMV
10 5 (1.79%) Tandem
10 5 (1.79%) Open Source
11 4 (1.43%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.43%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.43%) Online Banking
11 4 (1.43%) IVR
12 3 (1.07%) Statistics
12 3 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.79%) UNIX
2 29 (10.36%) Windows
3 26 (9.29%) Linux
4 10 (3.57%) AIX
5 5 (1.79%) Windows XP
5 5 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.07%) HPUX
7 3 (1.07%) Solaris
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.71%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.36%) CentOS
9 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (17.14%) Project Management
3 43 (15.36%) Business Development
4 40 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 37 (13.21%) Scrum
6 33 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 27 (9.64%) Validation
8 27 (9.64%) SOA
9 26 (9.29%) Mentoring
10 24 (8.57%) Change Management
11 23 (8.21%) Portfolio Management
12 22 (7.86%) Programme Management
13 21 (7.50%) E-Commerce
13 21 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (6.79%) People Management
15 18 (6.43%) Migration
16 17 (6.07%) Content Management
16 17 (6.07%) Business Analysis
16 17 (6.07%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 52 (18.57%) SQL
2 45 (16.07%) Java
3 11 (3.93%) C++
4 10 (3.57%) C#
5 9 (3.21%) C
6 8 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.50%) COBOL
8 6 (2.14%) Perl
8 6 (2.14%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.14%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.14%) JCL
9 5 (1.79%) PL/1
10 4 (1.43%) XPath
11 3 (1.07%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.07%) Python
12 2 (0.71%) XQuery
12 2 (0.71%) PHP
12 2 (0.71%) Ruby
13 1 (0.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 120 (42.86%) Degree
2 21 (7.50%) MBA
3 9 (3.21%) PMI Certification
4 8 (2.86%) PMP
4 8 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.50%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (1.43%) ISEB
7 3 (1.07%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.36%) MCITP
9 1 (0.36%) CIPD
9 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.36%) MCSE
9 1 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.00%) QA
2 10 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.50%) DO-178B
3 7 (2.50%) DO-254
4 5 (1.79%) FATCA
4 5 (1.79%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.36%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (3.21%) Firmware
2 8 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.07%) RACF
5 2 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.71%) XenApp
5 2 (0.71%) SRDF
5 2 (0.71%) vSphere
5 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.07%) WMI
3 2 (0.71%) WSUS
3 2 (0.71%) Netcool
3 2 (0.71%) Control-M
3 2 (0.71%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.71%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.36%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.36%) collectd
4 1 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.36%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.36%) Nagios
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (21.43%) Oracle
2 37 (13.21%) IBM
3 23 (8.21%) HP
4 22 (7.86%) Microsoft
5 20 (7.14%) SAP
6 14 (5.00%) VMware
7 12 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (3.93%) PeopleSoft
9 9 (3.21%) Cisco
10 8 (2.86%) Informatica
11 7 (2.50%) Trillium
11 7 (2.50%) Teradata
12 6 (2.14%) Adobe
13 5 (1.79%) EMC
13 5 (1.79%) Citrix
13 5 (1.79%) NCR
13 5 (1.79%) JD Edwards
13 5 (1.79%) Fujitsu
13 5 (1.79%) OpenText
13 5 (1.79%) SolarWinds
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 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: 6 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Cognizant
Posted: 24 days ago