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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognizant
Rank 745 804 771
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -33
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 157 134 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 70 19 23
Average salary £67,500 £56,500 £43,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.46% +29.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,315 £42,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £91,000 £95,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £77,500 -
% change year-on-year
-22.58% -

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
51571 55131 51801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.60% 46.68% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 41660 44546 42531
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 £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 3 July 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 3 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
England +46 148 £69,000 - 31
London +45 116 £69,500 +23.55% 6
North West +1 8 - -
Scotland +7 6 - - 1
Cheshire +1 6 - -
South West 0 6 £41,800 - 5
South East -1 5 £55,086 -28.92% 14
East of England +8 4 £76,250 -
Glasgow +8 4 - -
Swindon - 4 £41,800 -
Wiltshire - 4 £41,800 -
East Midlands +5 3 - - 1
West Midlands -11 3 £55,000 -
Macclesfield - 3 - -
Cambridge +21 2 £67,500 -
Cambridgeshire +3 2 £67,500 -
Nottinghamshire 0 2 - -
Nottingham -5 2 - -
Berkshire -9 2 £55,086 -28.92%
Bristol -19 2 - -
Hertford - 2 £87,500 -
Walsall - 2 £55,000 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £87,500 -
North East - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
West Sussex +5 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -10 1 - -

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 104 (35.37%) Degree
2 101 (34.35%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (31.29%) Finance
4 86 (29.25%) Banking
5 65 (22.11%) Retail
6 62 (21.09%) IBM
7 57 (19.39%) Scrum
8 56 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 54 (18.37%) Oracle
10 53 (18.03%) SQL
11 50 (17.01%) Project Management
12 49 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 44 (14.97%) Waterfall
14 43 (14.63%) SDLC
15 40 (13.61%) Business Development
16 35 (11.90%) Marketing
17 34 (11.56%) Java
18 30 (10.20%) Microsoft
18 30 (10.20%) MBA
18 30 (10.20%) Analytics
19 29 (9.86%) Coaching
19 29 (9.86%) Manufacturing
20 28 (9.52%) Change Management
21 27 (9.18%) Mentoring
22 26 (8.84%) Portfolio Management
22 26 (8.84%) ITIL
23 25 (8.50%) HP
23 25 (8.50%) Data Modelling
24 24 (8.16%) Salesforce.com
24 24 (8.16%) Web Application Development

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (5.10%) SAS
2 9 (3.06%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.36%) JBoss
3 4 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.02%) CMS
5 2 (0.68%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.68%) CICS
5 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.68%) Magnolia
5 2 (0.68%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.68%) Drupal
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.68%) Node.js
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.34%) Lync
6 1 (0.34%) Jetty
Applications
1 13 (4.42%) SPSS
2 12 (4.08%) MS Office
2 12 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.70%) BASE24
2 5 (1.70%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.02%) HFM
4 3 (1.02%) Unica
5 2 (0.68%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.68%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.68%) Primavera
5 2 (0.68%) Radian6
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.34%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.34%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.34%) JDE World
6 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.12%) Force.com
2 4 (1.36%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.68%) Taleo
3 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.68%) IaaS
3 2 (0.68%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Heroku
4 1 (0.34%) Engine Yard
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.34%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.08%) Internet
2 11 (3.74%) ATM
3 9 (3.06%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.72%) Firewall
4 8 (2.72%) HTTP
4 8 (2.72%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.70%) DNS
6 4 (1.36%) CTI
6 4 (1.36%) DHCP
7 3 (1.02%) VPN
7 3 (1.02%) FCoE
8 2 (0.68%) VLAN
8 2 (0.68%) SNMP
8 2 (0.68%) SSL
8 2 (0.68%) SAN
8 2 (0.68%) WAN
8 2 (0.68%) LAN
9 1 (0.34%) PBX
9 1 (0.34%) PSTN
9 1 (0.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.12%) SQL Server
1 18 (6.12%) Oracle Database
2 9 (3.06%) Relational Database
2 9 (3.06%) DB2
3 8 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (2.72%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (2.04%) Big Data
6 5 (1.70%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.36%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.02%) Hyperion Smart View
8 3 (1.02%) MySQL
8 3 (1.02%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.68%) Essbase
9 2 (0.68%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.68%) BODI
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (2.72%) Subversion
2 7 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.04%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.36%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.02%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.02%) JIRA
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.68%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.68%) Grunt
6 2 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (0.68%) Hudson
6 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.68%) QUnit
6 2 (0.68%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.68%) gulp
7 1 (0.34%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 92 (31.29%) Finance
2 86 (29.25%) Banking
3 65 (22.11%) Retail
4 35 (11.90%) Marketing
5 29 (9.86%) Manufacturing
6 17 (5.78%) Retail Banking
7 13 (4.42%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.38%) Publishing
8 7 (2.38%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.70%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.70%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.36%) Advertising
11 3 (1.02%) Automotive
11 3 (1.02%) Front Office
12 2 (0.68%) Legal
12 2 (0.68%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (14.97%) Analyst
2 42 (14.29%) Architect
3 39 (13.27%) Consultant
4 30 (10.20%) Developer
5 25 (8.50%) Business Analyst
6 19 (6.46%) Senior Manager
7 18 (6.12%) Project Manager
8 14 (4.76%) Management Consultant
9 12 (4.08%) Project Management Consultant
9 12 (4.08%) Project Consultant
9 12 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (3.40%) Senior Consultant
10 10 (3.40%) Test Analyst
11 8 (2.72%) Technical Architect
11 8 (2.72%) Senior Management Consultant
12 7 (2.38%) PMO Consultant
12 7 (2.38%) Senior Developer
12 7 (2.38%) Data Analyst
12 7 (2.38%) Technical Specialist
12 7 (2.38%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.12%) XML
1 18 (6.12%) Middleware
2 14 (4.76%) HTML
3 11 (3.74%) J2EE
3 11 (3.74%) Visualforce
4 10 (3.40%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (3.06%) Web Services
6 6 (2.04%) HTML5
7 5 (1.70%) Spring
7 5 (1.70%) .NET
7 5 (1.70%) CSS
7 5 (1.70%) Hibernate
8 4 (1.36%) JRules
9 3 (1.02%) Ajax
9 3 (1.02%) jQuery
9 3 (1.02%) RESTful
10 2 (0.68%) CSS3
10 2 (0.68%) Sass
10 2 (0.68%) LESS
10 2 (0.68%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.14%) Social Media
2 21 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.80%) Management Information System
4 19 (6.46%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (6.12%) Life Science
6 15 (5.10%) Visualisation
6 15 (5.10%) Digital Media
7 13 (4.42%) Statistics
8 8 (2.72%) IVR
9 7 (2.38%) Mainframe
9 7 (2.38%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.04%) User Experience
10 6 (2.04%) Online Banking
10 6 (2.04%) Tandem
10 6 (2.04%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.70%) EMV
12 4 (1.36%) PMI
12 4 (1.36%) FMCG
12 4 (1.36%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.82%) Windows
2 22 (7.48%) Linux
3 18 (6.12%) UNIX
4 6 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.70%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.68%) AIX
6 2 (0.68%) HPUX
6 2 (0.68%) Solaris
7 1 (0.34%) MVS
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.34%) Android
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (34.35%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (19.39%) Scrum
3 56 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (17.01%) Project Management
5 44 (14.97%) Waterfall
6 43 (14.63%) SDLC
7 40 (13.61%) Business Development
8 30 (10.20%) Analytics
9 29 (9.86%) Coaching
10 28 (9.52%) Change Management
11 27 (9.18%) Mentoring
12 26 (8.84%) ITIL
12 26 (8.84%) Portfolio Management
13 25 (8.50%) Data Modelling
14 24 (8.16%) Web Application Development
15 20 (6.80%) Business Analysis
16 19 (6.46%) CRM
17 18 (6.12%) PRINCE2
17 18 (6.12%) Programme Management
18 17 (5.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 53 (18.03%) SQL
2 34 (11.56%) Java
3 14 (4.76%) C++
3 14 (4.76%) VBA
3 14 (4.76%) R
4 11 (3.74%) Apex Code
5 9 (3.06%) C#
6 7 (2.38%) COBOL
6 7 (2.38%) JCL
6 7 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.04%) C
7 6 (2.04%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.70%) Perl
8 5 (1.70%) PL/1
8 5 (1.70%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.70%) Python
9 3 (1.02%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.02%) Ruby
10 2 (0.68%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 104 (35.37%) Degree
2 30 (10.20%) MBA
3 9 (3.06%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.38%) PMP
5 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.68%) IIBA
5 2 (0.68%) CBAP
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (0.34%) MCITP
6 1 (0.34%) MCSE
6 1 (0.34%) MCSA
6 1 (0.34%) ISEB
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.40%) QA
2 6 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.70%) FATCA
3 5 (1.70%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.68%) GAMP
4 2 (0.68%) GMP
4 2 (0.68%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.34%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.02%) RACF
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.34%) Firmware
5 1 (0.34%) XenApp
5 1 (0.34%) SRDF
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
5 1 (0.34%) Varnish
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.36%) Control-M
1 4 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.02%) Puppet
2 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.68%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.68%) WMI
4 1 (0.34%) WSUS
4 1 (0.34%) SCCM
4 1 (0.34%) Nagios
4 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.34%) Netcool
4 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.34%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.34%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.34%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.34%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.34%) collectd
4 1 (0.34%) Ansible
4 1 (0.34%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 62 (21.09%) IBM
2 54 (18.37%) Oracle
3 30 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 25 (8.50%) HP
5 24 (8.16%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (4.76%) SAP
7 13 (4.42%) BT
7 13 (4.42%) Tableau
8 12 (4.08%) Reuters
9 11 (3.74%) Cisco
9 11 (3.74%) VMware
10 10 (3.40%) PeopleSoft
11 9 (3.06%) Pega
12 7 (2.38%) Informatica
13 6 (2.04%) Trillium
13 6 (2.04%) Adobe
13 6 (2.04%) OpenText
14 5 (1.70%) VocaLink
14 5 (1.70%) TSYS
14 5 (1.70%) EMC
South West
Cognizant
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago