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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognizant
Rank 744 757 659
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -98
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 134 136 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.28% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 15
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £98,500 £63,500 £89,000
UK excluding London average salary - £90,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year
- +183.46%

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
50619 48789 51798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.81% 47.56% 47.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41690 38717 43254
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 January 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 -10 126 £67,500 +12.50% 25
London -14 97 £67,500 +12.50% 8
South East -19 16 - - 11
East Midlands +28 10 - - 3
Nottinghamshire +20 9 - - 3
Nottingham +18 9 - - 3
Gosport -5 7 - -
Hampshire -13 7 - -
City of London +9 6 £91,250 +65.90% 3
Slough +4 6 - - 1
Berkshire -8 6 - - 1
Glasgow +14 4 - -
Scotland +4 4 - -
East of England -9 2 - -
Bromley +23 1 - -
Cambridgeshire 0 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -1 1 - -
Cambridge -4 1 - -
Milton Keynes -6 1 - -
Surrey -7 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £65,000 -
East Anglia - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 2
South West - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Hove - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 - -

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 114 (39.72%) Degree
2 91 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (27.87%) Finance
4 60 (20.91%) Oracle
4 60 (20.91%) Retail
5 57 (19.86%) Banking
6 49 (17.07%) SOA
7 47 (16.38%) SQL
8 46 (16.03%) Java
9 45 (15.68%) Mentoring
10 42 (14.63%) Business Development
11 40 (13.94%) Scrum
12 39 (13.59%) Project Management
12 39 (13.59%) IBM
13 38 (13.24%) Middleware
14 35 (12.20%) SAP
15 34 (11.85%) XML
15 34 (11.85%) UNIX
15 34 (11.85%) Data Modelling
16 33 (11.50%) Waterfall
17 31 (10.80%) Windows
18 29 (10.10%) Manufacturing
19 28 (9.76%) Computer Science
19 28 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
19 28 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
20 27 (9.41%) Web Services
21 26 (9.06%) HP
21 26 (9.06%) Marketing
22 25 (8.71%) B2B
22 25 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.83%) WebSphere
2 9 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.09%) SAS
4 5 (1.74%) Sonic ESB
4 5 (1.74%) Documentum
4 5 (1.74%) FileNet
5 4 (1.39%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.39%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.05%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.05%) Apache
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.70%) IIS
7 2 (0.70%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.70%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.70%) Drupal
7 2 (0.70%) Magnolia
Applications
1 11 (3.83%) MS Office
2 9 (3.14%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.70%) MS Project
5 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (4.18%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (3.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (2.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.74%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.39%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (1.05%) SAP HCM
6 3 (1.05%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.70%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle SCM
7 2 (0.70%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle ASCP
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.35%) Demantra
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.35%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.23%) Force.com
2 4 (1.39%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.70%) Taleo
3 2 (0.70%) SaaS
3 2 (0.70%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Office 365
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.35%) Heroku
4 1 (0.35%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.14%) HTTP
2 5 (1.74%) Firewall
2 5 (1.74%) Internet
3 4 (1.39%) Wireless
3 4 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.39%) Network Security
4 3 (1.05%) FCoE
4 3 (1.05%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.05%) DNS
5 2 (0.70%) SSL
5 2 (0.70%) VPN
5 2 (0.70%) DHCP
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.35%) VLAN
6 1 (0.35%) LDAP
6 1 (0.35%) ATM
6 1 (0.35%) GSM
6 1 (0.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.57%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (4.53%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.14%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.79%) Big Data
5 7 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.74%) QlikView
6 5 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.39%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.39%) MS Access
7 4 (1.39%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.70%) OLTP
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
1 7 (2.44%) Subversion
2 6 (2.09%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (1.74%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.74%) JIRA
4 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.05%) Maven
5 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.70%) Ant
5 2 (0.70%) QADirector
5 2 (0.70%) Grunt
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.70%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.70%) Hudson
5 2 (0.70%) QUnit
5 2 (0.70%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.35%) Gradle
6 1 (0.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 80 (27.87%) Finance
2 60 (20.91%) Retail
3 57 (19.86%) Banking
4 29 (10.10%) Manufacturing
5 26 (9.06%) Marketing
6 10 (3.48%) Legal
6 10 (3.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (2.79%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.44%) Retail Banking
9 6 (2.09%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.74%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (1.74%) Publishing
10 5 (1.74%) Games
11 4 (1.39%) Front Office
12 3 (1.05%) Advertising
13 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.35%) French Language
14 1 (0.35%) German Language
14 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 60 (20.91%) Architect
2 36 (12.54%) Consultant
3 23 (8.01%) Analyst
4 19 (6.62%) Developer
5 17 (5.92%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (5.92%) Senior Manager
5 17 (5.92%) Business Analyst
6 15 (5.23%) Delivery Manager
7 14 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
8 13 (4.53%) Designer
8 13 (4.53%) Project Manager
8 13 (4.53%) Programme Manager
9 10 (3.48%) Solutions Designer
10 9 (3.14%) Business Architect
11 8 (2.79%) Enterprise Architect
11 8 (2.79%) SAP Consultant
12 7 (2.44%) Senior SAP Consultant
12 7 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (2.44%) Systems Support
12 7 (2.44%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.24%) Middleware
2 34 (11.85%) XML
3 27 (9.41%) Web Services
4 23 (8.01%) XSLT
5 20 (6.97%) XSD
6 15 (5.23%) HTML
7 14 (4.88%) J2EE
8 12 (4.18%) JMS
9 11 (3.83%) Oracle Fusion
10 9 (3.14%) Visualforce
11 8 (2.79%) CSS
12 7 (2.44%) HTML5
12 7 (2.44%) .NET
12 7 (2.44%) COM
13 6 (2.09%) REST
14 5 (1.74%) RESTful
15 4 (1.39%) WSDL
15 4 (1.39%) SOAP
15 4 (1.39%) ASP.NET
16 3 (1.05%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.76%) Computer Science
1 28 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (8.01%) Life Science
3 17 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.18%) Social Media
5 11 (3.83%) Mathematics
5 11 (3.83%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.48%) Mainframe
7 9 (3.14%) User Experience
8 8 (2.79%) PMI
9 5 (1.74%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.74%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.74%) iPad
9 5 (1.74%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.74%) Replication
10 4 (1.39%) Open Source
11 3 (1.05%) Machine to Machine
11 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (1.05%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.85%) UNIX
2 31 (10.80%) Windows
3 18 (6.27%) AIX
4 13 (4.53%) Linux
5 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.70%) HPUX
6 2 (0.70%) Android
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.35%) Solaris
7 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (17.07%) SOA
3 45 (15.68%) Mentoring
4 42 (14.63%) Business Development
5 40 (13.94%) Scrum
6 39 (13.59%) Project Management
7 34 (11.85%) Data Modelling
8 33 (11.50%) Waterfall
9 28 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
10 25 (8.71%) B2B
10 25 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (8.36%) E-Commerce
12 22 (7.67%) ITIL
13 21 (7.32%) CRM
13 21 (7.32%) Migration
13 21 (7.32%) Information Management
14 20 (6.97%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (6.97%) Validation
14 20 (6.97%) Business Process Improvement
15 19 (6.62%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.38%) SQL
2 46 (16.03%) Java
3 13 (4.53%) Apex Code
4 10 (3.48%) C
5 9 (3.14%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.79%) C++
7 7 (2.44%) XPath
8 6 (2.09%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.09%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.74%) Perl
10 4 (1.39%) C#
10 4 (1.39%) VBA
11 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.70%) Python
12 2 (0.70%) COBOL
12 2 (0.70%) PHP
13 1 (0.35%) R
13 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.35%) Scala
13 1 (0.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 114 (39.72%) Degree
2 16 (5.57%) PMI Certification
3 11 (3.83%) PMP
4 9 (3.14%) MBA
5 7 (2.44%) Chartered Engineer
5 7 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 5 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.05%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.05%) ISEB
8 3 (1.05%) CIMA
8 3 (1.05%) ACCA
9 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.70%) ICAEW
9 2 (0.70%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 1 (0.35%) IIBA
10 1 (0.35%) CBAP
10 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.35%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.01%) QA
2 7 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.44%) DO-178B
2 7 (2.44%) DO-254
3 6 (2.09%) SLA
3 6 (2.09%) FATCA
4 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.70%) Dublin Core
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.35%) GAAP
System Software
1 9 (3.14%) Firmware
2 5 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.05%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.70%) RACF
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.70%) XenApp
4 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.70%) SRDF
4 2 (0.70%) vSphere
5 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (1.05%) Netcool
1 3 (1.05%) Control-M
2 2 (0.70%) WSUS
2 2 (0.70%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.35%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.35%) Puppet
3 1 (0.35%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.35%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.35%) collectd
3 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.35%) SCCM
3 1 (0.35%) WMI
3 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 60 (20.91%) Oracle
2 39 (13.59%) IBM
3 35 (12.20%) SAP
4 26 (9.06%) HP
5 25 (8.71%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (7.32%) Microsoft
7 18 (6.27%) Informatica
8 17 (5.92%) Teradata
9 14 (4.88%) Software AG
10 13 (4.53%) Guidewire
10 13 (4.53%) Pega
10 13 (4.53%) webMethods
11 11 (3.83%) PeopleSoft
12 10 (3.48%) VMware
13 6 (2.09%) TIBCO
14 5 (1.74%) NetSuite
14 5 (1.74%) Fujitsu
14 5 (1.74%) Ab Initio
14 5 (1.74%) Siebel
15 4 (1.39%) Lotus
South East
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Ioko
Salary: Highly competitive and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36491 - £45077 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 13 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 13 days ago
Other
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
Other
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago