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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognizant
Rank 722 770 745
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -25
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 161 137 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 55 17 24
Average salary £60,000 £56,250 £43,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +28.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £42,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £97,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,600
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +20.61%

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
50163 54730 52239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.95% 46.61% 48.01%
Number of salaries quoted 40329 44354 42629
Average salary £45,001 £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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +56 152 £60,000 +6.66% 24
London +61 113 £62,500 +11.11% 5
East Midlands +13 7 - -
North West +5 7 - - 1
South West - 7 £41,800 - 1
South East -7 6 £70,000 -9.67% 16
Scotland +22 4 - -
East of England +12 4 £67,500 +60.71% 1
Cheshire 0 4 - -
West Midlands -7 4 £55,000 -
Swindon - 4 £41,800 -
Walsall - 4 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £41,800 -
Northamptonshire - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire +7 3 - -
Glasgow +5 3 - -
Berkshire +2 3 £70,000 -11.11%
Nottingham -7 3 - -
Cambridge +25 2 £67,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £67,500 - 1
Slough +4 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £65,000 -
North East - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Bedfordshire +13 1 - -
Knutsford -2 1 - -

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 111 (39.22%) Degree
2 94 (33.22%) Banking
3 92 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (32.16%) Finance
5 67 (23.67%) Retail
6 53 (18.73%) IBM
7 52 (18.37%) Oracle
8 49 (17.31%) Scrum
8 49 (17.31%) Project Management
9 46 (16.25%) SQL
10 43 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
11 41 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 41 (14.49%) Business Development
12 38 (13.43%) Waterfall
13 37 (13.07%) Data Modelling
14 36 (12.72%) Java
15 31 (10.95%) MBA
16 28 (9.89%) Mentoring
17 25 (8.83%) Portfolio Management
17 25 (8.83%) Manufacturing
17 25 (8.83%) Microsoft
18 24 (8.48%) Linux
18 24 (8.48%) Change Management
18 24 (8.48%) Marketing
18 24 (8.48%) Computer Science
19 23 (8.13%) Windows
20 22 (7.77%) Validation
20 22 (7.77%) Analytics
21 21 (7.42%) Web Application Development
21 21 (7.42%) Salesforce.com

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (3.18%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.77%) SAS
3 4 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.41%) JBoss
4 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.71%) Node.js
5 2 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.71%) Magnolia
5 2 (0.71%) Drupal
5 2 (0.71%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.35%) IIS
6 1 (0.35%) CICS
Applications
1 12 (4.24%) MS Office
2 10 (3.53%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.12%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.41%) SPSS
6 2 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (5.30%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.77%) BASE24
2 5 (1.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.06%) HFM
4 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.71%) Radian6
5 2 (0.71%) Unica
5 2 (0.71%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.35%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.35%) Primavera
6 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.35%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.24%) Force.com
2 2 (0.71%) IaaS
2 2 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.71%) PaaS
2 2 (0.71%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.71%) Taleo
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.35%) Heroku
3 1 (0.35%) Engine Yard
3 1 (0.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.59%) Internet
2 10 (3.53%) ATM
3 9 (3.18%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.83%) HTTP
5 7 (2.47%) Firewall
6 6 (2.12%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.41%) Network Security
7 4 (1.41%) DNS
8 3 (1.06%) DHCP
8 3 (1.06%) Wireless
8 3 (1.06%) FCoE
9 2 (0.71%) VLAN
9 2 (0.71%) CTI
9 2 (0.71%) VPN
9 2 (0.71%) SAN
9 2 (0.71%) SNMP
9 2 (0.71%) SSL
10 1 (0.35%) LDAP
10 1 (0.35%) FTP
10 1 (0.35%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.01%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.18%) RDBMS
3 9 (3.18%) DB2
3 9 (3.18%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (2.47%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (2.12%) Big Data
7 5 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.41%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.41%) QlikView
9 3 (1.06%) MySQL
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.06%) Hyperion Smart View
10 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.71%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.71%) BODI
Development Applications
1 7 (2.47%) Subversion
1 7 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.12%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.06%) JIRA
4 3 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.71%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.71%) Hudson
5 2 (0.71%) QUnit
5 2 (0.71%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.71%) Grunt
5 2 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.71%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.71%) Ant
5 2 (0.71%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.35%) Toad
General
1 94 (33.22%) Banking
2 91 (32.16%) Finance
3 67 (23.67%) Retail
4 25 (8.83%) Manufacturing
5 24 (8.48%) Marketing
6 19 (6.71%) Retail Banking
7 17 (6.01%) Investment Banking
8 11 (3.89%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.47%) Publishing
10 6 (2.12%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (1.77%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.77%) Front Office
12 4 (1.41%) Legal
12 4 (1.41%) Advertising
13 3 (1.06%) Automotive
14 2 (0.71%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.71%) Billing
15 1 (0.35%) Electronics
15 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 42 (14.84%) Architect
2 40 (14.13%) Analyst
3 39 (13.78%) Consultant
4 32 (11.31%) Developer
5 24 (8.48%) Business Analyst
6 18 (6.36%) Project Manager
7 15 (5.30%) Senior Manager
8 13 (4.59%) Management Consultant
9 12 (4.24%) Project Consultant
9 12 (4.24%) Project Management Consultant
9 12 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.89%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (2.83%) Data Analyst
11 8 (2.83%) Senior Developer
12 7 (2.47%) Test Analyst
12 7 (2.47%) Senior Management Consultant
12 7 (2.47%) PMO Consultant
13 6 (2.12%) Oracle Architect
13 6 (2.12%) Chief Information Officer
13 6 (2.12%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.71%) XML
2 17 (6.01%) Middleware
3 14 (4.95%) HTML
4 12 (4.24%) J2EE
5 11 (3.89%) Oracle Fusion
6 10 (3.53%) Web Services
7 8 (2.83%) Visualforce
8 6 (2.12%) HTML5
8 6 (2.12%) .NET
9 5 (1.77%) CSS
9 5 (1.77%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.77%) Spring
10 4 (1.41%) JRules
11 3 (1.06%) Ajax
11 3 (1.06%) jQuery
11 3 (1.06%) RESTful
12 2 (0.71%) REST
12 2 (0.71%) CSS3
12 2 (0.71%) Sass
12 2 (0.71%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.48%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.36%) Management Information System
4 17 (6.01%) Life Science
5 15 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.89%) Social Media
7 8 (2.83%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.47%) IVR
8 7 (2.47%) Visualisation
9 6 (2.12%) Digital Media
9 6 (2.12%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.12%) User Experience
9 6 (2.12%) Statistics
9 6 (2.12%) Online Banking
9 6 (2.12%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.77%) EMV
10 5 (1.77%) Tandem
11 4 (1.41%) Open Source
11 4 (1.41%) FMCG
11 4 (1.41%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.48%) Linux
2 23 (8.13%) Windows
3 19 (6.71%) UNIX
4 6 (2.12%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.77%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.06%) AIX
6 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.71%) HPUX
7 2 (0.71%) Solaris
8 1 (0.35%) MVS
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.35%) CentOS
8 1 (0.35%) Android
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (17.31%) Scrum
2 49 (17.31%) Project Management
3 41 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (14.49%) Business Development
4 38 (13.43%) Waterfall
5 37 (13.07%) Data Modelling
6 28 (9.89%) Mentoring
7 25 (8.83%) Portfolio Management
8 24 (8.48%) Change Management
9 22 (7.77%) Validation
9 22 (7.77%) Analytics
10 21 (7.42%) Web Application Development
10 21 (7.42%) Business Analysis
11 20 (7.07%) ITIL
12 19 (6.71%) Coaching
13 18 (6.36%) Programme Management
13 18 (6.36%) CRM
14 16 (5.65%) Logistics
14 16 (5.65%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.25%) SQL
2 36 (12.72%) Java
3 13 (4.59%) C++
4 8 (2.83%) Apex Code
4 8 (2.83%) COBOL
4 8 (2.83%) C#
5 7 (2.47%) JCL
5 7 (2.47%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.12%) C
6 6 (2.12%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.12%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.77%) VBA
7 5 (1.77%) Perl
7 5 (1.77%) Python
7 5 (1.77%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.77%) PL/1
8 4 (1.41%) R
9 3 (1.06%) Ruby
10 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 111 (39.22%) Degree
2 31 (10.95%) MBA
3 8 (2.83%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.47%) PMP
5 4 (1.41%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.06%) ISEB
6 3 (1.06%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (0.71%) IIBA
7 2 (0.71%) CBAP
7 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.35%) MCSE
8 1 (0.35%) MCSA
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.35%) MCITP
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.59%) QA
2 10 (3.53%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.12%) FATCA
4 5 (1.77%) ISO 8583
5 3 (1.06%) DO-178B
5 3 (1.06%) DO-254
6 2 (0.71%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.35%) AIFMD
System Software
1 6 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.41%) Firmware
2 4 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.71%) RACF
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.35%) XenApp
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.35%) Varnish
4 1 (0.35%) SRDF
4 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.06%) Control-M
2 3 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.06%) Puppet
3 2 (0.71%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.71%) WMI
4 1 (0.35%) Nagios
4 1 (0.35%) Netcool
4 1 (0.35%) WSUS
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.35%) collectd
4 1 (0.35%) Ansible
4 1 (0.35%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.35%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.35%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 53 (18.73%) IBM
2 52 (18.37%) Oracle
3 25 (8.83%) Microsoft
4 21 (7.42%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (7.07%) HP
6 13 (4.59%) SAP
7 11 (3.89%) PeopleSoft
7 11 (3.89%) VMware
8 10 (3.53%) BT
9 9 (3.18%) Informatica
9 9 (3.18%) Reuters
10 8 (2.83%) Pega
11 7 (2.47%) Cisco
11 7 (2.47%) Trillium
11 7 (2.47%) Teradata
12 6 (2.12%) OpenText
12 6 (2.12%) Adobe
13 5 (1.77%) EMC
13 5 (1.77%) NCR
13 5 (1.77%) JD Edwards
London
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Collingwood Associates
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000 per year basic + car allowance + bonus (25%)
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 14 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 22 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 22 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 22 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 22 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 22 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 25 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 25 days ago