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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognizant
Rank 783 766 674
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -92
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 119 110 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.22% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 44 14 52
Average salary £72,500 £55,000 £60,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -9.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,786 £43,700 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £61,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 - £47,500

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
54348 51006 56396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.48% 47.80% 48.67%
Number of salaries quoted 43047 41854 47152
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 £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 2014 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 19 September 2014. 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 -11 113 £72,500 +31.81% 12
London -44 84 £67,975 +23.59% 7
South East -4 11 £80,000 - 2
East of England - 7 £80,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 - -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £80,000 -
Milton Keynes - 6 - -
Cambridge - 6 £80,000 -
East Midlands - 6 - - 3
Bromley - 4 £90,000 -
Nottingham - 3 - - 3
Northamptonshire - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - - 3
Kent - 2 £80,000 -
Croydon - 2 £125,000 -
City of London +6 1 £100,000 +33.33%
Surrey +1 1 - -
North East -7 1 - -
Scotland -17 1 - - 1
Thurrock - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Marlow - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 103 (41.04%) Degree
2 76 (30.28%) Finance
3 70 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (24.70%) Oracle
5 60 (23.90%) Retail
6 54 (21.51%) SAP
7 53 (21.12%) Banking
8 45 (17.93%) Java
9 42 (16.73%) SOA
10 40 (15.94%) Business Development
11 39 (15.54%) SQL
11 39 (15.54%) Mentoring
12 38 (15.14%) Project Management
13 36 (14.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 36 (14.34%) Windows
14 34 (13.55%) Middleware
15 30 (11.95%) CRM
16 29 (11.55%) UNIX
16 29 (11.55%) XML
17 28 (11.16%) Manufacturing
17 28 (11.16%) Computer Science
18 27 (10.76%) Web Services
18 27 (10.76%) Enterprise Software
19 26 (10.36%) Coaching
19 26 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
19 26 (10.36%) B2B
19 26 (10.36%) IBM
20 25 (9.96%) Life Science
20 25 (9.96%) Business Process Improvement
21 24 (9.56%) PRINCE2

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.19%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.39%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.99%) SAS
5 4 (1.59%) Apache
5 4 (1.59%) CMS
5 4 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.20%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.80%) Commerce Server
7 2 (0.80%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.80%) IIS
7 2 (0.80%) CICS
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.40%) Drupal
8 1 (0.40%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.40%) Documentum
Applications
1 20 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.98%) MS Office
3 10 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.79%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.99%) MS Project
6 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.40%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 9 (3.59%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (2.79%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (2.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (2.39%) SAP CRM
3 6 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.59%) SAP BPC
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.59%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle SCM
5 3 (1.20%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.80%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.80%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 2 (0.80%) Tridion
6 2 (0.80%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.80%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.80%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.38%) Force.com
2 3 (1.20%) SaaS
3 2 (0.80%) IaaS
4 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.40%) PaaS
4 1 (0.40%) GitHub
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.40%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.59%) Firewall
2 3 (1.20%) DNS
2 3 (1.20%) Internet
3 2 (0.80%) SSL
3 2 (0.80%) SAN
3 2 (0.80%) HTTP
3 2 (0.80%) Network Security
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.40%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.40%) Wireless
4 1 (0.40%) IPsec
4 1 (0.40%) VLAN
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.40%) VPN
4 1 (0.40%) LAN
4 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.40%) FTP
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (5.18%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.98%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.59%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (3.19%) SAP BW
5 8 (3.19%) SAP HANA
6 7 (2.79%) QlikView
7 6 (2.39%) DataStage
8 5 (1.99%) SAP BI
8 5 (1.99%) DB2
8 5 (1.99%) Big Data
9 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.80%) OLAP
10 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.80%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (2.39%) JIRA
2 5 (1.99%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.59%) Subversion
3 4 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.20%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.80%) Hudson
5 2 (0.80%) Selenium
5 2 (0.80%) Ant
5 2 (0.80%) Gradle
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.40%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.40%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.40%) ERwin
6 1 (0.40%) Xcode
6 1 (0.40%) Visual LANSA
6 1 (0.40%) FitNesse
General
1 76 (30.28%) Finance
2 60 (23.90%) Retail
3 53 (21.12%) Banking
4 28 (11.16%) Manufacturing
5 19 (7.57%) Marketing
6 12 (4.78%) Investment Banking
6 12 (4.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (3.98%) Telecoms
8 9 (3.59%) Retail Banking
9 7 (2.79%) Legal
9 7 (2.79%) Front Office
9 7 (2.79%) Publishing
10 6 (2.39%) Advertising
11 4 (1.59%) Billing
12 3 (1.20%) Games
12 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 3 (1.20%) German Language
13 2 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.80%) French Language
13 2 (0.80%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (18.73%) Consultant
2 35 (13.94%) Architect
3 29 (11.55%) Analyst
4 21 (8.37%) Business Analyst
5 15 (5.98%) Developer
5 15 (5.98%) Solutions Designer
5 15 (5.98%) SAP Consultant
5 15 (5.98%) Designer
6 14 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (5.18%) Senior Manager
8 12 (4.78%) Senior Consultant
8 12 (4.78%) Delivery Manager
9 10 (3.98%) Programme Manager
10 8 (3.19%) SAP Architect
11 7 (2.79%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.79%) Enterprise Architect
11 7 (2.79%) Service Manager
12 6 (2.39%) Project Manager
12 6 (2.39%) Environment Manager
12 6 (2.39%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.55%) Middleware
2 29 (11.55%) XML
3 27 (10.76%) Web Services
4 21 (8.37%) XSLT
5 19 (7.57%) XSD
6 16 (6.37%) .NET
6 16 (6.37%) JMS
7 10 (3.98%) .NET Framework
7 10 (3.98%) J2EE
8 7 (2.79%) HTML
8 7 (2.79%) Visualforce
9 6 (2.39%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (2.39%) COM
10 5 (1.99%) CSS
10 5 (1.99%) XSL
10 5 (1.99%) SOAP
11 4 (1.59%) Spring
11 4 (1.59%) Velocity
11 4 (1.59%) REST
12 3 (1.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.16%) Computer Science
2 27 (10.76%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (9.96%) Life Science
4 18 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (6.77%) Management Information System
6 14 (5.58%) Mathematics
7 13 (5.18%) Social Media
8 12 (4.78%) Mainframe
9 9 (3.59%) PMI
10 6 (2.39%) Market Risk
10 6 (2.39%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.39%) User Experience
11 4 (1.59%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.59%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.59%) Equities
12 3 (1.20%) Replication
12 3 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.20%) Reference Data
12 3 (1.20%) iPad
13 2 (0.80%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.34%) Windows
2 29 (11.55%) UNIX
3 22 (8.76%) AIX
4 6 (2.39%) Linux
5 5 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.59%) Android
7 3 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.80%) SUSE
8 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.40%) zOS
9 1 (0.40%) Solaris
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (16.73%) SOA
3 40 (15.94%) Business Development
4 39 (15.54%) Mentoring
5 38 (15.14%) Project Management
6 36 (14.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (11.95%) CRM
8 26 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (10.36%) B2B
8 26 (10.36%) Coaching
9 25 (9.96%) Business Process Improvement
10 24 (9.56%) PRINCE2
11 23 (9.16%) E-Commerce
11 23 (9.16%) Change Management
11 23 (9.16%) Analytics
11 23 (9.16%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (8.37%) ITIL
12 21 (8.37%) Waterfall
12 21 (8.37%) SAP Implementation
13 20 (7.97%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 45 (17.93%) Java
2 39 (15.54%) SQL
3 10 (3.98%) Apex Code
4 8 (3.19%) C#
5 7 (2.79%) XPath
6 6 (2.39%) ABAP
6 6 (2.39%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.59%) C++
7 4 (1.59%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.59%) VBA
7 4 (1.59%) C
8 2 (0.80%) Groovy
8 2 (0.80%) Scala
8 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.80%) JCL
8 2 (0.80%) Ruby
8 2 (0.80%) RPG
8 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.80%) COBOL
8 2 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 103 (41.04%) Degree
2 17 (6.77%) PMI Certification
3 10 (3.98%) PMP
4 7 (2.79%) MBA
5 6 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.20%) ACCA
6 3 (1.20%) CISA
6 3 (1.20%) MBCS
6 3 (1.20%) CITP
7 2 (0.80%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 2 (0.80%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.80%) IIBA
7 2 (0.80%) CBAP
7 2 (0.80%) CIMA
7 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.80%) CISSP
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.40%) CISM
8 1 (0.40%) CCAB
8 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.18%) QA
2 7 (2.79%) SLA
3 5 (1.99%) Dublin Core
4 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.80%) GAAP
5 2 (0.80%) FATCA
6 1 (0.40%) Basel III
6 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.40%) COSO
6 1 (0.40%) COBIT
6 1 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.40%) GAMP
6 1 (0.40%) GMP
6 1 (0.40%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.80%) vSphere
3 1 (0.40%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.40%) XenApp
3 1 (0.40%) XenServer
3 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.40%) RACF
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.40%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) Control-M
2 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.80%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.40%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.40%) Nessus
Vendors
1 62 (24.70%) Oracle
2 54 (21.51%) SAP
3 26 (10.36%) IBM
4 23 (9.16%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (8.76%) Microsoft
5 22 (8.76%) HP
6 21 (8.37%) webMethods
7 19 (7.57%) Software AG
8 18 (7.17%) Informatica
8 18 (7.17%) Teradata
9 10 (3.98%) Business Objects
10 8 (3.19%) PeopleSoft
10 8 (3.19%) Ab Initio
10 8 (3.19%) Guidewire
11 6 (2.39%) Pega
11 6 (2.39%) Eloqua
11 6 (2.39%) VMware
11 6 (2.39%) Siebel
12 5 (1.99%) Cognos
12 5 (1.99%) JDA
Central London / West End
Cognizant
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South East
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Posted: 13 days ago
Greater London
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago