The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Cognizant Technology Solutions.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognizant
Rank 807 708 755
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +47
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 129 182 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.33% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 33
Average salary £58,125 £45,600 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.46% -29.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £34,250 £41,496
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,600 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -32.44%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57835 55228 60138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.12% 48.84% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 46278 44987 50706
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 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -89 124 £58,125 +27.46% 27
London -75 99 £60,000 +37.29% 13
South East -25 10 £37,500 -17.76% 7
East of England -2 5 £42,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 3 - -
Surrey -3 3 - -
Leeds -17 3 - -
West Yorkshire -27 3 - -
Yorkshire -45 3 - -
Berkshire -11 2 - -
Glasgow -13 2 - - 1
Scotland -15 2 - - 2
East Midlands -16 2 - -
Slough -17 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £42,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £37,500 -
Luton - 2 £42,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - - 2
City of London - 2 £50,000 - 4
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Cambridge +14 1 - -
West Midlands +3 1 - -
Cheshire -6 1 - - 1
North West -12 1 - - 3
Kent - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Whitstable - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 128 (44.60%) Finance
2 119 (41.46%) Degree
3 112 (39.02%) Banking
4 80 (27.87%) Retail
4 80 (27.87%) Project Management
5 74 (25.78%) Business Development
6 60 (20.91%) Life Science
7 58 (20.21%) Manufacturing
8 56 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 54 (18.82%) Oracle
10 47 (16.38%) SAP
11 43 (14.98%) BPR
12 39 (13.59%) XML
12 39 (13.59%) PRINCE2
12 39 (13.59%) IBM
13 38 (13.24%) Business Process Improvement
14 37 (12.89%) Middleware
15 35 (12.20%) SOA
16 32 (11.15%) Migration
16 32 (11.15%) Computer Science
17 30 (10.45%) TOGAF
18 29 (10.10%) Project Planning
18 29 (10.10%) Business Analysis
19 28 (9.76%) B2B
19 28 (9.76%) Web Services
20 27 (9.41%) SQL
20 27 (9.41%) Six Sigma
20 27 (9.41%) Marketing
20 27 (9.41%) Business Transformation
21 26 (9.06%) Java

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 12 (4.18%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (2.79%) Apache
4 7 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.74%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (1.39%) Documentum
7 3 (1.05%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.05%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.05%) Alfresco
7 3 (1.05%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.70%) CMS
8 2 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 19 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.39%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.70%) SPSS
3 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
4 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (5.23%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.09%) Summit
3 6 (2.09%) SAP CRM
4 5 (1.74%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.39%) BASE24
6 3 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (1.05%) Tridion
6 3 (1.05%) SAP HCM
6 3 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.70%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.35%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.39%) SaaS
2 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.70%) Force.com
3 1 (0.35%) GitHub
3 1 (0.35%) IaaS
3 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.09%) LDAP
2 5 (1.74%) ATM
3 3 (1.05%) HTTP
4 2 (0.70%) Network Security
4 2 (0.70%) Firewall
4 2 (0.70%) Intranet
4 2 (0.70%) Internet
4 2 (0.70%) DNS
5 1 (0.35%) VPN
5 1 (0.35%) SSL
5 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (4.18%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.44%) Big Data
3 7 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.09%) QlikView
5 5 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.39%) SAP BI
6 4 (1.39%) DB2
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.05%) MySQL
7 3 (1.05%) OLTP
7 3 (1.05%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.05%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.05%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.70%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Ant
1 5 (1.74%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.05%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.05%) ERwin
2 3 (1.05%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.70%) Jtest
3 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.70%) Maven
3 2 (0.70%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (0.70%) JDeveloper
3 2 (0.70%) Toad
3 2 (0.70%) JUnit
4 1 (0.35%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.35%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.35%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.35%) Introscope
4 1 (0.35%) Xcode
4 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 128 (44.60%) Finance
2 112 (39.02%) Banking
3 80 (27.87%) Retail
4 58 (20.21%) Manufacturing
5 27 (9.41%) Marketing
6 17 (5.92%) Investment Banking
7 13 (4.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (4.18%) Front Office
9 11 (3.83%) Publishing
10 10 (3.48%) Financial Institution
11 9 (3.14%) Telecoms
11 9 (3.14%) Wholesale Banking
11 9 (3.14%) Retail Banking
12 4 (1.39%) Advertising
12 4 (1.39%) Back Office
13 3 (1.05%) Billing
13 3 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.70%) French Language
14 2 (0.70%) German Language
14 2 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (23.34%) Architect
2 62 (21.60%) Consultant
3 47 (16.38%) Analyst
4 28 (9.76%) Business Analyst
5 20 (6.97%) Developer
6 15 (5.23%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (4.53%) Strategic Business Analyst
8 11 (3.83%) Test Manager
9 10 (3.48%) Programme Manager
10 8 (2.79%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (2.79%) Senior Architect
11 7 (2.44%) Senior Manager
11 7 (2.44%) Principal Architect
11 7 (2.44%) webMethods Architect
12 6 (2.09%) SAP Consultant
12 6 (2.09%) Enterprise Architect
12 6 (2.09%) Oracle Architect
12 6 (2.09%) Project Manager
12 6 (2.09%) Technical Consultant
13 5 (1.74%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.59%) XML
2 37 (12.89%) Middleware
3 28 (9.76%) Web Services
4 18 (6.27%) XSLT
4 18 (6.27%) SOAP
5 16 (5.57%) J2EE
6 15 (5.23%) XSD
7 13 (4.53%) .NET
8 10 (3.48%) WCF
8 10 (3.48%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (2.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (2.44%) HTML
11 6 (2.09%) Spring
11 6 (2.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 5 (1.74%) XSL
12 5 (1.74%) Java EE
12 5 (1.74%) REST
13 4 (1.39%) .NET Framework
13 4 (1.39%) CGI
13 4 (1.39%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (20.91%) Life Science
2 32 (11.15%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.67%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (6.62%) Management Information System
5 18 (6.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (5.23%) PMI
6 15 (5.23%) Derivative
7 12 (4.18%) Equities
7 12 (4.18%) Social Media
8 11 (3.83%) Reference Data
8 11 (3.83%) Market Risk
9 10 (3.48%) Mainframe
10 8 (2.79%) GIS
10 8 (2.79%) SWIFT
11 7 (2.44%) Open Source
11 7 (2.44%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.39%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (1.39%) Blog
12 4 (1.39%) CMDB
13 3 (1.05%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.18%) UNIX
1 12 (4.18%) Windows
2 10 (3.48%) AIX
3 3 (1.05%) Solaris
4 2 (0.70%) Android
4 2 (0.70%) Linux
5 1 (0.35%) HPUX
5 1 (0.35%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.35%) OS/400
5 1 (0.35%) SUSE
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (27.87%) Project Management
2 74 (25.78%) Business Development
3 56 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (14.98%) BPR
5 39 (13.59%) PRINCE2
6 38 (13.24%) Business Process Improvement
7 35 (12.20%) SOA
8 32 (11.15%) Migration
9 30 (10.45%) TOGAF
10 29 (10.10%) Project Planning
10 29 (10.10%) Business Analysis
11 28 (9.76%) B2B
12 27 (9.41%) Six Sigma
12 27 (9.41%) Business Transformation
13 25 (8.71%) Content Management
14 23 (8.01%) Enterprise Architecture
14 23 (8.01%) Analytics
15 22 (7.67%) CRM
16 21 (7.32%) Data Modelling
16 21 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.41%) SQL
2 26 (9.06%) Java
3 12 (4.18%) C#
4 9 (3.14%) C++
4 9 (3.14%) C
5 6 (2.09%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.39%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.05%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.05%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.70%) ABAP
9 1 (0.35%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.35%) VBA
9 1 (0.35%) RPG
9 1 (0.35%) Perl
9 1 (0.35%) Jython
9 1 (0.35%) Scala
9 1 (0.35%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.35%) Groovy
9 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 119 (41.46%) Degree
2 15 (5.23%) PMI Certification
3 14 (4.88%) MBA
4 7 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (2.44%) CITP
4 7 (2.44%) MBCS
5 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.05%) PMP
5 3 (1.05%) IIBA
5 3 (1.05%) CBAP
6 2 (0.70%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (0.70%) ISEB
7 1 (0.35%) CCNP
7 1 (0.35%) CCNA
7 1 (0.35%) CISSP
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.35%) ACCA
7 1 (0.35%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.62%) QA
2 7 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.74%) Dublin Core
4 3 (1.05%) GMP
5 2 (0.70%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.70%) DO-254
6 1 (0.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.35%) GAMP
6 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.35%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.70%) XenServer
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.35%) XenApp
2 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.05%) CA LISA
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.70%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.35%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.35%) Control-M
4 1 (0.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 54 (18.82%) Oracle
2 47 (16.38%) SAP
3 39 (13.59%) IBM
4 26 (9.06%) Microsoft
5 13 (4.53%) Informatica
6 12 (4.18%) Software AG
7 11 (3.83%) HP
7 11 (3.83%) PeopleSoft
8 10 (3.48%) webMethods
9 9 (3.14%) hybris
9 9 (3.14%) Adobe
9 9 (3.14%) TIBCO
9 9 (3.14%) JD Edwards
9 9 (3.14%) Teradata
10 8 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (2.44%) Sybase
11 7 (2.44%) Bloomberg
12 6 (2.09%) Pega
12 6 (2.09%) Murex
12 6 (2.09%) Trillium
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
North East
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 13 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 18 days ago
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 19 days ago
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 19 days ago
East Anglia
Cognizant
Posted: 19 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 20 days ago