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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognizant
Rank 743 746 689
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -57
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 153 135 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.26% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 66 12 36
Average salary £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,786 £45,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £74,500 £81,250
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 - £70,000

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
54224 51451 53768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.58% 47.30% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 43308 42193 44866
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 £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +8 146 £75,000 +36.36% 40
London +22 116 £72,500 +31.81% 18
South East -9 10 £80,000 - 10
East Midlands - 9 - - 2
Nottinghamshire - 7 - - 2
Nottingham - 7 - - 2
Kent - 5 £80,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £80,000 -
Bromley - 4 £90,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £80,000 -
East of England - 4 £80,000 - 2
Croydon - 3 £125,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
City of London +21 2 £92,500 +23.33% 11
Scotland -10 2 - -
Paddington - 2 - -
South West - 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
County Antrim +6 1 - - 1
Belfast +5 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland +2 1 - - 1
West Sussex 0 1 - -
Crawley -3 1 - -
Berkshire -5 1 - - 1
Glasgow -8 1 - -
Marlow - 1 - -
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 - - 1
Bournemouth - 1 - -

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 108 (40.15%) Degree
2 95 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (29.74%) Finance
4 70 (26.02%) Retail
5 67 (24.91%) Oracle
6 60 (22.30%) Banking
7 52 (19.33%) SOA
8 48 (17.84%) Java
9 47 (17.47%) Business Development
10 45 (16.73%) SQL
10 45 (16.73%) Mentoring
11 43 (15.99%) SAP
12 40 (14.87%) IBM
13 39 (14.50%) Windows
13 39 (14.50%) Middleware
14 37 (13.75%) UNIX
15 36 (13.38%) Project Management
16 35 (13.01%) Waterfall
17 34 (12.64%) Manufacturing
17 34 (12.64%) Scrum
17 34 (12.64%) Computer Science
18 33 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
19 30 (11.15%) B2B
19 30 (11.15%) Life Science
20 29 (10.78%) XML
20 29 (10.78%) Enterprise Software
20 29 (10.78%) Coaching
21 28 (10.41%) Business Process Improvement
22 27 (10.04%) ITIL
22 27 (10.04%) Change Management

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (3.72%) WebSphere
2 8 (2.97%) SAS
3 7 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.23%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.12%) CMS
6 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.74%) CICS
6 2 (0.74%) Commerce Server
6 2 (0.74%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.74%) JBoss
6 2 (0.74%) Apache
6 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.74%) Documentum
7 1 (0.37%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.37%) Drupal
7 1 (0.37%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.37%) Mule
Applications
1 19 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.58%) MS Office
3 8 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.12%) MS Project
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.72%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (3.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (2.97%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (1.12%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle SCM
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (1.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.74%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (0.74%) Tridion
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.74%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.74%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle ASCP
7 2 (0.74%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.37%) Demantra
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.09%) Force.com
2 4 (1.49%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.74%) IaaS
3 2 (0.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) PaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Office 365
4 1 (0.37%) GitHub
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.37%) Taleo
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.49%) Internet
2 3 (1.12%) Firewall
3 2 (0.74%) HTTP
3 2 (0.74%) DNS
3 2 (0.74%) SSL
3 2 (0.74%) SAN
4 1 (0.37%) Intranet
4 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.37%) VPN
4 1 (0.37%) LAN
4 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.37%) FTP
4 1 (0.37%) Wireless
4 1 (0.37%) IPsec
4 1 (0.37%) VLAN
4 1 (0.37%) Network Security
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.37%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (4.83%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.09%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.60%) Big Data
5 5 (1.86%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.86%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.86%) DB2
5 5 (1.86%) QlikView
6 4 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.49%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.49%) DataStage
6 4 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.49%) MS Access
6 4 (1.49%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.12%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.74%) OLAP
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.74%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (2.23%) Subversion
1 6 (2.23%) JIRA
1 6 (2.23%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.86%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.12%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.12%) Hudson
4 3 (1.12%) Gradle
5 2 (0.74%) Selenium
5 2 (0.74%) Maven
5 2 (0.74%) Ant
5 2 (0.74%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.37%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.37%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.37%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.37%) ERwin
6 1 (0.37%) Visual LANSA
6 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.37%) FitNesse
General
1 80 (29.74%) Finance
2 70 (26.02%) Retail
3 60 (22.30%) Banking
4 34 (12.64%) Manufacturing
5 20 (7.43%) Marketing
6 14 (5.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (3.72%) Investment Banking
8 9 (3.35%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.97%) Publishing
10 7 (2.60%) Legal
10 7 (2.60%) Front Office
11 6 (2.23%) Retail Banking
12 5 (1.86%) Games
13 3 (1.12%) Advertising
13 3 (1.12%) Back Office
13 3 (1.12%) German Language
14 2 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.74%) French Language
14 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (17.47%) Architect
1 47 (17.47%) Consultant
2 26 (9.67%) Analyst
3 17 (6.32%) Business Analyst
4 16 (5.95%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (5.95%) Senior Manager
5 15 (5.58%) Developer
5 15 (5.58%) Solutions Designer
5 15 (5.58%) Delivery Manager
5 15 (5.58%) Designer
6 14 (5.20%) Senior Consultant
7 13 (4.83%) Programme Manager
8 11 (4.09%) SAP Consultant
9 9 (3.35%) Business Architect
9 9 (3.35%) Project Manager
10 8 (2.97%) SAP Architect
11 7 (2.60%) Senior SAP Consultant
11 7 (2.60%) Enterprise Architect
11 7 (2.60%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.60%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (14.50%) Middleware
2 29 (10.78%) XML
3 25 (9.29%) Web Services
4 23 (8.55%) XSLT
5 22 (8.18%) XSD
6 15 (5.58%) JMS
7 12 (4.46%) .NET
8 8 (2.97%) J2EE
8 8 (2.97%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (2.60%) COM
9 7 (2.60%) HTML
9 7 (2.60%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.23%) Visualforce
11 5 (1.86%) CSS
12 4 (1.49%) Spring
12 4 (1.49%) REST
12 4 (1.49%) Velocity
13 3 (1.12%) RESTful
13 3 (1.12%) XSL
13 3 (1.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.64%) Computer Science
2 30 (11.15%) Life Science
3 29 (10.78%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (5.95%) Mathematics
6 15 (5.58%) Management Information System
7 14 (5.20%) Mainframe
8 12 (4.46%) PMI
9 9 (3.35%) Social Media
10 8 (2.97%) User Experience
11 7 (2.60%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.86%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.86%) Market Risk
13 4 (1.49%) iPad
14 3 (1.12%) Equities
14 3 (1.12%) Replication
14 3 (1.12%) Credit Risk
14 3 (1.12%) Visualisation
14 3 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
15 2 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.50%) Windows
2 37 (13.75%) UNIX
3 24 (8.92%) AIX
4 5 (1.86%) Linux
4 5 (1.86%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.12%) Android
5 3 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.74%) SUSE
6 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.37%) zOS
7 1 (0.37%) Solaris
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (19.33%) SOA
3 47 (17.47%) Business Development
4 45 (16.73%) Mentoring
5 36 (13.38%) Project Management
6 35 (13.01%) Waterfall
7 34 (12.64%) Scrum
8 33 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (11.15%) B2B
10 29 (10.78%) Coaching
11 28 (10.41%) Business Process Improvement
12 27 (10.04%) ITIL
12 27 (10.04%) Change Management
13 26 (9.67%) PRINCE2
14 25 (9.29%) CRM
15 24 (8.92%) Business Transformation
15 24 (8.92%) Performance Tuning
16 23 (8.55%) E-Commerce
16 23 (8.55%) User Acceptance Testing
17 22 (8.18%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 48 (17.84%) Java
2 45 (16.73%) SQL
3 10 (3.72%) Apex Code
4 9 (3.35%) XPath
5 7 (2.60%) C#
6 6 (2.23%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.23%) C
7 5 (1.86%) VBA
8 4 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.49%) C++
9 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.74%) JCL
10 2 (0.74%) ABAP
10 2 (0.74%) Groovy
10 2 (0.74%) Scala
10 2 (0.74%) COBOL
10 2 (0.74%) RPG
10 2 (0.74%) Ruby
11 1 (0.37%) R
11 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 108 (40.15%) Degree
2 20 (7.43%) PMI Certification
3 11 (4.09%) PMP
4 7 (2.60%) MBA
5 6 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.49%) ACCA
7 3 (1.12%) CISA
7 3 (1.12%) CIMA
8 2 (0.74%) ICAEW
8 2 (0.74%) MBCS
8 2 (0.74%) CITP
8 2 (0.74%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 2 (0.74%) IIBA
8 2 (0.74%) CBAP
9 1 (0.37%) CRISC
9 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.43%) QA
2 7 (2.60%) SLA
3 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.12%) Dublin Core
3 3 (1.12%) FATCA
4 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.74%) GAAP
5 1 (0.37%) COBIT
5 1 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.37%) GAMP
5 1 (0.37%) GMP
5 1 (0.37%) GxP
5 1 (0.37%) Basel III
5 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.74%) vSphere
3 1 (0.37%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.37%) Firmware
3 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.37%) RACF
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.37%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) Netcool
1 2 (0.74%) Control-M
1 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.74%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.37%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 67 (24.91%) Oracle
2 43 (15.99%) SAP
3 40 (14.87%) IBM
4 23 (8.55%) HP
4 23 (8.55%) Salesforce.com
4 23 (8.55%) webMethods
5 22 (8.18%) Software AG
6 21 (7.81%) Microsoft
7 20 (7.43%) Teradata
7 20 (7.43%) Informatica
8 15 (5.58%) Pega
9 11 (4.09%) Guidewire
10 10 (3.72%) PeopleSoft
11 8 (2.97%) Ab Initio
12 6 (2.23%) VMware
12 6 (2.23%) Siebel
13 5 (1.86%) Business Objects
13 5 (1.86%) JDA
13 5 (1.86%) Eloqua
13 5 (1.86%) NetSuite
Leeds, Yorkshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Cognizant
Posted: 11 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Cognizant
Posted: 11 days ago