The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognizant
UK / Scotland
Rank 134 146 161
Rank change year-on-year +12 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 5 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.22% 0.28% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.62% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary - £85,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +30.76%  

Cognizant is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 932 1283 1226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.97% 44.21% 39.91%
Number of salaries quoted 581 781 768
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Cognizant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Cognizant as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cognizant in Scotland

Cognizant
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cognizant in Scotland.

Salary trend for Cognizant in Scotland

Cognizant
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 4 - -
Glasgow +20 1 - -
Cognizant
UK

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Cognizant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
1 7 (58.33%) Business Development
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (41.67%) Big Data
3 5 (41.67%) Re-Platforming
3 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Internet of Things
3 5 (41.67%) Internet
3 5 (41.67%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) IMS/DB
4 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) DB2
4 4 (33.33%) Flash
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) CA
4 4 (33.33%) REXX
4 4 (33.33%) zOS
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Finance

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Big Data
2 4 (33.33%) DB2
2 4 (33.33%) IMS/DB
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (33.33%) DB2 DBA
3 4 (33.33%) DBA
3 4 (33.33%) Mainframe DBA
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Internet of Things
3 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
1 7 (58.33%) Business Development
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Re-Platforming
3 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Cash Management
6 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) REXX
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GDPR
1 1 (8.33%) MiFID
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) CA
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft