Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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.

Cognizant
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 190 233
Rank change year-on-year -6 +43 +17
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 32 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.57% 0.39% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 0.85% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median annual salary - - -
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% -31.72% -

Cognizant is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2298 2340 2629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.74% 45.69% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1458 1413 1706
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

Cognizant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Cognizant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -5 17 - - 7
Edinburgh 0 15 - -
Cognizant
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (78.13%) Selenium
2 19 (59.38%) ISTQB
2 19 (59.38%) Defect Management
3 18 (56.25%) Computer Science
4 17 (53.13%) Test Scripting
4 17 (53.13%) Test Automation
5 14 (43.75%) Banking
6 13 (40.63%) SQL
6 13 (40.63%) Oracle
6 13 (40.63%) Java
7 12 (37.50%) IBM
7 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (37.50%) Test Strategy
8 10 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (31.25%) SDLC
8 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (31.25%) Integration Testing
8 10 (31.25%) Test Management
8 10 (31.25%) HP
9 9 (28.13%) Scenario Testing
9 9 (28.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (25.00%) V-Model
10 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
10 8 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (25.00%) HP UFT
10 8 (25.00%) ETL
10 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
10 8 (25.00%) Data Warehouse

Cognizant
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) JBoss
1 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
1 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
1 5 (15.63%) WebLogic Portal
1 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (15.63%) DB2
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (78.13%) Selenium
2 8 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 8 (25.00%) JIRA
3 7 (21.88%) Appium
3 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
4 5 (15.63%) Log4j
5 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (43.75%) Banking
2 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 5 (15.63%) Financial Institution
3 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Analyst
1 19 (59.38%) Test Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) ETL Tester
2 8 (25.00%) Tester
3 5 (15.63%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Product Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) CSS
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
1 5 (15.63%) JMS
1 5 (15.63%) JSP
1 5 (15.63%) Web Services
1 5 (15.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Computer Science
2 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (21.88%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Derivative
4 2 (6.25%) Equities
4 2 (6.25%) Fixed Income
4 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Defect Management
3 17 (53.13%) Test Automation
3 17 (53.13%) Test Scripting
4 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 10 (31.25%) Integration Testing
5 10 (31.25%) SDLC
5 10 (31.25%) Test Management
6 9 (28.13%) Scenario Testing
7 8 (25.00%) ETL
7 8 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 8 (25.00%) Scrum
7 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (25.00%) V-Model
7 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 7 (21.88%) Functional Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Java
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) ISTQB
2 9 (28.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle
2 12 (37.50%) IBM
3 10 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (15.63%) Misys
5 2 (6.25%) Calypso
5 2 (6.25%) Murex
5 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com