Period
to 19 October 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 19 October 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 685 777 1009
Rank change year-on-year +92 +232 +50
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 546 494 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 0.59% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 69
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £69,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -23.91% -4.83%
10th Percentile £23,875 £46,250 £47,250
90th Percentile £87,750 £80,000 £94,200
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £49,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -48.98% -27.41% -15.63%

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.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 77483 83876 100991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.38% 43.84% 46.04%
Number of salaries quoted 59914 67687 82113
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Cognizant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cognizant in the UK

Cognizant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cognizant in the UK

Cognizant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cognizant over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Cognizant in the UK

Cognizant
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 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
England +62 514 £50,000 -4.76% 15
London +72 389 £50,000 -20.00% 12
UK excluding London +20 149 £25,000 -48.98% 4
North of England -1 44 £25,000 -58.33% 2
North West -12 38 £25,000 -58.33% 1
Scotland -2 33 - - 1
East of England +27 27 £65,000 -7.14%
South West +37 23 - -
Midlands +17 16 - -
South East +9 15 - - 1
East Midlands +19 8 - -
West Midlands +7 8 - -
North East +18 6 - -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 282 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (30.59%) Finance
3 139 (25.46%) Oracle
4 136 (24.91%) Banking
5 126 (23.08%) Scrum
6 122 (22.34%) Java
7 115 (21.06%) Degree
8 104 (19.05%) Retail
9 100 (18.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 98 (17.95%) SQL
11 96 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
12 82 (15.02%) Migration
13 79 (14.47%) Business Transformation
14 78 (14.29%) DevOps
15 77 (14.10%) SDLC
15 77 (14.10%) Web Services
16 76 (13.92%) Analytics
16 76 (13.92%) Waterfall
17 75 (13.74%) Marketing
18 74 (13.55%) XML
19 70 (12.82%) Business Development
20 63 (11.54%) JIRA
21 61 (11.17%) SQL Server
22 59 (10.81%) SOA
22 59 (10.81%) Presales
22 59 (10.81%) Mentoring
23 58 (10.62%) Salesforce.com
23 58 (10.62%) Computer Science
23 58 (10.62%) Selenium
24 57 (10.44%) Investment Banking

Cognizant
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 39 (7.14%) JBoss
2 33 (6.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 21 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.30%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (1.83%) Anypoint
6 10 (1.83%) Apache
6 10 (1.83%) Confluence
6 10 (1.83%) Mule
6 10 (1.83%) Mule ESB
6 10 (1.83%) Oracle Service Bus
6 10 (1.83%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.47%) CMS
8 6 (1.10%) IIS
9 5 (0.92%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.92%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.55%) Marvel
Applications
1 11 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.65%) Chatbot
3 5 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.55%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (0.55%) InVision
5 3 (0.55%) UXPin
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 42 (7.69%) Temenos T24
2 28 (5.13%) SAP Hybris
3 25 (4.58%) Oracle EBS
4 23 (4.21%) Adobe Campaign
5 22 (4.03%) Dynamics AX
5 22 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (2.56%) Eloqua
7 9 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (1.47%) SDL Web 8
9 6 (1.10%) NetSuite
9 6 (1.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.73%) Endur
11 3 (0.55%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (6.04%) Force.com
3 25 (4.58%) GitHub
4 23 (4.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 22 (4.03%) SaaS
6 17 (3.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 15 (2.75%) Amazon EMR
8 12 (2.20%) Veeva
9 11 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (1.83%) IaaS
10 10 (1.83%) PaaS
11 8 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.92%) Office 365
14 4 (0.73%) IBM Blueworks
15 2 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.75%) Firewall
2 11 (2.01%) HTTP
2 11 (2.01%) Internet
3 9 (1.65%) Ethernet
3 9 (1.65%) LAN
3 9 (1.65%) WAN
4 8 (1.47%) Intranet
4 8 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.28%) SAN
6 6 (1.10%) VPN
7 5 (0.92%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.92%) NAS
8 4 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.73%) DNS
8 4 (0.73%) IPsec
8 4 (0.73%) NetScaler
8 4 (0.73%) Network Security
9 2 (0.37%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (0.37%) DHCP
9 2 (0.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (5.86%) MongoDB
4 30 (5.49%) Relational Database
5 26 (4.76%) Big Data
5 26 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 20 (3.66%) Amazon RDS
6 20 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (3.66%) RDBMS
7 18 (3.30%) Oracle Database
8 15 (2.75%) MySQL
9 13 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.28%) DB2
12 6 (1.10%) OLAP
13 5 (0.92%) Endeca
13 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.92%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 63 (11.54%) JIRA
2 58 (10.62%) Selenium
3 43 (7.88%) Jenkins
4 31 (5.68%) Git (software)
5 22 (4.03%) Subversion
6 21 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (3.30%) Maven
7 18 (3.30%) Visual Studio
8 15 (2.75%) Appium
9 12 (2.20%) Bitbucket
10 9 (1.65%) HP UFT
11 8 (1.47%) Artifactory
11 8 (1.47%) JConsole
11 8 (1.47%) JUnit
11 8 (1.47%) LoadRunner
11 8 (1.47%) Mockito
11 8 (1.47%) MSI
11 8 (1.47%) NeoLoad
11 8 (1.47%) Spock
11 8 (1.47%) VisualVM
General
1 167 (30.59%) Finance
2 136 (24.91%) Banking
3 104 (19.05%) Retail
4 75 (13.74%) Marketing
5 57 (10.44%) Investment Banking
6 53 (9.71%) Manufacturing
7 47 (8.61%) Financial Institution
8 16 (2.93%) Back Office
9 11 (2.01%) Billing
10 8 (1.47%) Legal
10 8 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.47%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.10%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.73%) Front Office
12 4 (0.73%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.37%) Advertising
13 2 (0.37%) Games
13 2 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 113 (20.70%) Architect
2 81 (14.84%) Analyst
3 69 (12.64%) Developer
4 62 (11.36%) Consultant
5 44 (8.06%) Test Analyst
6 39 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 37 (6.78%) Business Analyst
8 30 (5.49%) Java Developer
9 21 (3.85%) Senior Developer
10 20 (3.66%) Senior Manager
11 18 (3.30%) Enterprise Architect
12 17 (3.11%) Transformation Manager
13 16 (2.93%) Data Consultant
13 16 (2.93%) Functional Analyst
13 16 (2.93%) Functional Consultant
13 16 (2.93%) Functional Test Analyst
13 16 (2.93%) Test Leader
14 15 (2.75%) DBA
14 15 (2.75%) Technical Architect
15 14 (2.56%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (14.10%) Web Services
2 74 (13.55%) XML
3 55 (10.07%) .NET
4 47 (8.61%) HTML
4 47 (8.61%) Spring
5 42 (7.69%) CSS
6 38 (6.96%) Hibernate
7 35 (6.41%) Middleware
8 32 (5.86%) J2EE
9 30 (5.49%) Oracle Fusion
10 29 (5.31%) REST
11 27 (4.95%) RESTful
12 26 (4.76%) Visualforce
13 22 (4.03%) AngularJS
14 19 (3.48%) ASP.NET
15 17 (3.11%) JSP
15 17 (3.11%) SOAP
16 15 (2.75%) JMS
17 14 (2.56%) Java EE
17 14 (2.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 96 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (10.62%) Computer Science
3 46 (8.42%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (6.59%) Management Information System
5 34 (6.23%) Life Science
6 28 (5.13%) Data Centre
7 26 (4.76%) Social Media
8 16 (2.93%) User Experience
9 10 (1.83%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.83%) Smartphone
10 9 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.65%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.47%) Blog
11 8 (1.47%) Cloud Native
11 8 (1.47%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
13 6 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.10%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 51 (9.34%) Linux
2 35 (6.41%) Windows
3 18 (3.30%) Unix
4 17 (3.11%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (0.92%) Android
6 5 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.92%) Solaris
7 4 (0.73%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.37%) AIX
8 2 (0.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (23.08%) Scrum
3 100 (18.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (15.02%) Migration
5 79 (14.47%) Business Transformation
6 78 (14.29%) DevOps
7 77 (14.10%) SDLC
8 76 (13.92%) Analytics
8 76 (13.92%) Waterfall
9 70 (12.82%) Business Development
10 59 (10.81%) Mentoring
10 59 (10.81%) Presales
10 59 (10.81%) SOA
11 51 (9.34%) Data Analytics
12 50 (9.16%) Test Automation
13 49 (8.97%) CRM
13 49 (8.97%) Defect Management
13 49 (8.97%) Scenario Testing
13 49 (8.97%) Wealth Management
14 48 (8.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (22.34%) Java
2 98 (17.95%) SQL
3 48 (8.79%) JavaScript
4 27 (4.95%) C#
5 26 (4.76%) Apex Code
6 17 (3.11%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 13 (2.38%) PL/SQL
9 11 (2.01%) C++
10 8 (1.47%) Perl
10 8 (1.47%) Python
11 6 (1.10%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.92%) C
13 1 (0.18%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 115 (21.06%) Degree
2 38 (6.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 38 (6.96%) ISTQB
3 37 (6.78%) Master's Degree
4 23 (4.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (2.20%) MBA
5 12 (2.20%) PMI Certification
5 12 (2.20%) PMP
6 10 (1.83%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.83%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.65%) ISEB
7 9 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.28%) A+ Certification
9 6 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.92%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (9.71%) QA
2 29 (5.31%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.65%) COBIT
3 9 (1.65%) GDPR
3 9 (1.65%) PMO
4 7 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.10%) MiFID
6 5 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (2.93%) Docker
2 5 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.37%) Firmware
3 2 (0.37%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (2.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (1.83%) CloudHub
4 8 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.47%) Puppet
4 8 (1.47%) Rundeck
5 5 (0.92%) Control-M
6 4 (0.73%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (0.73%) Stealthwatch
7 2 (0.37%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 139 (25.46%) Oracle
2 58 (10.62%) Salesforce.com
3 46 (8.42%) Microsoft
4 42 (7.69%) Temenos
5 30 (5.49%) SAP
6 29 (5.31%) IBM
7 28 (5.13%) Adobe
7 28 (5.13%) hybris
8 25 (4.58%) JD Edwards
8 25 (4.58%) PeopleSoft
9 14 (2.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 14 (2.56%) TOWER Software
10 13 (2.38%) HP
11 12 (2.20%) CA
11 12 (2.20%) jBASE
12 11 (2.01%) Cisco
13 10 (1.83%) MuleSoft
13 10 (1.83%) Siebel
14 8 (1.47%) Dynatrace
14 8 (1.47%) Twitter