Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 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
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 693 937 754
Rank change year-on-year +244 -183 -189
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 151 181 488
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.12% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.29% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 24
Median annual salary £130,000 £27,500 £57,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +372.73% -52.38% -11.15%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £55,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year - +13.99% -25.77%

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 32,454 62,237 77,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.99% 42.46% 43.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24,867 47,805 60,238
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +1.19%

Cognizant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cognizant in the UK

Cognizant
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cognizant.

Salary trend for Cognizant in the UK

Cognizant
Top 12 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 3 July 2020. 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 +243 141 £130,000 +372.73% 3
London +138 116 £130,000 +372.73% 3
UK excluding London +234 34 - -
Scotland +97 10 - -
South East +127 9 - -
Midlands +126 7 - -
East Midlands +71 7 - -
North of England +121 5 - -
Yorkshire +116 5 - -
Work from Home +52 5 - -
South West +87 2 - -
East of England +89 1 - -

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, IT jobs citing Cognizant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 48 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (29.14%) Finance
3 37 (24.50%) Degree
4 31 (20.53%) Marketing
5 28 (18.54%) Java
5 28 (18.54%) DevOps
6 27 (17.88%) Matrix Organization
7 24 (15.89%) Test Automation
8 23 (15.23%) Business Development
9 22 (14.57%) AWS
10 21 (13.91%) Banking
10 21 (13.91%) MBA
10 21 (13.91%) JavaScript
10 21 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (13.91%) BDD
11 20 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (12.58%) Jenkins
12 19 (12.58%) Presales
13 18 (11.92%) Thought Leadership
13 18 (11.92%) Oracle
14 16 (10.60%) Retail
14 16 (10.60%) Lead Generation
14 16 (10.60%) Azure
15 15 (9.93%) Self-Motivation
15 15 (9.93%) QA
16 14 (9.27%) C#
16 14 (9.27%) Scrum
16 14 (9.27%) Project Delivery
16 14 (9.27%) Analytics
17 13 (8.61%) Coaching

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 4 (2.65%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (2.65%) IBM Notes
1 4 (2.65%) SAS
2 2 (1.32%) Anypoint
2 2 (1.32%) Apache
2 2 (1.32%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.32%) Confluence
2 2 (1.32%) Mule
2 2 (1.32%) Mule ESB
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) FLEXCUBE
1 4 (2.65%) Loan IQ
2 3 (1.99%) Maximo
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.66%) Magento
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.57%) AWS
2 16 (10.60%) Azure
3 10 (6.62%) GitHub
4 7 (4.64%) PaaS
4 7 (4.64%) SaaS
5 6 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (3.97%) Serverless
6 4 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.65%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.65%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (1.32%) AWS CodePipeline
7 2 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.32%) Office 365
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle CX
7 2 (1.32%) Route 53
7 2 (1.32%) Slack
7 2 (1.32%) Trello
7 2 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.96%) Internet
2 4 (2.65%) HTTP
2 4 (2.65%) VPN
2 4 (2.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.31%) Relational Database
1 5 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (2.65%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (2.65%) Cosmos DB
2 4 (2.65%) Data Lake
2 4 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.99%) DB2
4 2 (1.32%) Big Data
4 2 (1.32%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.32%) KDB
4 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.32%) MySQL
4 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (12.58%) Jenkins
2 12 (7.95%) Cucumber
3 10 (6.62%) Selenium
4 8 (5.30%) Maven
5 6 (3.97%) JIRA
6 5 (3.31%) EasyMock
6 5 (3.31%) Mockito
6 5 (3.31%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (2.65%) Appium
7 4 (2.65%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.65%) Gradle
7 4 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.65%) REST Assured
7 4 (2.65%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.32%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.32%) JMeter
8 2 (1.32%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.32%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.32%) Subversion
8 2 (1.32%) Zephyr
General
1 44 (29.14%) Finance
2 31 (20.53%) Marketing
3 21 (13.91%) Banking
4 16 (10.60%) Retail
5 6 (3.97%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.97%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.65%) Automotive
6 4 (2.65%) Law
6 4 (2.65%) Legal
6 4 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.99%) Front Office
8 2 (1.32%) Digital Economy
8 2 (1.32%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.66%) Back Office
9 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (15.89%) Architect
2 20 (13.25%) Analyst
3 14 (9.27%) Developer
4 10 (6.62%) Business Development Director
4 10 (6.62%) Development Director
5 9 (5.96%) Consultant
5 9 (5.96%) Digital Executive
6 8 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.30%) Test Analyst
7 7 (4.64%) Sales Executive
8 6 (3.97%) Developer in Test
8 6 (3.97%) Digital Architect
8 6 (3.97%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.97%) Sales Director
8 6 (3.97%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (3.97%) Service Analyst
8 6 (3.97%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (3.97%) Subject Matter Expert
8 6 (3.97%) Technology Director
9 5 (3.31%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.61%) XML
2 10 (6.62%) .NET
2 10 (6.62%) HTML
2 10 (6.62%) REST
2 10 (6.62%) Web Services
3 8 (5.30%) Velocity
4 7 (4.64%) Hibernate
4 7 (4.64%) React
4 7 (4.64%) Spring
5 6 (3.97%) CSS
6 5 (3.31%) JDBC
6 5 (3.31%) JSON
6 5 (3.31%) Node.js
6 5 (3.31%) Spring Boot
6 5 (3.31%) Spring MVC
7 4 (2.65%) .NET Core
7 4 (2.65%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.65%) SOAP
8 3 (1.99%) Middleware
9 2 (1.32%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.93%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (7.95%) Cloud Native
4 8 (5.30%) Life Science
4 8 (5.30%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.64%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.97%) Blog
6 6 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.97%) Virtual Team
7 5 (3.31%) Reference Data
7 5 (3.31%) RIA
8 4 (2.65%) Internet of Things
8 4 (2.65%) TM Forum
9 3 (1.99%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.99%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.99%) Reinsurance
10 2 (1.32%) Derivative
10 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.32%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.31%) Linux
2 4 (2.65%) Unix
2 4 (2.65%) Windows
3 2 (1.32%) Android
3 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.54%) DevOps
3 27 (17.88%) Matrix Organization
4 24 (15.89%) Test Automation
5 23 (15.23%) Business Development
6 21 (13.91%) BDD
7 20 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (12.58%) Presales
9 18 (11.92%) Thought Leadership
10 16 (10.60%) Lead Generation
11 14 (9.27%) Analytics
11 14 (9.27%) Project Delivery
11 14 (9.27%) Scrum
12 13 (8.61%) Computer Science
12 13 (8.61%) Decision-Making
12 13 (8.61%) Open Source
12 13 (8.61%) Project Management
12 13 (8.61%) Regression Testing
12 13 (8.61%) Software Engineering
12 13 (8.61%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.54%) Java
2 21 (13.91%) JavaScript
3 14 (9.27%) C#
4 9 (5.96%) Python
5 8 (5.30%) SQL
6 5 (3.31%) Java 8
6 5 (3.31%) Scala
7 4 (2.65%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.65%) C
8 3 (1.99%) C++
9 2 (1.32%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.32%) Groovy
9 2 (1.32%) Perl
9 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (24.50%) Degree
2 21 (13.91%) MBA
3 4 (2.65%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (1.32%) CWTS
4 2 (1.32%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.93%) QA
2 6 (3.97%) GDPR
2 6 (3.97%) SLA
3 2 (1.32%) GLBA
3 2 (1.32%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.32%) IFRS
System Software
1 11 (7.28%) Docker
2 6 (3.97%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (7.28%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.31%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (2.65%) Rancher
3 4 (2.65%) Terraform
4 2 (1.32%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (1.32%) CloudHub
4 2 (1.32%) Netcool
4 2 (1.32%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.32%) Puppet
4 2 (1.32%) SCCM
4 2 (1.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (11.92%) Oracle
2 6 (3.97%) Cadence
3 4 (2.65%) Adobe
3 4 (2.65%) Cisco
3 4 (2.65%) Google
3 4 (2.65%) Lotus
3 4 (2.65%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.65%) MuleSoft
3 4 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (2.65%) SAP
3 4 (2.65%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.32%) Agilent
4 2 (1.32%) Amdocs
4 2 (1.32%) Citrix
4 2 (1.32%) Dell
4 2 (1.32%) Informatica
4 2 (1.32%) Juniper
4 2 (1.32%) NetApp
4 2 (1.32%) NetCracker
4 2 (1.32%) Sitecore