Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 517 772 1007
Rank change year-on-year +255 +235 +78
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 929 520 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 0.59% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 91
UK median annual salary £65,000 £49,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.31% -20.80% -8.05%
10th Percentile £56,750 £46,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £97,000 £80,000 £94,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £49,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +32.65% -10.91% -30.16%

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.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 78718 88241 101112
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.55% 44.55% 46.54%
Number of salaries quoted 61341 71759 81606
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Cognizant in the UK

Cognizant
Top 14 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 16 August 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 +253 883 £65,000 +31.31% 52
London +226 655 £65,000 +8.33% 40
UK excluding London +95 258 £65,000 +32.65% 19
North of England +30 85 - - 5
North West -15 63 - - 5
East of England +43 44 £65,000 -
South East +48 39 - - 4
Scotland +27 39 - - 7
Midlands +14 35 - - 3
East Midlands +24 27 - - 2
South West +21 25 - -
North East +41 18 - -
West Midlands -5 8 - - 1
Yorkshire +15 4 - -

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 444 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (30.89%) Finance
3 240 (25.83%) Oracle
4 203 (21.85%) Java
5 191 (20.56%) Banking
6 187 (20.13%) Scrum
7 179 (19.27%) Retail
8 177 (19.05%) DevOps
9 170 (18.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 167 (17.98%) SQL
11 150 (16.15%) Degree
12 148 (15.93%) Marketing
13 135 (14.53%) Business Development
14 132 (14.21%) Migration
15 131 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
16 130 (13.99%) SDLC
17 126 (13.56%) XML
18 122 (13.13%) SOA
18 122 (13.13%) Microsoft
19 119 (12.81%) Web Services
19 119 (12.81%) JavaScript
20 118 (12.70%) Linux
21 115 (12.38%) QA
22 113 (12.16%) .NET
23 112 (12.06%) SQL Server
24 107 (11.52%) Business Transformation
25 105 (11.30%) HTML
26 104 (11.19%) Data Centre
27 103 (11.09%) Project Management
28 101 (10.87%) Windows

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 72 (7.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 63 (6.78%) JBoss
3 34 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 26 (2.80%) Anypoint
4 26 (2.80%) Mule
4 26 (2.80%) Mule ESB
4 26 (2.80%) Oracle Service Bus
5 24 (2.58%) MS Exchange
6 22 (2.37%) WebLogic
7 21 (2.26%) SharePoint
8 14 (1.51%) Apache
9 12 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 12 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (1.29%) CMS
9 12 (1.29%) IIS
10 10 (1.08%) Confluence
11 9 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
13 6 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 26 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.97%) Chatbot
4 6 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.32%) InVision
5 3 (0.32%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 42 (4.52%) Temenos T24
2 41 (4.41%) Adobe Campaign
3 40 (4.31%) SAP Hybris
4 32 (3.44%) Eloqua
5 31 (3.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 29 (3.12%) Oracle EBS
7 22 (2.37%) Dynamics AX
8 16 (1.72%) SDL Web 8
9 9 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (0.65%) NetSuite
10 6 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 5 (0.54%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.43%) Endur
12 4 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.43%) SAP SD
12 4 (0.43%) WebTrends
13 3 (0.32%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 96 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (6.35%) SaaS
4 51 (5.49%) GitHub
5 50 (5.38%) PaaS
6 34 (3.66%) IaaS
7 33 (3.55%) Force.com
8 24 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (2.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 17 (1.83%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 16 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
12 15 (1.61%) Amazon EMR
13 12 (1.29%) Office 365
13 12 (1.29%) OpenShift
13 12 (1.29%) Veeva
14 9 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.43%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.43%) IBM Blueworks
15 4 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.98%) Firewall
2 25 (2.69%) LAN
2 25 (2.69%) WAN
3 23 (2.48%) SAN
4 19 (2.05%) Internet
5 17 (1.83%) Ethernet
5 17 (1.83%) HTTP
5 17 (1.83%) NAS
6 14 (1.51%) DNS
7 12 (1.29%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (0.86%) BIG-IP
9 8 (0.86%) DHCP
9 8 (0.86%) Intranet
9 8 (0.86%) LDAP
9 8 (0.86%) VoIP
9 8 (0.86%) VPN
9 8 (0.86%) Wireless
10 6 (0.65%) MPLS
10 6 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 59 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 57 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
4 51 (5.49%) MongoDB
5 40 (4.31%) RDBMS
6 34 (3.66%) Big Data
6 34 (3.66%) NoSQL
7 32 (3.44%) MySQL
8 30 (3.23%) Oracle Database
9 24 (2.58%) Amazon RDS
9 24 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (1.83%) Oracle Exadata
11 13 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (1.40%) Oracle ODI
12 12 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.18%) DB2
14 10 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 97 (10.44%) JIRA
2 84 (9.04%) Git (software)
3 79 (8.50%) Selenium
4 74 (7.97%) Subversion
5 68 (7.32%) Jenkins
6 44 (4.74%) Maven
7 42 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 36 (3.88%) Visual Studio
9 25 (2.69%) Artifactory
10 24 (2.58%) Bitbucket
11 22 (2.37%) HP UFT
12 16 (1.72%) LoadRunner
12 16 (1.72%) VersionOne
13 15 (1.61%) Ant
13 15 (1.61%) Appium
13 15 (1.61%) Cucumber
13 15 (1.61%) SonarQube
13 15 (1.61%) TeamCity
14 12 (1.29%) JUnit
14 12 (1.29%) MSBuild
General
1 287 (30.89%) Finance
2 191 (20.56%) Banking
3 179 (19.27%) Retail
4 148 (15.93%) Marketing
5 80 (8.61%) Manufacturing
6 63 (6.78%) Investment Banking
7 59 (6.35%) Financial Institution
8 36 (3.88%) Back Office
9 24 (2.58%) Legal
10 20 (2.15%) Billing
11 16 (1.72%) Retail Banking
12 15 (1.61%) Private Banking
13 12 (1.29%) Telecoms
14 10 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.75%) Front Office
16 6 (0.65%) German Language
17 5 (0.54%) Advertising
17 5 (0.54%) Publishing
18 4 (0.43%) Dutch Language
18 4 (0.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 253 (27.23%) Architect
2 155 (16.68%) Developer
3 101 (10.87%) Analyst
4 84 (9.04%) Solutions Architect
5 82 (8.83%) Consultant
6 55 (5.92%) Senior Developer
7 51 (5.49%) Business Analyst
8 48 (5.17%) Java Developer
9 47 (5.06%) Test Analyst
10 31 (3.34%) Senior Manager
11 29 (3.12%) Senior Architect
12 27 (2.91%) Senior Java Developer
13 24 (2.58%) Enterprise Architect
14 23 (2.48%) Transformation Manager
15 21 (2.26%) DevOps Architect
16 19 (2.05%) DBA
16 19 (2.05%) Sales Director
17 17 (1.83%) Project Manager
17 17 (1.83%) Senior Consultant
18 16 (1.72%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (13.56%) XML
2 119 (12.81%) Web Services
3 113 (12.16%) .NET
4 105 (11.30%) HTML
5 91 (9.80%) CSS
6 85 (9.15%) Spring
7 73 (7.86%) Hibernate
8 66 (7.10%) Middleware
9 64 (6.89%) J2EE
10 60 (6.46%) REST
11 57 (6.14%) SOAP
12 51 (5.49%) Java EE
13 47 (5.06%) AngularJS
14 46 (4.95%) Oracle Fusion
15 40 (4.31%) RESTful
16 33 (3.55%) ASP.NET
17 31 (3.34%) JMS
18 30 (3.23%) OAuth
19 27 (2.91%) HTML5
20 26 (2.80%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 131 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (11.19%) Data Centre
3 85 (9.15%) Enterprise Software
4 76 (8.18%) Computer Science
5 71 (7.64%) Management Information System
6 48 (5.17%) Life Science
7 39 (4.20%) Social Media
8 30 (3.23%) Mainframe
9 22 (2.37%) User Experience
10 19 (2.05%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
11 13 (1.40%) Public Cloud
12 12 (1.29%) Reinsurance
13 9 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (0.86%) Blog
14 8 (0.86%) Cloud Native
14 8 (0.86%) Internet of Things
14 8 (0.86%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.86%) Tandem
14 8 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 118 (12.70%) Linux
2 101 (10.87%) Windows
3 43 (4.63%) Unix
4 22 (2.37%) Mac OS
5 21 (2.26%) Solaris
6 19 (2.05%) Oracle Linux
7 17 (1.83%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.86%) Android
9 8 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.75%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.43%) zOS
12 2 (0.22%) AIX
12 2 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (20.13%) Scrum
3 177 (19.05%) DevOps
4 170 (18.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 135 (14.53%) Business Development
6 132 (14.21%) Migration
7 130 (13.99%) SDLC
8 122 (13.13%) SOA
9 107 (11.52%) Business Transformation
10 103 (11.09%) Project Management
11 101 (10.87%) Waterfall
12 100 (10.76%) Analytics
12 100 (10.76%) Presales
13 95 (10.23%) Test Automation
14 93 (10.01%) CRM
14 93 (10.01%) Mentoring
15 86 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
16 79 (8.50%) TDD
17 75 (8.07%) Risk Management
18 71 (7.64%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 203 (21.85%) Java
2 167 (17.98%) SQL
3 119 (12.81%) JavaScript
4 47 (5.06%) C#
5 41 (4.41%) Python
6 36 (3.88%) PowerShell
7 31 (3.34%) Perl
8 26 (2.80%) Apex Code
9 22 (2.37%) Shell Script
10 21 (2.26%) C++
11 13 (1.40%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.29%) C
12 12 (1.29%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.86%) ES6
13 8 (0.86%) VB
14 6 (0.65%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.65%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.65%) VBA
14 6 (0.65%) VBScript
14 6 (0.65%) VC++
Qualifications
1 150 (16.15%) Degree
2 52 (5.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (5.27%) Master's Degree
4 41 (4.41%) ISTQB
5 24 (2.58%) MBA
6 23 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (1.72%) PMI Certification
7 16 (1.72%) PMP
8 12 (1.29%) A+ Certification
9 11 (1.18%) ISEB
10 9 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.86%) AWS Certification
11 8 (0.86%) SC Cleared
11 8 (0.86%) Security Cleared
12 6 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.22%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 2 (0.22%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (12.38%) QA
2 29 (3.12%) Data Quality
3 19 (2.05%) COBIT
4 17 (1.83%) GDPR
5 16 (1.72%) MiFID
5 16 (1.72%) PMO
6 15 (1.61%) SLA
7 7 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.75%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.43%) EMIR
8 4 (0.43%) FATCA
8 4 (0.43%) GxP
9 3 (0.32%) PMBOK
System Software
1 41 (4.41%) Docker
2 25 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.43%) LXC
4 4 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.22%) Firmware
5 2 (0.22%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (4.20%) Puppet
2 34 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
4 26 (2.80%) CloudHub
5 24 (2.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 21 (2.26%) Control-M
6 21 (2.26%) Rundeck
7 11 (1.18%) SCCM
8 8 (0.86%) BladeLogic
8 8 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.43%) Ansible
9 4 (0.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 4 (0.43%) CA Spectrum
9 4 (0.43%) MIMEsweeper
9 4 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (0.43%) Stealthwatch
10 2 (0.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 240 (25.83%) Oracle
2 122 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 74 (7.97%) IBM
4 55 (5.92%) SAP
5 53 (5.71%) Adobe
6 52 (5.60%) Salesforce.com
7 42 (4.52%) Temenos
8 40 (4.31%) hybris
9 33 (3.55%) CA
10 32 (3.44%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 29 (3.12%) Cisco
11 29 (3.12%) JD Edwards
11 29 (3.12%) PeopleSoft
12 28 (3.01%) HP
13 27 (2.91%) VMware
14 26 (2.80%) MuleSoft
15 18 (1.94%) webMethods
16 17 (1.83%) BEA
17 16 (1.72%) CA Agile Central
18 14 (1.51%) Citrix