Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 726 531 790
Rank change year-on-year -195 +259 +216
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 457 915 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.52% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 1.16% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 28
UK median annual salary £48,500 £65,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.38% +27.45% -18.40%
10th Percentile £26,400 £56,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £97,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,830 £65,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -40.26% +32.65% -10.91%

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 74,249 78,553 87,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.94% 44.57% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 57,570 61,142 71,453
UK median annual salary £49,875 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018. 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 -231 405 £59,500 -8.46% 42
London -145 337 £75,000 +15.38% 32
UK excluding London -137 107 £38,830 -40.26% 17
Scotland -10 39 £29,660 - 7
South East -5 31 £48,500 - 1
North of England -31 17 £27,000 - 4
North West -28 15 £27,000 - 3
South West -8 11 £48,000 - 1
Midlands -20 8 - - 3
East Midlands -21 6 - - 1
Yorkshire +34 2 - - 1
West Midlands +24 2 - - 2
East of England -19 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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.

1 201 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (29.10%) Analytics
3 116 (25.38%) Degree
4 108 (23.63%) Analytical Skills
5 104 (22.76%) Problem-Solving
6 103 (22.54%) Java
7 101 (22.10%) Finance
8 87 (19.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 77 (16.85%) Oracle
10 71 (15.54%) Microsoft
11 64 (14.00%) Marketing
12 63 (13.79%) DevOps
13 61 (13.35%) Enterprise Software
13 61 (13.35%) Python
14 59 (12.91%) Business Development
14 59 (12.91%) Big Data
15 58 (12.69%) Banking
15 58 (12.69%) Scrum
16 57 (12.47%) SOA
17 54 (11.82%) Test Automation
17 54 (11.82%) Mentoring
18 53 (11.60%) Migration
18 53 (11.60%) Middleware
19 52 (11.38%) QA
19 52 (11.38%) Microsoft Azure
19 52 (11.38%) Collaborative Working
20 50 (10.94%) Project Management
21 49 (10.72%) SQL
22 48 (10.50%) Spring
23 47 (10.28%) Retail

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 22 (4.81%) JBoss
2 17 (3.72%) Confluence
3 16 (3.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (3.50%) Tomcat
4 15 (3.28%) Apache Spark
5 12 (2.63%) Apache
6 11 (2.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (2.19%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.97%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.53%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.31%) Appian
10 6 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (1.31%) CMS
10 6 (1.31%) IIS
10 6 (1.31%) iPlanet
10 6 (1.31%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (1.09%) Predix
11 5 (1.09%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.09%) ThingWorx
12 4 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 18 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (1.53%) InVision
4 4 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.88%) UserZoom
5 2 (0.44%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.44%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (2.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.31%) Hyperion Planning
2 6 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.31%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (1.31%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.09%) SAP HCM
4 4 (0.88%) HFM
4 4 (0.88%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.88%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.88%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.44%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.44%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.44%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.44%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 52 (11.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (5.47%) PaaS
4 15 (3.28%) GitHub
5 13 (2.84%) Serverless
6 12 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (2.19%) Force.com
8 9 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.97%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 7 (1.53%) IaaS
9 7 (1.53%) OpenShift
9 7 (1.53%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (1.31%) SaaS
11 5 (1.09%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (0.88%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 4 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.16%) Internet
2 14 (3.06%) Firewall
3 12 (2.63%) Wireless
4 9 (1.97%) SAN
5 8 (1.75%) HTTP
5 8 (1.75%) LAN
5 8 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.53%) NAS
7 6 (1.31%) VPN
7 6 (1.31%) WAN
8 5 (1.09%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (0.88%) BIG-IP
9 4 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.88%) FTP
9 4 (0.88%) Hyperconnected
9 4 (0.88%) VoIP
10 3 (0.66%) DNS
10 3 (0.66%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.66%) Profibus
11 2 (0.44%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.91%) Big Data
2 35 (7.66%) SQL Server
3 30 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (4.16%) Data Lake
5 15 (3.28%) DB2
5 15 (3.28%) Hadoop
6 14 (3.06%) MySQL
6 14 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (2.84%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.41%) Apache Hive
8 11 (2.41%) HBase
8 11 (2.41%) Impala
9 10 (2.19%) SAP HANA
9 10 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.97%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.75%) Data Mining
11 8 (1.75%) HDInsight
12 7 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (7.44%) JIRA
2 33 (7.22%) Jenkins
3 25 (5.47%) Maven
4 24 (5.25%) Git (software)
5 16 (3.50%) Selenium
6 14 (3.06%) Cucumber
7 12 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (2.19%) Subversion
9 9 (1.97%) JUnit
10 8 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (1.75%) ERwin
11 7 (1.53%) SonarQube
12 6 (1.31%) Gradle
12 6 (1.31%) NUnit
12 6 (1.31%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.09%) Ant
14 4 (0.88%) Eclipse
General
1 101 (22.10%) Finance
2 64 (14.00%) Marketing
3 58 (12.69%) Banking
4 47 (10.28%) Retail
5 22 (4.81%) Investment Banking
6 20 (4.38%) Retail Banking
7 19 (4.16%) Manufacturing
8 15 (3.28%) Legal
9 12 (2.63%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.53%) Advertising
10 7 (1.53%) Dutch Language
10 7 (1.53%) French Language
10 7 (1.53%) German Language
11 5 (1.09%) Billing
12 4 (0.88%) Back Office
12 4 (0.88%) Front Office
13 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.44%) Automotive
14 2 (0.44%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (19.47%) Architect
2 78 (17.07%) Developer
3 44 (9.63%) Consultant
4 40 (8.75%) Analyst
5 23 (5.03%) Java Developer
5 23 (5.03%) SAP Consultant
5 23 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (3.94%) Test Analyst
7 17 (3.72%) Programme Manager
8 16 (3.50%) Designer
8 16 (3.50%) Enterprise Architect
8 16 (3.50%) Senior Architect
9 14 (3.06%) Senior Developer
10 13 (2.84%) Project Manager
11 12 (2.63%) React Developer
11 12 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
12 11 (2.41%) Data Engineer
12 11 (2.41%) Delivery Manager
12 11 (2.41%) Full Stack Developer
13 10 (2.19%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (11.60%) Middleware
2 48 (10.50%) Spring
3 40 (8.75%) Web Services
4 39 (8.53%) REST
5 36 (7.88%) HTML
6 35 (7.66%) Spring Boot
7 30 (6.56%) CSS
8 28 (6.13%) Spring Cloud
9 24 (5.25%) XML
10 23 (5.03%) .NET
11 22 (4.81%) HTML5
12 20 (4.38%) J2EE
13 18 (3.94%) RESTful
14 17 (3.72%) Spring MVC
15 15 (3.28%) AngularJS
16 13 (2.84%) Hibernate
16 13 (2.84%) Velocity
17 12 (2.63%) Kafka
17 12 (2.63%) SOAP
18 11 (2.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 108 (23.63%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (13.35%) Enterprise Software
3 42 (9.19%) Management Information System
4 40 (8.75%) Data Centre
5 34 (7.44%) Computer Science
6 23 (5.03%) User Experience
7 22 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
8 20 (4.38%) Cloud Native
9 16 (3.50%) Social Media
10 15 (3.28%) Internet of Things
11 14 (3.06%) Algorithms
11 14 (3.06%) Data Structures
11 14 (3.06%) Life Science
12 10 (2.19%) Mainframe
12 10 (2.19%) Public Cloud
12 10 (2.19%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.97%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.75%) Clustering
14 8 (1.75%) Fixed Income
14 8 (1.75%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.13%) Windows
2 24 (5.25%) Linux
3 21 (4.60%) Unix
4 10 (2.19%) Solaris
5 9 (1.97%) AIX
6 6 (1.31%) Android
6 6 (1.31%) HPUX
7 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.88%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.88%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (29.10%) Analytics
3 104 (22.76%) Problem-Solving
4 87 (19.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (13.79%) DevOps
6 59 (12.91%) Business Development
7 58 (12.69%) Scrum
8 57 (12.47%) SOA
9 54 (11.82%) Mentoring
9 54 (11.82%) Test Automation
10 53 (11.60%) Migration
11 52 (11.38%) Collaborative Working
12 50 (10.94%) Project Management
13 47 (10.28%) Microservices
13 47 (10.28%) Presales
14 45 (9.85%) Data Governance
15 44 (9.63%) SDLC
16 42 (9.19%) Decision-Making
17 40 (8.75%) B2B
17 40 (8.75%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (22.54%) Java
2 61 (13.35%) Python
3 49 (10.72%) SQL
4 41 (8.97%) JavaScript
5 27 (5.91%) PowerShell
6 23 (5.03%) Java 8
7 22 (4.81%) C#
8 18 (3.94%) C
8 18 (3.94%) C++
8 18 (3.94%) Perl
9 11 (2.41%) Scala
10 9 (1.97%) Apex Code
10 9 (1.97%) Ruby
11 8 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.31%) ES6
12 6 (1.31%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.88%) Groovy
13 4 (0.88%) VBA
13 4 (0.88%) VBScript
14 3 (0.66%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 116 (25.38%) Degree
2 20 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.28%) PMI Certification
4 14 (3.06%) MBA
5 13 (2.84%) ISTQB
6 12 (2.63%) Master's Degree
7 10 (2.19%) TOGAF Certification
8 9 (1.97%) PMP
9 8 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (1.75%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.53%) CISSP
10 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.31%) CISA
11 6 (1.31%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.09%) CISM
12 5 (1.09%) MCSA
12 5 (1.09%) VCDX
13 4 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (11.38%) QA
2 16 (3.50%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.84%) COBIT
4 9 (1.97%) GDPR
5 8 (1.75%) PMO
5 8 (1.75%) SLA
6 4 (0.88%) MiFID
7 3 (0.66%) GCP
8 2 (0.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.44%) GMP
8 2 (0.44%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.44%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.44%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.44%) PSD2
8 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (5.47%) Docker
2 19 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.41%) HDFS
5 10 (2.19%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.31%) KVM
6 6 (1.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.09%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.44%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.44%) Firmware
8 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (3.72%) Kubernetes
1 17 (3.72%) Puppet
2 13 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.53%) Ansible
3 7 (1.53%) Oozie
4 6 (1.31%) SCCM
5 4 (0.88%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.88%) Control-M
5 4 (0.88%) OpenView
6 3 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.44%) Ambari
7 2 (0.44%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.44%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.44%) Nagios
7 2 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.44%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.44%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (16.85%) Oracle
2 71 (15.54%) Microsoft
3 43 (9.41%) SAP
4 36 (7.88%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (5.69%) IBM
6 19 (4.16%) VMware
7 18 (3.94%) HP
8 17 (3.72%) ServiceNow
9 16 (3.50%) Adobe
10 14 (3.06%) Cisco
11 13 (2.84%) Cloudera
12 10 (2.19%) hybris
13 8 (1.75%) Ariba
13 8 (1.75%) Citrix
13 8 (1.75%) Google
13 8 (1.75%) Hyperion
13 8 (1.75%) Talend
14 6 (1.31%) Chordiant
14 6 (1.31%) Siebel
14 6 (1.31%) Sun