Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 900 749 592
Rank change year-on-year -151 -157 +202
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 200 472 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.27% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.62% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 22
UK median annual salary £27,500 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.00% -23.08% +18.72%
10th Percentile £22,250 £27,000 £52,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £77,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £48,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year +13.99% -25.77% +36.84%

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 61,272 75,978 76,910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.41% 43.54% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 46,989 59,273 61,424
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +1.20%

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 26 June 2019.

Salary histogram 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 26 June 2019. 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 -101 195 £27,500 -50.89% 9
London -82 159 £27,500 -63.33% 4
UK excluding London -11 40 £55,000 +13.99% 7
South East +1 18 £55,000 +13.40% 1
North of England +24 9 - - 2
North West +24 5 - - 2
Scotland -20 5 - - 2
East of England +85 4 - -
Yorkshire +12 4 - -
East Midlands +33 2 - - 2
South West +19 2 - -
Midlands +16 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 73 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (29.50%) Analytics
2 59 (29.50%) DevOps
3 54 (27.00%) Risk Management
4 52 (26.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 51 (25.50%) Finance
6 50 (25.00%) Marketing
7 49 (24.50%) Business Development
8 43 (21.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 42 (21.00%) Amazon AWS
10 41 (20.50%) Degree
11 39 (19.50%) Analytical Skills
12 37 (18.50%) Microservices
13 35 (17.50%) Programme Management
14 34 (17.00%) Migration
14 34 (17.00%) Problem-Solving
15 33 (16.50%) Data Centre
16 30 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (14.50%) Computer Science
17 29 (14.50%) Java
17 29 (14.50%) Mentoring
17 29 (14.50%) Machine Learning
18 28 (14.00%) Enterprise Software
18 28 (14.00%) ITIL
18 28 (14.00%) Banking
19 27 (13.50%) Google Cloud Platform
20 26 (13.00%) Test Automation
21 25 (12.50%) SaaS
21 25 (12.50%) Change Management
21 25 (12.50%) Cloud Native

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 18 (9.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (6.00%) Apache Spark
3 9 (4.50%) Confluence
4 6 (3.00%) Apache
5 5 (2.50%) IIS
6 4 (2.00%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.00%) Anypoint
7 2 (1.00%) Mule
7 2 (1.00%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.00%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.50%) Appian
8 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.50%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 7 (3.50%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 5 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.00%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.50%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.50%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.00%) SAP IBP
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 43 (21.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (21.00%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (13.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (12.50%) SaaS
5 23 (11.50%) PaaS
6 21 (10.50%) IaaS
7 10 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (3.00%) Amazon S3
9 5 (2.50%) Oracle CX
10 4 (2.00%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (2.00%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (2.00%) GitHub
10 4 (2.00%) Serverless
11 3 (1.50%) Azure Machine Learning
11 3 (1.50%) Office 365
11 3 (1.50%) Power Platform
12 2 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.50%) Internet
1 11 (5.50%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.50%) Firewall
3 8 (4.00%) DNS
4 7 (3.50%) VLAN
5 6 (3.00%) DHCP
5 6 (3.00%) LAN
5 6 (3.00%) WAN
6 5 (2.50%) BGP
6 5 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (2.50%) EIGRP
6 5 (2.50%) MPLS
6 5 (2.50%) OSPF
6 5 (2.50%) VPN
7 4 (2.00%) NAS
7 4 (2.00%) SAN
8 2 (1.00%) HTTP
8 2 (1.00%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.00%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.50%) Blockchain
2 16 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 12 (6.00%) MarkLogic
4 8 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.50%) Data Lake
6 6 (3.00%) Amazon Athena
6 6 (3.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (3.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (3.00%) BigQuery
6 6 (3.00%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.50%) Big Data
7 5 (2.50%) HDInsight
8 4 (2.00%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.00%) Bigtable
8 4 (2.00%) DB2
8 4 (2.00%) QualityStage
8 4 (2.00%) SAP HANA
8 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (10.50%) Jenkins
2 20 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.00%) JIRA
3 8 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 8 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.00%) JUnit
6 4 (2.00%) Subversion
7 3 (1.50%) Maven
7 3 (1.50%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.00%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.00%) JMeter
8 2 (1.00%) Selenium
8 2 (1.00%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.00%) Spock
8 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.00%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.00%) Vagrant
General
1 51 (25.50%) Finance
2 50 (25.00%) Marketing
3 28 (14.00%) Banking
4 17 (8.50%) Advertising
4 17 (8.50%) Retail
5 8 (4.00%) Publishing
6 7 (3.50%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.50%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.00%) Front Office
9 2 (1.00%) Social Science
9 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 47 (23.50%) Architect
2 24 (12.00%) Developer
3 18 (9.00%) Cloud Architect
4 16 (8.00%) Digital Executive
5 12 (6.00%) Consultant
5 12 (6.00%) Senior Architect
6 11 (5.50%) Programme Director
6 11 (5.50%) Technology Director
7 10 (5.00%) Analyst
7 10 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.00%) Customer Executive
8 8 (4.00%) Customer Service Executive
8 8 (4.00%) Engagement Director
8 8 (4.00%) Programme Manager
8 8 (4.00%) Services Director
8 8 (4.00%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.00%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.50%) Data Architect
9 7 (3.50%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.00%) Spring
2 22 (11.00%) Kafka
3 18 (9.00%) Spring Boot
4 12 (6.00%) .NET
4 12 (6.00%) Spring Cloud
5 11 (5.50%) Middleware
6 6 (3.00%) Web Services
7 5 (2.50%) SOAP
7 5 (2.50%) WCF
8 4 (2.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.00%) JSF
8 4 (2.00%) JSON
8 4 (2.00%) Keras
8 4 (2.00%) Spring MVC
9 3 (1.50%) JMS
9 3 (1.50%) Node.js
9 3 (1.50%) OAuth
9 3 (1.50%) RESTful
9 3 (1.50%) SAML
10 2 (1.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.50%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (16.50%) Data Centre
3 28 (14.00%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (12.50%) Cloud Native
5 17 (8.50%) Management Information System
6 16 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (6.50%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (5.50%) Public Cloud
9 10 (5.00%) Robotics
9 10 (5.00%) Social Media
10 9 (4.50%) Internet of Things
11 6 (3.00%) Virtual Team
12 5 (2.50%) Life Science
12 5 (2.50%) New Media
13 4 (2.00%) FMCG
13 4 (2.00%) Private Cloud
14 3 (1.50%) Data Structures
14 3 (1.50%) User Experience
15 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
15 2 (1.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.50%) Windows
2 17 (8.50%) Linux
3 10 (5.00%) Unix
4 6 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.50%) Android
7 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (29.50%) Analytics
2 59 (29.50%) DevOps
3 54 (27.00%) Risk Management
4 52 (26.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 49 (24.50%) Business Development
6 37 (18.50%) Microservices
7 35 (17.50%) Programme Management
8 34 (17.00%) Migration
8 34 (17.00%) Problem-Solving
9 30 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (14.50%) Computer Science
10 29 (14.50%) Machine Learning
10 29 (14.50%) Mentoring
11 28 (14.00%) ITIL
12 26 (13.00%) Test Automation
13 25 (12.50%) Change Management
14 24 (12.00%) Software Engineering
15 23 (11.50%) Coaching
16 22 (11.00%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.50%) Java
2 19 (9.50%) Python
2 19 (9.50%) SQL
3 11 (5.50%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.00%) Ruby
5 4 (2.00%) R
5 4 (2.00%) Scala
5 4 (2.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.50%) C
6 3 (1.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.00%) Groovy
7 2 (1.00%) Java 8
7 2 (1.00%) Kotlin
7 2 (1.00%) Perl
7 2 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (20.50%) Degree
2 13 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (6.00%) Master's Degree
4 8 (4.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 8 (4.00%) CISM
4 8 (4.00%) CISSP
4 8 (4.00%) ISACA
5 6 (3.00%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (3.00%) MCSE
5 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.50%) CCNA
6 5 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.50%) GIAC
7 4 (2.00%) APMP
7 4 (2.00%) IISP
7 4 (2.00%) ISEB
7 4 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.00%) COBIT
1 8 (4.00%) GDPR
1 8 (4.00%) SLA
2 7 (3.50%) QA
3 2 (1.00%) PMO
3 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.00%) Docker
2 4 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.00%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (8.50%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (8.00%) Terraform
3 15 (7.50%) Ansible
4 13 (6.50%) Puppet
5 6 (3.00%) Scalr
6 5 (2.50%) FortiGate
7 4 (2.00%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.00%) CloudHub
8 2 (1.00%) Control-M
8 2 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (1.00%) HP ALM
8 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.00%) Oozie
8 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (1.00%) SCCM
8 2 (1.00%) ThinApp
8 2 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.00%) Google
3 18 (9.00%) Oracle
4 15 (7.50%) Adobe
5 14 (7.00%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (6.50%) Alibaba
7 10 (5.00%) ServiceNow
8 9 (4.50%) IBM
9 8 (4.00%) SAP
9 8 (4.00%) Tableau
9 8 (4.00%) VMware
10 7 (3.50%) JD Edwards
10 7 (3.50%) Kronos
10 7 (3.50%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (2.50%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.50%) Cisco
11 5 (2.50%) Fortinet
11 5 (2.50%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.50%) SonicWALL
12 4 (2.00%) AppDynamics