Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 751 1076 886
Rank change year-on-year +325 -190 +98
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 366 105 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.060% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.14% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 22
UK median annual salary £27,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.00% -16.67% -29.41%
10th Percentile £23,450 £24,325 £29,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,375 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.71% -29.26%

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 63,247 77,332 76,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.30% 44.15% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 48,662 61,145 61,891
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,604 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +324 333 £27,500 -45.00% 32
London +251 270 £27,500 -45.00% 26
UK excluding London +128 96 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Scotland +34 35 - - 2
East of England - 20 - -
South East +42 18 £55,000 - 3
North of England +64 14 - - 2
North West +48 10 - - 2
South West - 7 - -
Midlands +53 4 - - 1
Yorkshire - 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 - -

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 151 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (22.68%) DevOps
3 79 (21.58%) Analytics
4 77 (21.04%) Degree
5 75 (20.49%) Banking
6 72 (19.67%) Business Development
7 71 (19.40%) Finance
8 65 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
8 65 (17.76%) Microservices
9 64 (17.49%) Test Automation
10 63 (17.21%) Artificial Intelligence
11 62 (16.94%) Java
11 62 (16.94%) Mentoring
12 60 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
13 59 (16.12%) Migration
14 56 (15.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 52 (14.21%) Programme Management
15 52 (14.21%) Computer Science
16 49 (13.39%) Risk Management
16 49 (13.39%) Data Centre
17 47 (12.84%) Presales
17 47 (12.84%) Spring
17 47 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
18 44 (12.02%) Enterprise Software
18 44 (12.02%) Marketing
18 44 (12.02%) Cloud Native
19 43 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
20 40 (10.93%) Blockchain
21 39 (10.66%) Middleware
22 37 (10.11%) TDD

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 29 (7.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (3.55%) Confluence
3 11 (3.01%) IBM Notes
4 10 (2.73%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.19%) JBoss
6 4 (1.09%) Anypoint
6 4 (1.09%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.09%) IIS
6 4 (1.09%) Mule
6 4 (1.09%) Mule ESB
6 4 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.82%) Apache
8 2 (0.55%) Appian
8 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.55%) CMS
8 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (4.64%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.73%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.64%) SAP HR
2 4 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.09%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 2 (0.55%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.55%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.55%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.27%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 60 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (9.29%) PaaS
4 33 (9.02%) SaaS
5 28 (7.65%) IaaS
6 26 (7.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 19 (5.19%) GitHub
8 11 (3.01%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (2.73%) Serverless
10 9 (2.46%) OpenShift
11 8 (2.19%) SuccessFactors
12 7 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (1.64%) Office 365
14 4 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (1.09%) Azure Machine Learning
15 3 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
15 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
16 2 (0.55%) Apigee
16 2 (0.55%) Google Analytics
16 2 (0.55%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.83%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.73%) BGP
2 10 (2.73%) VLAN
3 9 (2.46%) DNS
3 9 (2.46%) VPN
3 9 (2.46%) Wireless
4 8 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (2.19%) EIGRP
4 8 (2.19%) Firewall
4 8 (2.19%) MPLS
4 8 (2.19%) OSPF
4 8 (2.19%) WAN
5 6 (1.64%) Internet
5 6 (1.64%) ISDN
5 6 (1.64%) LAN
5 6 (1.64%) SAN
5 6 (1.64%) VoIP
6 4 (1.09%) PPP
6 4 (1.09%) SNMP
6 4 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.93%) Blockchain
2 25 (6.83%) NoSQL
3 17 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (4.64%) MySQL
4 16 (4.37%) Big Data
5 15 (4.10%) MarkLogic
6 12 (3.28%) Data Lake
7 10 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (2.73%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.46%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.46%) SQL Server
9 8 (2.19%) DB2
9 8 (2.19%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.19%) Impala
10 7 (1.91%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (1.64%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.64%) HBase
11 6 (1.64%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.09%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 36 (9.84%) Jenkins
2 26 (7.10%) Selenium
3 24 (6.56%) Git (software)
4 19 (5.19%) Maven
5 16 (4.37%) JUnit
6 15 (4.10%) Cucumber
6 15 (4.10%) JIRA
6 15 (4.10%) WebDriver
7 13 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (3.01%) SonarQube
8 11 (3.01%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.91%) Appium
9 7 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (1.64%) Subversion
10 6 (1.64%) TestNG
11 5 (1.37%) Gradle
12 4 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.09%) Spock
12 4 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 75 (20.49%) Banking
2 71 (19.40%) Finance
3 44 (12.02%) Marketing
4 36 (9.84%) Retail
5 24 (6.56%) Financial Institution
6 23 (6.28%) Investment Banking
7 17 (4.64%) Retail Banking
8 12 (3.28%) Advertising
8 12 (3.28%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.73%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.64%) Front Office
10 6 (1.64%) Publishing
11 4 (1.09%) Legal
12 2 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.55%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.55%) Social Science
13 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 65 (17.76%) Architect
2 47 (12.84%) Developer
3 26 (7.10%) Senior Architect
4 22 (6.01%) Technology Director
5 20 (5.46%) Analyst
5 20 (5.46%) Programme Director
6 18 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 16 (4.37%) Consultant
7 16 (4.37%) Services Director
8 13 (3.55%) Automation Tester
8 13 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (3.55%) Tester
9 12 (3.28%) Engagement Director
9 12 (3.28%) Java Developer
9 12 (3.28%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 12 (3.28%) Software Developer
10 11 (3.01%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (2.73%) Network Engineer
11 10 (2.73%) Salesforce Project Manager
11 10 (2.73%) Transformation Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (12.84%) Spring
2 39 (10.66%) Middleware
3 36 (9.84%) Spring Boot
4 23 (6.28%) .NET
4 23 (6.28%) Spring Cloud
5 21 (5.74%) Web Services
6 20 (5.46%) REST
7 19 (5.19%) Kafka
8 15 (4.10%) Hibernate
9 12 (3.28%) Java EE
9 12 (3.28%) SOAP
9 12 (3.28%) XML
10 11 (3.01%) RESTful
11 8 (2.19%) J2EE
11 8 (2.19%) LDAP
11 8 (2.19%) Node.js
12 7 (1.91%) Spring MVC
13 6 (1.64%) JMS
13 6 (1.64%) OAuth
13 6 (1.64%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (13.39%) Data Centre
3 44 (12.02%) Cloud Native
3 44 (12.02%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (7.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 22 (6.01%) Robotics
6 18 (4.92%) User Experience
7 14 (3.83%) Fintech
8 11 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (2.73%) Algorithms
9 10 (2.73%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.19%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.19%) Life Science
10 8 (2.19%) Mainframe
10 8 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.91%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.91%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.64%) Internet of Things
12 6 (1.64%) New Media
12 6 (1.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.38%) Windows
2 18 (4.92%) Linux
3 10 (2.73%) Unix
4 8 (2.19%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.55%) Android
6 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.55%) HPUX
6 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (22.68%) DevOps
3 79 (21.58%) Analytics
4 72 (19.67%) Business Development
5 65 (17.76%) Microservices
6 64 (17.49%) Test Automation
7 63 (17.21%) Artificial Intelligence
8 62 (16.94%) Mentoring
9 59 (16.12%) Migration
10 56 (15.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 52 (14.21%) Computer Science
11 52 (14.21%) Programme Management
12 49 (13.39%) Risk Management
13 47 (12.84%) Presales
14 43 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
15 37 (10.11%) Coaching
15 37 (10.11%) TDD
16 34 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (9.29%) Cybersecurity
16 34 (9.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 62 (16.94%) Java
2 34 (9.29%) SQL
3 27 (7.38%) Python
4 13 (3.55%) PowerShell
5 12 (3.28%) JavaScript
6 11 (3.01%) C
6 11 (3.01%) Ruby
7 6 (1.64%) Java 8
7 6 (1.64%) Scala
7 6 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.64%) VBA
8 4 (1.09%) C#
8 4 (1.09%) Java 9
8 4 (1.09%) Perl
9 3 (0.82%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.55%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.55%) R
10 2 (0.55%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (21.04%) Degree
2 22 (6.01%) ISTQB
3 15 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (3.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (2.73%) CCNP
5 10 (2.73%) Master's Degree
6 8 (2.19%) CIPD
6 8 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.19%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.19%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.91%) MBA
8 6 (1.64%) CCIE
8 6 (1.64%) CCNA
8 6 (1.64%) MCSE
8 6 (1.64%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.64%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (1.09%) CCSA
9 4 (1.09%) GIAC
9 4 (1.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.20%) QA
2 8 (2.19%) SLA
3 2 (0.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.55%) GDPR
3 2 (0.55%) GMP
3 2 (0.55%) GxP
3 2 (0.55%) PMO
3 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.55%) SAS 70
System Software
1 19 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.73%) Docker
3 6 (1.64%) HDFS
3 6 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.55%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.55%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.55%) XenApp
5 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (9.29%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (7.10%) Ansible
2 26 (7.10%) Puppet
3 15 (4.10%) Terraform
4 6 (1.64%) AirWatch
4 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (1.64%) Oozie
4 6 (1.64%) Scalr
5 4 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.09%) CloudHub
5 4 (1.09%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.09%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.09%) SCCM
6 2 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.55%) Control-M
6 2 (0.55%) Netcool
6 2 (0.55%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.55%) SCOM
6 2 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (9.56%) Oracle
2 28 (7.65%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (6.01%) Adobe
4 22 (6.01%) Google
4 22 (6.01%) IBM
4 22 (6.01%) SAP
5 20 (5.46%) Cisco
6 17 (4.64%) Alibaba
7 15 (4.10%) ServiceNow
8 13 (3.55%) Lotus
9 12 (3.28%) Citrix
10 9 (2.46%) MuleSoft
11 8 (2.19%) Ab Initio
11 8 (2.19%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.19%) Cloudera
12 6 (1.64%) Chordiant
12 6 (1.64%) MobileIron
12 6 (1.64%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.09%) Palo Alto