Period
to 23 October 2021

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 23 October 2021 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
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 753 671 1075
Rank change year-on-year -82 +404 -229
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 289 13 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.026% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.068% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 2
10th Percentile £63,875 £76,250 £54,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £85,625 £55,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £71,250 £102,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -30.49% +70.83% -20.00%
75th Percentile £103,750 £120,625 £63,125
90th Percentile " £130,750 £63,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

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 49,051 19,175 57,426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.05% 39.00% 42.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32,501 15,335 44,256
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cognizant over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

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 23 October 2021. 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 -55 270 £97,500 -4.88% 28
London -103 159 £97,500 -4.88% 22
UK excluding London -118 123 - - 9
North of England - 45 - - 6
North West - 33 - - 4
Midlands - 24 - -
West Midlands - 24 - -
South East - 22 - -
South West - 20 - -
Yorkshire - 12 - - 2
Scotland - 12 - - 3
Work from Home -268 11 £65,000 -7.14% 2

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, 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.

1 171 (59.17%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (39.79%) Test Automation
3 112 (38.75%) DevOps
4 107 (37.02%) JIRA
5 103 (35.64%) Java
6 102 (35.29%) Social Skills
7 87 (30.10%) Jenkins
8 83 (28.72%) Selenium
9 82 (28.37%) Azure
10 79 (27.34%) Scrum
11 71 (24.57%) SQL
12 66 (22.84%) Finance
13 63 (21.80%) Cucumber
14 59 (20.42%) Test Strategy
15 54 (18.69%) Microservices
16 51 (17.65%) QA
17 49 (16.96%) AWS
18 48 (16.61%) Test Management
19 47 (16.26%) BDD
20 46 (15.92%) Confluence
20 46 (15.92%) Analytics
21 45 (15.57%) Functional Testing
22 44 (15.22%) Retail
23 41 (14.19%) Banking
24 39 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
25 36 (12.46%) GCP
25 36 (12.46%) Postman
25 36 (12.46%) SDET
25 36 (12.46%) Regression Testing
25 36 (12.46%) Middleware

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 46 (15.92%) Confluence
2 5 (1.73%) Apache
3 4 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (1.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.38%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.04%) CMS
4 3 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.35%) CICS
5 1 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (4.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (4.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.38%) Figma
Business Applications
1 8 (2.77%) Oracle CRM
1 8 (2.77%) ResourceLink
1 8 (2.77%) Temenos T24
2 4 (1.38%) BASE24
2 4 (1.38%) NetSuite
2 4 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.38%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.38%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 4 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.38%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (1.38%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.38%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 82 (28.37%) Azure
2 49 (16.96%) AWS
3 36 (12.46%) GCP
4 15 (5.19%) Azure Service Bus
5 13 (4.50%) Azure Functions
5 13 (4.50%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (4.50%) PaaS
5 13 (4.50%) Serverless
6 12 (4.15%) GitHub
6 12 (4.15%) Power Platform
6 12 (4.15%) Sauce Labs
7 7 (2.42%) Azure Data Factory
7 7 (2.42%) Azure Event Grid
7 7 (2.42%) Azure Logic Apps
8 4 (1.38%) Azure Key Vault
8 4 (1.38%) Bitrise
8 4 (1.38%) IaaS
8 4 (1.38%) Siteimprove
8 4 (1.38%) Slack
9 3 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.77%) PuTTY
2 7 (2.42%) VPN
3 6 (2.08%) SSL
4 5 (1.73%) HTTP
5 4 (1.38%) ATM
5 4 (1.38%) FTP
5 4 (1.38%) Internet
5 4 (1.38%) Network Security
6 3 (1.04%) SAN
6 3 (1.04%) VLAN
6 3 (1.04%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.27%) NoSQL
2 15 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.50%) MySQL
4 12 (4.15%) Hadoop
4 12 (4.15%) Power BI
4 12 (4.15%) Tableau
5 10 (3.46%) Big Data
6 8 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.77%) Redis
6 8 (2.77%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.42%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.38%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.69%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.69%) Impala
10 1 (0.35%) DB2
10 1 (0.35%) IDMS
10 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 107 (37.02%) JIRA
2 87 (30.10%) Jenkins
3 83 (28.72%) Selenium
4 63 (21.80%) Cucumber
5 36 (12.46%) Postman
6 35 (12.11%) Git (software)
7 32 (11.07%) Appium
8 24 (8.30%) TestNG
9 23 (7.96%) Maven
10 20 (6.92%) Robot Framework
10 20 (6.92%) Zephyr
11 16 (5.54%) Cypress.io
11 16 (5.54%) JMeter
11 16 (5.54%) Serenity BDD
11 16 (5.54%) SoapUI
11 16 (5.54%) TeamCity
12 12 (4.15%) HP UFT
12 12 (4.15%) REST Assured
12 12 (4.15%) WebDriver
13 10 (3.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 102 (35.29%) Social Skills
2 66 (22.84%) Finance
3 44 (15.22%) Retail
4 41 (14.19%) Banking
5 39 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (5.88%) Presentation Skills
7 16 (5.54%) Retail Banking
8 12 (4.15%) Manufacturing
8 12 (4.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (2.77%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 8 (2.77%) Law
9 8 (2.77%) Telecoms
10 7 (2.42%) Public Sector
11 6 (2.08%) Legal
12 4 (1.38%) Back Office
12 4 (1.38%) Documentation Skills
12 4 (1.38%) Investment Banking
13 3 (1.04%) Influencing Skills
14 2 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (13.84%) Test Leader
2 32 (11.07%) Tester
3 29 (10.03%) Consultant
4 28 (9.69%) Analyst
5 23 (7.96%) Test Analyst
6 22 (7.61%) Architect
7 20 (6.92%) Automation Tester
7 20 (6.92%) Developer
7 20 (6.92%) Test Manager
8 14 (4.84%) Azure Architect
9 12 (4.15%) Automation Engineer
9 12 (4.15%) Automation Test Lead
10 11 (3.81%) Automation Test Analyst
11 8 (2.77%) Analytics Consultant
11 8 (2.77%) Analytics Manager
11 8 (2.77%) Consulting Manager
11 8 (2.77%) QA Consultant
11 8 (2.77%) Quality Engineer
11 8 (2.77%) Scrum Master
11 8 (2.77%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.46%) .NET
1 36 (12.46%) Middleware
2 29 (10.03%) Web Services
3 24 (8.30%) SOAP
4 22 (7.61%) REST
5 19 (6.57%) .NET Framework
6 18 (6.23%) React
7 14 (4.84%) XML
8 13 (4.50%) RESTful
9 9 (3.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (2.77%) COM
10 8 (2.77%) JMS
10 8 (2.77%) Kafka
10 8 (2.77%) Spring
10 8 (2.77%) Spring Boot
11 7 (2.42%) .NET Core
11 7 (2.42%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.42%) ARM Templates
12 6 (2.08%) HTML
13 5 (1.73%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.23%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (5.19%) Cloud Native
3 12 (4.15%) DTCC
4 9 (3.11%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.11%) Mainframe
4 9 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.77%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.77%) Legacy Applications
5 8 (2.77%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.08%) PKI
7 5 (1.73%) Tandem
8 4 (1.38%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.38%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.38%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.38%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.38%) User Experience
9 3 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.04%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.84%) Linux
2 6 (2.08%) Solaris
2 6 (2.08%) Unix
2 6 (2.08%) Windows
3 3 (1.04%) Android
3 3 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (59.17%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (39.79%) Test Automation
3 112 (38.75%) DevOps
4 79 (27.34%) Scrum
5 59 (20.42%) Test Strategy
6 54 (18.69%) Microservices
7 48 (16.61%) Test Management
8 47 (16.26%) BDD
9 46 (15.92%) Analytics
10 45 (15.57%) Functional Testing
11 36 (12.46%) Regression Testing
11 36 (12.46%) SDET
12 34 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
13 32 (11.07%) Test Scripting
14 30 (10.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 29 (10.03%) Defect Management
15 29 (10.03%) Scenario Testing
16 27 (9.34%) Migration
17 25 (8.65%) SDLC
18 24 (8.30%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (35.64%) Java
2 71 (24.57%) SQL
3 29 (10.03%) JavaScript
4 26 (9.00%) C#
5 17 (5.88%) Python
6 16 (5.54%) PowerShell
6 16 (5.54%) Ruby
7 14 (4.84%) TypeScript
8 12 (4.15%) Groovy
9 8 (2.77%) Kotlin
10 6 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.08%) XPath
11 5 (1.73%) Java 8
12 4 (1.38%) ABAP
12 4 (1.38%) C
13 3 (1.04%) C++
13 3 (1.04%) Perl
13 3 (1.04%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.69%) Scala
15 1 (0.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 22 (7.61%) Degree
2 20 (6.92%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.38%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (1.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.38%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (17.65%) QA
2 18 (6.23%) GDPR
3 5 (1.73%) Accessibility
4 4 (1.38%) ISO 8583
4 4 (1.38%) SEPA
5 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.08%) Docker
2 4 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (4.50%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (2.08%) Terraform
3 4 (1.38%) Consul
3 4 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.38%) Kibana
3 4 (1.38%) MIIS
4 3 (1.04%) SCCM
4 3 (1.04%) SCOM
4 3 (1.04%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 36 (12.46%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.07%) Oracle
3 12 (4.15%) Google
3 12 (4.15%) MicroStrategy
3 12 (4.15%) Xceptor
4 9 (3.11%) IBM
4 9 (3.11%) SAP
5 8 (2.77%) CA Agile Central
5 8 (2.77%) Dynatrace
5 8 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.77%) Splunk
5 8 (2.77%) Temenos
6 6 (2.08%) Remedy
7 5 (1.73%) AppDynamics
7 5 (1.73%) Micro Focus
8 4 (1.38%) Databricks
8 4 (1.38%) JDA
8 4 (1.38%) Perfecto Mobile
8 4 (1.38%) Veracode
9 3 (1.04%) HP