Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 796 792 1012
Rank change year-on-year -4 +220 +21
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 430 442 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.53% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 35 47
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% -34.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £23,625 £34,150 £47,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £78,750 £101,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £47,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -47.37% -29.63% -15.63%

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 80267 82960 99905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.56% 43.84% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62100 66927 81427
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,253 £41,000
% change year-on-year +0.58% +3.06% +2.50%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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 +34 400 £50,000 +1.01% 35
London +29 296 £50,000 -24.53% 30
UK excluding London +12 128 £25,000 -47.37% 9
North of England +3 37 £25,000 -58.33% 3
Scotland +4 31 - - 4
North West -31 31 £25,000 -58.33% 2
East of England +27 22 - -
South West +37 21 - -
Midlands +17 16 - -
East Midlands +21 8 - -
South East +13 8 - - 2
West Midlands +11 8 - -
North East +10 6 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 215 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (29.77%) Finance
3 116 (26.98%) Banking
4 109 (25.35%) Oracle
5 104 (24.19%) Java
6 101 (23.49%) Scrum
7 94 (21.86%) Degree
8 79 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 79 (18.37%) SQL
9 71 (16.51%) DevOps
10 69 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
10 69 (16.05%) Migration
11 68 (15.81%) Web Services
12 67 (15.58%) Retail
12 67 (15.58%) Business Transformation
13 61 (14.19%) Waterfall
14 58 (13.49%) Salesforce.com
15 56 (13.02%) Investment Banking
15 56 (13.02%) Analytics
16 54 (12.56%) Computer Science
17 52 (12.09%) .NET
17 52 (12.09%) SDLC
18 51 (11.86%) XML
19 50 (11.63%) SQL Server
20 49 (11.40%) Selenium
21 48 (11.16%) SOA
22 47 (10.93%) Linux
22 47 (10.93%) Financial Institution
22 47 (10.93%) Wealth Management
23 45 (10.47%) Test Automation

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 28 (6.51%) JBoss
2 24 (5.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 21 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.26%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.33%) Confluence
6 10 (2.33%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.40%) Apache
7 6 (1.40%) IIS
8 5 (1.16%) Anypoint
8 5 (1.16%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.16%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.16%) Mule
8 5 (1.16%) Mule ESB
8 5 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (1.16%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.93%) CMS
10 3 (0.70%) Marvel
Applications
1 9 (2.09%) Chatbot
2 5 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.70%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (0.70%) InVision
3 3 (0.70%) UXPin
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 42 (9.77%) Temenos T24
2 22 (5.12%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (3.72%) Adobe Campaign
6 13 (3.02%) SAP Hybris
7 9 (2.09%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (1.63%) Eloqua
9 6 (1.40%) NetSuite
9 6 (1.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (1.40%) SDL Web 8
10 3 (0.70%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 45 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (7.67%) Force.com
3 23 (5.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 20 (4.65%) GitHub
5 17 (3.95%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 15 (3.49%) Amazon EMR
6 15 (3.49%) SaaS
7 12 (2.79%) Veeva
8 11 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (2.33%) IaaS
9 10 (2.33%) PaaS
10 5 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.16%) Office 365
11 2 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.49%) Firewall
2 11 (2.56%) HTTP
3 9 (2.09%) Ethernet
3 9 (2.09%) Internet
3 9 (2.09%) LAN
3 9 (2.09%) WAN
4 8 (1.86%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.63%) SAN
6 6 (1.40%) VPN
7 5 (1.16%) HTTPS
7 5 (1.16%) NAS
8 4 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.93%) DNS
8 4 (0.93%) Intranet
8 4 (0.93%) IPsec
8 4 (0.93%) NetScaler
8 4 (0.93%) Network Security
9 2 (0.47%) BGP
9 2 (0.47%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (0.47%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.44%) MongoDB
2 32 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (6.05%) NoSQL
4 21 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
5 20 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (4.19%) Big Data
7 16 (3.72%) Oracle Database
8 13 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.56%) MySQL
9 11 (2.56%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.63%) DB2
12 5 (1.16%) Endeca
12 5 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 49 (11.40%) Selenium
2 39 (9.07%) JIRA
3 35 (8.14%) Jenkins
4 24 (5.58%) Git (software)
5 18 (4.19%) Visual Studio
6 17 (3.95%) Subversion
6 17 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (3.49%) Appium
8 13 (3.02%) Maven
9 12 (2.79%) Bitbucket
10 8 (1.86%) Artifactory
10 8 (1.86%) GoCD
10 8 (1.86%) JConsole
10 8 (1.86%) LoadRunner
10 8 (1.86%) NeoLoad
10 8 (1.86%) The Grinder
10 8 (1.86%) VisualVM
11 7 (1.63%) HP UFT
11 7 (1.63%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.40%) MSBuild
General
1 128 (29.77%) Finance
2 116 (26.98%) Banking
3 67 (15.58%) Retail
4 56 (13.02%) Investment Banking
5 47 (10.93%) Financial Institution
6 39 (9.07%) Marketing
7 34 (7.91%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.63%) Back Office
10 6 (1.40%) Billing
11 5 (1.16%) Legal
12 4 (0.93%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.70%) Front Office
14 2 (0.47%) Advertising
14 2 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (18.37%) Architect
2 65 (15.12%) Analyst
3 59 (13.72%) Developer
4 51 (11.86%) Consultant
5 42 (9.77%) Test Analyst
6 26 (6.05%) Java Developer
7 24 (5.58%) Business Analyst
8 22 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (4.19%) Senior Developer
10 16 (3.72%) Data Consultant
10 16 (3.72%) Functional Analyst
10 16 (3.72%) Functional Test Analyst
10 16 (3.72%) Test Leader
11 15 (3.49%) DBA
11 15 (3.49%) Technical Architect
12 12 (2.79%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (2.79%) Senior Manager
13 11 (2.56%) Functional Consultant
13 11 (2.56%) Senior Architect
13 11 (2.56%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (15.81%) Web Services
2 52 (12.09%) .NET
3 51 (11.86%) XML
4 33 (7.67%) HTML
5 31 (7.21%) Spring
6 30 (6.98%) Middleware
7 28 (6.51%) CSS
8 27 (6.28%) RESTful
9 26 (6.05%) Visualforce
10 25 (5.81%) Oracle Fusion
11 22 (5.12%) Hibernate
12 20 (4.65%) AngularJS
13 18 (4.19%) J2EE
14 17 (3.95%) ASP.NET
15 15 (3.49%) REST
16 12 (2.79%) WSDL
17 10 (2.33%) JMS
17 10 (2.33%) JSP
17 10 (2.33%) SOAP
18 9 (2.09%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 69 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (12.56%) Computer Science
3 33 (7.67%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (6.74%) Life Science
5 27 (6.28%) Data Centre
6 21 (4.88%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.72%) Social Media
8 9 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.09%) User Experience
9 8 (1.86%) Cloud Native
9 8 (1.86%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.86%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.63%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (1.40%) Taxonomies
12 5 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.16%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.16%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.93%) Linux
2 33 (7.67%) Windows
3 18 (4.19%) Unix
4 17 (3.95%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (1.16%) Android
6 5 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.16%) Solaris
7 4 (0.93%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.47%) AIX
8 2 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (23.49%) Scrum
3 79 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 71 (16.51%) DevOps
5 69 (16.05%) Migration
6 67 (15.58%) Business Transformation
7 61 (14.19%) Waterfall
8 56 (13.02%) Analytics
9 52 (12.09%) SDLC
10 48 (11.16%) SOA
11 47 (10.93%) Wealth Management
12 45 (10.47%) Test Automation
13 43 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
14 42 (9.77%) Data Migration
14 42 (9.77%) Time Management
15 41 (9.53%) Data Analytics
15 41 (9.53%) User Acceptance Testing
16 40 (9.30%) Defect Management
17 39 (9.07%) CRM
17 39 (9.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 104 (24.19%) Java
2 79 (18.37%) SQL
3 30 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 26 (6.05%) Apex Code
5 24 (5.58%) C#
6 17 (3.95%) Shell Script
7 14 (3.26%) PowerShell
8 13 (3.02%) PL/SQL
9 11 (2.56%) C++
10 8 (1.86%) Perl
10 8 (1.86%) Python
11 6 (1.40%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.16%) C
13 1 (0.23%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 94 (21.86%) Degree
2 36 (8.37%) Computer Science Degree
2 36 (8.37%) ISTQB
3 33 (7.67%) Master's Degree
4 23 (5.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (2.79%) PMI Certification
5 12 (2.79%) PMP
6 10 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.33%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.63%) A+ Certification
8 6 (1.40%) MBA
8 6 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.16%) AWS Certification
9 5 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.84%) QA
2 23 (5.35%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.33%) PMO
4 5 (1.16%) COBIT
5 3 (0.70%) GDPR
5 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.79%) Docker
2 5 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.47%) Firmware
3 2 (0.47%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.86%) Puppet
2 8 (1.86%) Rundeck
3 7 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.16%) CloudHub
4 5 (1.16%) Control-M
5 4 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (0.93%) Stealthwatch
6 2 (0.47%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 109 (25.35%) Oracle
2 58 (13.49%) Salesforce.com
3 42 (9.77%) Temenos
4 41 (9.53%) Microsoft
5 22 (5.12%) IBM
6 20 (4.65%) JD Edwards
6 20 (4.65%) PeopleSoft
7 18 (4.19%) Adobe
8 15 (3.49%) SAP
9 14 (3.26%) TOWER Software
10 13 (3.02%) hybris
11 12 (2.79%) CA
11 12 (2.79%) jBASE
12 11 (2.56%) Cisco
13 10 (2.33%) Siebel
14 9 (2.09%) HP
15 8 (1.86%) Dynatrace
15 8 (1.86%) Perfecto Mobile
16 7 (1.63%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 7 (1.63%) VMware