Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1036 835 956
Rank change year-on-year -201 +121 +69
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 145 345 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.45% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 18
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -35.29% +17.24%
10th Percentile £24,400 £29,750 £51,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £81,250 £111,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £47,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -17.89% -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 77,776 76,489 96,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.66% 43.83% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 61,840 61,435 78,587
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,820
% change year-on-year - +1.63% +4.55%

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 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Cognizant in the UK

Cognizant
Top 10 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 25 February 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 -179 127 £50,000 -9.09% 65
London -150 97 £50,000 -31.03% 52
UK excluding London -46 47 £39,000 -17.89% 18
South East +2 21 - - 7
Scotland -13 18 - - 5
North of England -2 4 £25,000 -20.63%
North West -13 4 £25,000 -20.63%
West Midlands +2 3 £50,000 -
Midlands -12 3 £50,000 - 4
South West +7 1 £28,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 42 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (27.59%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (23.45%) Data Centre
4 33 (22.76%) Oracle
5 31 (21.38%) Migration
6 30 (20.69%) Analytics
7 28 (19.31%) DevOps
7 28 (19.31%) QA
8 27 (18.62%) Degree
8 27 (18.62%) Finance
9 26 (17.93%) VMware
9 26 (17.93%) TOGAF
9 26 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (17.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
10 25 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (17.24%) Middleware
10 25 (17.24%) Service Management
11 24 (16.55%) SQL
11 24 (16.55%) ITSM
12 23 (15.86%) Data Management
12 23 (15.86%) Mentoring
12 23 (15.86%) Collaborative Working
13 22 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
13 22 (15.17%) Use Case
13 22 (15.17%) Java
13 22 (15.17%) Windows
14 21 (14.48%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (13.79%) Big Data
15 20 (13.79%) Linux

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 12 (8.28%) WebLogic
2 10 (6.90%) JBoss
2 10 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.21%) Apache
3 9 (6.21%) iPlanet
3 9 (6.21%) Oracle Application Server
4 8 (5.52%) Confluence
5 7 (4.83%) Apache Spark
6 6 (4.14%) Apache Solr
6 6 (4.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (4.14%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.76%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.76%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.76%) Skype for Business
9 3 (2.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (2.07%) Mule
9 3 (2.07%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.83%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.69%) InVision
Business Applications
1 9 (6.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (4.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (2.07%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (2.07%) SAP CRM
3 3 (2.07%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (1.38%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.69%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.69%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.52%) IaaS
3 8 (5.52%) PaaS
4 6 (4.14%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (4.14%) Serverless
5 5 (3.45%) GitHub
5 5 (3.45%) Office 365
6 4 (2.76%) CloudBees
6 4 (2.76%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.76%) SaaS
7 3 (2.07%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (2.07%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (1.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.72%) Firewall
2 13 (8.97%) SAN
2 13 (8.97%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.21%) NAS
4 8 (5.52%) LAN
4 8 (5.52%) WAN
4 8 (5.52%) Wireless
5 5 (3.45%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (2.76%) BIG-IP
6 4 (2.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (2.76%) Internet
6 4 (2.76%) MPLS
6 4 (2.76%) VoIP
6 4 (2.76%) VPN
7 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.69%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.79%) Big Data
2 15 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (8.97%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.21%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.83%) Data Lake
6 6 (4.14%) Apache Hive
6 6 (4.14%) Impala
7 4 (2.76%) HBase
7 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.76%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (2.76%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (2.07%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.07%) MySQL
8 3 (2.07%) Parquet
8 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.07%) Spotfire
8 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (12.41%) Jenkins
2 14 (9.66%) JIRA
3 9 (6.21%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.52%) Maven
5 7 (4.83%) ERwin
5 7 (4.83%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (4.14%) Bitbucket
6 6 (4.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.76%) Gradle
8 4 (2.76%) JUnit
8 4 (2.76%) Mockito
8 4 (2.76%) NUnit
9 3 (2.07%) GitLab
9 3 (2.07%) Selenium
9 3 (2.07%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.69%) FxCop
10 1 (0.69%) ReSharper
General
1 27 (18.62%) Finance
2 13 (8.97%) Banking
3 8 (5.52%) Retail
4 6 (4.14%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.14%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.14%) Marketing
4 6 (4.14%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.76%) Billing
6 3 (2.07%) Dutch Language
6 3 (2.07%) French Language
6 3 (2.07%) German Language
6 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.07%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (1.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (17.24%) Consultant
2 22 (15.17%) Architect
2 22 (15.17%) Developer
3 12 (8.28%) Designer
4 11 (7.59%) Analyst
5 10 (6.90%) Salesforce Consultant
6 9 (6.21%) Build Engineer
6 9 (6.21%) Migration Engineer
6 9 (6.21%) Unix Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) Functional Consultant
7 8 (5.52%) Salesforce Functional Consultant
8 7 (4.83%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.14%) Applications Support
9 6 (4.14%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (4.14%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (4.14%) Data Engineer
9 6 (4.14%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.14%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (4.14%) Senior Support Analyst
9 6 (4.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.24%) Middleware
2 16 (11.03%) Web Services
3 13 (8.97%) J2EE
3 13 (8.97%) REST
4 10 (6.90%) RESTful
5 9 (6.21%) .NET
6 8 (5.52%) Spring
7 7 (4.83%) CSS
7 7 (4.83%) HTML
7 7 (4.83%) XML
8 6 (4.14%) jQuery
8 6 (4.14%) SOAP
9 5 (3.45%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.45%) Ember.js
9 5 (3.45%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.45%) HTML5
9 5 (3.45%) Java EE
9 5 (3.45%) JMS
10 4 (2.76%) Django
10 4 (2.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.59%) Enterprise Software
2 34 (23.45%) Data Centre
3 26 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (11.03%) Management Information System
5 12 (8.28%) Clustering
6 11 (7.59%) Computer Science
7 7 (4.83%) Data Structures
8 6 (4.14%) Public Cloud
8 6 (4.14%) Virtual Team
9 5 (3.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 4 (2.76%) CMDB
10 4 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (2.76%) Private Cloud
11 3 (2.07%) Algorithms
11 3 (2.07%) Bitcoin
11 3 (2.07%) Mainframe
11 3 (2.07%) Smartphone
11 3 (2.07%) Social Media
11 3 (2.07%) User Experience
12 2 (1.38%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.17%) Windows
2 20 (13.79%) Linux
3 19 (13.10%) Unix
4 13 (8.97%) Solaris
5 9 (6.21%) AIX
5 9 (6.21%) HPUX
6 4 (2.76%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (2.76%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.76%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.07%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.38%) Migration
3 30 (20.69%) Analytics
4 28 (19.31%) DevOps
5 26 (17.93%) TOGAF
6 25 (17.24%) Service Management
6 25 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (16.55%) ITSM
8 23 (15.86%) Collaborative Working
8 23 (15.86%) Data Management
8 23 (15.86%) Mentoring
9 22 (15.17%) Use Case
10 21 (14.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (12.41%) Data Governance
11 18 (12.41%) ETL
11 18 (12.41%) Programme Management
12 17 (11.72%) Test Automation
13 16 (11.03%) Data Modelling
13 16 (11.03%) Runbook
14 15 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.55%) SQL
2 22 (15.17%) Java
3 17 (11.72%) Python
4 7 (4.83%) C#
4 7 (4.83%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.83%) PL/SQL
4 7 (4.83%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.14%) Scala
6 4 (2.76%) Perl
6 4 (2.76%) Ruby
7 3 (2.07%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.07%) XPath
8 2 (1.38%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.38%) C
8 2 (1.38%) ES6
Qualifications
1 27 (18.62%) Degree
2 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.45%) MCSA
4 5 (3.45%) VCDX
5 4 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.76%) Master's Degree
5 4 (2.76%) MCSE
6 3 (2.07%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.38%) CISA
7 2 (1.38%) CISSP
7 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.31%) QA
2 12 (8.28%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.76%) COBIT
3 4 (2.76%) GDPR
3 4 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.38%) PMO
5 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (17.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.97%) Hyper-V
3 12 (8.28%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (6.21%) Active Directory
4 9 (6.21%) KVM
4 9 (6.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (4.83%) Docker
6 6 (4.14%) HDFS
7 5 (3.45%) VMware NSX
8 4 (2.76%) Firmware
9 3 (2.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (7.59%) Puppet
2 8 (5.52%) Control-M
2 8 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.52%) SCCM
3 6 (4.14%) Oozie
3 6 (4.14%) OpenView
4 4 (2.76%) AirWatch
4 4 (2.76%) Ansible
4 4 (2.76%) BladeLogic
4 4 (2.76%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (2.76%) Nagios
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.76%) Rundeck
5 3 (2.07%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.69%) Ambari
6 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 33 (22.76%) Oracle
2 26 (17.93%) VMware
3 17 (11.72%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (11.03%) Microsoft
5 13 (8.97%) SAP
6 12 (8.28%) HP
7 11 (7.59%) Talend
8 10 (6.90%) Cisco
8 10 (6.90%) ServiceNow
8 10 (6.90%) Tableau
9 9 (6.21%) Apigee
9 9 (6.21%) IBM
9 9 (6.21%) PlateSpin
9 9 (6.21%) Sun
9 9 (6.21%) Veritas
10 8 (5.52%) Citrix
10 8 (5.52%) Cloudera
10 8 (5.52%) MuleSoft
11 7 (4.83%) CA
12 6 (4.14%) Remedy