Period
to 17 February 2020

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 2020 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 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 973 759 1088
Rank change year-on-year -214 +329 -195
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 34 366 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.24% 0.060%
As % of the Vendors category 0.066% 0.58% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 34 22
UK median annual salary £130,000 £27,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +372.73% -45.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £64,250 £23,450 £24,325
90th Percentile £151,000 £77,500 £68,375
UK excluding London median annual salary - £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +4.71%

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 51,701 63,367 77,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.91% 42.38% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 39,616 48,740 61,288
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,735 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 2020.

Salary histogram for Cognizant in the UK

Cognizant
Top 6 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 2020. 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 -200 30 £130,000 +372.73% 11
UK excluding London +11 19 - - 6
London -177 15 £130,000 +372.73% 7
South East +48 8 - - 1
East of England +48 7 - - 1
Scotland 0 4 - - 2

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Java
3 11 (32.35%) REST
4 10 (29.41%) Oracle
4 10 (29.41%) Marketing
5 9 (26.47%) SOAP
5 9 (26.47%) Web Services
5 9 (26.47%) Python
5 9 (26.47%) SaaS
6 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
7 7 (20.59%) Middleware
7 7 (20.59%) CRM
7 7 (20.59%) .NET
7 7 (20.59%) PHP
7 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Finance
7 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (20.59%) DevOps
7 7 (20.59%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 7 (20.59%) Oracle CX
7 7 (20.59%) Presales
7 7 (20.59%) Performance Optimisation
7 7 (20.59%) PaaS
7 7 (20.59%) AWS
7 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
8 6 (17.65%) Analytics
8 6 (17.65%) Asset Management
8 6 (17.65%) SQL
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office

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 4 (11.76%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.88%) Anypoint
2 2 (5.88%) Mule
2 2 (5.88%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Maximo
1 3 (8.82%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) SaaS
2 7 (20.59%) AWS
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle CX
2 7 (20.59%) PaaS
3 3 (8.82%) Azure
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (5.88%) GitHub
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (2.94%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.94%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.94%) Route 53
5 1 (2.94%) Serverless
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) VPN
1 4 (11.76%) Wireless
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Big Data
1 3 (8.82%) DB2
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.88%) KDB
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.94%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Maven
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Gradle
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.94%) Mockito
General
1 10 (29.41%) Marketing
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Front Office
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Law
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Architect
2 8 (23.53%) Consultant
2 8 (23.53%) Senior Consultant
3 7 (20.59%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Asset Management Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Data Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Engineering Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.88%) MuleSoft Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.88%) OSS Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) REST
2 9 (26.47%) SOAP
2 9 (26.47%) Web Services
3 7 (20.59%) .NET
3 7 (20.59%) Middleware
4 4 (11.76%) XML
5 3 (8.82%) React
5 3 (8.82%) Spring
6 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
6 2 (5.88%) Esper
6 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.88%) Java EE
6 2 (5.88%) JMS
6 2 (5.88%) NumPy
6 2 (5.88%) OAuth
6 2 (5.88%) Pandas
6 2 (5.88%) Pyramid
6 2 (5.88%) SAML
6 2 (5.88%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) Reference Data
3 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.88%) Blog
3 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.88%) Derivative
3 2 (5.88%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.88%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.88%) Life Science
3 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) CCTV
4 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.94%) Equities
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 7 (20.59%) CRM
2 7 (20.59%) DevOps
2 7 (20.59%) Performance Optimisation
2 7 (20.59%) Presales
2 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
2 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
3 6 (17.65%) Analytics
3 6 (17.65%) Asset Management
4 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
4 5 (14.71%) TDD
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.76%) Open Source
5 4 (11.76%) Project Management
5 4 (11.76%) SOA
5 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) Python
3 7 (20.59%) PHP
4 6 (17.65%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) C
5 2 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) R
5 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) Groovy
6 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (5.88%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 3 (8.82%) QA
3 2 (5.88%) GDPR
4 1 (2.94%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) CloudHub
1 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.88%) Netcool
1 2 (5.88%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.94%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Adobe
2 4 (11.76%) Lotus
2 4 (11.76%) ServiceNow
3 3 (8.82%) Bloomberg
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (5.88%) Juniper
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) IFS
5 1 (2.94%) Tableau