Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 799 885 842
Rank change year-on-year +86 -43 +159
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 340 324 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.41% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 32
UK median annual salary £75,000 £50,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -6.98% -36.76%
10th Percentile £26,200 £23,875 £30,850
90th Percentile £77,500 £74,750 £80,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £25,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year +92.00% -47.64% -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 68,171 79,690 81,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.69% 44.35% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 52,584 61,710 65,551
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 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 +40 288 £75,000 +50.00% 31
London +64 223 £75,000 +50.00% 24
UK excluding London +60 108 £48,000 +92.00% 8
Scotland +25 45 - - 1
South East +38 19 £48,500 - 4
East of England +31 18 - -
South West +13 13 £53,750 - 1
North of England +18 11 £27,000 +8.00%
North West -2 10 £27,000 +8.00%
Midlands +30 4 - - 2
East Midlands +19 4 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 156 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (25.29%) Degree
3 81 (23.82%) Analytics
4 73 (21.47%) Banking
5 71 (20.88%) Finance
6 70 (20.59%) Java
7 62 (18.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 61 (17.94%) Test Automation
9 58 (17.06%) Migration
10 57 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
11 54 (15.88%) Business Development
12 51 (15.00%) DevOps
13 50 (14.71%) Presales
13 50 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
14 48 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
14 48 (14.12%) Oracle
15 46 (13.53%) Artificial Intelligence
16 43 (12.65%) Mentoring
17 42 (12.35%) Enterprise Software
18 40 (11.76%) Programme Management
18 40 (11.76%) SQL
19 39 (11.47%) Spring
20 38 (11.18%) Scrum
20 38 (11.18%) Risk Management
20 38 (11.18%) Microservices
21 37 (10.88%) Scenario Testing
21 37 (10.88%) Middleware
22 36 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
23 35 (10.29%) QA
23 35 (10.29%) Data Centre

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 14 (4.12%) IBM Notes
2 12 (3.53%) Apache Spark
2 12 (3.53%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (3.53%) JBoss
3 8 (2.35%) Apache Solr
4 6 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.18%) Apache
5 4 (1.18%) Appian
5 4 (1.18%) Confluence
5 4 (1.18%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.59%) Anypoint
7 2 (0.59%) CMS
7 2 (0.59%) IIS
7 2 (0.59%) Mule
7 2 (0.59%) Mule ESB
7 2 (0.59%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.29%) FileNet
Applications
1 18 (5.29%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.76%) SAP HR
2 6 (1.76%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (1.18%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (1.18%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 4 (1.18%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.59%) HFM
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.59%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.59%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.59%) Sonata
5 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 48 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (7.06%) PaaS
4 17 (5.00%) GitHub
5 16 (4.71%) IaaS
5 16 (4.71%) SaaS
6 14 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (4.12%) Serverless
7 12 (3.53%) OpenShift
8 10 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.76%) Office 365
10 4 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.59%) AWS CodePipeline
11 2 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.53%) Wireless
2 10 (2.94%) DNS
3 8 (2.35%) VPN
4 6 (1.76%) BGP
4 6 (1.76%) ISDN
4 6 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.76%) VoIP
5 4 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.18%) EIGRP
5 4 (1.18%) Firewall
5 4 (1.18%) Internet
5 4 (1.18%) MPLS
5 4 (1.18%) Network Security
5 4 (1.18%) OSPF
5 4 (1.18%) PPP
5 4 (1.18%) SNMP
5 4 (1.18%) VLAN
5 4 (1.18%) WAN
5 4 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.94%) Blockchain
2 23 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (6.47%) MySQL
4 20 (5.88%) Big Data
5 16 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.71%) SQL Server
6 14 (4.12%) Data Lake
6 14 (4.12%) NoSQL
7 13 (3.82%) DB2
8 12 (3.53%) Apache Hive
8 12 (3.53%) HBase
8 12 (3.53%) Impala
8 12 (3.53%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (2.94%) Data Mining
9 10 (2.94%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.94%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.76%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 32 (9.41%) Selenium
2 26 (7.65%) Jenkins
3 20 (5.88%) Maven
4 16 (4.71%) Cucumber
4 16 (4.71%) JUnit
5 14 (4.12%) Git (software)
5 14 (4.12%) SonarQube
5 14 (4.12%) WebDriver
6 13 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.65%) JIRA
8 8 (2.35%) Appium
8 8 (2.35%) ERwin
9 6 (1.76%) Subversion
9 6 (1.76%) TestNG
10 5 (1.47%) Gradle
11 4 (1.18%) Ant
11 4 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.18%) FindBugs
11 4 (1.18%) HP UFT
11 4 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 73 (21.47%) Banking
2 71 (20.88%) Finance
3 29 (8.53%) Marketing
4 28 (8.24%) Retail
4 28 (8.24%) Retail Banking
5 23 (6.76%) Investment Banking
6 22 (6.47%) Financial Institution
7 12 (3.53%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.94%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.18%) Advertising
9 4 (1.18%) Legal
10 3 (0.88%) Front Office
11 2 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.59%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.59%) Publishing
11 2 (0.59%) Social Science
12 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 63 (18.53%) Architect
2 47 (13.82%) Developer
3 34 (10.00%) Analyst
4 24 (7.06%) Project Manager
5 19 (5.59%) Test Analyst
6 18 (5.29%) Salesforce Project Manager
6 18 (5.29%) Senior Architect
7 16 (4.71%) Programme Manager
8 15 (4.41%) Java Developer
9 14 (4.12%) Automation Tester
9 14 (4.12%) Tester
10 12 (3.53%) Consultant
10 12 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (3.24%) Technology Director
12 10 (2.94%) Data Engineer
12 10 (2.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.65%) Graduate
13 9 (2.65%) Graduate Analyst
13 9 (2.65%) Graduate Test Analyst
13 9 (2.65%) Services Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.47%) Spring
2 37 (10.88%) Middleware
3 30 (8.82%) Web Services
4 25 (7.35%) REST
4 25 (7.35%) Spring Boot
5 20 (5.88%) .NET
6 16 (4.71%) Hibernate
7 14 (4.12%) Java EE
7 14 (4.12%) Spring Cloud
8 12 (3.53%) HTML
8 12 (3.53%) J2EE
8 12 (3.53%) XML
9 10 (2.94%) HTML5
9 10 (2.94%) Node.js
9 10 (2.94%) SOAP
10 9 (2.65%) RESTful
10 9 (2.65%) Spring MVC
11 8 (2.35%) CSS
11 8 (2.35%) JSON
11 8 (2.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (12.35%) Enterprise Software
3 35 (10.29%) Data Centre
4 20 (5.88%) Cloud Native
5 16 (4.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 14 (4.12%) Algorithms
6 14 (4.12%) User Experience
7 12 (3.53%) Mainframe
7 12 (3.53%) Robotics
8 11 (3.24%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.94%) Fintech
9 10 (2.94%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.35%) PMI
10 8 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.76%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.76%) Life Science
12 4 (1.18%) Credit Risk
12 4 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.18%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.47%) Windows
2 13 (3.82%) Unix
3 10 (2.94%) Linux
4 8 (2.35%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.59%) HPUX
6 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (23.82%) Analytics
3 62 (18.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (17.94%) Test Automation
5 58 (17.06%) Migration
6 54 (15.88%) Business Development
7 51 (15.00%) DevOps
8 50 (14.71%) Presales
8 50 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
9 46 (13.53%) Artificial Intelligence
10 43 (12.65%) Mentoring
11 40 (11.76%) Programme Management
12 38 (11.18%) Microservices
12 38 (11.18%) Risk Management
12 38 (11.18%) Scrum
13 37 (10.88%) Scenario Testing
14 34 (10.00%) Project Management
14 34 (10.00%) SOA
15 31 (9.12%) Collaborative Working
16 30 (8.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 70 (20.59%) Java
2 40 (11.76%) SQL
3 26 (7.65%) Python
4 21 (6.18%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.12%) Java 8
6 12 (3.53%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.53%) Scala
7 11 (3.24%) C
8 8 (2.35%) C#
8 8 (2.35%) Ruby
9 6 (1.76%) Java 9
10 4 (1.18%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.18%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.18%) VBA
11 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.59%) COBOL
11 2 (0.59%) Perl
11 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.59%) VB
11 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 86 (25.29%) Degree
2 24 (7.06%) ISTQB
3 16 (4.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (2.94%) CCNP
4 10 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.76%) CCIE
5 6 (1.76%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (1.47%) MBA
7 4 (1.18%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.18%) CCMSE
7 4 (1.18%) CCSA
7 4 (1.18%) CIPD
7 4 (1.18%) JNCIE
7 4 (1.18%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.18%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.59%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 2 (0.59%) CISM
8 2 (0.59%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.29%) QA
2 4 (1.18%) COBIT
2 4 (1.18%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.18%) PMO
3 3 (0.88%) GDPR
4 2 (0.59%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.59%) GMP
4 2 (0.59%) GxP
4 2 (0.59%) PSD2
4 2 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.59%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.71%) Docker
3 12 (3.53%) HDFS
4 6 (1.76%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.59%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.59%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.59%) XenApp
6 2 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (5.29%) Ansible
2 18 (5.29%) Puppet
3 6 (1.76%) AirWatch
3 6 (1.76%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (1.76%) Oozie
4 4 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.18%) SCCM
4 4 (1.18%) Terraform
5 2 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.59%) CloudHub
5 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.59%) Netcool
5 2 (0.59%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (0.59%) SCOM
5 2 (0.59%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.59%) ThinApp
5 2 (0.59%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.59%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 48 (14.12%) Oracle
2 33 (9.71%) Salesforce.com
3 32 (9.41%) Microsoft
4 26 (7.65%) SAP
5 18 (5.29%) IBM
6 16 (4.71%) Cisco
6 16 (4.71%) Lotus
7 14 (4.12%) Adobe
7 14 (4.12%) Google
8 12 (3.53%) Citrix
8 12 (3.53%) Cloudera
8 12 (3.53%) ServiceNow
9 8 (2.35%) Chordiant
10 7 (2.06%) Ab Initio
11 6 (1.76%) HP
11 6 (1.76%) hybris
11 6 (1.76%) MobileIron
11 6 (1.76%) Talend
12 5 (1.47%) MuleSoft
12 5 (1.47%) PeopleSoft