Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 820 669 772
Rank change year-on-year -151 +103 +232
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 342 569 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.73% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 33
UK median annual salary £75,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -4.76% -23.91%
10th Percentile £26,600 £24,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £81,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £25,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +92.00% -48.98% -27.41%

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 70,528 77,846 83,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.82% 44.39% 43.95%
Number of salaries quoted 54,676 60,244 67,678
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -163 282 £75,000 +50.00% 29
London -112 214 £75,000 +50.00% 21
UK excluding London -29 115 £48,000 +92.00% 11
Scotland +15 49 £29,660 - 3
South East +27 21 £48,500 - 2
East of England +4 17 - - 3
South West +5 15 £53,750 -
North of England -13 12 £27,000 +8.00% 2
North West -16 12 £27,000 +8.00% 2
Midlands +7 3 - - 1
West Midlands +27 2 - -
East Midlands -21 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 168 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (25.73%) Degree
3 82 (23.98%) Finance
4 81 (23.68%) Analytics
5 77 (22.51%) Java
6 70 (20.47%) Banking
7 69 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
8 66 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
9 64 (18.71%) Oracle
10 60 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 58 (16.96%) Test Automation
12 56 (16.37%) Business Development
13 45 (13.16%) DevOps
14 44 (12.87%) Migration
15 42 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
16 40 (11.70%) Spring
16 40 (11.70%) Microsoft
16 40 (11.70%) SQL
17 39 (11.40%) SAP
18 38 (11.11%) Scrum
19 37 (10.82%) Risk Management
19 37 (10.82%) Scenario Testing
20 36 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
20 36 (10.53%) SOA
20 36 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
20 36 (10.53%) QA
21 35 (10.23%) Python
22 34 (9.94%) Presales
23 33 (9.65%) Web Services
23 33 (9.65%) Artificial Intelligence

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 (4.09%) JBoss
2 12 (3.51%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (3.22%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.92%) IBM Notes
5 8 (2.34%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.05%) Apache
7 6 (1.75%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.46%) IIS
9 4 (1.17%) Appian
9 4 (1.17%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.88%) FileNet
10 3 (0.88%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.58%) CMS
11 2 (0.58%) Confluence
11 2 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (5.85%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.58%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.34%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (1.75%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (1.17%) HFM
4 4 (1.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (1.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 4 (1.17%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (1.17%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.58%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.58%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.58%) SAP EWM
5 2 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.58%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.58%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.58%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.58%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.58%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (9.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.56%) PaaS
4 15 (4.39%) GitHub
5 14 (4.09%) Serverless
6 12 (3.51%) OpenShift
7 11 (3.22%) IaaS
8 10 (2.92%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (2.92%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (2.92%) SaaS
9 8 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (2.34%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.58%) AWS CodePipeline
10 2 (0.58%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.58%) Office 365
10 2 (0.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.51%) Wireless
2 8 (2.34%) Internet
2 8 (2.34%) VPN
3 6 (1.75%) BGP
3 6 (1.75%) DNS
3 6 (1.75%) VLAN
3 6 (1.75%) VoIP
4 4 (1.17%) EIGRP
4 4 (1.17%) FTP
4 4 (1.17%) HSRP
4 4 (1.17%) Hyperconnected
4 4 (1.17%) OSPF
4 4 (1.17%) PPP
4 4 (1.17%) SNMP
4 4 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.58%) Firewall
5 2 (0.58%) IGMP
5 2 (0.58%) SSH
5 2 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.89%) Big Data
2 24 (7.02%) MySQL
3 21 (6.14%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (6.14%) DB2
4 19 (5.56%) Blockchain
4 19 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 12 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (3.22%) Apache Hive
6 11 (3.22%) Data Lake
6 11 (3.22%) Data Mining
6 11 (3.22%) HBase
6 11 (3.22%) Impala
6 11 (3.22%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.92%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.63%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.34%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (2.34%) SAP HANA
10 6 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (8.19%) Selenium
2 25 (7.31%) Jenkins
3 21 (6.14%) Maven
4 18 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 14 (4.09%) JIRA
6 13 (3.80%) JUnit
6 13 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (3.51%) SonarQube
8 10 (2.92%) Git (software)
8 10 (2.92%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.34%) ERwin
10 7 (2.05%) Gradle
11 6 (1.75%) Ant
11 6 (1.75%) Appium
12 5 (1.46%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.17%) HP UFT
13 4 (1.17%) Subversion
13 4 (1.17%) TestNG
13 4 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
14 3 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 82 (23.98%) Finance
2 70 (20.47%) Banking
3 33 (9.65%) Marketing
4 30 (8.77%) Retail Banking
5 29 (8.48%) Retail
6 21 (6.14%) Investment Banking
7 19 (5.56%) Manufacturing
8 18 (5.26%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.58%) Advertising
11 2 (0.58%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.58%) French Language
11 2 (0.58%) Front Office
11 2 (0.58%) German Language
11 2 (0.58%) Legal
11 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.58%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Social Science
12 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 58 (16.96%) Architect
2 55 (16.08%) Developer
3 33 (9.65%) Analyst
4 31 (9.06%) Consultant
5 23 (6.73%) Programme Manager
6 20 (5.85%) SAP Consultant
6 20 (5.85%) Test Analyst
7 19 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 19 (5.56%) Senior Architect
7 19 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 16 (4.68%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 14 (4.09%) Salesforce Project Manager
11 11 (3.22%) React Developer
11 11 (3.22%) Services Director
12 10 (2.92%) Automation Tester
12 10 (2.92%) Cloud Architect
12 10 (2.92%) Data Engineer
12 10 (2.92%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (2.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.70%) Spring
2 33 (9.65%) REST
2 33 (9.65%) Web Services
3 29 (8.48%) Middleware
4 24 (7.02%) Spring Boot
5 20 (5.85%) HTML
6 18 (5.26%) Hibernate
7 17 (4.97%) .NET
8 16 (4.68%) HTML5
9 15 (4.39%) Spring Cloud
10 14 (4.09%) J2EE
10 14 (4.09%) Java EE
10 14 (4.09%) XML
11 13 (3.80%) RESTful
12 12 (3.51%) CSS
12 12 (3.51%) SOAP
13 11 (3.22%) Redux
14 10 (2.92%) Struts
15 9 (2.63%) Spring MVC
16 8 (2.34%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 69 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (9.36%) Data Centre
4 26 (7.60%) Computer Science
5 22 (6.43%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.09%) Cloud Native
7 13 (3.80%) Mainframe
8 10 (2.92%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.92%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (2.34%) Fintech
9 8 (2.34%) Life Science
9 8 (2.34%) Public Cloud
10 7 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (2.05%) User Experience
11 6 (1.75%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.75%) PMI
11 6 (1.75%) Robotics
12 4 (1.17%) Credit Risk
12 4 (1.17%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.56%) Linux
2 13 (3.80%) Windows
3 12 (3.51%) Unix
4 6 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.88%) AIX
6 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (23.68%) Analytics
3 66 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
4 60 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (16.96%) Test Automation
6 56 (16.37%) Business Development
7 45 (13.16%) DevOps
8 44 (12.87%) Migration
9 38 (11.11%) Scrum
10 37 (10.82%) Risk Management
10 37 (10.82%) Scenario Testing
11 36 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
11 36 (10.53%) SOA
12 34 (9.94%) Presales
13 33 (9.65%) Artificial Intelligence
13 33 (9.65%) Programme Management
14 32 (9.36%) Mentoring
14 32 (9.36%) Project Management
15 31 (9.06%) Microservices
15 31 (9.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 77 (22.51%) Java
2 40 (11.70%) SQL
3 35 (10.23%) Python
4 25 (7.31%) JavaScript
5 19 (5.56%) Java 8
6 16 (4.68%) C
7 11 (3.22%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.92%) Scala
9 8 (2.34%) C#
10 7 (2.05%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.75%) Java 9
11 6 (1.75%) Ruby
12 4 (1.17%) Perl
12 4 (1.17%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.88%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.58%) Groovy
14 2 (0.58%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.58%) R
14 2 (0.58%) VBScript
14 2 (0.58%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 88 (25.73%) Degree
2 21 (6.14%) ISTQB
3 14 (4.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (3.22%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.05%) MBA
7 6 (1.75%) CCNP
7 6 (1.75%) CIPD
7 6 (1.75%) Master's Degree
7 6 (1.75%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.75%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.46%) PMP
9 4 (1.17%) CCIE
9 4 (1.17%) CCMSE
9 4 (1.17%) CCSA
9 4 (1.17%) JNCIE
10 3 (0.88%) CISM
10 3 (0.88%) CISSP
11 2 (0.58%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.53%) QA
2 9 (2.63%) COBIT
3 7 (2.05%) SLA
4 6 (1.75%) PMO
5 5 (1.46%) GDPR
6 4 (1.17%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.58%) GMP
7 2 (0.58%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.58%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.58%) MiFID
7 2 (0.58%) PSD2
7 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.58%) SAS 70
System Software
1 17 (4.97%) Docker
2 12 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.22%) HDFS
4 2 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (3.51%) Ansible
2 12 (3.51%) Puppet
3 8 (2.34%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.75%) Oozie
5 3 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.58%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.58%) SCCM
6 2 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (18.71%) Oracle
2 40 (11.70%) Microsoft
3 39 (11.40%) SAP
4 29 (8.48%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (4.97%) IBM
6 14 (4.09%) ServiceNow
7 12 (3.51%) hybris
8 11 (3.22%) Cloudera
9 10 (2.92%) Adobe
9 10 (2.92%) Chordiant
9 10 (2.92%) Lotus
10 8 (2.34%) Ariba
10 8 (2.34%) Cisco
10 8 (2.34%) Google
10 8 (2.34%) Hyperion
10 8 (2.34%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.34%) Sybase
11 7 (2.05%) PeopleSoft
12 6 (1.75%) Talend
13 4 (1.17%) Citrix