Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 763 622 831
Rank change year-on-year -141 +209 +216
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 431 610 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.81% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 16
UK median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% -21.21% +32.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £46,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £91,500 £87,500 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,660 £65,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year -54.37% +31.31% -10.00%

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 76,866 74,880 91,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.58% 44.22% 45.47%
Number of salaries quoted 60,208 60,187 74,542
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% -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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -139 395 £56,000 -13.85% 28
London -69 323 £73,750 +13.46% 26
UK excluding London -66 104 £29,660 -54.37% 2
South East -8 41 £48,500 -25.38% 1
Scotland -5 33 £29,660 -
North of England -30 14 - - 1
North West -29 12 - - 1
Midlands -8 11 £50,000 -
East Midlands -16 6 - -
West Midlands +9 5 £50,000 -
South West -11 5 £28,000 -
Yorkshire +19 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 165 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (28.31%) Analytics
3 101 (23.43%) Degree
4 91 (21.11%) Finance
4 91 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
5 89 (20.65%) Problem-Solving
6 88 (20.42%) Java
7 83 (19.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 81 (18.79%) Oracle
9 74 (17.17%) DevOps
10 69 (16.01%) Enterprise Software
11 64 (14.85%) Microsoft
12 63 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
12 63 (14.62%) Big Data
12 63 (14.62%) Mentoring
13 62 (14.39%) Data Centre
13 62 (14.39%) Python
14 60 (13.92%) Migration
15 59 (13.69%) Middleware
16 56 (12.99%) QA
16 56 (12.99%) Marketing
17 54 (12.53%) SQL
18 51 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
18 51 (11.83%) Data Governance
19 48 (11.14%) Retail
19 48 (11.14%) TOGAF
19 48 (11.14%) SOA
20 47 (10.90%) Service Management
21 45 (10.44%) Business Development
21 45 (10.44%) Microservices

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 24 (5.57%) Confluence
1 24 (5.57%) JBoss
2 21 (4.87%) Tomcat
3 19 (4.41%) WebLogic
4 16 (3.71%) Apache
5 14 (3.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 14 (3.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (3.02%) Apache Spark
7 12 (2.78%) iPlanet
7 12 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
8 10 (2.32%) SharePoint
9 9 (2.09%) IIS
10 8 (1.86%) Apache Solr
11 7 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.62%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.39%) CMS
12 6 (1.39%) Predix
12 6 (1.39%) ThingWorx
13 5 (1.16%) Mule
Applications
1 21 (4.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.32%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.62%) InVision
6 6 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.93%) UserZoom
8 2 (0.46%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.23%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (4.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 12 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (1.62%) SAP CRM
4 6 (1.39%) SAP HCM
4 6 (1.39%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (1.16%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.93%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.70%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.46%) HFM
8 2 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.46%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.46%) SAP EWM
8 2 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.46%) SAP QM
8 2 (0.46%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.46%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 63 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (6.50%) PaaS
4 16 (3.71%) GitHub
5 12 (2.78%) IaaS
6 11 (2.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 10 (2.32%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (2.32%) Force.com
7 10 (2.32%) Serverless
8 9 (2.09%) SaaS
9 8 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.62%) OpenShift
10 7 (1.62%) SuccessFactors
11 6 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (1.39%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.39%) Office 365
12 5 (1.16%) CloudBees
13 4 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 4 (0.93%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 4 (0.93%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.03%) Firewall
2 21 (4.87%) Internet
3 19 (4.41%) SAN
4 17 (3.94%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.25%) LAN
5 14 (3.25%) NAS
5 14 (3.25%) Wireless
6 12 (2.78%) WAN
7 9 (2.09%) Software-Defined Networking
8 8 (1.86%) HTTP
9 7 (1.62%) BIG-IP
9 7 (1.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.62%) VoIP
10 5 (1.16%) MPLS
10 5 (1.16%) VPN
11 4 (0.93%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.93%) FTP
11 4 (0.93%) Profibus
12 2 (0.46%) MQTT
12 2 (0.46%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (14.62%) Big Data
2 36 (8.35%) SQL Server
3 29 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (3.94%) Hadoop
5 16 (3.71%) Data Lake
6 13 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.09%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.09%) SAP HANA
7 9 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.86%) Apache Hive
8 8 (1.86%) DB2
8 8 (1.86%) HDInsight
8 8 (1.86%) Impala
8 8 (1.86%) MySQL
9 7 (1.62%) HBase
9 7 (1.62%) Oracle ODI
9 7 (1.62%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.39%) Power BI
10 6 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (9.98%) JIRA
2 41 (9.51%) Jenkins
3 29 (6.73%) Git (software)
4 27 (6.26%) Maven
5 18 (4.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 15 (3.48%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (3.25%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (2.32%) NUnit
11 9 (2.09%) Bitbucket
11 9 (2.09%) Cucumber
11 9 (2.09%) ERwin
11 9 (2.09%) Gradle
11 9 (2.09%) Selenium
11 9 (2.09%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.62%) JUnit
13 6 (1.39%) Subversion
14 5 (1.16%) Mockito
15 4 (0.93%) Axure RP
General
1 91 (21.11%) Finance
2 56 (12.99%) Marketing
3 48 (11.14%) Retail
4 42 (9.74%) Banking
5 20 (4.64%) Investment Banking
6 18 (4.18%) Manufacturing
7 16 (3.71%) Legal
8 12 (2.78%) Financial Institution
9 10 (2.32%) Retail Banking
10 9 (2.09%) Dutch Language
10 9 (2.09%) French Language
10 9 (2.09%) German Language
11 7 (1.62%) Advertising
12 6 (1.39%) Billing
13 5 (1.16%) Back Office
14 4 (0.93%) Front Office
15 3 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.70%) Wholesale Banking
16 2 (0.46%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (18.79%) Architect
2 70 (16.24%) Developer
3 55 (12.76%) Consultant
4 25 (5.80%) Analyst
5 24 (5.57%) Designer
5 24 (5.57%) SAP Consultant
6 17 (3.94%) Senior Developer
6 17 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (3.48%) Enterprise Architect
7 15 (3.48%) Java Developer
8 12 (2.78%) Build Engineer
8 12 (2.78%) Migration Engineer
8 12 (2.78%) Unix Engineer
9 11 (2.55%) Senior Architect
9 11 (2.55%) Senior Consultant
10 10 (2.32%) Applications Support
10 10 (2.32%) Applications Support Analyst
10 10 (2.32%) Delivery Manager
10 10 (2.32%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (2.32%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (13.69%) Middleware
2 42 (9.74%) REST
3 41 (9.51%) Spring
4 38 (8.82%) Web Services
5 36 (8.35%) HTML
6 32 (7.42%) CSS
7 29 (6.73%) Spring Boot
8 27 (6.26%) RESTful
9 25 (5.80%) XML
10 24 (5.57%) J2EE
11 22 (5.10%) .NET
11 22 (5.10%) Spring Cloud
12 21 (4.87%) HTML5
13 19 (4.41%) AngularJS
14 16 (3.71%) jQuery
15 14 (3.25%) Spring MVC
16 13 (3.02%) Ember.js
16 13 (3.02%) Hibernate
16 13 (3.02%) SOAP
17 11 (2.55%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 91 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (16.01%) Enterprise Software
3 62 (14.39%) Data Centre
4 43 (9.98%) Management Information System
5 36 (8.35%) Computer Science
6 21 (4.87%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (4.87%) User Experience
7 18 (4.18%) Data Structures
8 17 (3.94%) Social Media
9 16 (3.71%) Cloud Native
9 16 (3.71%) Clustering
9 16 (3.71%) Internet of Things
10 15 (3.48%) Virtual Team
11 14 (3.25%) Life Science
12 13 (3.02%) Algorithms
12 13 (3.02%) Public Cloud
13 12 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
14 10 (2.32%) Industrial Internet of Things
15 9 (2.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
16 8 (1.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.98%) Windows
2 36 (8.35%) Linux
3 32 (7.42%) Unix
4 19 (4.41%) Solaris
5 13 (3.02%) AIX
6 12 (2.78%) HPUX
7 7 (1.62%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.62%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.62%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.39%) Android
9 5 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (28.31%) Analytics
3 89 (20.65%) Problem-Solving
4 83 (19.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (17.17%) DevOps
6 63 (14.62%) Mentoring
7 60 (13.92%) Migration
8 51 (11.83%) Data Governance
9 48 (11.14%) SOA
9 48 (11.14%) TOGAF
10 47 (10.90%) Service Management
11 45 (10.44%) Business Development
11 45 (10.44%) Microservices
12 42 (9.74%) Collaborative Working
12 42 (9.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 41 (9.51%) Data Management
13 41 (9.51%) Project Management
14 40 (9.28%) Information Management
14 40 (9.28%) SDLC
14 40 (9.28%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 88 (20.42%) Java
2 62 (14.39%) Python
3 54 (12.53%) SQL
4 34 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 32 (7.42%) PowerShell
6 25 (5.80%) C#
7 21 (4.87%) Perl
8 18 (4.18%) C++
8 18 (4.18%) Java 8
9 12 (2.78%) C
10 11 (2.55%) Apex Code
10 11 (2.55%) Ruby
11 10 (2.32%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.09%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.86%) ES6
13 8 (1.86%) Scala
14 4 (0.93%) VBA
14 4 (0.93%) VBScript
14 4 (0.93%) XPath
15 3 (0.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 101 (23.43%) Degree
2 21 (4.87%) Computer Science Degree
2 21 (4.87%) TOGAF Certification
3 15 (3.48%) Master's Degree
4 14 (3.25%) MBA
4 14 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.09%) MCSA
6 9 (2.09%) PMI Certification
6 9 (2.09%) VCDX
7 8 (1.86%) CISA
7 8 (1.86%) CISSP
8 7 (1.62%) PMP
9 6 (1.39%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.16%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (1.16%) MCSE
11 4 (0.93%) CISM
11 4 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (12.99%) QA
2 23 (5.34%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.09%) COBIT
3 9 (2.09%) GDPR
4 8 (1.86%) SLA
5 6 (1.39%) PMO
6 5 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.46%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.46%) GMP
7 2 (0.46%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.46%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.46%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.46%) MiFID
7 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (5.10%) Docker
3 19 (4.41%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.48%) Active Directory
4 15 (3.48%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (2.78%) KVM
5 12 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 9 (2.09%) VMware NSX
7 8 (1.86%) HDFS
8 5 (1.16%) Firmware
9 4 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.46%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (5.34%) Puppet
2 16 (3.71%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (3.02%) Kubernetes
4 12 (2.78%) SCCM
5 10 (2.32%) Control-M
5 10 (2.32%) OpenView
6 8 (1.86%) Oozie
7 7 (1.62%) AirWatch
7 7 (1.62%) Ansible
8 5 (1.16%) BladeLogic
8 5 (1.16%) CA Wily
8 5 (1.16%) Jamf Pro
8 5 (1.16%) Nagios
8 5 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (1.16%) Rundeck
9 3 (0.70%) Ambari
10 2 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (18.79%) Oracle
2 64 (14.85%) Microsoft
3 44 (10.21%) SAP
4 38 (8.82%) VMware
5 25 (5.80%) HP
5 25 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
6 23 (5.34%) IBM
7 22 (5.10%) Cisco
8 21 (4.87%) ServiceNow
9 15 (3.48%) Tableau
10 14 (3.25%) Adobe
10 14 (3.25%) Citrix
10 14 (3.25%) Talend
11 12 (2.78%) Cloudera
11 12 (2.78%) PlateSpin
11 12 (2.78%) Remedy
11 12 (2.78%) Sun
11 12 (2.78%) Veritas
12 11 (2.55%) Apigee
12 11 (2.55%) MuleSoft