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June 28, 2021

Cognizant Technology Solutions’s IT hiring activity increases 20.7% in May 2021

US-based company Cognizant Technology Solutions’s IT hiring an increased 20.7% in May 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

The company’s overall hiring activity an increased by 5.34% in May 2021 when compared with April 2021.

IT jobs claimed a 15.22% share in the company’s total hiring activity in May 2021, and recorded a 2.93% growth over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Cognizant Technology Solutions IT hiring in May 2021

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Cognizant Technology Solutions, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 71.84% in May 2021, and a 92.82% growth over April 2021, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 19.43% in May 2021, and registered a 431.71% an increase. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 7.31% in May 2021, a 24.77% drop from April 2021.

Asia-Pacific drives IT hiring at Cognizant Technology Solutions

Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region in the global technology IT hiring activity in May 2021 with a 90.82% share, which marked a 124.45% growth over the previous month.

North America stood next with 4.9%, registering a 32.93% month-on-month decline. Europe was the third leading region with a 2.67% share and a 23.08% drop over April 2021.

In the fourth place was South & Central America with a share of 1.07% and a month-on-month an increase of 500%.Middle East & Africa stood at the bottom of the table with a share of 0.53%, registering a flat growth over the previous month.

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s technology industry IT hiring activity with a 90.73% share in May 2021, a 124.72% growth over April 2021. the US featured next with a 3.39% share, down 30.91% over the previous month.United Kingdom recorded a 2.41% share, an increase of 12.5% compared with April 2021.

Junior Level jobs lead Cognizant Technology Solutions IT hiring activity in May 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 66.22%, up by 71.59% from April 2021. Entry Level positions with a 20.77% share, a growth of 258.46% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 13.01% share, up 84.81% over April 2021.

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