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Cognizant Software Engineer salaries in India with 0 - 7 years exp.

Avg. annual salary

8.2 Lakhs info icon
(₹2.5 L/yr - ₹14.5 L/yr)

Monthly in-hand salary

60,402 - ₹ 61,931 info icon

At par with the average Software Engineer Salary in IT Services & Consulting Companies for 0 - 7 years of experience

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Software Engineer Salary
0 - 7 years exp. (10.9k salaries)
8.4 Lakhs

₹2.7 L/yr - ₹14.9 L/yr

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Software Engineer Salary
0 - 7 years exp. (761 salaries)
7.7 Lakhs

₹2.3 L/yr - ₹13.7 L/yr

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Software Engineer Salary
0 - 7 years exp. (263 salaries)
7.8 Lakhs

₹2.8 L/yr - ₹13.8 L/yr

Last Updated: 23 Jul 2024

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Average Cognizant Software Engineer salary in India is ₹8.2 Lakhs per year for employees with less than 1 year of experience to 7 years. Software Engineer salary at Cognizant ranges between ₹2.5 Lakhs to ₹14.5 Lakhs per year. Salary estimates are based on 13.8k latest salaries received from various employees of Cognizant.

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Experience wise Cognizant Software Engineer salaries

Last Updated: 23 Jul 2024

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(₹2.5 L/yr - ₹6.8 L/yr)
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2 years (2.8k salaries)

5.6 Lakhs

(₹2.5 L/yr - ₹9.5 L/yr)
3 years (3.7k salaries)

7.2 Lakhs

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4 years (2.9k salaries)

8.9 Lakhs

(₹4.5 L/yr - ₹15 L/yr)
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Top skills at Cognizant for Software Engineer

Spring Boot Java Software Engineering Microservices Core Java J2Ee Javascript Angularjs Performance Management XML SQL Spring Mvc People Management .NET Framework ASP.Net

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3.0
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4.0 for Salary and Benefits

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Compensation and pay structure

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Manager hierarchy. Ratings will be given by home manager. He will never know about my performance because he will be working for some other project. Still they give ratings based on some comments without knowing actual performance

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Software Engineer in Hyderabad / Secunderabad

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posted on 03 Jun 2024

1.0 for Salary and Benefits

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Work load is usually not very heavy, they provide great platforms to learn like free udemy access and cognizant internal certifications.

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Dislikes

Does not pay as per the current market standards, your work will not be recognized, promotion and appraisal structures are very bad. Lot of office politics.

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Software Engineer in Kolkata

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Engineering - Software & QA Department

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posted on 06 Apr 2024

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In cognizant the salary hike is good as compared to other services based company

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posted on 15 Jun 2023

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Cognizant Software Engineer Salary FAQs

What is the salary of Software Engineer at Cognizant?
Average Cognizant Software Engineer salary in India is ₹8.2 Lakhs for less than 1 year of experience to 7 years. Software Engineer salary at Cognizant India ranges between ₹2.5 Lakhs to ₹14.5 Lakhs. According to our estimates it is 4% less than the average Software Engineer Salary in India. Salary estimates are based on 13.8k latest salaries received from various employees of Cognizant India.
How does the salary of a Software Engineer at Cognizant India compare with the average salary range for this job?
The average salary of a Software Engineer at Cognizant is ₹8.2 Lakhs per year which is 4% less than average salary of a Software Engineer in India which receives a salary of ₹8.6 Lakhs per year.
What are the top skills required to work as a Software Engineer at Cognizant?
Spring Boot, Java, Software Engineering, Microservices and Core Java are some of the popular skills required to work as a Software Engineer at Cognizant India.
Which similar companies are paying more than Cognizant to a Software Engineer in India?
  • Microsoft Corporation Software Engineer Salary - 31.9 Lakhs per year
  • Oracle Software Engineer Salary - 17.6 Lakhs per year
  • Tata Group Software Engineer Salary - 14.4 Lakhs per year
  • Dell R&D Center Software Engineer Salary - 14.0 Lakhs per year
  • NielsenIQ Software Engineer Salary - 12.5 Lakhs per year
What is the salary of a Software Engineer in companies similar to Cognizant in India?
  • IBM Software Engineer Salary - 11.8 Lakhs per year
  • Dell EMC Software Engineer Salary - 11.0 Lakhs per year
  • NTT Software Engineer Salary - 10.2 Lakhs per year
  • HCL Infotech Software Engineer Salary - 8.6 Lakhs per year
  • Wipro Software Engineer Salary - 8.6 Lakhs per year
What is the estimated take home salary of a Software Engineer at Cognizant in India?
The estimated take home salary of a Software Engineer at Cognizant ranges between ₹60,402 per month to ₹61,931 per month in India. The take home salary calculation is based on the average Cognizant Software Engineer salary in India which is ₹8.2 Lakhs per year for employees with less than 1 year of experience to 7 years Check how did we calculate take home salary?
What is the notice period for Software Engineer at Cognizant?
According to AmbitionBox, 34% of the Cognizant Software Engineers reported a notice period of 15 days or less, 28% reported a notice period of 2 Months and the remaining reported other notice period durations. This is based on 9.7k responses on AmbitionBox in last 2 years.

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Cognizant Software Engineer salary in India ranges between ₹₹2.5 Lakhs to ₹₹14.5 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹₹8.2 Lakhs. Salary estimates are based on 13.8k Cognizant latest salaries received from various employees of Cognizant.