The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Cognizant Technology Solutions.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognizant
Rank 124 112 100
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 2 1 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% 0.059% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.13% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 23
Average salary - - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 - £47,500
Cognizant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
834 757 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.96% 44.95% 50.66%
Number of salaries quoted 657 627 1021
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cognizant across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognizant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Cognizant
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cognizant across the Cheshire region.

Cognizant Salary Trend in Cheshire

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Cognizant also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cognizant.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) V-Model
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) BASE24
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) ATM
3 1 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (25.00%) GAMP
3 1 (25.00%) GMP
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Cognizant also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cognizant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ATM
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Validation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) V-Model
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (25.00%) GAMP
2 1 (25.00%) GMP
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP