The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognizant
England / North West
Rank 241 230 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.085% 0.13% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £31,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £85,000 -
% change year-on-year
-62.94% -

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2579 2200 2995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.68% 40.43% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2107 1818 2564
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,913 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Cognizant as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Cognizant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cognizant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Cognizant Salary Trend in the North West

Cognizant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -15 5 £31,500 -
Cognizant
England

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing Cognizant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Scrum
2 15 (57.69%) IBM
3 14 (53.85%) ISEB
3 14 (53.85%) Finance
3 14 (53.85%) Banking
3 14 (53.85%) Business Analysis
3 14 (53.85%) Translating Business Requirements
4 13 (50.00%) Degree
5 10 (38.46%) JIRA
5 10 (38.46%) Wireframes
5 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 10 (38.46%) SOA
5 10 (38.46%) UML
6 9 (34.62%) XML
6 9 (34.62%) Oracle
6 9 (34.62%) MS Visio
6 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (34.62%) Mainframe
6 9 (34.62%) Payment Gateway
6 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (34.62%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (34.62%) Mobile App
6 9 (34.62%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (30.77%) JCL
7 8 (30.77%) VSAM
7 8 (30.77%) Programme Management
7 8 (30.77%) HP
7 8 (30.77%) CICS
7 8 (30.77%) SQL

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (30.77%) CICS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (15.38%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) FTP
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) DB2
2 5 (19.23%) Data Mining
2 5 (19.23%) DataStage
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) Fiddler
2 3 (11.54%) Firebug
2 3 (11.54%) JMeter
2 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
2 3 (11.54%) The Grinder
2 3 (11.54%) Toad
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (53.85%) Banking
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) Business Analyst
3 10 (38.46%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (38.46%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Data Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Test Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior UX Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) SOAP
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Mainframe
1 9 (34.62%) Mobile App
1 9 (34.62%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (30.77%) VSAM
3 5 (19.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) PMI
4 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Scrum
3 14 (53.85%) Business Analysis
3 14 (53.85%) Translating Business Requirements
4 10 (38.46%) SOA
4 10 (38.46%) UML
4 10 (38.46%) Wireframes
5 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (34.62%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (30.77%) Programme Management
7 7 (26.92%) Service Management
8 6 (23.08%) Workflow
9 5 (19.23%) Data Management
9 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
9 5 (19.23%) ETL
9 5 (19.23%) Logical Data Model
9 5 (19.23%) Physical Data Model
9 5 (19.23%) Project Management
9 5 (19.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) COBOL
1 8 (30.77%) JCL
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) C++
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) ISEB
2 13 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (19.23%) IIBA
4 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) IBM
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) Oracle
4 8 (30.77%) HP
5 5 (19.23%) Informatica