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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognizant
Rank - 234 217
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 0 3 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.044% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.095% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 23
Average salary - - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 - £47,500
Cognizant
England

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
3288 3146 3765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.16% 45.64% 50.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2596 2672 3228
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cognizant across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Retail Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) V-Model
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (33.33%) GAMP
2 1 (33.33%) GMP
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Validation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) V-Model
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (33.33%) GAMP
2 1 (33.33%) GMP
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center