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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cognizant
Rank 225 245 251
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 9 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.043% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.098% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £77,500 -
% change year-on-year
-22.58% -
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
2876 3074 3327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.88% 44.09% 44.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2289 2439 2819
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +1 6 - -
Manchester - 3 - -
Cognizant
England

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) ERP
3 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (27.27%) SCADA
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) Life Science
4 3 (27.27%) MBA
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Radian6
5 2 (18.18%) Social Media
5 2 (18.18%) Genesys
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) GAMP
5 2 (18.18%) GMP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) Avaya
5 2 (18.18%) CTI
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) WFM
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Business Development
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) IVR
5 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (18.18%) Wonderware
5 2 (18.18%) Marketing

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (18.18%) Radian6
2 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) CTI
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Avaya Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
2 1 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (9.09%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) SCADA
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Life Science
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) IVR
2 2 (18.18%) Social Media
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Business Development
3 2 (18.18%) WFM
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) MBA
3 1 (9.09%) IIBA
3 1 (9.09%) CBAP
3 1 (9.09%) PMP
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GAMP
1 2 (18.18%) GMP
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) EMC
1 2 (18.18%) Avaya
1 2 (18.18%) Genesys
1 2 (18.18%) Wonderware
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Ariba