The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognizant
Rank 237 243 233
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 3 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.042% 0.028% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.095% 0.062% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £78,750 - £47,500
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3168 3245 3813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.26% 44.82% 50.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2523 2757 3320
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cognizant
England

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 30 July 2014. 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 -5 3 - - 1
Cognizant
England

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 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 the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

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%) Test Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Validation Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
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%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Android
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%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
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