The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognizant over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognizant
Rank 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.30% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 - £47,500
Cognizant
East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
423 266 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 42.22% 44.93% 45.05%
Number of salaries quoted 379 237 258
Average salary £39,500 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.65% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Cognizant
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Cognizant Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TMap
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (33.33%) CICS
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) HACMP
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) TMap
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 1 (33.33%) IBM