Period
to 20 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cognizant over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 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.

Cognizant
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 260 263
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 6 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.083% 0.44% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.94% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Manchester median annual salary £27,000 £25,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -58.33% -
North West median annual salary £27,000 £25,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% -58.33% +17.65%

Cognizant is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,118 3,619 3,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 43.10% 46.55% 42.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,543 2,902 2,621
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23,800 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,700 £61,250
North West median annual salary £43,752 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -

Cognizant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Cognizant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Cognizant in Manchester

Cognizant
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cognizant in Manchester.

Salary trend for Cognizant in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing Cognizant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) SDET
3 2 (33.33%) PMO
3 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (33.33%) Commercial Awareness
3 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (33.33%) NUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing

Cognizant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Development Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Graduate
1 2 (33.33%) Graduate Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Graduate Software Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Graduate Software Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Graduate Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Software Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Software Development Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering Graduate
1 2 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Transformation Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (33.33%) Commercial Awareness
3 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SDET
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (33.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PMO
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com