The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 218 247
Rank change year-on-year -30 +29  
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 24 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.34% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.78% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +36.84% -20.83%  

Cognizant is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3167 2424 2849
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 46.25% 43.22% 45.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2517 1984 2282
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Cognizant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Cognizant as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cognizant 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for Cognizant in the North West

Cognizant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -21 16 - - 4
Cheshire -42 5 - - 2
Merseyside - 3 - - 1
Cognizant
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Cognizant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 37 (90.24%) Finance
2 24 (58.54%) Banking
2 24 (58.54%) SDLC
3 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (34.15%) CRM
5 13 (31.71%) Business Analysis
6 12 (29.27%) Retail
6 12 (29.27%) SOA
6 12 (29.27%) ITIL
6 12 (29.27%) IBM
6 12 (29.27%) Business Development
6 12 (29.27%) Java EE
7 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
7 11 (26.83%) TDD
8 10 (24.39%) Scrum
8 10 (24.39%) Management Information System
8 10 (24.39%) Line Management
9 9 (21.95%) Social Media
9 9 (21.95%) Project Management
10 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
10 8 (19.51%) Windows
10 8 (19.51%) Linux
10 8 (19.51%) UML
10 8 (19.51%) OOP
10 8 (19.51%) OO
10 8 (19.51%) Java
10 8 (19.51%) .NET
10 8 (19.51%) Oracle
10 8 (19.51%) SOAP
10 8 (19.51%) Web Services

Cognizant
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Chatbot
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (7.32%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
2 8 (19.51%) SonarQube
2 8 (19.51%) Subversion
3 4 (9.76%) JIRA
4 3 (7.32%) Bitbucket
4 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.32%) Xcode
General
1 37 (90.24%) Finance
2 24 (58.54%) Banking
3 12 (29.27%) Retail
4 8 (19.51%) Retail Banking
5 6 (14.63%) Back Office
5 6 (14.63%) Private Banking
6 4 (9.76%) Financial Institution
7 3 (7.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Architect
3 11 (26.83%) Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Business Analyst
5 8 (19.51%) Java Developer
5 8 (19.51%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (17.07%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Business Process Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Integration Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Process Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (9.76%) webMethods Architect
8 3 (7.32%) CRM Manager
8 3 (7.32%) CRM Project Manager
8 3 (7.32%) iOS Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Project Management Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Java EE
2 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) JSON
2 8 (19.51%) SOAP
2 8 (19.51%) Web Services
2 8 (19.51%) XML
3 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
3 4 (9.76%) HTML
3 4 (9.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Management Information System
2 9 (21.95%) Social Media
3 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
1 8 (19.51%) Mac OS
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) SDLC
2 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (34.15%) CRM
4 13 (31.71%) Business Analysis
5 12 (29.27%) Business Development
5 12 (29.27%) ITIL
5 12 (29.27%) SOA
6 11 (26.83%) TDD
7 10 (24.39%) Line Management
7 10 (24.39%) Scrum
8 9 (21.95%) Project Management
9 8 (19.51%) Microservices
9 8 (19.51%) Migration
9 8 (19.51%) OO
9 8 (19.51%) OOP
9 8 (19.51%) Open Source
9 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
9 8 (19.51%) TOGAF
9 8 (19.51%) UML
9 8 (19.51%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) Apple Swift
2 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Master's Degree
2 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) COBIT
1 8 (19.51%) GDPR
2 4 (9.76%) MiFID
3 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) IBM
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) Pega
3 4 (9.76%) webMethods
4 3 (7.32%) Adobe
4 3 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
Manchester, Lancashire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market standards
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market standards
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitve
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 13 days ago
Greater Manchester
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Greater Manchester
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 27 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 23 days ago