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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognizant
England / North West
Rank 246 211 -
Rank change year-on-year -35 -  
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 11 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.39% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary - £85,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +30.76%  

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 2620 2373 2899
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 43.23% 42.17% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2152 1951 2328
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 22 March 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
Cheshire +4 7 - - 4
Manchester -26 4 - - 2
Cognizant
England

Cognizant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 13 (68.42%) Banking
3 11 (57.89%) IBM
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) SOA
4 10 (52.63%) UML
4 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (47.37%) Degree
5 9 (47.37%) CRM
6 8 (42.11%) Oracle
6 8 (42.11%) Business Analysis
6 8 (42.11%) SDLC
7 7 (36.84%) Java EE
7 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (36.84%) .NET
8 6 (31.58%) ITIL
8 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
8 6 (31.58%) Scrum
8 6 (31.58%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
8 6 (31.58%) Process Improvement
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (31.58%) COBIT
8 6 (31.58%) Open Source
9 5 (26.32%) XML
10 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
10 4 (21.05%) ISEB
10 4 (21.05%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (21.05%) JIRA
10 4 (21.05%) User Stories

Cognizant
Top Related 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 6 (31.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.53%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.26%) DataStage
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
3 1 (5.26%) Firebug
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) JMeter
3 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.26%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) The Grinder
3 1 (5.26%) Toad
3 1 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 13 (68.42%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Private Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Business Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Release Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
1 7 (36.84%) Java EE
2 5 (26.32%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 4 (21.05%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.53%) Social Media
3 2 (10.53%) VSAM
4 1 (5.26%) PMI
4 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (52.63%) SOA
1 10 (52.63%) UML
2 9 (47.37%) CRM
3 8 (42.11%) Business Analysis
3 8 (42.11%) SDLC
4 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (31.58%) ITIL
5 6 (31.58%) Open Source
5 6 (31.58%) Process Improvement
5 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
5 6 (31.58%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (21.05%) Business Development
6 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (21.05%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (21.05%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (21.05%) User Stories
6 4 (21.05%) Wireframes
7 3 (15.79%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) COBOL
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) JCL
2 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) COBIT
2 1 (5.26%) GDPR
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) IBM
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
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