Period
to 25 June 2018

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 6 months to 25 June 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
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 351 320 292
Rank change year-on-year -31 -28 +71
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 14 41 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.71% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
North West median annual salary - - -
England median annual salary £56,000 £65,000 £54,750
% change year-on-year -13.85% +18.72% -15.77%

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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 5,713 5,774 4,805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.07% 44.75% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4,623 4,661 3,946
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,800 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Cognizant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cognizant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 25 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +17 12 - - 3
Cheshire -35 2 - -
Cognizant
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) OOP
2 6 (42.86%) OO
2 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 6 (42.86%) RESTful
2 6 (42.86%) REST
2 6 (42.86%) Coaching
2 6 (42.86%) Data Structures
2 6 (42.86%) Algorithms
2 6 (42.86%) SDET
3 4 (28.57%) Complex Event Processing
3 4 (28.57%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 4 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (28.57%) Splunk
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Confluence
3 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (28.57%) B2B
3 4 (28.57%) Middleware
3 4 (28.57%) JIRA

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 4 (28.57%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) FTP
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
1 4 (28.57%) NUnit
1 4 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (14.29%) Gradle
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) REST
1 6 (42.86%) RESTful
2 4 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Algorithms
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 6 (42.86%) Data Structures
2 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Coaching
1 6 (42.86%) OO
1 6 (42.86%) OOP
1 6 (42.86%) SDET
1 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 4 (28.57%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) B2B
2 4 (28.57%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Complex Event Processing
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) EAI
2 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Process Management
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
2 4 (28.57%) SOA
2 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 4 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Groovy
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 2 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 2 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Splunk
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com