Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 340 307 314
Rank change year-on-year -33 +7 +46
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 12 55 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.42% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.90% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
North West median annual salary £27,000 - £60,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -11.11%

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 5,250 6,126 5,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.28% 46.70% 43.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,169 4,757 4,147
North West median annual salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £23,957 £23,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 22 September 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 -16 8 £27,000 -
Cheshire -2 4 - -
Cognizant
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (50.00%) REST
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (33.33%) SDET
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (33.33%) RESTful
3 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) OOP
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) NUnit
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) Blockchain
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (16.67%) PMO

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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) FTP
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Blockchain
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) NUnit
1 3 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (8.33%) Gradle
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Development Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Graduate
1 2 (16.67%) Graduate Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Graduate Software Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Graduate Software Test Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Graduate Test Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Programme Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Senior Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Software Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Software Development Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering Graduate
1 2 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) Java EE
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Struts
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) OOP
2 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) SDET
3 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (16.67%) Commercial Awareness
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) Groovy
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PMO
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Chordiant
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com