The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cognizant
England / West Midlands
Rank 204 242 215
Rank change year-on-year +38 -27  
Permanent jobs citing Cognizant 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.043% 0.016% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.099% 0.036% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary - £85,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +41.66%  

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 West Midlands.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2021 2753 2382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.29% 44.79% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 2156 2004
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,575 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Cognizant
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Cognizant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Cognizant in the West Midlands

Cognizant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cognizant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Birmingham - 2 - -
Cognizant
England

Cognizant
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) QA
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 4 (66.67%) API Testing
1 4 (66.67%) SDET
1 4 (66.67%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Degree

Cognizant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Development Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Software Development Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Test Development Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Services Director
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) API Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
1 4 (66.67%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM