The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank 198 - 217
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 12 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% - 0.054%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 2
Median salary £52,500 - £40,750
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £39,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £42,150
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
COBOL
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1946 1968 2148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.92% 39.34% 38.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1765 1607 1763
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing COBOL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

COBOL
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COBOL across the Berkshire region.

COBOL Salary Trend in Berkshire

COBOL
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBOL across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

COBOL Salary Histogram in Berkshire

COBOL
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newbury - 5 £55,000 - 1
Slough - 2 £65,000 -
COBOL
South East

COBOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing COBOL 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 25 (83.33%) Java
2 22 (73.33%) Mainframe
3 21 (70.00%) DB2
4 20 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (43.33%) Retail
6 8 (26.67%) Windows
7 7 (23.33%) C#
8 6 (20.00%) Unix
9 5 (16.67%) C++
10 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
10 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
10 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
11 3 (10.00%) SDLC
11 3 (10.00%) WPF
11 3 (10.00%) WinForms
11 3 (10.00%) Data Architecture
11 3 (10.00%) OO
12 2 (6.67%) Linux
12 2 (6.67%) Assembly Language
12 2 (6.67%) C
13 1 (3.33%) Oracle
13 1 (3.33%) REXX
13 1 (3.33%) PL/1
13 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
13 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
13 1 (3.33%) OpenVMS
13 1 (3.33%) IBM
13 1 (3.33%) CMMI

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) DB2
2 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (43.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 22 (73.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (23.33%) COBOL Developer
3 7 (23.33%) DB2 Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C++/Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Data Migration Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Migration Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Unix Support
6 1 (3.33%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) WinForms
1 3 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (73.33%) Mainframe
2 20 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) OpenVMS
4 1 (3.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Data Architecture
1 3 (10.00%) OO
1 3 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (3.33%) CMMI
2 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (3.33%) Migration
2 1 (3.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) C++
4 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Assembly Language
5 2 (6.67%) C
6 1 (3.33%) PL/1
6 1 (3.33%) REXX
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) IBM
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle
Newbury, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago