The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.62% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £33,750 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
COBOL
Dorset

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

Programming Languages Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
205 255 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 63.66% 55.08% 70.40%
Number of salaries quoted 176 173 230
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

COBOL
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Bournemouth

COBOL
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development