The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COBOL
Rank 23 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 9 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 5.06% - 4.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.98% - 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
COBOL
Essex

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

Programming Languages Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
53 42 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 29.78% 40.78% 38.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 26
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COBOL across the Brentwood region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

COBOL
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Brentwood

COBOL
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood region citing COBOL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COBOL.

1 15 (93.75%) SQL
1 15 (93.75%) Client/Server
1 15 (93.75%) AS400
1 15 (93.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (62.50%) Incident Management
2 10 (62.50%) Change Control
3 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
3 9 (56.25%) SLA
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 1 (6.25%) Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (6.25%) iSeries

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood region citing COBOL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COBOL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Senior Manager
1 10 (62.50%) Support Manager
1 10 (62.50%) Production Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Production Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) COBOL Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Client/Server
1 15 (93.75%) AS400
1 15 (93.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) iSeries
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Incident Management
1 10 (62.50%) Change Control
2 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) SLA
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
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