The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank - 122 136
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.89% 0.043%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.99% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 0 19 1
Median salary - £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
815 1003 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 49.51% 44.80% 44.32%
Number of salaries quoted 696 841 880
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

COBOL
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

COBOL
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Delphi
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Pascal
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Web Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Delphi Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Web Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Web Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Delphi
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Pascal
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA