The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chatham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chatham 4.88% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +23.45%
COBOL
Kent

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

Programming Languages Category
Chatham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
7 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chatham 17.07% 35.71% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 10
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chatham

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Chatham

COBOL
Salary Trend in Chatham

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Chatham

COBOL
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Chatham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chatham 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ERwin
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) MDX
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) PowerPivot
1 2 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Chatham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chatham 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) PowerPivot
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ERwin
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MDX
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft