The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank - 79 68
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry - 0.50% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.10% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +30.43%
COBOL
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
331 362 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 46.75% 45.36% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 280 331 268
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

COBOL
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Coventry

COBOL
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Coventry region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (100.00%) Micro Focus
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Micro Focus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle