The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.06%
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 Hampshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1889 1824 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 49.68% 50.25% 47.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1625 1736
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

COBOL
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Hampshire

COBOL
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) SAS
1 4 (100.00%) CICS
1 4 (100.00%) SPSS
1 4 (100.00%) Control-M
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) ChangeMan
1 4 (100.00%) VSAM
1 4 (100.00%) ISPF
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Data Conversion
1 4 (100.00%) Tableau
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Data Structures

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (100.00%) SAS
1 4 (100.00%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) ChangeMan
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) VSAM
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Data Conversion
1 4 (100.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Tableau