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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank 187 - 172
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.030% - 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.052% - 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £35,000 - £74,082
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +23.45%
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
1936 2051 1622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 58.51% 53.83% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1765 1884 1435
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough - 1 £35,000 -
COBOL
South East

COBOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (95.45%) SQL
1 21 (95.45%) SQL Server
1 21 (95.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle Fusion
2 20 (90.91%) SQL Server 2012
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle ODI
2 20 (90.91%) ServiceNow
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle Database 12c
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle Database
2 20 (90.91%) SQL Server 2005
2 20 (90.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle Database 11g
2 20 (90.91%) SQL Server 2014
2 20 (90.91%) T-SQL
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle
2 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle9i Database
2 20 (90.91%) Cognos
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle Database 10g
2 20 (90.91%) Tivoli
2 20 (90.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 20 (90.91%) ERwin
2 20 (90.91%) Middleware
2 20 (90.91%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (45.45%) Service Management
3 10 (45.45%) ITIL
3 10 (45.45%) Performance Management
3 10 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (45.45%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (95.45%) SQL Server
1 21 (95.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle Database
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle Database 10g
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle Database 11g
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle Database 12c
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle ODI
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle9i Database
2 20 (90.91%) SQL Server 2005
2 20 (90.91%) SQL Server 2012
2 20 (90.91%) SQL Server 2014
2 20 (90.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (90.91%) ERwin
2 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) 2nd Line Support
1 20 (90.91%) Cognos Support
2 10 (45.45%) Administrator
2 10 (45.45%) Cognos Administrator
2 10 (45.45%) Support Team Leader
2 10 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (45.45%) Team Leader
3 1 (4.55%) Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) Middleware
1 20 (90.91%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Knowledge Management
2 10 (45.45%) Performance Management
2 10 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (45.45%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 20 (90.91%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) C#
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 20 (90.91%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Cognos
1 20 (90.91%) Oracle
1 20 (90.91%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft