The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 4.21% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Median salary £22,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -11.11%
COBOL
North Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
107 176 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 50.00% 46.93% 57.47%
Number of salaries quoted 88 175 166
Median salary £40,000 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

COBOL
Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Harrogate

COBOL
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Harrogate region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
1 9 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
1 9 (100.00%) NonStop SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
1 9 (100.00%) BASE24
2 8 (88.89%) ISO 8583
2 8 (88.89%) ATM
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (100.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (100.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (88.89%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) NonStop SQL
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Trainee
2 8 (88.89%) Trainee Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
1 1 (11.11%) SDLC
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) HP