The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 1.11% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.60% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +2.59%
COBOL
Hertfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Hemel Hempstead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
111 89 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 30.92% 50.28% 46.79%
Number of salaries quoted 101 84 116
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

COBOL
Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

COBOL
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) CICS
1 2 (50.00%) CA
1 2 (50.00%) REXX
1 2 (50.00%) zOS
1 2 (50.00%) MVS
1 2 (50.00%) JCL
1 2 (50.00%) Micro Focus
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) VSAM
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 (50.00%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (50.00%) VSAM
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) zOS
1 2 (50.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (50.00%) REXX
1 2 (50.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) CA
1 2 (50.00%) Micro Focus