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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COBOL
Rank 53 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 0.86% - 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.34% - 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.39%
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
128 78 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 36.78% 34.82% 38.50%
Number of salaries quoted 117 78 83
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Micro Focus
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Micro Focus