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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - 44
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead - - 2.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
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
52 65 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 22.22% 43.92% 48.40%
Number of salaries quoted 31 62 131
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 19 December 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 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Micro Focus
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) VSAM
2 2 (40.00%) CICS
2 2 (40.00%) REXX
2 2 (40.00%) JCL
2 2 (40.00%) zOS
2 2 (40.00%) MVS
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) IBM

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (40.00%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) COBOL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) zOS
2 2 (40.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) REXX
2 2 (40.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Micro Focus
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) CA