The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank - - 32
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford - - 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.09% -4.44%
COBOL
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21 68 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 29.17% 55.28% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 52 59
Median salary £60,000 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

COBOL
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Knutsford

COBOL
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) REXX
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) StreamWeaver
1 3 (100.00%) Time Management

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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 3 (100.00%) StreamWeaver
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
1 3 (100.00%) REXX