The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Lincolnshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank 29 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 1.41% 0.44% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% 0.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Lincolnshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
77 131 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 54.23% 57.96% 53.10%
Number of salaries quoted 70 116 49
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COBOL
East Midlands

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

COBOL
Salary Trend in Lincolnshire

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Lincolnshire

COBOL
Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Scunthorpe - 2 £27,500 -
COBOL
East Midlands

COBOL
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Lincolnshire 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Pick Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Pick Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7