The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COBOL
Rank 95 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.69% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
COBOL
Buckinghamshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
620 581 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.64% 49.20% 52.41%
Number of salaries quoted 542 516 518
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

COBOL
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

COBOL
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBOL across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

COBOL Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

COBOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) RPG
2 16 (69.57%) E-Commerce
3 15 (65.22%) PL/1
3 15 (65.22%) TDD
3 15 (65.22%) UniData
4 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
5 5 (21.74%) JCL
5 5 (21.74%) IBM
6 4 (17.39%) Retail
7 3 (13.04%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
7 3 (13.04%) DB2
8 2 (8.70%) SQL
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle
8 2 (8.70%) Finance
8 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
9 1 (4.35%) Line Management
9 1 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (4.35%) Marketing
9 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
9 1 (4.35%) People Management
9 1 (4.35%) SDLC
9 1 (4.35%) AS400
9 1 (4.35%) Migration
9 1 (4.35%) Banking

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (4.35%) SAS
1 1 (4.35%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) UniData
2 3 (13.04%) DB2
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.35%) PowerCenter
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Pick Developer
4 3 (13.04%) AWS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) CRM Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.35%) AS400 Developer
6 1 (4.35%) COBOL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) E-Commerce
3 15 (65.22%) TDD
4 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.35%) People Management
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
1 16 (69.57%) RPG
2 15 (65.22%) PL/1
3 5 (21.74%) JCL
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
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