The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank 71 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.57% 0.28% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 0.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+20.93% -4.44%
COBOL
Northamptonshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
288 381 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 54.65% 54.04% 47.43%
Number of salaries quoted 184 331 327
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,550 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

COBOL
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Northampton

COBOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 7 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 Northampton region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Corporate Banking
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) B2B
2 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (60.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) TOWER Software
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) BASE24
3 2 (40.00%) APACS
3 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Corporate Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) BASE24 Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) APACS
2 2 (40.00%) Tandem
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) B2B
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) TOWER Software
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) hybris