The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank 63 86 94
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.33% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
COBOL
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
286 438 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 47.12% 47.71% 44.87%
Number of salaries quoted 204 406 395
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

COBOL
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

COBOL
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +19 2 - -
COBOL
East Midlands

COBOL
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) hybris
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) hybris