The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COBOL
Rank 80 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 24 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.93% 0.29% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.49% 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
COBOL
Nottinghamshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
687 601 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 55.36% 58.29% 57.32%
Number of salaries quoted 598 463 488
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

COBOL
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Nottingham

COBOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 31 (100.00%) DB2
2 27 (87.10%) Mainframe
3 23 (74.19%) JCL
4 21 (67.74%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (61.29%) ITIL
6 18 (58.06%) CICS
6 18 (58.06%) DataStage
7 17 (54.84%) VSAM
8 16 (51.61%) ETL
9 15 (48.39%) Line Management
10 14 (45.16%) Marketing
10 14 (45.16%) Credit Risk
11 11 (35.48%) Pentaho
12 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (32.26%) PL/1
12 10 (32.26%) SLA
12 10 (32.26%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (32.26%) SQL
13 8 (25.81%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
15 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
15 6 (19.35%) .NET
15 6 (19.35%) Web Services
15 6 (19.35%) Windows
15 6 (19.35%) Linux
15 6 (19.35%) Delphi
15 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (19.35%) Degree
15 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
16 4 (12.90%) QA

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 18 (58.06%) CICS
2 3 (9.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) DB2
2 18 (58.06%) DataStage
3 11 (35.48%) Pentaho
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (45.16%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Mainframe Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Applications Support
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst Programmer
3 6 (19.35%) Programmer
4 4 (12.90%) Team Leader
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Team Leader
5 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (87.10%) Mainframe
2 21 (67.74%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (54.84%) VSAM
4 14 (45.16%) Credit Risk
5 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
6 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
7 2 (6.45%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) ITIL
2 16 (51.61%) ETL
3 15 (48.39%) Line Management
4 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.90%) RAD
8 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.68%) Service Management
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) JCL
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) PL/1
3 6 (19.35%) Delphi
4 2 (6.45%) Assembly Language
4 2 (6.45%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) SLA
2 4 (12.90%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
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Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago