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 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 86 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.78% 0.21% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
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
603 566 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 52.30% 58.96% 60.18%
Number of salaries quoted 496 458 539
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

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

COBOL Salary Histogram in Nottingham

COBOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 34 (100.00%) DB2
1 34 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 22 (64.71%) DataStage
2 22 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (61.76%) SDLC
3 21 (61.76%) JCL
4 20 (58.82%) CICS
5 19 (55.88%) VSAM
6 18 (52.94%) Line Management
6 18 (52.94%) ITIL
7 17 (50.00%) ETL
8 15 (44.12%) SQL
8 15 (44.12%) Marketing
8 15 (44.12%) Credit Risk
9 14 (41.18%) Pentaho
10 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (26.47%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (26.47%) SLA
12 8 (23.53%) PL/1
12 8 (23.53%) Degree
12 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
13 7 (20.59%) QA
13 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
13 7 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
14 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
14 6 (17.65%) Web Services
14 6 (17.65%) .NET
14 6 (17.65%) Delphi
14 6 (17.65%) Windows

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (58.82%) CICS
2 3 (8.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) DB2
2 22 (64.71%) DataStage
3 14 (41.18%) Pentaho
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (44.12%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) Mainframe Developer
3 12 (35.29%) Analyst
4 9 (26.47%) Applications Support
5 6 (17.65%) Analyst Programmer
5 6 (17.65%) Programmer
5 6 (17.65%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Team Leader
6 4 (11.76%) Technical Team Leader
7 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) DataStage Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 22 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (55.88%) VSAM
4 15 (44.12%) Credit Risk
5 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
6 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) SDLC
2 18 (52.94%) Line Management
2 18 (52.94%) ITIL
3 17 (50.00%) ETL
4 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.76%) RAD
8 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.82%) Service Management
9 2 (5.88%) Product Management
10 1 (2.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) JCL
2 15 (44.12%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) PL/1
4 6 (17.65%) Delphi
5 2 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.94%) REXX
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) SLA
2 7 (20.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) IBM
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Standard
Posted: 8 days ago