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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COBOL
Rank 86 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 13 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.10% 0.10% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -19.25%
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
646 547 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 54.65% 55.87% 59.21%
Number of salaries quoted 547 443 507
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 3 July 2015.

COBOL Salary Histogram in Nottingham

COBOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 3 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
2 33 (97.06%) Mainframe
3 22 (64.71%) DataStage
3 22 (64.71%) JCL
3 22 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (61.76%) SDLC
5 20 (58.82%) VSAM
5 20 (58.82%) CICS
6 19 (55.88%) ITIL
7 18 (52.94%) Line Management
8 17 (50.00%) ETL
9 15 (44.12%) Marketing
9 15 (44.12%) Credit Risk
10 14 (41.18%) Pentaho
10 14 (41.18%) SQL
11 10 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (29.41%) SLA
11 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (23.53%) PL/1
13 7 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
13 7 (20.59%) Degree
13 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
13 7 (20.59%) QA
13 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
14 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
14 6 (17.65%) Web Services
14 6 (17.65%) .NET
14 6 (17.65%) Delphi

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) 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%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.94%) DataStage Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (97.06%) Mainframe
2 22 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (58.82%) VSAM
4 15 (44.12%) Credit Risk
5 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
5 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
6 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 19 (55.88%) ITIL
3 18 (52.94%) Line Management
4 17 (50.00%) ETL
5 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
8 4 (11.76%) RAD
8 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.82%) Service Management
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.94%) Product Management
10 1 (2.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) JCL
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) PL/1
4 6 (17.65%) Delphi
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.94%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (20.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) SLA
2 7 (20.59%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) IBM
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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