The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Nottingham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank 89 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.21% - 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% - 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
566 579 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 58.96% 59.69% 45.60%
Number of salaries quoted 458 531 400
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COBOL
Nottinghamshire

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 28 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) zOS
2 3 (60.00%) JCL
2 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Micro Focus
3 2 (40.00%) CICS
3 2 (40.00%) TickIT
3 2 (40.00%) iSeries
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (20.00%) VSAM
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) DataStage
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) DataStage
3 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 2 (40.00%) COBOL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) iSeries
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) VSAM
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) zOS
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JCL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (40.00%) TickIT
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Micro Focus
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle