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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank 85 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 4 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.43% 0.68% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.71% 1.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +23.45%
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
566 578 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 60.28% 55.85% 63.37%
Number of salaries quoted 458 487 539
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016, 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%) VSAM
3 30 (88.24%) Mainframe
4 27 (79.41%) CICS
5 26 (76.47%) DataStage
6 21 (61.76%) JCL
7 19 (55.88%) SDLC
8 17 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 17 (50.00%) IBM
9 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (35.29%) ITIL
11 11 (32.35%) SQL
11 11 (32.35%) Pentaho
12 9 (26.47%) Web Services
13 8 (23.53%) .NET
13 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
13 8 (23.53%) C#
13 8 (23.53%) HTML
13 8 (23.53%) zOS
13 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
13 8 (23.53%) ChangeMan
13 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
13 8 (23.53%) WCF
13 8 (23.53%) Entity Framework
14 7 (20.59%) QA
14 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
14 7 (20.59%) ETL
15 6 (17.65%) PL/1
16 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 27 (79.41%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) DB2
2 26 (76.47%) DataStage
3 11 (32.35%) Pentaho
4 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 3 (8.82%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) ChangeMan
2 3 (8.82%) XPEDITER
3 2 (5.88%) ERwin
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
1 7 (20.59%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Mainframe Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Technical Leader
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (5.88%) DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Development DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Mainframe Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) Mainframe Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.94%) DataStage Developer
6 1 (2.94%) DataStage ETL Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) ETL Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Mainframe Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) Web Services
2 8 (23.53%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
2 8 (23.53%) Entity Framework
2 8 (23.53%) HTML
2 8 (23.53%) WCF
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (97.06%) VSAM
2 30 (88.24%) Mainframe
3 17 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.88%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) SDLC
2 12 (35.29%) ITIL
3 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 7 (20.59%) ETL
4 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
5 5 (14.71%) Migration
5 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (8.82%) Open Source
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Management
6 3 (8.82%) Release Management
6 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) JCL
2 11 (32.35%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) C#
4 6 (17.65%) PL/1
5 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
2 4 (11.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Syncsort