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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COBOL
Rank 85 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 12 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.95% 0.30% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% 0.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +7.59%
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
658 617 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 51.97% 61.21% 56.69%
Number of salaries quoted 552 497 487
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 2 September 2015.

COBOL Salary Histogram in Nottingham

COBOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 37 (100.00%) DB2
1 37 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 27 (72.97%) DataStage
3 23 (62.16%) CICS
3 23 (62.16%) VSAM
3 23 (62.16%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (62.16%) SDLC
4 22 (59.46%) JCL
5 20 (54.05%) ITIL
6 17 (45.95%) ETL
6 17 (45.95%) SQL
6 17 (45.95%) Line Management
7 16 (43.24%) Pentaho
8 15 (40.54%) Credit Risk
8 15 (40.54%) Marketing
9 11 (29.73%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (24.32%) Degree
11 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
11 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
11 9 (24.32%) PL/1
12 8 (21.62%) SLA
12 8 (21.62%) QA
12 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
13 7 (18.92%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
13 7 (18.92%) .NET
13 7 (18.92%) Web Services
14 6 (16.22%) Delphi
14 6 (16.22%) Windows

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 23 (62.16%) CICS
2 3 (8.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) DB2
2 27 (72.97%) DataStage
3 16 (43.24%) Pentaho
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) ChangeMan
2 1 (2.70%) XPEDITER
General
1 15 (40.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) Mainframe Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Applications Support
5 6 (16.22%) Analyst Programmer
5 6 (16.22%) Programmer
5 6 (16.22%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Team Leader
6 4 (10.81%) Technical Team Leader
7 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) DataStage Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Middleware Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.70%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) .NET
1 7 (18.92%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) XML
2 3 (8.11%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) ISPF
3 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.70%) WCF
3 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 23 (62.16%) VSAM
2 23 (62.16%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (40.54%) Credit Risk
4 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
5 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
6 3 (8.11%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) SDLC
2 20 (54.05%) ITIL
3 17 (45.95%) ETL
3 17 (45.95%) Line Management
4 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
6 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
7 7 (18.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
10 4 (10.81%) RAD
11 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (8.11%) Service Management
11 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (8.11%) Product Management
12 1 (2.70%) Analytics
12 1 (2.70%) Release Management
12 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) JCL
2 17 (45.95%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) PL/1
4 6 (16.22%) Delphi
5 3 (8.11%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.70%) REXX
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (24.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
1 8 (21.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) IBM
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Standard
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Standard Experian package
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Standard Experian benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago