The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COBOL
Rank 79 108 101
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 25 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.85% 0.25% 0.090%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.35% 0.42% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -47.61%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
COBOL
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
747 712 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 55.25% 60.24% 55.72%
Number of salaries quoted 649 560 544
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,850 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COBOL across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

COBOL
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COBOL across the Nottinghamshire region.

COBOL Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

COBOL
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +12 25 £45,000 +63.63% 3
COBOL
East Midlands

COBOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 35 (100.00%) DB2
2 29 (82.86%) Mainframe
3 27 (77.14%) JCL
4 25 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (65.71%) ITIL
6 22 (62.86%) DataStage
7 21 (60.00%) VSAM
8 20 (57.14%) ETL
9 18 (51.43%) CICS
10 16 (45.71%) Marketing
10 16 (45.71%) Credit Risk
11 15 (42.86%) Line Management
12 14 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (37.14%) Pentaho
14 12 (34.29%) PL/1
14 12 (34.29%) SLA
15 10 (28.57%) SQL
15 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
16 8 (22.86%) Windows
16 8 (22.86%) Linux
17 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
18 6 (17.14%) zOS
18 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
18 6 (17.14%) .NET
18 6 (17.14%) Web Services
18 6 (17.14%) Delphi
18 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
18 6 (17.14%) Degree
18 6 (17.14%) Computer Science

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 18 (51.43%) CICS
2 3 (8.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) DB2
2 22 (62.86%) DataStage
3 13 (37.14%) Pentaho
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (45.71%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Mainframe Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Applications Support
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst Programmer
3 6 (17.14%) Programmer
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Team Leader
4 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
1 6 (17.14%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (82.86%) Mainframe
2 25 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (60.00%) VSAM
4 16 (45.71%) Credit Risk
5 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
7 2 (5.71%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) zOS
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) ITIL
2 20 (57.14%) ETL
3 15 (42.86%) Line Management
4 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
6 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.43%) RAD
8 3 (8.57%) Service Management
8 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) JCL
2 12 (34.29%) PL/1
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) Delphi
5 2 (5.71%) Assembly Language
5 2 (5.71%) REXX
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (17.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) SLA
2 4 (11.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) IBM
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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