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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COBOL
Rank 85 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 14 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.11% 0.091% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £34,000 £40,375
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -15.78%
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
695 618 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 54.94% 56.08% 58.46%
Number of salaries quoted 587 511 572
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,996
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBOL across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

COBOL Salary Histogram 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 7 July 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 +13 14 £42,500 - 1
COBOL
East Midlands

COBOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 34 (97.14%) Mainframe
3 23 (65.71%) DataStage
3 23 (65.71%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (62.86%) SDLC
4 22 (62.86%) JCL
5 20 (57.14%) CICS
5 20 (57.14%) VSAM
6 19 (54.29%) ITIL
7 18 (51.43%) ETL
7 18 (51.43%) Line Management
8 16 (45.71%) Marketing
8 16 (45.71%) Credit Risk
9 15 (42.86%) SQL
10 14 (40.00%) Pentaho
11 10 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (28.57%) SLA
11 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (25.71%) PL/1
13 8 (22.86%) Degree
13 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
14 7 (20.00%) QA
14 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
14 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
14 7 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
15 6 (17.14%) Web Services
15 6 (17.14%) .NET
15 6 (17.14%) Delphi

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 20 (57.14%) CICS
2 3 (8.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) DB2
2 23 (65.71%) DataStage
3 14 (40.00%) Pentaho
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (45.71%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) Mainframe Developer
3 12 (34.29%) Analyst
4 9 (25.71%) Applications Support
5 6 (17.14%) Analyst Programmer
5 6 (17.14%) Programmer
5 6 (17.14%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
6 4 (11.43%) Technical Team Leader
7 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) DataStage Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Middleware Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
1 6 (17.14%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (97.14%) Mainframe
2 23 (65.71%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (57.14%) VSAM
4 16 (45.71%) Credit Risk
5 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
6 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) SDLC
2 19 (54.29%) ITIL
3 18 (51.43%) ETL
3 18 (51.43%) Line Management
4 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.43%) RAD
7 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.57%) Service Management
8 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.71%) Product Management
10 1 (2.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) JCL
2 15 (42.86%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) PL/1
4 6 (17.14%) Delphi
5 2 (5.71%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.86%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (22.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) SLA
2 7 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) IBM
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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