The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Nottinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank 103 96 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 3 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.25% 0.18% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.33% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 10
Average salary £27,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.61% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
754 605 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 61.65% 55.35% 56.56%
Number of salaries quoted 606 532 641
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 £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
COBOL
East Midlands

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +1 3 £27,500 -47.61%
COBOL
East Midlands

COBOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) iSeries
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Micro Focus
2 2 (50.00%) TickIT
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Struts
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) zOS
3 1 (25.00%) DataStage
3 1 (25.00%) JCL
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) DataStage
3 1 (25.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Struts
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iSeries
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) VSAM
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (50.00%) TickIT
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Micro Focus
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft