The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 94 81 87
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 1 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.096% 0.78% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 1.36% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.09% -4.44%

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
649 589 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 62.05% 57.13% 58.68%
Number of salaries quoted 558 474 570
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £24,969
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Nottinghamshire region citing COBOL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -8 1 - -
COBOL
East Midlands

COBOL
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing COBOL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) ChangeMan
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ChangeMan
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Support
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA