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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank 102 78 103
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 1 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.095% 1.82% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 3.34% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 2
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +54.54%
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +28.57%
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
616 688 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 58.28% 54.34% 56.58%
Number of salaries quoted 508 594 533
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -16 1 £50,000 +17.64%
COBOL
East Midlands

COBOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) DataStage
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (75.00%) VSAM
1 3 (75.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Pentaho
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) CICS
3 1 (25.00%) zOS
3 1 (25.00%) ERwin
3 1 (25.00%) Micro Focus
3 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DataStage
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ERwin
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) DB2 DBA
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Development DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (75.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Micro Focus