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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank - 101 101
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire - 0.79% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.50% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +5.88%
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
645 732 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 56.04% 52.78% 62.52%
Number of salaries quoted 570 619 582
Median salary £42,091 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Micro Focus
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management

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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Micro Focus