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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank 93 - 91
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.18% - 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% - 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
651 677 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 59.29% 58.46% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 533 602 503
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 25 July 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
(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 - 2 - - 2
COBOL
East Midlands

COBOL
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) zOS
2 3 (60.00%) JCL
2 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Micro Focus
3 2 (40.00%) CICS
3 2 (40.00%) TickIT
3 2 (40.00%) iSeries
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (20.00%) VSAM
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) DataStage
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) DataStage
3 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 2 (40.00%) COBOL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) iSeries
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) VSAM
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) zOS
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JCL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (40.00%) TickIT
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Micro Focus
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle