The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COBOL
Rank 99 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 12 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.85% 0.26% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.60% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +7.59%
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
752 714 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 53.56% 62.41% 56.53%
Number of salaries quoted 639 573 544
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 £24,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBOL across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

COBOL Salary Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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 +3 12 £35,000 -30.00% 4
COBOL
East Midlands

COBOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 36 (100.00%) DB2
1 36 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 26 (72.22%) DataStage
3 23 (63.89%) CICS
3 23 (63.89%) VSAM
4 22 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (61.11%) SDLC
4 22 (61.11%) JCL
5 20 (55.56%) ITIL
6 17 (47.22%) Line Management
7 16 (44.44%) Pentaho
7 16 (44.44%) ETL
7 16 (44.44%) SQL
8 14 (38.89%) Marketing
8 14 (38.89%) Credit Risk
9 11 (30.56%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management
12 8 (22.22%) PL/1
12 8 (22.22%) SLA
12 8 (22.22%) Degree
12 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
12 8 (22.22%) QA
12 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
13 7 (19.44%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
13 7 (19.44%) .NET
13 7 (19.44%) Web Services
14 6 (16.67%) Delphi
14 6 (16.67%) Windows

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 23 (63.89%) CICS
2 3 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) DB2
2 26 (72.22%) DataStage
3 16 (44.44%) Pentaho
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) ChangeMan
2 1 (2.78%) XPEDITER
General
1 14 (38.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) Mainframe Developer
3 12 (33.33%) Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Applications Support
5 6 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
5 6 (16.67%) Programmer
6 4 (11.11%) Team Leader
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Team Leader
7 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) DataStage Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Middleware Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
1 7 (19.44%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) ISPF
3 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.78%) WCF
3 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 23 (63.89%) VSAM
3 22 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (38.89%) Credit Risk
5 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
7 3 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) SDLC
2 20 (55.56%) ITIL
3 17 (47.22%) Line Management
4 16 (44.44%) ETL
5 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
11 4 (11.11%) RAD
12 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (8.33%) Service Management
12 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (5.56%) Product Management
14 1 (2.78%) Analytics
14 1 (2.78%) Release Management
14 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) JCL
2 16 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) PL/1
4 6 (16.67%) Delphi
5 2 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.78%) REXX
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) SLA
1 8 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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