The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had COBOL Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL Programmer
England / South East
Rank 374 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Programmer 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.068% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Median salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 - £65,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
14125 18759 20186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.74% 96.71% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11707 16101 16504
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

COBOL Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured COBOL Programmer in the job title.

COBOL Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

COBOL Programmer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COBOL Programmer across the South East region.

COBOL Programmer Salary Trend in the South East

COBOL Programmer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBOL Programmer across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

COBOL Programmer Salary Histogram in the South East

COBOL Programmer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL Programmer within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 February 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
Berkshire - 7 £52,500 -
Surrey - 2 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
COBOL Programmer
England

COBOL Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, COBOL Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring COBOL Programmer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) COBOL
2 21 (77.78%) JCL
2 21 (77.78%) Mainframe
2 21 (77.78%) CICS
2 21 (77.78%) DB2
2 21 (77.78%) UML
3 18 (66.67%) IBM
4 13 (48.15%) SQL
5 12 (44.44%) Tivoli
5 12 (44.44%) Migration
5 12 (44.44%) Data Analysis
6 9 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 9 (33.33%) MVS
6 9 (33.33%) Java
6 9 (33.33%) Unix
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle
8 3 (11.11%) Release Management
8 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.11%) Retail
8 3 (11.11%) Assembly Language
8 3 (11.11%) AS400
8 3 (11.11%) Delphi
8 3 (11.11%) C
8 3 (11.11%) C++
8 3 (11.11%) Windows
8 3 (11.11%) Linux
8 3 (11.11%) RPG
8 3 (11.11%) Fortran
9 1 (3.70%) HTML
9 1 (3.70%) JavaScript

COBOL Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (77.78%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) DB2
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (77.78%) Mainframe
2 9 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (11.11%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) MVS
1 9 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) UML
2 12 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 12 (44.44%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) COBOL
2 21 (77.78%) JCL
3 13 (48.15%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) Assembly Language
5 3 (11.11%) C
5 3 (11.11%) C++
5 3 (11.11%) Delphi
5 3 (11.11%) Fortran
5 3 (11.11%) RPG
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle