The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 71 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.16% - 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% - 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £32,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,900 £45,000 £52,250
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -13.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
372 441 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 59.42% 55.61% 57.81%
Number of salaries quoted 317 398 443
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the South Yorkshire region citing COBOL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

COBOL
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

COBOL Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

COBOL
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Sheffield - 1 £32,500 -
COBOL
Yorkshire

COBOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) Perl
1 11 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) Ant
1 11 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 11 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) XML
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) JBoss
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 11 (100.00%) Python
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 11 (100.00%) C
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) Maven
1 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 11 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 11 (100.00%) BeanShell

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 11 (100.00%) JBoss
1 11 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 11 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Ant
1 11 (100.00%) Maven
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Junior
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Junior DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) BeanShell
1 11 (100.00%) C
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) Perl
1 11 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 11 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 11 (100.00%) Python
1 11 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) C#
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) IBM