The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank 167 212 214
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +2
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 16 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.47% 0.024% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 0.047% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 8
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%
COBOL
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1789 2129 2435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 52.22% 50.41% 52.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1531 1941 2043
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

COBOL
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Surrey

COBOL
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Surrey region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 30 (100.00%) Java
1 30 (100.00%) DB2
1 30 (100.00%) IBM
1 30 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 16 (53.33%) JSP
2 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 16 (53.33%) HTML
2 16 (53.33%) Spring
2 16 (53.33%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (46.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 14 (46.67%) Oracle
3 14 (46.67%) XML
3 14 (46.67%) Unix
3 14 (46.67%) UML
3 14 (46.67%) CICS
3 14 (46.67%) MVS
3 14 (46.67%) JCL
4 4 (13.33%) OO
4 4 (13.33%) SQL

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 14 (46.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
1 16 (53.33%) Java Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Team Leader
2 14 (46.67%) Technical Leader
2 14 (46.67%) Technical Team Leader
3 12 (40.00%) COBOL Developer
3 12 (40.00%) DB2 Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Applications Support
4 4 (13.33%) Java Applications Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Mainframe Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Mainframe Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) HTML
1 16 (53.33%) JSP
1 16 (53.33%) Spring
2 14 (46.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 16 (53.33%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (46.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) MVS
1 14 (46.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) UML
2 4 (13.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (46.67%) JCL
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) IBM
2 14 (46.67%) Oracle
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