The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank 183 - 225
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 32 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.68% - 0.091%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 31 0 4
Average salary £50,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 - £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
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
2323 2322 3038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 49.72% 49.91% 55.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2017 1990 2766
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COBOL across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBOL across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

COBOL Salary Histogram in Surrey

COBOL
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Walton-on-Thames - 15 £45,000 -
Esher - 5 £50,000 - 1
COBOL
South East

COBOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 39 (97.50%) C++
2 34 (85.00%) OO
3 33 (82.50%) C#
4 32 (80.00%) Java
5 29 (72.50%) OOP
6 27 (67.50%) Automotive
7 24 (60.00%) XML
7 24 (60.00%) Software Architecture
8 23 (57.50%) Data Modelling
8 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
8 23 (57.50%) XML Schema
9 22 (55.00%) Telecoms
9 22 (55.00%) Finance
9 22 (55.00%) Aerospace
10 21 (52.50%) C
10 21 (52.50%) Static Code Analysis
11 20 (50.00%) Software Engineering
12 19 (47.50%) Use Case
12 19 (47.50%) UML
13 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
14 15 (37.50%) OOD
14 15 (37.50%) Windows
15 14 (35.00%) Banking
16 13 (32.50%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (32.50%) UNIX
17 12 (30.00%) Degree
18 11 (27.50%) Linux
19 10 (25.00%) Ada
19 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
19 10 (25.00%) Marketing

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 27 (67.50%) Automotive
2 22 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 22 (55.00%) Aerospace
3 14 (35.00%) Banking
4 10 (25.00%) Marketing
5 6 (15.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (97.50%) Developer
2 23 (57.50%) Software Developer
3 18 (45.00%) Senior Developer
3 18 (45.00%) C++ Developer
4 10 (25.00%) Senior C++ Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Junior Software Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Junior
5 7 (17.50%) Junior Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (12.50%) COBOL Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Graduate
8 2 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior COBOL Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) XML
2 23 (57.50%) XML Schema
3 5 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (12.50%) STL
4 1 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.50%) XSLT
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) JSON
4 1 (2.50%) WCF
4 1 (2.50%) LINQ
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) UNIX
3 11 (27.50%) Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) OO
2 29 (72.50%) OOP
3 24 (60.00%) Software Architecture
4 23 (57.50%) Data Modelling
5 21 (52.50%) Static Code Analysis
6 20 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 19 (47.50%) Use Case
7 19 (47.50%) UML
8 15 (37.50%) OOD
9 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
10 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (12.50%) TDD
11 1 (2.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) C++
2 33 (82.50%) C#
3 32 (80.00%) Java
4 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
5 21 (52.50%) C
6 10 (25.00%) Ada
7 3 (7.50%) Python
7 3 (7.50%) Perl
8 1 (2.50%) SQL
8 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
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