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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL
South East / Surrey
Rank 158 209 201
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -8
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 2 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.075% 0.025% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.052% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 17
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London median salary £51,900 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -14.28%

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
1282 1935 2272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 47.85% 48.61% 50.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 1761 1980
Median salary £48,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 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
Camberley - 2 £35,000 -
COBOL
South East

COBOL
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 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 Surrey region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 9 (75.00%) IBM
1 9 (75.00%) DB2
1 9 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) JSP
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
3 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (33.33%) UML
4 4 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (33.33%) CICS
4 4 (33.33%) MVS
4 4 (33.33%) JCL
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Unix

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 4 (33.33%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) COBOL Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 6 (50.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 6 (50.00%) COBOL Programmer
2 6 (50.00%) Programmer
3 5 (41.67%) COBOL Developer
3 5 (41.67%) DB2 Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
4 4 (33.33%) CICS Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) CICS Programmer
5 3 (25.00%) DB2 Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) JSP
2 5 (41.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) MVS
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) JCL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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