The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank 36 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 1.07% 0.84% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.27% 3.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £37,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +28.57%
COBOL
Shropshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Telford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
132 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 47.14% 22.69% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 98 23 28
Median salary £36,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £37,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

COBOL
Salary Trend in Telford

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Telford

COBOL
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Telford region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Telford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle