The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 186 201 210
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 2 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.056% 0.068% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.13% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 10
Median salary £34,500 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 - £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,900 - £61,215
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 West Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1826 2331 2313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 51.11% 52.99% 46.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1610 1947 1937
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

COBOL
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

COBOL Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

COBOL
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bradford - 2 £34,500 - 1
COBOL
Yorkshire

COBOL
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) CICS
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Multichannel Retail
2 1 (25.00%) ISPF
2 1 (25.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
2 1 (25.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (25.00%) REXX
2 1 (25.00%) Easytrieve
2 1 (25.00%) JCL
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Fortran
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) IBM

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 2 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Easytrieve
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Programme Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Multichannel Retail
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (25.00%) Fortran
2 1 (25.00%) JCL
2 1 (25.00%) REXX
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
Bradford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago