The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for COBOL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 105 - 116
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 5 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.36% - 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% - 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 15
Median salary £65,000 - £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -10.00%  

COBOL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 733 901 821
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 52.58% 51.49% 41.32%
Number of salaries quoted 646 776 670
Median salary £42,133 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.86% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,200 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing COBOL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for COBOL in Buckinghamshire

COBOL
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for COBOL in Buckinghamshire

COBOL
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
High Wycombe - 3 £65,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 2
COBOL
South East

COBOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Cognizant
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) JSF
3 2 (40.00%) Logistics
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (40.00%) GWT
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Wicket
3 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Manager
1 2 (40.00%) COBOL Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior COBOL Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Wicket
1 2 (40.00%) GWT
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
1 2 (40.00%) JSF
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cognizant
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes
Cognizant
Posted: 17 days ago