Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for COBOL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COBOL over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +282
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.17% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Hampshire median annual salary £52,500 - -
South East median annual salary £45,000 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -28.00% +19.05% +5.00%

COBOL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,925 3,473 3,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 59.42% 57.76% 57.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,337 3,163 3,670
Hampshire median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing COBOL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for COBOL in Hampshire

COBOL
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for COBOL in Hampshire

COBOL
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COBOL in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for COBOL in Hampshire

COBOL
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough - 8 £52,500 -
COBOL
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing COBOL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 11 (100.00%) DB2
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (72.73%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) IBM
2 8 (72.73%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) zOS
2 8 (72.73%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (72.73%) HP ALM
3 7 (63.64%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) CICS
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Data Conversion
5 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis

COBOL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (27.27%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst Programmer
2 5 (45.45%) Lead Analyst Programmer
2 5 (45.45%) Lead Programmer
2 5 (45.45%) Programmer
3 3 (27.27%) COBOL Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) COBOL Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Designer
4 2 (18.18%) XML Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) XML Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) CICS Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (9.09%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (72.73%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps
1 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Data Conversion
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) UML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) HP
1 8 (72.73%) IBM