Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +265
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.045% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.078% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Hampshire median annual salary £70,000 - -
South East median annual salary £45,750 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -29.62% +30.00% +5.26%

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 3,860 3,309 3,856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 58.19% 57.35% 57.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,288 3,019 3,552
Hampshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 3 (100.00%) CICS
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Conversion
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) 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 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe Designer
2 1 (33.33%) CICS Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Data Conversion
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) UML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA