Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 29 50
Rank change year-on-year -26 +21 -11
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 18 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 2.98% 3.39% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.36% 8.16% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 1
Knutsford median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -9.09% -33.04%
10th Percentile £39,250 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £37,500 £40,750
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% -18.60% -21.82%

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 Knutsford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Knutsford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 283 49 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 46.85% 41.53% 52.30%
Number of salaries quoted 143 22 124
Knutsford median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £20,000 £27,325
90th Percentile £68,500 £74,000 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for COBOL in Knutsford

COBOL
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

Salary trend for COBOL in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 16 (88.89%) DB2
1 16 (88.89%) CICS
2 13 (72.22%) Mainframe
3 12 (66.67%) Service Management
4 11 (61.11%) Finance
4 11 (61.11%) Banking
5 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (50.00%) Assembly Language
5 9 (50.00%) Java
5 9 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) J2EE
6 8 (44.44%) Oracle
6 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 8 (44.44%) ClearCase
6 8 (44.44%) JMS
6 8 (44.44%) Chordiant
6 8 (44.44%) WebLogic
6 8 (44.44%) EJB
6 8 (44.44%) JSP
6 8 (44.44%) Servlets
6 8 (44.44%) Struts
6 8 (44.44%) Web Services
6 8 (44.44%) XML
6 8 (44.44%) XSD
6 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
6 8 (44.44%) JBoss
6 8 (44.44%) WSDL
6 8 (44.44%) PMI Certification
6 8 (44.44%) Hibernate

COBOL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 16 (88.89%) CICS
2 8 (44.44%) JBoss
2 8 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) DB2
2 5 (27.78%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) ClearCase
1 8 (44.44%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) VersaTest
3 1 (5.56%) XPEDITER
General
1 11 (61.11%) Banking
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Investment Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Law
2 5 (27.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Applications Support
3 3 (16.67%) DB2 Support
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) CICS Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) CICS Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) CICS Systems Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) DB2 Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) DB2 Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) DB2 Systems Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) EJB
1 8 (44.44%) Hibernate
1 8 (44.44%) J2EE
1 8 (44.44%) JMS
1 8 (44.44%) JSP
1 8 (44.44%) Servlets
1 8 (44.44%) Struts
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
1 8 (44.44%) WSDL
1 8 (44.44%) XML
1 8 (44.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Mainframe
2 7 (38.89%) PMI
3 2 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (11.11%) Tandem
4 1 (5.56%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Service Management
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 8 (44.44%) Project Management
3 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 8 (44.44%) SDLC
3 8 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 7 (38.89%) BDD
4 7 (38.89%) CMMI
4 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (38.89%) PRINCE
4 7 (38.89%) RUP
4 7 (38.89%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Wealth Management
6 3 (16.67%) DevOps
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 9 (50.00%) Java
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) JCL
3 2 (11.11%) REXX
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Chordiant
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) CA
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow