The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 - 104
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 2 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.22% - 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% - 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 13
Median salary £46,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.25% +4.44%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 515 528 671
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 57.87% 61.11% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 437 463 586
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,300 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

COBOL
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for COBOL in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) JSF
2 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 3 (75.00%) Memory Management
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 3 (75.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (75.00%) GWT
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Wicket
2 3 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management

COBOL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior COBOL Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Wicket
1 3 (75.00%) GWT
1 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (75.00%) Java EE
1 3 (75.00%) JSF
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 3 (75.00%) Memory Management
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cognizant
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle