Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newbury 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
Berkshire > Newbury
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 52 72
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 6 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 0.94% 1.29% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 2.19% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 2
Newbury median annual salary £44,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
10th Percentile £41,000 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £47,000 £55,000 £57,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% -

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 Newbury with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Newbury
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 401 228 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 62.75% 58.61% 63.10%
Number of salaries quoted 350 211 342
Newbury median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

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

Job vacancy trend for COBOL in Newbury

COBOL
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Salary trend for COBOL in Newbury

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Newbury region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) FTP
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 6 (100.00%) Rendezvous
1 6 (100.00%) TIBCO Hawk
1 6 (100.00%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 6 (100.00%) TIBCO iProcess
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server

COBOL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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:

Business Applications
1 6 (100.00%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (100.00%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
1 6 (100.00%) Rendezvous
1 6 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) TIBCO