Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 88 77
Rank change year-on-year +27 -11 +7
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.41% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 0.55% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Northampton median annual salary - £67,500 -
Northamptonshire median annual salary - £65,000 -

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 Northampton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 234 549 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 48.05% 59.35% 54.43%
Number of salaries quoted 186 411 344
Northampton median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £61,250 £57,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for COBOL in Northampton

COBOL
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for COBOL in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 Northampton region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) TSYS
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Innovative Thinking

COBOL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 2 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) CICS Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) CICS Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) DB2 Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Innovative Thinking
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) TSYS