Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 81 78
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +27
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 1 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.13% 1.37% 2.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 2.90% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 21
Northampton median annual salary - £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -22.22% +28.57%
Northamptonshire median annual salary - £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +28.57%

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 Northampton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 413 517 602
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 54.85% 47.21% 46.49%
Number of salaries quoted 349 398 552
Northampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £22,775
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £55,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,750 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.44% -3.75% +11.11%

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 26 July 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 Northampton region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) hybris
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) hybris