Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 85 111
Rank change year-on-year +12 +26 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 2 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.28% 0.88% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 1.73% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Northampton median annual salary - £51,900 -
Northamptonshire median annual salary - £51,900 -

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 369 463 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 52.19% 50.77% 49.85%
Number of salaries quoted 305 326 554
Northampton median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £21,350 £27,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £64,000 £58,750 £50,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,000 £41,500 £39,750
% change year-on-year -1.20% +4.40% +2.58%

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 17 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 Northampton region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) hybris
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (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 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Software Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) hybris