Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 80 92
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -7
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.34% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 0.50% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 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 529 401 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 59.51% 53.40% 44.77%
Number of salaries quoted 400 330 325
Northampton median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,875 £52,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%

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 23 September 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Project Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Law
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Retail

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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Services Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Portfolio Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Project Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft