Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 138 -
Rank change year-on-year +39 - +102
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.49% 0.054% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 0.084% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Nottingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 Nottingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Nottingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 700 1,193 1,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 56.68% 64.70% 56.57%
Number of salaries quoted 540 1,048 1,004
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,600 £67,500
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,296
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.48% +12.79%

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for COBOL in Nottingham

COBOL
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for COBOL in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 5 (83.33%) DB2
1 5 (83.33%) CICS
1 5 (83.33%) Mainframe
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) ChangeMan
2 4 (66.67%) JCL
2 4 (66.67%) REXX
2 4 (66.67%) NHS
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) ISPF
2 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) DataStage
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) VC++
4 1 (16.67%) SOA

COBOL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 5 (83.33%) CICS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) DataStage
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) ChangeMan
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) COBOL Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Mainframe Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (16.67%) Principal Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior COBOL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) ISPF
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 4 (66.67%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Debt
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JCL
1 4 (66.67%) REXX
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
3 1 (16.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Micro Focus
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle