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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 76 - 88
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 4 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.48% - 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% - 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -10.00%  

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 Nottingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 559 592 623
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 67.03% 60.59% 54.75%
Number of salaries quoted 486 477 530
Median salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham citing COBOL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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

COBOL
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Workflow
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) R
2 4 (80.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 4 (80.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (80.00%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) TIBCO
2 4 (80.00%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XSD
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) JCL
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) ChangeMan
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk

COBOL
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ChangeMan
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Lead Developer
1 4 (80.00%) TIBCO Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XSD
1 4 (80.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (80.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) R
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) TIBCO