The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 79 - 90
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 12 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.20% - 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% - 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Nottinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 660 650 643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 66.07% 58.93% 54.63%
Number of salaries quoted 561 536 550
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,500 £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 Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

COBOL
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Salary trend for COBOL in Nottinghamshire

COBOL
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham - 4 - -
COBOL
East Midlands

COBOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 13 (100.00%) DB2
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 12 (92.31%) Web Services
2 12 (92.31%) Degree
2 12 (92.31%) Waterfall
3 11 (84.62%) R
3 11 (84.62%) Translating Business Requirements
3 11 (84.62%) Customer Requirements
3 11 (84.62%) XSD
3 11 (84.62%) XSLT
3 11 (84.62%) Java
3 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 11 (84.62%) .NET
3 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 11 (84.62%) ETL
3 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) Workflow
4 7 (53.85%) CSS
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (53.85%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (30.77%) TIBCO
5 4 (30.77%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (15.38%) JCL
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) ChangeMan
7 1 (7.69%) VSAM
7 1 (7.69%) Marketing
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 1 (7.69%) CICS
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ChangeMan
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) Lead Developer
3 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 7 (53.85%) .NET Software Developer
3 7 (53.85%) Lead .NET Developer
3 7 (53.85%) Lead Software Developer
3 7 (53.85%) Software Developer
4 4 (30.77%) TIBCO Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Support
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Web Services
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) XSD
2 11 (84.62%) XSLT
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (7.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.69%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Waterfall
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Customer Requirements
2 11 (84.62%) ETL
2 11 (84.62%) Translating Business Requirements
2 11 (84.62%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Product Management
3 1 (7.69%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
1 11 (84.62%) R
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) JCL
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) TIBCO
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Syncsort