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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 93 86
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire - 0.097% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.18% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 10
Median salary - £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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 571 568 695
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 55.38% 54.93% 52.85%
Number of salaries quoted 494 481 594
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 12 (100.00%) Web Services
1 12 (100.00%) DB2
1 12 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 12 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 11 (91.67%) R
2 11 (91.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 11 (91.67%) Customer Requirements
2 11 (91.67%) Workflow
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 11 (91.67%) ETL
2 11 (91.67%) XSD
2 11 (91.67%) XSLT
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (33.33%) TIBCO
4 4 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (8.33%) JCL
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) CICS
5 1 (8.33%) zOS
5 1 (8.33%) DataStage
5 1 (8.33%) JMS

COBOL
Co-occurring 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 (8.33%) CICS
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) DataStage
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (91.67%) Lead Developer
3 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (58.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Lead .NET Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Lead Software Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Software Developer
4 4 (33.33%) TIBCO Developer
5 1 (8.33%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) XSD
2 11 (91.67%) XSLT
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (8.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Customer Requirements
2 11 (91.67%) ETL
2 11 (91.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 11 (91.67%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Product Management
3 1 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
1 11 (91.67%) R
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Syncsort
Nottingham
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Salary: Highly Competitive
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