Companies using COBOL

We have found 23,943 companies that use COBOL. The companies using COBOL are most often found in United States and in the Computer Software industry. COBOL is most often used by companies with 10-50 employees and 1M-10M dollars in revenue. Our data for COBOL usage goes back as far as 4 years and 6 months.

Did you know that COBOL customers are also likely to use PHP and Java?

Who uses COBOL?

List of the top companies using COBOL :
Company Website Country Revenue Company Size
J & D RESOURCES, INC jdresources.com United States 1M-10M 10-50
Woodbury University woodbury.edu United States 10M-50M 1000-5000
Airgas airgas.com United States >1000M >10000
Burroughs, Inc. burroughs.com United States 200M-1000M 1000-5000
Rheem Manufacturing Company Inc. rheem.com United States >1000M >10000

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COBOL Market Share and Competitors in Programming Languages

We use the best scanning techniques combined with advanced data science to monitor the market share of over 5,000 technology products, including Programming Languages. In the Programming Languages category, COBOL has a market share of about 0.7%. Other major and competing products in this category include:

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23,943
Companies using COBOL
COBOL market share in Programming Languages is about 0.73%
Programming Languages

What is COBOL?

COBOL (an acronym for common business-oriented language) is a compiled English-like computer programming language designed for business use. It is imperative, procedural and since 2002, object-oriented. COBOL is primarily used in business, finance and administrative systems for companies and governments.

Top Industries that use COBOL

Top Industries that use COBOL

Looking at COBOL customers by industry, we find that Computer Software (16%), Information Technology and Services (9%) and Higher Education (5%) are the largest segments.

Companies using COBOL - Distribution by industry
Companies that use COBOL, by industry :
Industry Number of companies
Computer Software 3800
Information Technology and Services 2156
Higher Education 1206
Financial Services 933
Hospital & Health Care 930
Insurance 926
Banking 858
Government Administration 685
Retail 644
Education Management 483

Top Countries that use COBOL

Top Countries that use COBOL

53% of COBOL customers are in United States and 5% are in United Kingdom.

COBOL customers by country
Companies that use COBOL, by country :
Country Number of companies
United States 12757
United Kingdom 1252
India 950
Canada 826
Italy 659
Brazil 657
France 544
Spain 520
Australia 388
Netherlands 367

Distribution of companies that use COBOL based on company size (Employees)

Distribution of companies that use COBOL based on company size (Employees)
Of all the companies that are using COBOL,26% are small (<50 employees), 39% are medium-sized and 35% are large (>1000 employees).
Companies using COBOL, by size (number of employees)
Companies that use COBOL, by employees :
Employees Number of companies
1-10 Employees 1359
10-50 Employees 3559
50-200 Employees 3526
200-500 Employees 2300
500-1000 Employees 1680
1000-5000 Employees 3088
5000-10000 Employees 1173
>10000 Employees 2055

Distribution of companies that use COBOL based on company size (Revenue)

Distribution of companies that use COBOL based on company size (Revenue)
Of all the companies that are using COBOL, a majority (50%) are small (<$50M), 31% are large (>$1000M) and 10% are medium-sized.
COBOL clients - distribution by company revenue
Companies that use COBOL, by revenue :
Revenue (in USD) Number of companies
0M-1M 1547
1M-10M 4556
10M-50M 4034
50M-100M 1814
100M-200M 1492
200M-1000M 2942
>1000M 3202

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