We have data on 29,297 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 6 years.
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We use the best indexing techniques combined with advanced data science to monitor the market share of over 15,000 technology products, including Programming Languages. By scanning billions of public documents, we are able to collect deep insights on every company, with over 100 data fields per company at an average. In the Programming Languages category, COBOL has a market share of about 0.8%. Other major and competing products in this category include:
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.
Looking at COBOL customers by industry, we find that Computer Software (16%) and Information Technology and Services (12%) are the largest segments.
53% of COBOL customers are in United States and 5% are in United Kingdom.
Of all the customers that are using COBOL, 32% are small (<50 employees), 38% are medium-sized and 31% are large (>1000 employees).
Of all the customers that are using COBOL, a majority (55%) are small (<$50M), 28% are large (>$1000M) and 9% are medium-sized.