The table below looks at the statistics for the COBOL Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL Developer
Rank 181 170 177
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.026% 0.031% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.032% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £38,800 £41,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.36% +28.12%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
COBOL Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3635 3118 3294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.29% 95.44% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3004 2631 2853
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

COBOL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COBOL Developer in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

COBOL Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

COBOL Developer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COBOL Developer across the East Midlands region.

COBOL Developer Salary Trend in the East Midlands

COBOL Developer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL Developer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 1 £38,800 -
COBOL Developer
England

COBOL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region that cited COBOL Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with COBOL Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Micro Focus
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) TickIT
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) iSeries
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) VSAM
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) CA Endevor
4 1 (20.00%) Adabas
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) CICS
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (20.00%) NATURAL

COBOL Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region that cited COBOL Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with COBOL Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Adabas
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iSeries
2 1 (20.00%) VSAM
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) NATURAL
3 1 (20.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (40.00%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Micro Focus
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle