The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East Midlands region that had COBOL Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL Developer
Rank 166 171 187
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 6 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.23% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 4
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +54.54%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +33.84%
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
3080 3500 3657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.22% 97.11% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2503 2890 3071
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,458
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

COBOL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region that featured COBOL Developer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBOL Developer across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

COBOL Developer Salary Histogram 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL Developer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leicestershire +9 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire +2 1 £50,000 +17.64%
COBOL Developer
England

COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, COBOL Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region featuring COBOL Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) COBOL
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) DB2
3 9 (56.25%) JCL
3 9 (56.25%) CICS
3 9 (56.25%) IBM
3 9 (56.25%) Mainframe
3 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (43.75%) Unix
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) Retail
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) TDD
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
6 5 (31.25%) BDD
6 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (31.25%) User Stories
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) C
6 5 (31.25%) SDLC
7 4 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (18.75%) MVC
8 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (18.75%) CSS3
8 3 (18.75%) HTML5
8 3 (18.75%) Ajax

COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 9 (56.25%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) DB2
2 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Dutch Language
2 1 (6.25%) French Language
2 1 (6.25%) German Language
2 1 (6.25%) Italian Language
2 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) Ajax
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) CSS3
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) HTML5
2 3 (18.75%) jQuery
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (18.75%) XHTML
2 3 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) XSLT
3 1 (6.25%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Mainframe
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) AS400
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) OS/390
2 2 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) BDD
1 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (31.25%) Scrum
1 5 (31.25%) SDLC
1 5 (31.25%) TDD
1 5 (31.25%) User Stories
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Information Management
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) COBOL
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) JCL
4 5 (31.25%) C
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.25%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) IBM
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
3 1 (6.25%) JDA
3 1 (6.25%) Micro Focus
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.25%) SAP