The table below looks at the statistics for the COBOL Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL Analyst
Rank 862 - 878
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Analyst 6 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% - 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% - 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 5
Average salary £27,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 - £35,000
COBOL Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99985 96960 104426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.67% 94.70% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 83835 79628 90649
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

COBOL Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

COBOL Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

COBOL Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

COBOL Analyst Salary Trend in England

COBOL Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBOL Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

COBOL Analyst Salary Histogram in England

COBOL Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
North East - 4 £27,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £40,150 -
COBOL Analyst
UK

COBOL Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited COBOL Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) COBOL
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) VME
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) DB2
3 6 (37.50%) CA Endevor
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) Mainframe
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) CICS
5 4 (25.00%) JCL
6 3 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (12.50%) C#
7 2 (12.50%) Java
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) XML
7 2 (12.50%) XSLT
7 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
7 2 (12.50%) Adabas
7 2 (12.50%) NATURAL
7 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
7 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (6.25%) SAP
8 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence

COBOL Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited COBOL Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) CICS
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) Adabas
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) XSLT
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mainframe
2 3 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) COBOL
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) JCL
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) NATURAL
4 2 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) SAP