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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COBOL Analyst
Rank 845 887 871
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Analyst 14 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.013% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.013% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 2
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £41,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.49%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £30,000 £41,375
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.49%
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
96689 103951 96080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.50% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 80825 85789 80388
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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
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 28 July 2015. 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
East Midlands +7 7 £38,000 -2.56%
South West -8 7 £45,000 -
COBOL Analyst
UK

COBOL Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) COBOL
2 25 (62.50%) SQL
3 22 (55.00%) IBM
3 22 (55.00%) JCL
4 19 (47.50%) Adabas
4 19 (47.50%) NATURAL
5 18 (45.00%) Finance
6 17 (42.50%) DB2
7 12 (30.00%) Oracle
8 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
8 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
8 11 (27.50%) XML
8 11 (27.50%) XSLT
8 11 (27.50%) VB
8 11 (27.50%) VB.NET
8 11 (27.50%) .NET
8 11 (27.50%) Java
8 11 (27.50%) Back Office
8 11 (27.50%) C#
8 11 (27.50%) WebSphere MQ
8 11 (27.50%) VB6
8 11 (27.50%) WebSphere
8 11 (27.50%) CA Endevor
9 10 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
9 10 (25.00%) PL/SQL
10 8 (20.00%) zOS
10 8 (20.00%) Test Planning
10 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 6 (15.00%) MQSeries
12 5 (12.50%) Windows

COBOL Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 11 (27.50%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.00%) MQSeries
3 3 (7.50%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) Adabas
2 17 (42.50%) DB2
3 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
1 11 (27.50%) XML
1 11 (27.50%) XSLT
1 11 (27.50%) .NET
1 11 (27.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) zOS
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Test Planning
1 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Migration
4 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) COBOL
2 25 (62.50%) SQL
3 22 (55.00%) JCL
4 19 (47.50%) NATURAL
5 11 (27.50%) VB
5 11 (27.50%) VB.NET
5 11 (27.50%) Java
5 11 (27.50%) C#
5 11 (27.50%) VB6
6 10 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.00%) RPG
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) IBM
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) Micro Focus