The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had COBOL Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL Developer
Rank 849 913 940
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 30 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.030% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.032% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 23
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
COBOL Developer
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
86072 98291 103044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.29% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72520 82716 84192
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

COBOL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

COBOL Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

COBOL Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

COBOL Developer Salary Trend in England

COBOL Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBOL Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

COBOL Developer Salary Histogram in England

COBOL Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
South East +59 12 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands +23 12 - -
Yorkshire +28 2 £30,000 -40.00%
North East - 2 £35,000 -
South West - 2 £33,750 -
COBOL Developer
UK

COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 England region featuring COBOL Developer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) COBOL
2 35 (81.40%) Mainframe
3 32 (74.42%) Java
4 31 (72.09%) DB2
5 28 (65.12%) IBM
6 18 (41.86%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (39.53%) SQL
8 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
9 15 (34.88%) CICS
10 14 (32.56%) JCL
11 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
11 13 (30.23%) HTML
12 12 (27.91%) JSP
12 12 (27.91%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (27.91%) zOS
12 12 (27.91%) Spring
13 10 (23.26%) OS/390
14 4 (9.30%) .NET
14 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
14 4 (9.30%) Finance
15 3 (6.98%) VSAM
15 3 (6.98%) iSeries
15 3 (6.98%) C#
15 3 (6.98%) Unix
15 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
16 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
16 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
16 2 (4.65%) Micro Focus
16 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
16 2 (4.65%) IBM Mainframe

COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 15 (34.88%) CICS
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.33%) TPMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (72.09%) DB2
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) IDMS
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Music Industry
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) HTML
2 12 (27.91%) JSP
2 12 (27.91%) Spring
3 4 (9.30%) .NET
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 35 (81.40%) Mainframe
2 18 (41.86%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.98%) iSeries
3 3 (6.98%) VSAM
4 2 (4.65%) AS400
4 2 (4.65%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) zOS
2 10 (23.26%) OS/390
3 3 (6.98%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
1 2 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (4.65%) Web Development
2 1 (2.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (2.33%) Change Management
2 1 (2.33%) OO
2 1 (2.33%) OOD
2 1 (2.33%) RAD
2 1 (2.33%) Release Management
2 1 (2.33%) Service Management
2 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (2.33%) System Testing
2 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) COBOL
2 32 (74.42%) Java
3 17 (39.53%) SQL
4 14 (32.56%) JCL
5 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) C#
7 1 (2.33%) CLIST
7 1 (2.33%) REXX
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) IBM
2 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Micro Focus
4 1 (2.33%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.33%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) TSYS