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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL Developer
Rank 854 909 930
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 10 25 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.025% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.026% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 34
Median salary £40,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.42% -2.77%
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
81112 96104 102899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.50% 96.62% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67914 80920 85864
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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
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 9 December 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
East Midlands +4 4 £42,500 +14.55%
South West - 2 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £37,250 - 1
South East +71 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1
North West -27 1 £40,500 +24.61% 1
COBOL Developer
UK

COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 36 (100.00%) COBOL
2 29 (80.56%) Mainframe
3 28 (77.78%) IBM
4 25 (69.44%) DB2
5 24 (66.67%) Java
6 17 (47.22%) SQL
7 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 16 (44.44%) CICS
8 14 (38.89%) JCL
9 13 (36.11%) zOS
10 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 12 (33.33%) HTML
10 12 (33.33%) JSP
10 12 (33.33%) Spring
10 12 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (27.78%) OS/390
12 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (8.33%) Finance
13 3 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
13 3 (8.33%) VSAM
14 2 (5.56%) iSeries
14 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (5.56%) Legal
14 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
14 2 (5.56%) Web Development
14 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
14 2 (5.56%) AS400

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 16 (44.44%) CICS
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.78%) TPMS
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (69.44%) DB2
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Adabas
3 1 (2.78%) Easytrieve
3 1 (2.78%) IDMS
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) HTML
1 12 (33.33%) JSP
1 12 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.78%) EJB
3 1 (2.78%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 29 (80.56%) Mainframe
2 12 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (8.33%) VSAM
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) AS400
4 2 (5.56%) iSeries
4 2 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) zOS
2 10 (27.78%) OS/390
3 1 (2.78%) VME
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
2 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
2 2 (5.56%) Web Development
3 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Migration
3 1 (2.78%) OO
3 1 (2.78%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
3 1 (2.78%) System Testing
3 1 (2.78%) Test Planning
3 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) COBOL
2 24 (66.67%) Java
3 17 (47.22%) SQL
4 14 (38.89%) JCL
5 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) Delphi
6 2 (5.56%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) NATURAL
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) IBM
2 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) CA
3 1 (2.78%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.78%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.78%) Micro Focus
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
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