The first table below looks at the demand for the COBOL Developer 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL Developer
Rank 889 836 882
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 13 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.019% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.020% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 14
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £28,600
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.37%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
COBOL Developer
UK

COBOL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -57 5 £46,750 +3.88% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £27,500 -
South West -6 1 - -
East of England -14 1 £53,750 +53.57%
COBOL Developer
UK

COBOL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited COBOL Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) COBOL
2 7 (36.84%) Micro Focus
3 6 (31.58%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) UNIX
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
5 4 (21.05%) CICS
5 4 (21.05%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.79%) Product Management
6 3 (15.79%) Music Industry
6 3 (15.79%) Marketing
6 3 (15.79%) AS400
7 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.53%) TickIT
7 2 (10.53%) WinForms
7 2 (10.53%) Banking
7 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
7 2 (10.53%) VSAM
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) iSeries
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
7 2 (10.53%) DB2

COBOL Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited COBOL Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
1 4 (21.05%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Music Industry
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) WinForms
3 2 (10.53%) CGI
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) LINQ
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
2 3 (15.79%) AS400
3 2 (10.53%) VSAM
3 2 (10.53%) iSeries
4 1 (5.26%) EPoS
4 1 (5.26%) EFTPOS
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Project Management
1 3 (15.79%) Product Management
2 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
2 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) UML
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) COBOL
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) TickIT
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Micro Focus
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) HP
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Canary Wharf
Citi
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago