The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COBOL Developer
Rank 835 892 847
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 25 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.014% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.015% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 16
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -19.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £27,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -24.13%
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
95301 104500 95835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.63% 94.60% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 79153 86609 80539
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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
South West -5 8 £45,000 -
London +31 5 £51,000 +7.36%
Yorkshire +9 4 £34,000 +4.61%
South East - 3 £48,500 -
East of England - 3 £37,500 -
North West - 1 £38,750 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 5
COBOL Developer
UK

COBOL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) COBOL
2 10 (33.33%) Finance
3 8 (26.67%) Back Office
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) Mainframe
4 7 (23.33%) JCL
5 6 (20.00%) IBM
5 6 (20.00%) Oracle
5 6 (20.00%) VSAM
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 5 (16.67%) Micro Focus
7 4 (13.33%) CICS
7 4 (13.33%) zOS
7 4 (13.33%) DB2
7 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) Banking
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.00%) Tandem
8 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.00%) Degree
8 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (10.00%) Test Planning
8 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (10.00%) UNIX

COBOL Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 (13.33%) CICS
2 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) DB2
2 3 (10.00%) Adabas
3 2 (6.67%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Back Office
3 3 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) Swing
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) Java EE
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Mainframe
2 6 (20.00%) VSAM
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (10.00%) Tandem
4 2 (6.67%) SWIFT
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) zOS
2 3 (10.00%) UNIX
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (10.00%) SOA
2 3 (10.00%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (10.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (6.67%) System Testing
4 1 (3.33%) SDLC
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) COBOL
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) JCL
4 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.00%) C#
5 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.00%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) NATURAL
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
1 6 (20.00%) IBM
2 5 (16.67%) Micro Focus
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) HP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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