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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL Developer
Rank 890 891 936
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 14 48 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.047% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.049% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 9 34 17
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,800 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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
88424 98706 105739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75252 82384 86955
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 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 July 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 +19 7 £45,000 +3.44% 2
East Midlands +1 3 - - 2
East of England +35 1 - -
Yorkshire +27 1 £30,000 -33.33%
South West +2 1 £30,000 -33.33% 2
North East - 1 - - 1
COBOL Developer
UK

COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 56 (100.00%) COBOL
2 41 (73.21%) Mainframe
3 40 (71.43%) SQL
4 36 (64.29%) Java
5 29 (51.79%) JCL
6 28 (50.00%) DB2
7 21 (37.50%) IBM
8 20 (35.71%) CICS
9 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
10 18 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (26.79%) Finance
12 13 (23.21%) Systems Analysis
13 11 (19.64%) iSeries
13 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (19.64%) Micro Focus
14 10 (17.86%) Music Industry
15 9 (16.07%) AS400
15 9 (16.07%) Unix
16 8 (14.29%) Project Management
16 8 (14.29%) Marketing
16 8 (14.29%) WebSphere
16 8 (14.29%) Product Management
17 7 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
18 6 (10.71%) Retail
18 6 (10.71%) OS/390
18 6 (10.71%) zOS
18 6 (10.71%) Web Services
18 6 (10.71%) SDLC
19 5 (8.93%) BDD
19 5 (8.93%) MongoDB

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 20 (35.71%) CICS
2 8 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.79%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (50.00%) DB2
2 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 18 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) Maven
3 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Music Industry
3 8 (14.29%) Marketing
4 6 (10.71%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) CGI
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (73.21%) Mainframe
2 11 (19.64%) iSeries
3 9 (16.07%) AS400
4 7 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.57%) VSAM
6 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) FMCG
6 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Unix
2 6 (10.71%) OS/390
2 6 (10.71%) zOS
3 2 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) SUSE
4 1 (1.79%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Systems Analysis
2 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.29%) Product Management
3 8 (14.29%) Project Management
4 6 (10.71%) SDLC
5 5 (8.93%) BDD
5 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.93%) Scrum
5 5 (8.93%) TDD
5 5 (8.93%) User Stories
6 2 (3.57%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.57%) Change Management
6 2 (3.57%) ETL
6 2 (3.57%) ETL Development
6 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.79%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.79%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.79%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) COBOL
2 40 (71.43%) SQL
3 36 (64.29%) Java
4 29 (51.79%) JCL
5 5 (8.93%) C
6 2 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (1.79%) CLIST
7 1 (1.79%) Delphi
7 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.79%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) REXX
7 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) IBM
2 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
3 11 (19.64%) Micro Focus
4 2 (3.57%) Informatica
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.79%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.79%) TSYS
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