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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL Developer
UK / England
Rank 823 900 917
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 5 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.029% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.030% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 10
Median salary £39,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,950 £49,400 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%

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
74873 91880 96090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.47% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 62548 77866 79959
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +5 2 - - 3
West Midlands +36 1 £37,000 -1.33%
Yorkshire +30 1 - - 2
North West -14 1 £42,500 +30.76%
COBOL Developer
UK

COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 22 (100.00%) COBOL
2 16 (72.73%) IBM
3 15 (68.18%) DB2
4 14 (63.64%) Mainframe
5 13 (59.09%) Java
6 12 (54.55%) SQL
7 11 (50.00%) CICS
7 11 (50.00%) JCL
8 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
9 8 (36.36%) zOS
9 8 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (27.27%) OS/390
11 5 (22.73%) HTML
11 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
11 5 (22.73%) JSP
11 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (22.73%) Spring
12 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
13 3 (13.64%) Retail
13 3 (13.64%) Finance
13 3 (13.64%) Migration
13 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (9.09%) SDLC
14 2 (9.09%) VSAM
14 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
14 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
14 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
14 2 (9.09%) NHS
14 2 (9.09%) Delphi
14 2 (9.09%) VB

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 11 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) DB2
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Adabas
4 1 (4.55%) DataStage
4 1 (4.55%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
1 5 (22.73%) JSP
1 5 (22.73%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) EJB
2 1 (4.55%) JMS
2 1 (4.55%) Struts
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Mainframe
2 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) NHS
4 2 (9.09%) VSAM
5 1 (4.55%) AS400
5 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (4.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) zOS
2 6 (27.27%) OS/390
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) OO
3 1 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Product Management
3 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.55%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (4.55%) Test Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) COBOL
2 13 (59.09%) Java
3 12 (54.55%) SQL
4 11 (50.00%) JCL
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) Delphi
6 2 (9.09%) VB
7 1 (4.55%) NATURAL
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) IBM
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) CA
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Micro Focus
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Syncsort
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