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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL Developer
Rank 865 872 920
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 31 48 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.048% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.050% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 19 40 23
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +32.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
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
88902 96228 105919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.52% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 75555 79766 87460
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Yorkshire +9 8 £32,000 -5.88%
South East +9 8 £45,000 -8.62%
East Midlands +9 7 £35,000 -17.64%
London +3 6 £45,000 -11.76%
East of England +30 1 - -
West Midlands -22 1 - -
COBOL Developer
UK

COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 59 (100.00%) COBOL
2 44 (74.58%) Mainframe
3 41 (69.49%) SQL
4 38 (64.41%) Java
5 32 (54.24%) DB2
5 32 (54.24%) JCL
6 25 (42.37%) IBM
7 23 (38.98%) CICS
8 18 (30.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (28.81%) Finance
10 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
11 11 (18.64%) Micro Focus
11 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (18.64%) Systems Analysis
12 10 (16.95%) Music Industry
12 10 (16.95%) iSeries
12 10 (16.95%) AS400
12 10 (16.95%) Unix
13 9 (15.25%) WebSphere
14 8 (13.56%) Product Management
14 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (13.56%) Marketing
14 8 (13.56%) Project Management
15 7 (11.86%) Retail
16 6 (10.17%) SDLC
16 6 (10.17%) Web Services
17 5 (8.47%) XML
17 5 (8.47%) .NET
17 5 (8.47%) C
17 5 (8.47%) C#

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 23 (38.98%) CICS
2 9 (15.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) FTP
1 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (54.24%) DB2
2 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (30.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) Maven
3 2 (3.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (28.81%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Music Industry
3 8 (13.56%) Marketing
4 7 (11.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Billing
5 1 (1.69%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.69%) French Language
5 1 (1.69%) German Language
5 1 (1.69%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Web Services
2 5 (8.47%) .NET
2 5 (8.47%) XML
3 4 (6.78%) HTML
3 4 (6.78%) HTML5
4 3 (5.08%) Ajax
4 3 (5.08%) CSS
4 3 (5.08%) CSS3
4 3 (5.08%) jQuery
4 3 (5.08%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (5.08%) XHTML
4 3 (5.08%) XSLT
5 2 (3.39%) ISPF
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.69%) CGI
6 1 (1.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 44 (74.58%) Mainframe
2 10 (16.95%) AS400
2 10 (16.95%) iSeries
3 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) VSAM
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.69%) FMCG
6 1 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Unix
2 5 (8.47%) OS/390
2 5 (8.47%) zOS
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (18.64%) Systems Analysis
2 8 (13.56%) Product Management
2 8 (13.56%) Project Management
3 6 (10.17%) SDLC
4 5 (8.47%) BDD
4 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (8.47%) Scrum
4 5 (8.47%) TDD
4 5 (8.47%) User Stories
5 3 (5.08%) MVC
6 2 (3.39%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.39%) Change Management
6 2 (3.39%) ETL
6 2 (3.39%) ETL Development
7 1 (1.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.69%) OO
7 1 (1.69%) RAD
7 1 (1.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) COBOL
2 41 (69.49%) SQL
3 38 (64.41%) Java
4 32 (54.24%) JCL
5 5 (8.47%) C
5 5 (8.47%) C#
6 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.39%) RPG
8 1 (1.69%) CLIST
8 1 (1.69%) Delphi
8 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.69%) Perl
8 1 (1.69%) REXX
8 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) IBM
2 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.64%) Micro Focus
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle
5 2 (3.39%) Informatica
5 2 (3.39%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.69%) JDA
6 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) TSYS