The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had COBOL Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL Programmer
Rank 831 - 957
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Programmer 20 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% - 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% - 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 8
Median salary £52,500 - £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 - £33,000
COBOL Programmer
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
80972 97370 103890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.48% 96.63% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 67790 82038 86695
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 £27,164 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

COBOL Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured COBOL Programmer in the job title.

COBOL Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

COBOL Programmer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COBOL Programmer across the England region.

COBOL Programmer Salary Trend in England

COBOL Programmer
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 Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 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 - 20 £52,500 -
COBOL Programmer
UK

COBOL Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, COBOL Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) COBOL
2 18 (78.26%) Mainframe
2 18 (78.26%) DB2
2 18 (78.26%) CICS
3 17 (73.91%) UML
3 17 (73.91%) JCL
4 14 (60.87%) IBM
5 10 (43.48%) Unix
6 9 (39.13%) MVS
6 9 (39.13%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
7 8 (34.78%) Tivoli
7 8 (34.78%) Migration
7 8 (34.78%) Java
7 8 (34.78%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) Oracle
9 5 (21.74%) Retail
10 2 (8.70%) Micro Focus
10 2 (8.70%) AS400
10 2 (8.70%) RPG
10 2 (8.70%) Delphi
10 2 (8.70%) C
10 2 (8.70%) C++
10 2 (8.70%) Windows
10 2 (8.70%) Linux
10 2 (8.70%) Fortran
10 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
10 2 (8.70%) Release Management
10 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering

COBOL Programmer 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 18 (78.26%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) DB2
General
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) Mainframe
2 9 (39.13%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (8.70%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Unix
2 9 (39.13%) MVS
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) UML
2 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
2 8 (34.78%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.70%) Release Management
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) COBOL
2 17 (73.91%) JCL
3 8 (34.78%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
4 2 (8.70%) C
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) Delphi
4 2 (8.70%) Fortran
4 2 (8.70%) RPG
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) IBM
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Micro Focus