The first table below looks at the demand for the COBOL Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL Programmer
Rank 861 - 872
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Programmer 13 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% - 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% - 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 6
Average salary £27,500 - £36,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 - £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 - £36,000
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103361 95969 105981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.24% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85252 80299 91558
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
COBOL Programmer
UK

COBOL Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COBOL Programmer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBOL Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

COBOL Programmer Salary Histogram in England

COBOL Programmer
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 Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
North East - 8 £27,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £39,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £33,250 -
COBOL Programmer
UK

COBOL Programmer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited COBOL Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) COBOL
2 7 (46.67%) VME
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) DB2
3 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) CICS
3 5 (33.33%) JCL
3 5 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 5 (33.33%) CA Endevor
3 5 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) ICL
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting

COBOL Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited COBOL Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 5 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 5 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) VME
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) COBOL
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) JCL
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) ICL