The first table below looks at the demand for the COBOL Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL Developer 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 Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL Developer
Rank - 136 152
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.25% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.33%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +0.71%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2385 1997 2555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.74% 94.29% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1578 2044
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
COBOL Developer
East of England

COBOL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

COBOL Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

COBOL Developer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

COBOL Developer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

COBOL Developer
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

COBOL Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL