The table below looks at the statistics for the COBOL Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL Developer
Rank 80 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.11% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £38,800 - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
COBOL Developer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
859 679 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.50% 96.72% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 746 612 682
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

COBOL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

COBOL Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

COBOL Developer
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

COBOL Developer Salary Trend in Leicestershire

COBOL Developer
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL Developer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Leicester - 1 £38,800 -
COBOL Developer
East Midlands

COBOL Developer
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Adabas
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) NATURAL
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) CA Endevor

COBOL Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Adabas
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) NATURAL
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM