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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COBOL Developer
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
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
660 815 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 98.21% 96.34% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 544 673 581
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,792 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) VSAM
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) NATURAL
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Adabas
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE

COBOL Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) NATURAL
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM