The table below looks at the statistics for the COBOL Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COBOL Programmer
Rank 76 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Programmer 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.28% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £38,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 -
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
COBOL Programmer
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
700 923 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.36% 96.95% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 595 794 625
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

COBOL Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

COBOL Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

COBOL Programmer
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

COBOL Programmer Salary Trend in Leicestershire

COBOL Programmer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) Adabas
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) NATURAL
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) CA Endevor
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET

COBOL Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) NATURAL
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM