The table below looks at the statistics for the COBOL Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL Analyst
Rank 891 873 896
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Analyst 11 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.003% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 1
Average salary £31,750 £40,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.11% +25.78%
UK excluding London average salary £31,750 £40,250 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +25.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

COBOL Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

COBOL Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

COBOL Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COBOL Analyst within the UK.

COBOL Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

COBOL Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBOL Analyst over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

COBOL Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

COBOL Analyst
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
England -11 11 £31,750 -21.11% 1
North East - 6 £30,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £30,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £30,000 - 1
North West - 3 £41,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £39,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £41,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £39,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £35,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £35,000 -

COBOL Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited COBOL Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) COBOL
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 10 (52.63%) Mainframe
4 9 (47.37%) VME
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
6 7 (36.84%) DB2
6 7 (36.84%) ITIL
6 7 (36.84%) CICS
6 7 (36.84%) CA Endevor
7 6 (31.58%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (31.58%) IBM
8 5 (26.32%) JCL
8 5 (26.32%) Financial Institution
9 3 (15.79%) DTV
9 3 (15.79%) Electronics
9 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
9 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (15.79%) Marketing
9 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
9 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
9 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (15.79%) SAP
9 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
10 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
10 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (10.53%) UNIX

COBOL Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited COBOL Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (36.84%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Financial Institution
3 3 (15.79%) Electronics
3 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.79%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Mainframe
2 6 (31.58%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (15.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) VME
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
2 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) COBOL
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) JCL
4 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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