The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had COBOL Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL Analyst
UK
Rank 838 937 941
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Analyst 11 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.001% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.001% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 8
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -23.80%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £40,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -38.46%

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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

COBOL Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured COBOL Analyst in the job title.

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 February 2017 within the UK.

COBOL Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

COBOL Analyst
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +114 10 £52,500 +31.25%
South East - 10 £52,500 -
Berkshire - 7 £52,500 -
Surrey - 2 £35,000 -
Camberley - 2 £35,000 -
Crawley - 1 £40,000 -
Douglas - 1 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -

COBOL Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, COBOL Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring COBOL Analyst in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) COBOL
2 30 (83.33%) Mainframe
3 29 (80.56%) JCL
3 29 (80.56%) DB2
4 27 (75.00%) IBM
5 23 (63.89%) CICS
6 22 (61.11%) UML
7 21 (58.33%) SQL
8 19 (52.78%) Data Analysis
8 19 (52.78%) Migration
9 12 (33.33%) Tivoli
10 11 (30.56%) IBM Mainframe
11 10 (27.78%) Retail
11 10 (27.78%) MVS
11 10 (27.78%) Java
11 10 (27.78%) Unix
12 7 (19.44%) Business Analysis
12 7 (19.44%) Oracle
13 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (8.33%) JIRA
14 3 (8.33%) Release Management
14 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (8.33%) AS400
14 3 (8.33%) RPG
14 3 (8.33%) Assembly Language
14 3 (8.33%) Delphi
14 3 (8.33%) C
14 3 (8.33%) C++
14 3 (8.33%) Windows
14 3 (8.33%) Linux

COBOL Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (63.89%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (80.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 10 (27.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
1 1 (2.78%) XML
1 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 11 (30.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.33%) AS400
5 1 (2.78%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) MVS
1 10 (27.78%) Unix
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) UML
2 19 (52.78%) Data Analysis
2 19 (52.78%) Migration
3 7 (19.44%) Business Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) COBOL
2 29 (80.56%) JCL
3 21 (58.33%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) Assembly Language
5 3 (8.33%) C
5 3 (8.33%) C++
5 3 (8.33%) Delphi
5 3 (8.33%) Fortran
5 3 (8.33%) RPG
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) IBM
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle