The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL Analyst
Rank 869 868 883
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Analyst 12 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.002% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 5
Average salary £30,875 £41,375 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.37% +3.43%
UK excluding London average salary £30,875 £41,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.37% +3.43%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 1 August 2014 within the UK.

COBOL Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

COBOL Analyst
Top 12 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 1 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
England -49 12 £30,875 -25.37%
North East - 7 £30,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £30,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £30,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £39,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £39,000 -
Leicester - 1 £39,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £35,000 -
North West - 1 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £39,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £39,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £35,000 -

COBOL Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 16 (100.00%) COBOL
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 8 (50.00%) VME
4 6 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) IBM
5 5 (31.25%) CICS
5 5 (31.25%) DB2
5 5 (31.25%) JCL
5 5 (31.25%) CA Endevor
5 5 (31.25%) Financial Institution
6 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
6 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
6 3 (18.75%) Electronics
6 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (18.75%) Marketing
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) DTV
6 3 (18.75%) SAP
7 2 (12.50%) UNIX
7 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Degree
8 1 (6.25%) Back Office

COBOL Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (31.25%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) DB2
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Financial Institution
3 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (18.75%) Electronics
3 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (18.75%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (18.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) VME
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) COBOL
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) JCL
4 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle