The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had COBOL Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL Developer
Rank 878 934 977
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 21 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.039% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.041% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 14 33 14
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +25.87%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +32.35%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

COBOL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

COBOL Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

COBOL Developer
Salary Trend

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

COBOL Developer Salary Trend in the UK

COBOL Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBOL Developer over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 within the UK.

COBOL Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

COBOL Developer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +47 20 £50,000 +11.11% 2
South East +36 9 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Surrey - 8 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands +7 6 - -
Leicestershire +5 6 - -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £35,000 -
North East - 3 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +25 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Bournemouth +13 1 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire +11 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Dorset +8 1 £30,000 -
South West +4 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Dewsbury - 1 £30,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 -
Scotland - 1 £37,500 -

COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, COBOL Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 52 (100.00%) COBOL
2 42 (80.77%) Mainframe
3 36 (69.23%) Java
4 31 (59.62%) DB2
5 30 (57.69%) SQL
6 28 (53.85%) IBM
7 24 (46.15%) JCL
8 20 (38.46%) CICS
9 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
10 15 (28.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (26.92%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
13 9 (17.31%) Finance
13 9 (17.31%) zOS
13 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
13 9 (17.31%) HTML
14 8 (15.38%) JSP
14 8 (15.38%) Spring
15 7 (13.46%) iSeries
15 7 (13.46%) OS/390
16 6 (11.54%) Music Industry
16 6 (11.54%) AS400
16 6 (11.54%) Micro Focus
16 6 (11.54%) Unix
17 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
17 5 (9.62%) SDLC
18 4 (7.69%) Product Management
18 4 (7.69%) VSAM
18 4 (7.69%) Marketing
18 4 (7.69%) WebSphere

COBOL Developer 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 20 (38.46%) CICS
2 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.92%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (59.62%) DB2
2 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) IDMS
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Music Industry
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Billing
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) HTML
2 8 (15.38%) JSP
2 8 (15.38%) Spring
3 4 (7.69%) .NET
4 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.77%) Web Services
5 1 (1.92%) CGI
5 1 (1.92%) HTML5
5 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (80.77%) Mainframe
2 14 (26.92%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (13.46%) iSeries
4 6 (11.54%) AS400
5 4 (7.69%) VSAM
6 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.92%) FMCG
7 1 (1.92%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) zOS
2 7 (13.46%) OS/390
3 6 (11.54%) Unix
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) VME
4 1 (1.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (9.62%) SDLC
3 4 (7.69%) Product Management
3 4 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (3.85%) Automated Testing
4 2 (3.85%) BDD
4 2 (3.85%) Change Management
4 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (3.85%) Scrum
4 2 (3.85%) TDD
4 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
4 2 (3.85%) User Stories
5 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.92%) OO
5 1 (1.92%) RAD
5 1 (1.92%) Service Management
5 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) COBOL
2 36 (69.23%) Java
3 30 (57.69%) SQL
4 24 (46.15%) JCL
5 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.77%) C#
7 2 (3.85%) C
8 1 (1.92%) CLIST
8 1 (1.92%) DCL
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) REXX
8 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) IBM
2 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.54%) Micro Focus
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.92%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.92%) TSYS
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