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 2 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL Developer
Rank 905 915 957
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 14 53 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.048% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.050% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 10 44 19
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £37,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
93892 106630 115839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79151 87900 94737
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 2 July 2016 within the UK.

COBOL Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

COBOL Developer
Top 16 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 2 July 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 +18 12 £45,000 - 1
South East +37 8 £45,000 -7.21%
Berkshire - 6 £45,000 -
West Sussex +4 2 £45,000 -10.00%
East of England +41 1 - -
Nottingham +8 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Nottinghamshire +3 1 £50,000 +17.64%
East Midlands +2 1 £50,000 +17.64%
West Midlands -17 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 -
Scotland - 1 £37,500 -
Essex - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 57 (100.00%) COBOL
2 43 (75.44%) Mainframe
3 39 (68.42%) SQL
4 36 (63.16%) Java
5 29 (50.88%) DB2
5 29 (50.88%) JCL
6 19 (33.33%) IBM
6 19 (33.33%) CICS
7 16 (28.07%) Finance
8 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 15 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
10 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (19.30%) Micro Focus
11 10 (17.54%) AS400
11 10 (17.54%) Unix
11 10 (17.54%) Music Industry
11 10 (17.54%) iSeries
12 9 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (14.04%) Project Management
13 8 (14.04%) SDLC
13 8 (14.04%) Product Management
13 8 (14.04%) Marketing
13 8 (14.04%) WebSphere
14 7 (12.28%) Web Services
15 6 (10.53%) Retail
16 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
16 5 (8.77%) User Stories
16 5 (8.77%) BDD

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 19 (33.33%) CICS
2 8 (14.04%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (50.88%) DB2
2 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.75%) IDMS
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) Maven
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Music Industry
3 8 (14.04%) Marketing
4 6 (10.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
5 1 (1.75%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) French Language
5 1 (1.75%) German Language
5 1 (1.75%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.75%) CGI
3 1 (1.75%) EDI
3 1 (1.75%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) HTML5
3 1 (1.75%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (75.44%) Mainframe
2 10 (17.54%) AS400
2 10 (17.54%) iSeries
3 9 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) VSAM
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) FMCG
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Unix
2 5 (8.77%) OS/390
2 5 (8.77%) zOS
3 2 (3.51%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) SUSE
4 1 (1.75%) VME
4 1 (1.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
2 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.04%) Product Management
3 8 (14.04%) Project Management
3 8 (14.04%) SDLC
4 5 (8.77%) BDD
4 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (8.77%) Scrum
4 5 (8.77%) TDD
4 5 (8.77%) User Stories
5 2 (3.51%) Automated Testing
5 2 (3.51%) Change Management
5 2 (3.51%) ETL
5 2 (3.51%) ETL Development
5 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.75%) OO
6 1 (1.75%) OOD
6 1 (1.75%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) COBOL
2 39 (68.42%) SQL
3 36 (63.16%) Java
4 29 (50.88%) JCL
5 5 (8.77%) C
6 2 (3.51%) C#
6 2 (3.51%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) CLIST
7 1 (1.75%) DCL
7 1 (1.75%) Delphi
7 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) REXX
7 1 (1.75%) RPG
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) IBM
2 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 11 (19.30%) Micro Focus
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle
5 2 (3.51%) Informatica
6 1 (1.75%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.75%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.75%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.75%) JDA
6 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) TSYS
Bournemouth, Dorset
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