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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL Developer
UK
Rank 835 911 955
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 6 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.027% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.028% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 10
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £49,400 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 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
Top 13 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 25 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 +77 5 £39,750 +6.00% 6
East Midlands +5 2 - - 3
West Midlands +36 1 £37,000 -1.33%
Yorkshire +30 1 - - 2
Droitwich -4 1 £37,000 -1.33%
Lancashire -6 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Worcestershire -6 1 £37,000 -1.33%
Leicestershire -12 1 - - 2
North West -14 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Douglas - 1 £43,000 -
Preston - 1 £42,500 -
Isle of Man - 1 £43,000 -

COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) COBOL
2 17 (73.91%) IBM
3 15 (65.22%) DB2
4 14 (60.87%) Mainframe
5 13 (56.52%) SQL
5 13 (56.52%) Java
6 11 (47.83%) CICS
6 11 (47.83%) JCL
7 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
8 8 (34.78%) zOS
8 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (26.09%) OS/390
9 6 (26.09%) HTML
10 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
10 5 (21.74%) JSP
10 5 (21.74%) Spring
10 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
12 3 (13.04%) Migration
12 3 (13.04%) Retail
12 3 (13.04%) Finance
12 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
13 2 (8.70%) SDLC
13 2 (8.70%) VSAM
13 2 (8.70%) AS400
13 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
13 2 (8.70%) VB
13 2 (8.70%) Oracle
13 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence

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 11 (47.83%) CICS
2 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) DB2
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Adabas
4 1 (4.35%) DataStage
4 1 (4.35%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 5 (21.74%) JSP
2 5 (21.74%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) EJB
3 1 (4.35%) JMS
3 1 (4.35%) Struts
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Mainframe
2 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) AS400
4 2 (8.70%) NHS
4 2 (8.70%) VSAM
5 1 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (4.35%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) zOS
2 6 (26.09%) OS/390
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
2 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.70%) SDLC
3 1 (4.35%) Change Management
3 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) OO
3 1 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Product Management
3 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.35%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
3 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) COBOL
2 13 (56.52%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) JCL
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) Delphi
5 2 (8.70%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) NATURAL
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) IBM
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) CA
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Micro Focus
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Syncsort
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