The table below looks at the statistics for the COBOL Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COBOL Developer
Rank 254 - 230
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.028% - 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% - 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £35,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
COBOL Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6850 6171 5672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.12% 95.32% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5689 4814 4724
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

COBOL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COBOL Developer in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

COBOL Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

COBOL Developer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

COBOL Developer Salary Trend in Yorkshire

COBOL Developer
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL Developer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
West Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
COBOL Developer
England

COBOL Developer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited COBOL Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) CA Endevor
3 2 (40.00%) Adabas
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) CICS
3 2 (40.00%) NATURAL
3 2 (40.00%) JCL
3 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) VSAM
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting

COBOL Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited COBOL Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (40.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) NATURAL
3 2 (40.00%) JCL
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM