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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL Developer
Rank 253 261 253
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.048% 0.042% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.043% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-14.70% -8.60%
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
6107 7038 6562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.91% 98.16% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 5826 5054
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) COBOL
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) CICS
1 11 (100.00%) JCL
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (72.73%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) zOS
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Perl
4 5 (45.45%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Java EE
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) DB2
6 3 (27.27%) JUnit
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) Adabas
6 3 (27.27%) IBM
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
6 3 (27.27%) NATURAL
6 3 (27.27%) JIRA
6 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (27.27%) Confluence
6 3 (27.27%) WebSphere

COBOL Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) CICS
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) Confluence
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Adabas
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Spring
2 5 (45.45%) Java EE
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) zOS
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) COBOL
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JCL
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) NATURAL
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
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