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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL Developer
Rank - 216 227
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.055% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.059% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £46,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +54.16%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £36,250 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
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
6929 5125 5630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.30% 94.47% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5472 4054 4627
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) CGI
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) EntireX
3 1 (33.33%) NATURAL
3 1 (33.33%) JCL
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Adabas
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) CICS
3 1 (33.33%) REXX
3 1 (33.33%) VSAM

COBOL Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) Adabas
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) CGI
2 1 (33.33%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) NATURAL
3 1 (33.33%) JCL
3 1 (33.33%) REXX