The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL Developer
Rank 248 204 220
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.014% 0.019% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.020% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +0.71%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6669 5015 5253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.39% 94.60% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5296 3931 4295
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
COBOL Developer
England

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 22 July 2014. 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 -36 1 £40,000 -
COBOL Developer
England

COBOL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (100.00%) COBOL
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) CGI
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) CICS
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Adabas
4 1 (20.00%) REXX
4 1 (20.00%) EPoS
4 1 (20.00%) EFTPOS
4 1 (20.00%) EntireX
4 1 (20.00%) NATURAL
4 1 (20.00%) JCL
4 1 (20.00%) Micro Focus
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Retail

COBOL Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (40.00%) CICS
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Adabas
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) CGI
2 1 (20.00%) EntireX
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) VSAM
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS
2 1 (20.00%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) NATURAL
3 1 (20.00%) JCL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) REXX
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Micro Focus
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle