The median annual salary for a COBOL Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL Analyst
UK / England
Rank 822 918 912
Rank change year-on-year +96 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Analyst 5 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.002% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.002% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 11
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +28.12% +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

COBOL Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured COBOL Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for COBOL Analyst in England

COBOL Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COBOL Analyst in England.

Salary trend for COBOL Analyst in England

COBOL Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COBOL Analyst in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for COBOL Analyst in England

COBOL Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
South East - 5 £52,500 -
COBOL Analyst
UK

COBOL Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, COBOL Analyst 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 across the England region featuring COBOL Analyst in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) COBOL
2 28 (84.85%) JCL
2 28 (84.85%) Mainframe
2 28 (84.85%) DB2
3 25 (75.76%) IBM
4 23 (69.70%) CICS
5 22 (66.67%) UML
6 19 (57.58%) SQL
7 18 (54.55%) Migration
7 18 (54.55%) Data Analysis
8 12 (36.36%) Tivoli
9 10 (30.30%) IBM Mainframe
9 10 (30.30%) MVS
10 9 (27.27%) Java
10 9 (27.27%) Unix
10 9 (27.27%) Retail
11 7 (21.21%) Oracle
12 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
13 2 (6.06%) Release Management
13 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (6.06%) AS400
13 2 (6.06%) RPG
13 2 (6.06%) Delphi
13 2 (6.06%) C
13 2 (6.06%) C++
13 2 (6.06%) Windows
13 2 (6.06%) Linux
13 2 (6.06%) Fortran
13 2 (6.06%) Assembly Language

COBOL Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 23 (69.70%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (84.85%) DB2
General
1 9 (27.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (84.85%) Mainframe
2 10 (30.30%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) MVS
2 9 (27.27%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) UML
2 18 (54.55%) Data Analysis
2 18 (54.55%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.06%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) COBOL
2 28 (84.85%) JCL
3 19 (57.58%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) Assembly Language
5 2 (6.06%) C
5 2 (6.06%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) Delphi
5 2 (6.06%) Fortran
5 2 (6.06%) RPG
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) IBM
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle