Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for COBOL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COBOL over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 - 264
Rank change year-on-year - +264 +15
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 3 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.060% - 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% - 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 10
Leeds median annual salary £32,500 - £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 - £41,625
90th Percentile £34,750 - £50,100
West Yorkshire median annual salary £34,750 £30,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.83% -33.33% +20.00%

COBOL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2544 2916 3758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 51.06% 54.02% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2238 2565 3055
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,925 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing COBOL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for COBOL in Leeds

COBOL
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for COBOL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing COBOL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing

COBOL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle