The median annual salary for a COBOL Developer was - in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL Developer
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 72 58 76
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 1 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.14% 1.05% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 1.06% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +22.14% -6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 703 658 703
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.83% 98.36% 99.01%
Number of salaries quoted 550 540 578
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

COBOL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire that featured COBOL Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for COBOL Developer in Leicestershire

COBOL Developer
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for COBOL Developer in Leicestershire

COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, COBOL Developer 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 Leicestershire region featuring COBOL Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) NATURAL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (50.00%) Adabas

COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 2 (100.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Adabas
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) NATURAL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
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