Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 97 101
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4 +14
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 1 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.11% 0.95% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 1.74% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 10
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% -5.95% +8.25%
10th Percentile £34,500 £36,150 £36,020
90th Percentile £45,500 £44,450 £45,575
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% -9.41% +9.54%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 578 803 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 61.29% 54.26% 47.00%
Number of salaries quoted 527 742 577
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for COBOL in Leicestershire

COBOL
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for COBOL in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) Adabas
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning

COBOL
Co-occurring 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 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Adabas
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) DB2 Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) JCL