Salary Report

Information Technology Job

COBOL
Development

United States Location

Dallas - Fort Worth
TX
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 6/1/21 to 5/31/22

Salary Average

$91,008

Experience Requirement

5 Years

Raise +1 Year

$9,640 at 10.59%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years: $91,008 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $79,383 & $102,633; and, 5% of Jobs top $119,565.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$26,400 = annual salary at $15 per hour working between: 44 weeks at 40 hours a week, to, 52 weeks at 34 hours a week.

$310,588 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the highest paying US City at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 6/1/21 to 5/31/22.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $125,162
5% $119,565
10% $113,181
25% $102,633
33% $98,346
50% $91,008
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $88,845 $93,171
25% $85,522 $96,494
33% $83,670 $98,346
50% $79,383 $102,633
67% $74,192 $107,824
95% $56,855 $125,162
Salary Average =

$91,008

Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years $81,366 $9,642 at 11.85%
5 Years $91,008 $9,640 at 10.59%
6 Years $100,648 $9,639 at 9.58%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level and increases at a fixed rate with experience.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $62,874 at the low experience of 2 Years and 1 Month; $91,008 at the average experience of 5 Years; and, $119,123 at the top experience of 7 Years and 11 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 Years and 3 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 6/1/21 to 5/31/22.

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Salary by Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years $71,721 $9,645 at 13.45%
4 Years $81,366 $9,642 at 11.85%
5 Years $91,008 $9,640 at 10.59%
6 Years $100,648 $9,639 at 9.58%
7 Years $110,287 $9,639 at 8.74%

Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low 2 Years and 1 Month $62,874 $9,651 at 15.35%
Average 5 Years $91,008 $9,640 at 10.59%
Top 7 Years and 11 Months $119,123 $9,639 at 8.09%

Qualifications

Description

Software maintain and enhance, using COBOL programming language, are the position's primary responsibilities.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • COBOL (Common Business-Oriented Language);
  • Software-Application Developer,
    Agile, Application (App), Back End, Big Data, Cloud, .Net, Embedded, Front End, Full Stack, Machine Learning, Mobile, Portal, Software (SW), User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX) or Web,
    and
    Analyst, Architect, Developer, Engineer, Lead or Programmer.

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills requested in some job descriptions:
Project Lead,
Development Manager, Lead Developer, Project Lead, Project Manager, Project Supervisor, Team Lead, Team Supervisor or Technical Lead,
9.9% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
9.9% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
19.8% of job descriptions;
USA Federal Government,
75.3% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
44.4% of job descriptions;
IBM CICS (Customer Information Control System),
33.3% of job descriptions;
IBM JCL (Job Control Language),
80.2% of job descriptions;
IBM VSAM (Virtual Storage Access Method),
49.4% of job descriptions;
IBM DB2,
42% of job descriptions;
CA IDMS (Integrated Database Management System),
38.3% of job descriptions;
SQL (Structured Query Language),
16% of job descriptions;
Oracle PL/SQL (Procedural Language / Structured Query Language),
19.8% of job descriptions.

Location

Dallas - Fort Worth, TX

Texas,
Addison, Allen, Arlington, Athens, Balch Springs, Bedford, Benbrook, Carrollton, Cedar Hill, Celeste, Colleyville, Collin County, Commerce, Coppell, Corinth, Dallas County, Dallas, De Soto, Dennison, Denton County, Duncanville, Ellis County, Ennis, Euless, Everman, Farmers Beach, Forest Hill, Fort Worth, Garland, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Greenville, Haltom City, Henderson County, Highland, Hood County, Hunt County, Hurst, Irving, Johnson County, Kaufman County, Keller, Lancaster, Lewisville, Mesquite, North Richland Hills, Parker County, Plano, Richardson, Richland Hills, River Oaks, Rockwall County, Rowlett, Sachse, Saginaw, Sherman, Southlake, Tarrant County, Terrell, University Park, Watauga, Weatherford and White Settlement.

These locations are all included in the Dallas - Fort Worth, TX metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).