Salary Report

Information Technology Job

COBOL
Development

United States Location

Denver - Boulder - Greeley
CO
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 5/1/21 to 4/30/22

Salary Average

$94,376

Experience Requirement

5 Years

Raise +1 Year

$11,005 at 11.66%

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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: $94,376 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $82,062 & $106,690; and, 5% of Jobs top $124,631.

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.

$365,834 = 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 5/1/21 to 4/30/22.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $130,563
5% $124,631
10% $117,865
25% $106,690
33% $102,149
50% $94,376
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% $92,085 $96,666
25% $88,565 $100,186
33% $86,603 $102,149
50% $82,062 $106,690
67% $76,562 $112,189
95% $58,188 $130,563
Salary Average =

$94,376

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 $83,364 $11,011 at 13.21%
5 Years $94,376 $11,005 at 11.66%
6 Years $105,380 $11,002 at 10.44%

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: $61,275 at the low experience of 2 Years; $94,376 at the average experience of 5 Years; and, $128,300 at the top experience of 8 Years and 1 Month.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 Years and 4 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 5/1/21 to 4/30/22.

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Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low 2 Years $61,275 $11,063 at 18.05%
Average 5 Years $94,376 $11,004 at 11.66%
Top 8 Years and 1 Month $128,300 $11,002 at 8.58%

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,
11.4% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
12.7% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
22.8% of job descriptions;
USA Federal Government,
72.2% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
41.8% of job descriptions;
IBM CICS (Customer Information Control System),
31.6% of job descriptions;
IBM JCL (Job Control Language),
81% of job descriptions;
IBM VSAM (Virtual Storage Access Method),
50.6% of job descriptions;
IBM DB2,
43% of job descriptions;
CA IDMS (Integrated Database Management System),
35.4% of job descriptions;
SQL (Structured Query Language),
17.7% of job descriptions;
Oracle PL/SQL (Procedural Language / Structured Query Language),
20.3% of job descriptions.

Location

Denver, CO

Colorado,
Adams, Arapahoe, Arvada, Aurora, Boulder, Brighton, Broadway Estates, Broomfield, Castle Rock, Cherry Hills Village, Cherry Knolls, Commerce City, Denver, Douglas, Dupont, Edgewater, Englewood, Evergreen, Federal Heights, Fort Lupton, Golden, Greeley, Greenwood Village, Highlands Ranch, Jefferson, Lafayetville, Lakewood, Littleton, Loisville, Longmont, Northglen, Parker, Sheridan, Sherrelwood, Thornton, Weld, Westminster, Wheat Ridge and Windsor.

These locations are all included in the Denver, CO metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).