Salary Report

Information Technology Job

COBOL
Development

United States Location

San Jose -
- San Francisco - Oakland
CA, USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

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

Salary Average

$115,152

Experience Requirement

5 Years

Raise +1 Year

$10,808 at 9.39%

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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: $115,152 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $100,442 & $129,861; and, 5% of Jobs top $151,285.

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% $158,366
5% $151,285
10% $143,207
25% $129,861
33% $124,437
50% $115,152
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% $112,415 $117,888
25% $108,211 $122,093
33% $105,866 $124,437
50% $100,442 $129,861
67% $93,874 $136,429
95% $71,937 $158,366
Salary Average =

$115,152

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 $104,413 $10,739 at 10.29%
5 Years $115,152 $10,808 at 9.39%
6 Years $125,959 $10,843 at 8.61%

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: $84,362 at the low experience of 2 Years and 1 Month; $115,152 at the average experience of 5 Years; and, $146,756 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 $93,814 $10,599 at 11.30%
4 Years $104,413 $10,739 at 10.29%
5 Years $115,152 $10,807 at 9.38%
6 Years $125,959 $10,843 at 8.61%
7 Years $136,802 $10,860 at 7.94%

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 $84,362 $10,327 at 12.24%
Average 5 Years $115,152 $10,807 at 9.38%
Top 7 Years and 11 Months $146,756 $10,866 at 7.40%

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

San Jose - San Francisco, CA

California,
Alameda, Alameda County, Alamo, Albany, Alum Rock, Alviso, Antioch, Ashland, Atherton, Bay Area, Bay Point, Belmont, Benicia, Berkeley, Boyes Hot Springs, Brisbane, Burlingame, Campbell, Capitola, Castre Valley, Concord, Contra Costa, Contra Costa County, Corte Madea, Cupertino, Daly City, Danville, Dixon, Dublin, East Palo Alto, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Emeryville, Fairfax, Fairfield, Foster City, Fremont, Gilroy, Half Moon Bay, Hayward, Healdsburg, Hercules, Hillsborough, Julian, Kensington, Lafayette, Larkspur, Livermore, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Marin, Marin County, Martinez, Menlo Park, Mill Valley, Millbrae, Milpitas, Moraga, Mountain View, Napa, Napa County, Newark, North Fair Oaks, Novato, Oakland, Orinda, Pacifica, Palo Alto, Petaluma, Piedmont, Pinole, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, Pleasanton, Redwood City, Redwood Shores, Richmond, Rodeo, Rohnert Park, San Anselmo, San Bruno, San Carlos, San Francisco, San Francisco County, San Jose, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, San Mateo, San Mateo County, San Pablo, San Rafael, San Ramon, San Raphael, Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, Santa Rosa, Saratoga, Sausalito, Scotts Valley, Silicon Valley, Solano, Solano County, Sonoma, Sonoma County, Soquel, South San Francisco, Stanford, Sunnyvale, Tara Hills, Tiburon, Timalpais Valley, Union City, Vacaville, Vallejo, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek West, Watsonville and Woodside.

These locations are all included in the San Jose - San Francisco, CA metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).