The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +2.59%
COBOL
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Programming Languages Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
257 144 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 60.47% 49.15% 67.22%
Number of salaries quoted 232 131 198
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COBOL across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

COBOL
Salary Trend in Bath

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Bath