The table below looks at the statistics for the COBOL Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL Developer
Rank - 121 105
Permanent jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.054% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.057% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.99% -5.93%
COBOL Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1950 1746 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.26% 94.23% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1782 1550 1375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

COBOL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COBOL Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

COBOL Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

COBOL Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

COBOL Developer Salary Trend in Birmingham