The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 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 Bournemouth - - -
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
Dorset

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

Programming Languages Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
350 263 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 72.46% 65.59% 58.87%
Number of salaries quoted 264 220 118
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

COBOL
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Bournemouth

COBOL
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bournemouth region citing COBOL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COBOL.

1 2 (100.00%) Adabas
1 2 (100.00%) NATURAL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bournemouth region citing COBOL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COBOL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Developer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Natural/Adabas Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) SWIFT
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) NATURAL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP