The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bournemouth region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 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 £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
364 253 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 73.83% 61.26% 70.14%
Number of salaries quoted 278 209 134
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COBOL
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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%) Natural/Adabas Developer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Developer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
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