The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank - 126 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.70% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 0
Median salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
COBOL
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
952 1223 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 58.66% 66.32% 50.44%
Number of salaries quoted 871 1088 765
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing COBOL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

COBOL
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Bristol
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago