The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank - 124 125
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.68% 0.050%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.37% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 1
Median salary - £46,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
COBOL
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
817 1092 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 51.71% 49.66% 45.59%
Number of salaries quoted 714 931 805
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

COBOL
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire