The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - 126
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - - 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +2.59%
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
972 875 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.69% 46.84% 49.97%
Number of salaries quoted 864 788 839
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COBOL across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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