The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff 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 - 62 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.17% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.33% -
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
South Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
304 306 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.77% 51.43% 47.51%
Number of salaries quoted 277 267 158
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,545
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -3.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,750 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

COBOL
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Cardiff