The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - 55 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.19% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
302 279 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 44.48% 53.14% 49.31%
Number of salaries quoted 274 236 167
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COBOL
South Wales

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