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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COBOL
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.29% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £35,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
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
388 162 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 56.15% 42.74% 62.89%
Number of salaries quoted 343 145 275
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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

COBOL
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing COBOL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COBOL.

1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
1 2 (100.00%) VCP4
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) OS/400
2 1 (50.00%) RPG
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing COBOL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COBOL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) VCP4
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago