The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chatham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL
Kent / Chatham
Rank - 14 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chatham - 5.88% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 40.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.09% -14.00%

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

Programming Languages Category
Chatham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
41 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chatham 59.42% 14.71% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 1
Median salary £33,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.83% -3.12%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chatham

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Chatham

COBOL
Salary Trend in Chatham

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Chatham