The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chatham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 25 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 Chatham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - 7 4
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chatham - 6.67% 28.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 10.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £60,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Chatham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chatham 74.19% 66.67% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 15
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COBOL
Kent

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chatham

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