The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 28 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 139 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 47.86% 53.88% 68.39%
Number of salaries quoted 80 106 122
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COBOL
Cheshire

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

COBOL
Salary Trend in Chester

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Chester