The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +28.57%
COBOL
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
139 87 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 69.15% 49.15% 63.08%
Number of salaries quoted 128 64 131
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing COBOL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £47000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 18 days ago