The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cirencester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Cirencester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank 17 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cirencester 3.28% 1.01% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.71% 1.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £27,500 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Cirencester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
35 62 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cirencester 57.38% 62.63% 83.56%
Number of salaries quoted 34 54 95
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
COBOL
Gloucestershire

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cirencester

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Cirencester

COBOL
Salary Trend in Cirencester

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Cirencester

COBOL
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cirencester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cirencester 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%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) Ingres
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Cirencester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cirencester 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%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) Ingres
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Database Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase