The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon 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 Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - 46
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon - - 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
148 176 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 58.04% 54.83% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 119 174 184
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
COBOL
London

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

COBOL
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Croydon