The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 16 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 Dunstable region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - 31 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable - 0.82% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 6.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £20,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.11%
Programming Languages Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 30.30% 13.11% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 24
Average salary £42,250 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.71% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £26,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
COBOL
Bedfordshire

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

COBOL
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Dunstable

COBOL
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle