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 25 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 Dunstable region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - 11
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable - - 3.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 60.71% 21.31% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 33 12 10
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £37,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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