The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 10 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 Durham region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - 23 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - 1.18% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +3.89%
Programming Languages Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
47 57 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 52.81% 67.06% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 45 54 57
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COBOL
North East

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

COBOL
Salary Trend in Durham

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Durham