The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - 25
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Yorkshire - - 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +2.59%
COBOL
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
East Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
67 65 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 47.86% 56.03% 30.71%
Number of salaries quoted 51 63 32
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in East Yorkshire

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in East Yorkshire

COBOL
Salary Trend in East Yorkshire

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

COBOL Salary Trend in East Yorkshire