The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Folkestone region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
COBOL
Kent

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

Programming Languages Category
Folkestone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
13 39 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 36.11% 70.91% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 38 18
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +13.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £34,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

The demand trend of job ads across the Folkestone region citing COBOL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

COBOL
Salary Trend in Folkestone

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Folkestone