The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Folkestone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COBOL
Rank - - 8
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone - - 11.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
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
12 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 50.00% 48.48% 82.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 7
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COBOL across the Folkestone region as a proportion of the total demand within 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