The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank 89 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.097% - 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% - 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
COBOL
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
650 768 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 63.29% 66.84% 60.69%
Number of salaries quoted 441 446 394
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

COBOL
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Glasgow

COBOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing COBOL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COBOL.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) RPG
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Compuware
2 1 (50.00%) Cognizant
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Physical Data Model

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing COBOL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COBOL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) AS400 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) Compuware
1 1 (50.00%) Cognizant