The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank - 185 196
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.028% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.052% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Median salary - £34,073 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -59.91%
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
COBOL
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2050 1908 1909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 59.54% 52.58% 48.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1890 1633 1632
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

COBOL
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Hampshire