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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank - 192 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.027% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.052% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £34,073 -
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +28.57%
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
1987 1930 1937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 58.93% 52.66% 48.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1810 1670 1704
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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