The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Harrogate region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - 32 24
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate - 0.56% 5.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.18% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 8
Average salary - £41,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
168 85 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 51.85% 47.75% 57.01%
Number of salaries quoted 137 70 102
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COBOL
North Yorkshire

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

COBOL
Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Harrogate