The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hitchin region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank - 16 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin - 2.70% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +25.33%
COBOL
Hertfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Hitchin
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
0 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin - 62.16% 85.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 13
Median salary - £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

COBOL
Salary Trend in Hitchin

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Hitchin