The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 30 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - 81 65
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.85% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.41% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 12
Average salary - £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
585 638 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.66% 60.19% 55.23%
Number of salaries quoted 519 542 403
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COBOL
South East

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

COBOL
Salary Trend in Kent

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Kent