The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank - 30 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford - 0.60% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £65,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.45%
COBOL
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 50 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 63.64% 30.12% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 40 48 66
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

COBOL
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Knutsford