The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL
Rank - 178 177
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.030% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.052% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.09% -4.44%

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

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1397 1911 1647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 53.06% 58.24% 49.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1223 1577 1336
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

COBOL
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Leeds