The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
73 37 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 38.22% 17.54% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 64 18 84
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
COBOL
England

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

COBOL
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

COBOL Salary Trend in the Midlands