The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank - 96 91
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.84% 0.095%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.52% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Median salary - £41,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
COBOL
Buckinghamshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
449 722 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 56.84% 54.99% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 412 619 454
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

COBOL
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Milton Keynes