The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 16 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 Newbury region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - 50 50
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury - 0.31% 3.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.46% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 17
Average salary - £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.11%
Programming Languages Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
206 218 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 41.87% 67.70% 62.76%
Number of salaries quoted 190 213 282
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
COBOL
Berkshire

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

COBOL
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Newbury