The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - 77 78
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - 0.13% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.25% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 9
Average salary - £20,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -52.38%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £39,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.06% +3.24%
COBOL
Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
618 404 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 55.63% 53.23% 59.28%
Number of salaries quoted 519 282 478
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

COBOL
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

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

COBOL Salary Trend in North Yorkshire