The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Renfrewshire - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.59%
COBOL
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Renfrewshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2 2 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 20.00% 28.57% 64.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 17
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -