The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Renfrewshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - 8 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Renfrewshire - 4.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 10.00% -
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
Renfrewshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.76% 40.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
COBOL
Scotland