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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank - 96 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.086% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £43,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+22.09% -2.27%
COBOL
Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
588 587 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 54.55% 50.60% 51.24%
Number of salaries quoted 534 491 506
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,070
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

COBOL
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

COBOL Salary Trend in South Wales