The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 30 July 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 South Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - 73
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
437 331 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 46.84% 45.22% 48.16%
Number of salaries quoted 380 315 359
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COBOL
Yorkshire

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

COBOL
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

COBOL Salary Trend in South Yorkshire