The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - - 65
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £43,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+22.09% -9.47%

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

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
340 334 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 62.39% 57.49% 62.88%
Number of salaries quoted 285 309 320
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

COBOL
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Staffordshire
Stafford, Staffordshire
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