The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 11 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 Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank 219 218 224
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.039% 0.096% 0.070%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.074% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 4
Average salary £22,500 £37,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.18% -38.33%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +3.89%
Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2695 2676 3141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 52.18% 51.15% 54.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2322 2326 2814
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COBOL
South East

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

COBOL
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Surrey

COBOL
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead - 2 £22,500 -
COBOL
South East

COBOL
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing COBOL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COBOL.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing COBOL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COBOL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Graduate
1 2 (100.00%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET