The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sutton Coldfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 23 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 Sutton Coldfield region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
Programming Languages Category
Sutton Coldfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
11 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 64.71% 71.43% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 10
Average salary £29,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,050 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COBOL
West Midlands