The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - 9
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield - - 5.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
COBOL
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Sutton Coldfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 94.12% 100.00% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 15
Average salary £34,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.98% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £20,175 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -