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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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 £43,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +7.59%
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
6 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 31.58% 66.67% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 8
Average salary £27,500 £29,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.56% -0.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%