The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +23.45%
COBOL
Wiltshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
229 227 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 41.56% 38.09% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 216 195 218
Average salary £39,421 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

COBOL
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Swindon

COBOL
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Swindon 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%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) B2B
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
1 2 (100.00%) QlikView
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Reference Data
1 2 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analysis

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) QlikView
General
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) B2B
1 2 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle