The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - 65
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon - - 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
292 250 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 44.85% 48.64% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 245 192 239
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COBOL
Wiltshire

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