The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Telford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - 20 24
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford - 4.35% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 9.38% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Telford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 32 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 29.07% 46.38% 64.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 40
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COBOL
Shropshire

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

COBOL
Salary Trend in Telford

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Telford