The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - 22 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford - 1.11% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
COBOL
Shropshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Telford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 23.66% 27.78% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 15
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £21,081 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £40,000 £31,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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