The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
301 299 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 55.23% 48.23% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 279 273 221
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,983 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
COBOL
North East

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

COBOL
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear