The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
COBOL
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
81 53 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 45.00% 48.18% 37.44%
Number of salaries quoted 80 52 58
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region citing COBOL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

COBOL
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Wakefield