The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield 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 Wakefield 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 Wakefield - - -
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
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42 68 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 38.18% 46.26% 52.44%
Number of salaries quoted 36 62 40
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
COBOL
West Yorkshire

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COBOL across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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