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 24 July 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
24 Jul 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 £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
72 73 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 37.70% 65.18% 61.79%
Number of salaries quoted 58 72 63
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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