The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 31 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 Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - 96 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.078% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
643 700 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 47.77% 54.52% 52.97%
Number of salaries quoted 575 637 471
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COBOL
UK

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

COBOL
Salary Trend in Wales

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Wales