The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 23 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 Walsall region.

Location
3 months to
23 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 Walsall - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
Programming Languages Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
35 40 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 42.68% 54.79% 73.53%
Number of salaries quoted 33 40 22
Average salary £41,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.21% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COBOL
West Midlands