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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
COBOL
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
48 40 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 38.71% 56.34% 52.69%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 43
Median salary £46,000 £35,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%