The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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 £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
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
43 44 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 58.11% 51.76% 73.85%
Number of salaries quoted 29 40 47
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £35,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%