The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
COBOL
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 35 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 54.17% 50.72% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 18
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,900 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £49,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of job ads across the West Lothian region citing COBOL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

COBOL
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

COBOL Salary Trend in West Lothian