The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - 95
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire - - 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
527 446 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 48.80% 48.74% 44.93%
Number of salaries quoted 450 371 452
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COBOL
South West

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

COBOL
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Wiltshire

COBOL
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire region citing COBOL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COBOL.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Micro Focus
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire region citing COBOL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COBOL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Micro Focus