The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - 96
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire - - 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £39,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.06% +3.24%
COBOL
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
620 461 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 51.32% 47.43% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 523 376 448
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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