The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - 59
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking - - 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +2.59%
COBOL
Surrey

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

Programming Languages Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
210 216 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 47.95% 56.99% 54.08%
Number of salaries quoted 196 206 201
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

COBOL
Salary Trend in Woking

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Woking