The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 31 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 Wolverhampton region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 45 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 68.29% 63.38% 45.26%
Number of salaries quoted 55 42 41
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
COBOL
West Midlands

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

COBOL
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Wolverhampton