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 16 April 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
16 Apr 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 £37,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.11%
Programming Languages Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
73 49 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 76.04% 66.22% 76.54%
Number of salaries quoted 71 45 60
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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