The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 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 £42,500 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +2.59%
COBOL
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50 41 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 56.82% 64.06% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 50 38 40
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -5.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £19,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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