The first table below looks at the demand for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 24 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 York region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - 64
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York - - 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
325 250 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 59.85% 57.21% 69.96%
Number of salaries quoted 190 188 220
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,760 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
COBOL
North Yorkshire

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in York

COBOL
Salary Trend in York

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

COBOL Salary Trend in York