The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 - - 69
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York - - 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.33%
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
North Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
270 227 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 56.25% 60.21% 59.37%
Number of salaries quoted 215 124 220
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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