The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth with a requirement for COBOL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
Dorset / Bournemouth
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 66
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth - - 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £53,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.88% -10.00%  

COBOL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bournemouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 107 218 286
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 65.64% 65.66% 66.51%
Number of salaries quoted 101 149 229
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £29,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +2.50%  

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bournemouth citing COBOL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for COBOL in Bournemouth

COBOL
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Salary trend for COBOL in Bournemouth