The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COBOL
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 0.23% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
COBOL
West Sussex

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

Programming Languages Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
260 218 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 59.50% 54.23% 50.86%
Number of salaries quoted 236 199 217
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

COBOL
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Crawley

COBOL
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley region citing COBOL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COBOL.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) PL/1
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) ISPF
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley region citing COBOL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COBOL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) ISPF
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) PL/1
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM