The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank - 41 -
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon - 1.14% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
COBOL
London

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

Programming Languages Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 108 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 53.71% 61.36% 58.65%
Number of salaries quoted 117 90 107
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of job ads across the Croydon region citing COBOL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

COBOL
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

COBOL Salary Trend in Croydon