The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brentwood 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL
Essex / Brentwood
Rank - 34 32
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brentwood - 2.42% 4.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 6.10% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -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 Brentwood with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Brentwood
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 31 82 83
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brentwood 43.66% 39.61% 37.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16 51 46
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -26.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Brentwood

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brentwood 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 Brentwood

COBOL
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

Salary trend for COBOL in Brentwood