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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
Essex / Brentwood
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 31
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brentwood - - 3.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.25% +4.44%  

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 29 39 62
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brentwood 64.44% 35.78% 34.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 28
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £94,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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