Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for COBOL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COBOL over the 6 months to 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 316
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 59
City of London median annual salary - - £55,000
Central London median annual salary - £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -18.18% +4.76%

COBOL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,225 6,099 7,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 58.38% 58.10% 55.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5,597 5,600 6,961
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £39,750 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing COBOL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for COBOL in the City of London

COBOL
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for COBOL in the City of London