The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Crawley 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL
West Sussex / Crawley
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Crawley 0.56% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
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 Crawley with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Crawley
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 215 282 225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 60.22% 69.63% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 206 258 209
Median salary £44,000 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley 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 Crawley

COBOL
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

Salary trend for COBOL in Crawley

COBOL
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing COBOL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Crawley region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Assembly Language
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) REXX
3 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (40.00%) Fortran
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) RPG
4 2 (40.00%) Delphi
4 2 (40.00%) AS400
4 2 (40.00%) Release Management
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) French Language
5 1 (20.00%) German Language
5 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
5 1 (20.00%) DB2
5 1 (20.00%) CICS
5 1 (20.00%) PL/1

COBOL
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (20.00%) French Language
1 1 (20.00%) German Language
1 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Assembler Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) C Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) C/C++ Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Analyst Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) COBOL Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) COBOL Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Delphi Analyst Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Delphi Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Fortran Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) RPG Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) REXX
3 2 (40.00%) Delphi
3 2 (40.00%) Fortran
3 2 (40.00%) RPG
4 1 (20.00%) PL/1
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft