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

COBOL
West Sussex / Crawley
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 62
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Crawley - - 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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 270 312 215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 67.00% 60.12% 54.43%
Number of salaries quoted 257 311 197
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,500 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (100.00%) REXX
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe

COBOL
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) REXX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft