Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
England > East of England
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 375
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England - - 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
East of England median annual salary - - £45,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -10.00%

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 East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,960 6,874 7,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 56.32% 56.27% 49.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,584 5,743 6,063
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing COBOL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for COBOL in the East of England

COBOL
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for COBOL in the East of England