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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL
Hertfordshire / Hitchin
Rank - - 14
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hitchin - - 17.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
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 Hitchin with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Hitchin
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17 1 31
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hitchin 77.27% 7.69% 68.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 10
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -31.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Hitchin

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hitchin 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 Hitchin

COBOL
Salary Trend in Hitchin

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

Salary trend for COBOL in Hitchin