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

COBOL
Berkshire / Newbury
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 44
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury - 0.95% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.79% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £53,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.30% -8.00%  

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 Newbury with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Newbury
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 98 168 151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 52.69% 53.00% 52.98%
Number of salaries quoted 77 125 126
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury 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 Newbury

COBOL
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Salary trend for COBOL in Newbury