Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 236 309
Rank change year-on-year -23 +73 -20
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 5 30 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.081% 0.45% 0.035%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.85% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 5 30 3
Surrey median annual salary £100,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% - -
10th Percentile £81,000 £47,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £63,750 £52,500
South East median annual salary £67,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% +23.53% -15.00%

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 Surrey with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3362 3537 4344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 54.20% 52.72% 50.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2823 3114 3894
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing COBOL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for COBOL in Surrey

COBOL
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for COBOL in Surrey

COBOL
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COBOL in Surrey over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for COBOL in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Surrey region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) PL/1
2 4 (80.00%) Assembly Language
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) zOS
2 4 (80.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) REXX
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB

COBOL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Mainframe Support
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Support
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) zOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Assembly Language
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) PL/1
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) REXX
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat