Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

COBOL
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 148 111
Permanent jobs citing COBOL 0 7 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.29% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.51% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 56
West Sussex median annual salary - £40,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.56% -10.00%
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 West Sussex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1287 1361 1519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 61.05% 55.89% 57.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 1253 1352
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,100 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for COBOL in West Sussex

COBOL
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for COBOL in West Sussex