The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 86 102 125
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +23
Permanent jobs citing JCL 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 0.077% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.16% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Median salary £40,500 £25,500 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+58.82% -47.15%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £38,533 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+36.24% -24.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
562 622 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 57.41% 47.99% 47.42%
Number of salaries quoted 478 543 741
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing JCL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

JCL
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JCL across the Cheshire region.

JCL Salary Trend in Cheshire

JCL
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow -6 1 £40,500 +58.82%
JCL
North West

JCL
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing JCL 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for JCL.

1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (80.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (80.00%) RACF
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) ISPF
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) VSAM
3 1 (20.00%) Easytrieve
3 1 (20.00%) CICS
3 1 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) Easytrieve
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
1 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (80.00%) RACF
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) CA