The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 115 120 137
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Permanent jobs citing JCL 8 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.42% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 0.38% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 8
Average salary £54,000 £51,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.36% +28.12%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
JCL
North West

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
891 1045 1430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.99% 61.83% 64.74%
Number of salaries quoted 779 855 1254
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JCL across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JCL across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

JCL Salary Histogram in Cheshire

JCL
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford 0 2 £54,000 +8.00%
Wilmslow - 1 £38,750 -
JCL
North West

JCL
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing JCL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited JCL.

1 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (90.00%) UNIX
2 9 (90.00%) AIX
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) ISPF
3 8 (80.00%) Perl
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) SSL
3 8 (80.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (80.00%) Middleware
3 8 (80.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (80.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 7 (70.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) COBOL
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) CICS
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) ChangeMan
5 1 (10.00%) VSAM
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) CA Endevor
5 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing JCL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited JCL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ChangeMan
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) FIX Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) ISPF
2 8 (80.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 8 (80.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (80.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) VSAM
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) UNIX
1 9 (90.00%) AIX
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM