The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 153 189 147
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -42
Permanent jobs citing JCL 11 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.34% 0.055% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 0.097% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -26.82%
UK excluding London average salary £52,250 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.50% -9.09%
JCL
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1651 2072 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 51.61% 56.63% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1777 1415
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JCL across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

JCL
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

JCL Salary Trend in the East Midlands

JCL
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Nottinghamshire +18 10 £40,000 -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 23 (82.14%) COBOL
2 21 (75.00%) DB2
3 17 (60.71%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (53.57%) Mainframe
5 12 (42.86%) VSAM
6 11 (39.29%) ITIL
6 11 (39.29%) SLA
6 11 (39.29%) CICS
7 10 (35.71%) ETL
7 10 (35.71%) DataStage
7 10 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (32.14%) Java
9 8 (28.57%) zOS
9 8 (28.57%) IBM
10 7 (25.00%) REXX
10 7 (25.00%) Retail
11 6 (21.43%) PL/1
11 6 (21.43%) Adabas
12 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
12 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
12 5 (17.86%) NATURAL
12 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
12 5 (17.86%) Marketing
12 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
12 5 (17.86%) CA Endevor
13 4 (14.29%) Credit Risk
13 4 (14.29%) Degree
13 4 (14.29%) ISPF
13 4 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
13 4 (14.29%) MVS

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 11 (39.29%) CICS
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.29%) HTTPS
2 4 (14.29%) Internet
2 4 (14.29%) FTP
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (75.00%) DB2
2 10 (35.71%) DataStage
3 6 (21.43%) Adabas
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.71%) Pentaho
6 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.57%) OLAP
7 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) ERwin
General
1 7 (25.00%) Retail
2 5 (17.86%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Programmer
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) COBOL Programmer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior COBOL Analyst Programmer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior COBOL Programmer
5 2 (7.14%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (7.14%) COBOL Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior COBOL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) ISPF
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (53.57%) Mainframe
3 12 (42.86%) VSAM
4 4 (14.29%) Credit Risk
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (10.71%) Statistics
5 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) zOS
2 4 (14.29%) MVS
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) ETL
3 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.57%) Line Management
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.57%) Workflow
6 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) COBOL
2 9 (32.14%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) REXX
4 6 (21.43%) PL/1
5 5 (17.86%) NATURAL
6 4 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) ActionScript
7 3 (10.71%) C#
8 2 (7.14%) C++
8 2 (7.14%) Assembly Language
9 1 (3.57%) Python
9 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) RACF
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) CA Endevor
2 1 (3.57%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) EMC
2 1 (3.57%) BMC
2 1 (3.57%) CA
2 1 (3.57%) NetApp
2 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee
2 1 (3.57%) VMware
2 1 (3.57%) Computacenter
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco