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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 129 180 168
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -12
Permanent jobs citing JCL 51 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.37% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.75% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 31 2 1
Average salary £45,000 £38,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.47%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.02%
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
1856 1991 1760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 49.99% 52.16% 55.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1612 1773 1593
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JCL across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

JCL Salary Histogram 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 30 June 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
Northamptonshire - 27 £45,000 -
Leicestershire +27 11 £38,000 -0.65%
Nottinghamshire +5 11 - -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 54 (72.97%) DB2
2 53 (71.62%) Mainframe
3 49 (66.22%) COBOL
4 40 (54.05%) IBM
5 32 (43.24%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (39.19%) Java
6 29 (39.19%) UNIX
7 28 (37.84%) CICS
8 24 (32.43%) ITIL
9 23 (31.08%) Linux
9 23 (31.08%) WebSphere
10 21 (28.38%) XML
10 21 (28.38%) VB
10 21 (28.38%) SDLC
11 19 (25.68%) CA Endevor
11 19 (25.68%) IBM Mainframe
12 18 (24.32%) .NET
12 18 (24.32%) SQL
13 17 (22.97%) SLA
13 17 (22.97%) Perl
13 17 (22.97%) Web Services
14 16 (21.62%) JBoss
14 16 (21.62%) ETL
14 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (20.27%) Marketing
15 15 (20.27%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (20.27%) Configuration Management
15 15 (20.27%) Line Management
16 14 (18.92%) WebSphere MQ
16 14 (18.92%) NATURAL

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 28 (37.84%) CICS
2 23 (31.08%) WebSphere
3 16 (21.62%) JBoss
4 9 (12.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (12.16%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (12.16%) Confluence
5 3 (4.05%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Office
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) FTP
1 12 (16.22%) Internet
2 9 (12.16%) SSL
2 9 (12.16%) DNS
3 6 (8.11%) Firewall
4 3 (4.05%) HTTPS
4 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (72.97%) DB2
2 14 (18.92%) Adabas
3 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
4 10 (13.51%) DataStage
5 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database
5 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.05%) Pentaho
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) HP UFT
1 9 (12.16%) LoadRunner
1 9 (12.16%) JIRA
1 9 (12.16%) Hudson
1 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (20.27%) Marketing
2 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) Analyst
2 18 (24.32%) Analyst Programmer
2 18 (24.32%) Programmer
3 12 (16.22%) Environment Manager
4 10 (13.51%) COBOL Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
4 10 (13.51%) COBOL Programmer
5 9 (12.16%) Applications Support
5 9 (12.16%) Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Mainframe Operator
6 7 (9.46%) Mainframe Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Data Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) DBA
9 4 (5.41%) Environment Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Support Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Administrator
11 2 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.70%) Senior Analyst Programmer
11 2 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.38%) XML
2 18 (24.32%) .NET
3 17 (22.97%) Web Services
4 14 (18.92%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET
5 12 (16.22%) XSLT
6 9 (12.16%) SOAP
6 9 (12.16%) Middleware
6 9 (12.16%) Java EE
7 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.35%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (71.62%) Mainframe
2 32 (43.24%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (25.68%) IBM Mainframe
4 14 (18.92%) Credit Risk
5 13 (17.57%) VSAM
6 9 (12.16%) Management Information System
6 9 (12.16%) AS400
6 9 (12.16%) Data Centre
7 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.19%) UNIX
2 23 (31.08%) Linux
3 6 (8.11%) zOS
3 6 (8.11%) Windows
4 3 (4.05%) MVS
5 1 (1.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) ITIL
2 21 (28.38%) SDLC
3 16 (21.62%) ETL
3 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.27%) Configuration Management
4 15 (20.27%) Line Management
5 9 (12.16%) DevOps
5 9 (12.16%) Workflow
5 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.16%) Test Automation
5 9 (12.16%) Workflow Management
5 9 (12.16%) Automated Testing
6 7 (9.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (9.46%) Test Management
7 6 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.76%) Data Analytics
8 5 (6.76%) Analytics
8 5 (6.76%) Content Management
9 4 (5.41%) Service Management
10 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (66.22%) COBOL
2 29 (39.19%) Java
3 21 (28.38%) VB
4 18 (24.32%) SQL
5 17 (22.97%) Perl
6 14 (18.92%) NATURAL
7 13 (17.57%) REXX
8 12 (16.22%) VB6
8 12 (16.22%) C#
8 12 (16.22%) VB.NET
9 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
10 10 (13.51%) Python
11 9 (12.16%) Ruby
12 7 (9.46%) PL/1
13 6 (8.11%) Delphi
14 3 (4.05%) ActionScript
14 3 (4.05%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (1.35%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (12.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.97%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 9 (12.16%) RACF
Systems Management
1 19 (25.68%) CA Endevor
2 9 (12.16%) Puppet
2 9 (12.16%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (12.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (54.05%) IBM
2 9 (12.16%) Informatica
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle
2 9 (12.16%) F5
2 9 (12.16%) New Relic
3 1 (1.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.35%) Remedy