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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 155 173 159
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing JCL 27 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.71% 0.19% 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.46% 0.36% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 1
Average salary £52,500 £38,900 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.96% +29.66%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -7.60%
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
1850 1941 1662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 48.53% 52.62% 52.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1612 1666 1451
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +15 10 £52,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire -5 10 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Leicestershire +10 5 £50,750 +30.79%
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 59 (77.63%) Mainframe
2 56 (73.68%) DB2
3 53 (69.74%) COBOL
4 46 (60.53%) IBM
5 34 (44.74%) CICS
6 31 (40.79%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (39.47%) Java
8 27 (35.53%) UNIX
9 25 (32.89%) ITIL
10 24 (31.58%) WebSphere
11 22 (28.95%) Linux
12 21 (27.63%) XML
12 21 (27.63%) VB
12 21 (27.63%) IBM Mainframe
13 20 (26.32%) SDLC
13 20 (26.32%) CA Endevor
14 19 (25.00%) .NET
15 18 (23.68%) SQL
15 18 (23.68%) Web Services
15 18 (23.68%) Configuration Management
16 16 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (21.05%) JBoss
16 16 (21.05%) Perl
16 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (21.05%) VSAM
17 15 (19.74%) Adabas
17 15 (19.74%) NATURAL
18 14 (18.42%) WebSphere MQ
18 14 (18.42%) ETL
18 14 (18.42%) Line Management

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (44.74%) CICS
2 24 (31.58%) WebSphere
3 16 (21.05%) JBoss
4 9 (11.84%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (11.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (11.84%) Confluence
5 3 (3.95%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) FTP
1 9 (11.84%) DNS
1 9 (11.84%) SSL
1 9 (11.84%) Internet
2 4 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (73.68%) DB2
2 15 (19.74%) Adabas
3 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
4 12 (15.79%) DataStage
5 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database
5 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (5.26%) Pentaho
7 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) HP UFT
1 9 (11.84%) LoadRunner
1 9 (11.84%) JIRA
1 9 (11.84%) Hudson
1 9 (11.84%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.95%) ChangeMan
3 1 (1.32%) XPEDITER
General
1 12 (15.79%) Marketing
2 10 (13.16%) Banking
3 9 (11.84%) Finance
4 5 (6.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (47.37%) Analyst
2 21 (27.63%) Analyst Programmer
2 21 (27.63%) Programmer
3 13 (17.11%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 13 (17.11%) COBOL Programmer
3 13 (17.11%) Developer
3 13 (17.11%) COBOL Analyst
4 12 (15.79%) Environment Manager
5 10 (13.16%) Mainframe Operator
6 9 (11.84%) Analyst Developer
7 8 (10.53%) Mainframe Developer
7 8 (10.53%) Applications Support
8 5 (6.58%) Data Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) DBA
9 4 (5.26%) Environment Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) COBOL Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
11 2 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.63%) Senior Analyst Programmer
11 2 (2.63%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.63%) XML
2 19 (25.00%) .NET
3 18 (23.68%) Web Services
4 14 (18.42%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (15.79%) XSLT
5 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET
6 9 (11.84%) SOAP
6 9 (11.84%) Middleware
6 9 (11.84%) Java EE
7 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.32%) WCF
8 1 (1.32%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.32%) ISPF
8 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (77.63%) Mainframe
2 31 (40.79%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (27.63%) IBM Mainframe
4 16 (21.05%) VSAM
5 12 (15.79%) Credit Risk
6 10 (13.16%) AS400
6 10 (13.16%) Data Centre
7 7 (9.21%) Management Information System
8 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.53%) UNIX
2 22 (28.95%) Linux
3 6 (7.89%) Windows
4 5 (6.58%) zOS
5 1 (1.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) ITIL
2 20 (26.32%) SDLC
3 18 (23.68%) Configuration Management
4 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (18.42%) ETL
5 14 (18.42%) Line Management
6 9 (11.84%) DevOps
6 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (11.84%) Test Automation
6 9 (11.84%) Workflow
6 9 (11.84%) Workflow Management
6 9 (11.84%) Automated Testing
7 7 (9.21%) Test Management
7 7 (9.21%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.58%) Data Analytics
9 5 (6.58%) Analytics
9 5 (6.58%) Content Management
10 4 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (69.74%) COBOL
2 30 (39.47%) Java
3 21 (27.63%) VB
4 18 (23.68%) SQL
5 16 (21.05%) Perl
6 15 (19.74%) NATURAL
7 13 (17.11%) C#
8 12 (15.79%) VB6
8 12 (15.79%) VB.NET
9 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
10 10 (13.16%) REXX
11 9 (11.84%) Ruby
11 9 (11.84%) Python
12 6 (7.89%) Delphi
12 6 (7.89%) PL/1
13 1 (1.32%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (9.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 9 (11.84%) RACF
3 8 (10.53%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 20 (26.32%) CA Endevor
2 10 (13.16%) Tivoli
3 9 (11.84%) Puppet
3 9 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (60.53%) IBM
2 9 (11.84%) Informatica
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle
2 9 (11.84%) F5
2 9 (11.84%) New Relic
3 1 (1.32%) SAP
3 1 (1.32%) Remedy
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