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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 149 184 146
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -38
Permanent jobs citing JCL 18 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.56% 0.057% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 0.100% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £39,400 £37,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.06% -12.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,050 £37,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -4.76%
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
1646 2007 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 51.39% 56.81% 57.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1718 1573
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
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 January 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 +25 14 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £38,800 -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (76.92%) COBOL
2 19 (73.08%) DB2
3 15 (57.69%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (50.00%) Mainframe
5 11 (42.31%) VSAM
6 10 (38.46%) Java
6 10 (38.46%) ITIL
6 10 (38.46%) SLA
6 10 (38.46%) CICS
7 9 (34.62%) IBM
7 9 (34.62%) ETL
7 9 (34.62%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (34.62%) zOS
7 9 (34.62%) DataStage
8 8 (30.77%) REXX
9 7 (26.92%) Adabas
10 6 (23.08%) PL/1
11 5 (19.23%) NATURAL
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
11 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
11 5 (19.23%) SQL
11 5 (19.23%) Retail
11 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
11 5 (19.23%) ISPF
11 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
11 5 (19.23%) CA Endevor
12 4 (15.38%) Degree
12 4 (15.38%) Marketing
12 4 (15.38%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (15.38%) ActionScript

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (38.46%) CICS
2 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) HTTPS
2 4 (15.38%) FTP
2 4 (15.38%) Internet
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) SMS
4 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) DB2
2 9 (34.62%) DataStage
3 7 (26.92%) Adabas
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
5 3 (11.54%) Pentaho
6 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) OLAP
6 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) ERwin
General
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Programmer
3 4 (15.38%) COBOL Programmer
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (7.69%) COBOL Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior COBOL Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior COBOL Analyst Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior COBOL Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) ISPF
2 3 (11.54%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) XSLT
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 11 (42.31%) VSAM
4 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (11.54%) Statistics
4 3 (11.54%) Credit Risk
5 2 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) zOS
2 4 (15.38%) UNIX
2 4 (15.38%) MVS
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) ETL
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) COBOL
2 10 (38.46%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) REXX
4 6 (23.08%) PL/1
5 5 (19.23%) NATURAL
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (15.38%) ActionScript
7 3 (11.54%) C#
7 3 (11.54%) C++
8 2 (7.69%) Assembly Language
9 1 (3.85%) Python
9 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) RACF
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) CA Endevor
2 2 (7.69%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) BMC
2 2 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (3.85%) McAfee
3 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) NetApp
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) EMC
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Computacenter