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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 149 191 156
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -35
Permanent jobs citing JCL 16 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.46% 0.055% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 0.098% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £41,500 - £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +25.00%
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
1837 2032 1791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 52.31% 56.16% 57.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1652 1745 1633
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
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 19 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
Nottinghamshire +17 10 - -
Leicestershire - 5 £41,500 -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 22 (88.00%) COBOL
2 21 (84.00%) DB2
3 16 (64.00%) Mainframe
4 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (52.00%) CICS
6 12 (48.00%) IBM
7 11 (44.00%) Java
7 11 (44.00%) zOS
7 11 (44.00%) VSAM
8 9 (36.00%) ITIL
9 8 (32.00%) ETL
9 8 (32.00%) Adabas
9 8 (32.00%) DataStage
9 8 (32.00%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
10 7 (28.00%) SLA
11 6 (24.00%) SQL
11 6 (24.00%) NATURAL
11 6 (24.00%) CA Endevor
11 6 (24.00%) Retail
12 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 5 (20.00%) PL/1
13 4 (16.00%) XML
13 4 (16.00%) C++
13 4 (16.00%) REXX
13 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
13 4 (16.00%) ISPF
14 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
14 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) CICS
2 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
3 1 (4.00%) SMS
3 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (84.00%) DB2
2 8 (32.00%) Adabas
2 8 (32.00%) DataStage
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.00%) Pentaho
5 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) OLAP
5 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) ERwin
General
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Programmer
3 4 (16.00%) COBOL Programmer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (12.00%) COBOL Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) COBOL Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior COBOL Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior COBOL Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior COBOL Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) XML
1 4 (16.00%) ISPF
2 3 (12.00%) XSLT
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) Mainframe
2 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (44.00%) VSAM
4 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk
4 2 (8.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (4.00%) Statistics
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.00%) HACMP
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) zOS
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) ETL
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) COBOL
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) NATURAL
4 5 (20.00%) PL/1
5 4 (16.00%) C++
5 4 (16.00%) REXX
6 3 (12.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
7 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
7 1 (4.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) RACF
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) CA Endevor
2 2 (8.00%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) IBM
2 2 (8.00%) CA
2 2 (8.00%) BMC
3 1 (4.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (4.00%) NetApp
3 1 (4.00%) McAfee
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Computacenter
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco