The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 102 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing JCL 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.27% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £34,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
JCL
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
660 795 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.81% 53.43% 55.69%
Number of salaries quoted 447 556 446
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 Edinburgh

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

JCL
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

JCL Salary Trend in Edinburgh

JCL
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) CICS
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
4 2 (33.33%) CA
4 2 (33.33%) COBOL
4 2 (33.33%) DB2
4 2 (33.33%) MQSeries
5 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (16.67%) REXX
5 1 (16.67%) ISPF
5 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (66.67%) CICS
2 2 (33.33%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) COBOL
1 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (16.67%) REXX
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) CA