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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 101 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing JCL 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.068% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £52,500 £41,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +17.64%
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
732 714 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 50.80% 48.54% 53.54%
Number of salaries quoted 534 493 424
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,348 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 12 (85.71%) CICS
2 12 (85.71%) Assembly Language
2 12 (85.71%) Banking
3 8 (57.14%) IBM
3 8 (57.14%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (50.00%) REXX
4 7 (50.00%) Change Management
4 7 (50.00%) CA Endevor
5 6 (42.86%) COBOL
5 6 (42.86%) DB2
5 6 (42.86%) SAS
5 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (42.86%) zOS
5 6 (42.86%) Middleware
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) Retail
5 6 (42.86%) Cryptography
5 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 6 (42.86%) QA
5 6 (42.86%) Release Management
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 6 (42.86%) Coaching
5 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (35.71%) ATM
6 5 (35.71%) Chip Card
7 2 (14.29%) CA
8 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
8 1 (7.14%) ISPF

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) CICS
2 6 (42.86%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
General
1 12 (85.71%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Technical Specialist
1 6 (42.86%) Programmer
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) CICS Programmer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) CICS Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) CICS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (57.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (42.86%) Cryptography
3 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (35.71%) Chip Card
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Change Management
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 6 (42.86%) Coaching
2 6 (42.86%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Assembly Language
2 7 (50.00%) REXX
3 6 (42.86%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) CA