The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
UK / England
Rank 775 847 867
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +20
Permanent jobs citing JCL 39 57 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.061% 0.058%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.093% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 36 48 42
Median salary £52,500 £51,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £33,317 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £44,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -15.38%

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

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42036 49468 49431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 54.03% 52.78% 50.50%
Number of salaries quoted 36401 43107 42689
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing JCL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in England

JCL
Salary Trend in England

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

JCL Salary Trend in England

JCL
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JCL across the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

JCL Salary Histogram in England

JCL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +86 29 £52,500 -10.63%
London +41 4 £60,000 +6.66% 2
North West -21 3 £37,500 -16.66%
East Midlands +1 2 £42,500 -1.16%
South West - 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing JCL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for JCL.

1 68 (95.77%) Mainframe
2 58 (81.69%) COBOL
2 58 (81.69%) IBM
3 56 (78.87%) DB2
4 48 (67.61%) CICS
5 42 (59.15%) SQL
6 26 (36.62%) Migration
7 25 (35.21%) Data Analysis
8 22 (30.99%) Java
8 22 (30.99%) UML
9 21 (29.58%) Tivoli
9 21 (29.58%) IBM Mainframe
10 16 (22.54%) Retail
10 16 (22.54%) Finance
11 15 (21.13%) Oracle
12 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
12 14 (19.72%) Banking
13 13 (18.31%) Unix
14 11 (15.49%) zOS
15 10 (14.08%) VSAM
15 10 (14.08%) SDLC
15 10 (14.08%) MVS
16 9 (12.68%) OS/390
16 9 (12.68%) Programme Management
16 9 (12.68%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (11.27%) Cognizant
17 8 (11.27%) MS Office
18 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
18 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
19 6 (8.45%) ISPF

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (67.61%) CICS
2 1 (1.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Firewall
1 3 (4.23%) FTP
1 3 (4.23%) HTTP
1 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (78.87%) DB2
2 5 (7.04%) Data Mining
2 5 (7.04%) DataStage
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.23%) Easytrieve
3 3 (4.23%) MS Access
4 1 (1.41%) Adabas
4 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.23%) Fiddler
2 3 (4.23%) Firebug
2 3 (4.23%) JIRA
2 3 (4.23%) JMeter
2 3 (4.23%) LoadRunner
2 3 (4.23%) The Grinder
2 3 (4.23%) Toad
3 1 (1.41%) ChangeMan
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
1 16 (22.54%) Retail
2 14 (19.72%) Banking
3 6 (8.45%) Financial Institution
4 5 (7.04%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (59.15%) Analyst
2 29 (40.85%) COBOL Analyst
3 21 (29.58%) Analyst Programmer
3 21 (29.58%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 21 (29.58%) COBOL Programmer
3 21 (29.58%) DB2 Programmer
3 21 (29.58%) Programmer
4 20 (28.17%) CICS Analyst
5 18 (25.35%) CICS Programmer
6 11 (15.49%) COBOL Developer
6 11 (15.49%) Developer
7 9 (12.68%) DB2 Developer
7 9 (12.68%) Lead Developer
8 8 (11.27%) Mainframe Analyst
9 7 (9.86%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (9.86%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (9.86%) Test Analyst
10 6 (8.45%) Designer
10 6 (8.45%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
10 6 (8.45%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) ISPF
2 3 (4.23%) SOAP
3 1 (1.41%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 68 (95.77%) Mainframe
2 21 (29.58%) IBM Mainframe
3 10 (14.08%) VSAM
4 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.04%) Online Banking
5 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Unix
2 11 (15.49%) zOS
3 10 (14.08%) MVS
4 9 (12.68%) OS/390
5 3 (4.23%) Linux
5 3 (4.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Migration
2 25 (35.21%) Data Analysis
3 22 (30.99%) UML
4 10 (14.08%) SDLC
5 9 (12.68%) Programme Management
6 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
6 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.04%) CRM
7 5 (7.04%) Data Management
7 5 (7.04%) ETL
7 5 (7.04%) Service Management
7 5 (7.04%) Software Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Wealth Management
7 5 (7.04%) Workflow
8 4 (5.63%) Defect Management
8 4 (5.63%) Integration Testing
8 4 (5.63%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.23%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (4.23%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (81.69%) COBOL
2 42 (59.15%) SQL
3 22 (30.99%) Java
4 1 (1.41%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.41%) Fortran
4 1 (1.41%) NATURAL
4 1 (1.41%) REXX
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (5.63%) RACF
2 4 (5.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 21 (29.58%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.23%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (2.82%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 58 (81.69%) IBM
2 15 (21.13%) Oracle
3 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.27%) Cognizant
5 5 (7.04%) Informatica
6 3 (4.23%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) CA
7 1 (1.41%) TOWER Software