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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 837 804 914
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +110
Permanent jobs citing JCL 59 141 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.14% 0.053%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.27% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32 104 21
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,333 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,250 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +15.38%
JCL
UK

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
48840 52961 57208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 53.20% 51.64% 51.98%
Number of salaries quoted 42749 45557 49057
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,091
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +48 26 £55,000 +4.76%
South East +30 22 £60,000 +14.28% 4
North West +6 8 £35,000 -41.66%
South West +10 4 £35,000 -9.16%
East Midlands -32 3 - - 2
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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.

1 157 (96.91%) Mainframe
2 131 (80.86%) COBOL
3 107 (66.05%) DB2
4 93 (57.41%) IBM
5 89 (54.94%) CICS
6 70 (43.21%) VSAM
7 69 (42.59%) Finance
8 55 (33.95%) Java
9 51 (31.48%) IBM Mainframe
10 48 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (29.01%) Banking
12 46 (28.40%) REXX
13 45 (27.78%) SQL
14 39 (24.07%) SDLC
15 38 (23.46%) RAD
16 31 (19.14%) zOS
16 31 (19.14%) QA
17 30 (18.52%) Unix
18 29 (17.90%) Time Sharing Option
19 28 (17.28%) ISPF
19 28 (17.28%) VisionPLUS
19 28 (17.28%) Automated Testing
20 27 (16.67%) Microsoft
20 27 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (15.43%) Degree
21 25 (15.43%) TSYS
21 25 (15.43%) CLIST
22 24 (14.81%) Computer Science
23 22 (13.58%) Retail
23 22 (13.58%) Financial Institution

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 89 (54.94%) CICS
2 14 (8.64%) IIS
3 9 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.09%) MQSeries
5 4 (2.47%) StreamWeaver
6 3 (1.85%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 7 (4.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (17.28%) VisionPLUS
2 7 (4.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.85%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.85%) Firewall
3 2 (1.23%) SNA
3 2 (1.23%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.62%) FTP
4 1 (0.62%) HTTP
4 1 (0.62%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (66.05%) DB2
2 7 (4.32%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.47%) Easytrieve
5 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.62%) DataStage
5 1 (0.62%) MS Access
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.47%) XPEDITER
3 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.62%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.62%) Firebug
4 1 (0.62%) JMeter
4 1 (0.62%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.62%) The Grinder
4 1 (0.62%) Toad
General
1 69 (42.59%) Finance
2 47 (29.01%) Banking
3 22 (13.58%) Financial Institution
3 22 (13.58%) Retail
4 9 (5.56%) Marketing
5 8 (4.94%) Music Industry
6 6 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (33.33%) Developer
2 29 (17.90%) COBOL Developer
3 26 (16.05%) Mainframe Developer
4 21 (12.96%) DB2 Developer
4 21 (12.96%) Technical Leader
5 17 (10.49%) CICS Engineer
6 15 (9.26%) Software Engineer
7 14 (8.64%) Team Leader
7 14 (8.64%) Technical Team Leader
8 12 (7.41%) Analyst
9 11 (6.79%) Mainframe Software Engineer
10 9 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 9 (5.56%) QA Engineer
10 9 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
10 9 (5.56%) Test Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) Lead Developer
11 8 (4.94%) Senior Developer
12 7 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
13 6 (3.70%) Senior COBOL Developer
13 6 (3.70%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.28%) ISPF
2 19 (11.73%) XML
3 4 (2.47%) HTML
3 4 (2.47%) HTML5
3 4 (2.47%) JSON
3 4 (2.47%) Middleware
4 3 (1.85%) .NET
5 1 (0.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 157 (96.91%) Mainframe
2 70 (43.21%) VSAM
3 51 (31.48%) IBM Mainframe
4 27 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (14.81%) Computer Science
6 14 (8.64%) AS400
7 9 (5.56%) iSeries
8 7 (4.32%) SWIFT
8 7 (4.32%) Visualisation
9 6 (3.70%) Algorithms
9 6 (3.70%) Online Banking
10 4 (2.47%) Data Centre
10 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.23%) DataPower
11 2 (1.23%) Social Media
12 1 (0.62%) Chip and PIN
12 1 (0.62%) EFT
12 1 (0.62%) EPoS
12 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.14%) zOS
2 30 (18.52%) Unix
3 20 (12.35%) MVS
4 12 (7.41%) Windows
5 9 (5.56%) Linux
6 7 (4.32%) OS/390
7 6 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.07%) SDLC
3 38 (23.46%) RAD
4 28 (17.28%) Automated Testing
5 20 (12.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (11.11%) Coaching
6 18 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 18 (11.11%) TDD
6 18 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 16 (9.88%) Mentoring
7 16 (9.88%) User Stories
8 15 (9.26%) Functional Testing
8 15 (9.26%) Integration Testing
8 15 (9.26%) Regression Testing
8 15 (9.26%) System Integration Testing
8 15 (9.26%) Unit Testing
9 14 (8.64%) Systems Analysis
9 14 (8.64%) UML
10 10 (6.17%) Change Management
11 8 (4.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (80.86%) COBOL
2 55 (33.95%) Java
3 46 (28.40%) REXX
4 45 (27.78%) SQL
5 25 (15.43%) CLIST
6 12 (7.41%) Assembly Language
7 4 (2.47%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.23%) PL/1
9 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (15.43%) Degree
2 15 (9.26%) ISTQB
3 14 (8.64%) ISEB
4 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (19.14%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (17.90%) Time Sharing Option
2 12 (7.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.23%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (1.23%) RACF
3 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (9.88%) Tivoli
2 15 (9.26%) CA Endevor
3 10 (6.17%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (3.70%) Control-M
5 4 (2.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (2.47%) Tivoli NetView
6 2 (1.23%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 93 (57.41%) IBM
2 27 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 25 (15.43%) TSYS
4 17 (10.49%) Oracle
5 16 (9.88%) Cognizant
6 14 (8.64%) HP
7 9 (5.56%) SAP
8 8 (4.94%) CA
8 8 (4.94%) Micro Focus
9 7 (4.32%) BMC
9 7 (4.32%) Remedy
10 4 (2.47%) Syncsort
11 2 (1.23%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.23%) Splunk
11 2 (1.23%) VMware
12 1 (0.62%) Informatica
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