The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 773 877 808
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -69
Permanent jobs citing JCL 102 30 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.027% 0.060%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.050% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 54 19 43
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £46,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +17.72%
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
52778 59637 56810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.07% 53.02% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 45315 50596 49286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,992
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JCL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

JCL Salary Histogram in England

JCL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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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
London +41 34 £52,500 - 3
East Midlands +37 27 £38,000 - 2
West Midlands 0 17 £33,000 -16.45% 2
South East +6 10 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Yorkshire +14 7 £34,000 +13.33% 1
North West -2 4 £38,750 -0.64% 1
South West - 2 £52,500 -
Midlands - 1 £38,000 -
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 131 (82.39%) Mainframe
2 97 (61.01%) COBOL
3 94 (59.12%) DB2
3 94 (59.12%) IBM
4 62 (38.99%) ISPF
5 56 (35.22%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (33.96%) UNIX
7 49 (30.82%) SQL
7 49 (30.82%) CICS
8 45 (28.30%) Linux
9 43 (27.04%) Java
10 40 (25.16%) WebSphere
11 38 (23.90%) Windows
12 34 (21.38%) WebSphere MQ
13 32 (20.13%) Finance
14 31 (19.50%) QA
15 30 (18.87%) Web Services
15 30 (18.87%) Perl
16 29 (18.24%) AIX
17 28 (17.61%) Banking
18 27 (16.98%) SOA
19 26 (16.35%) zOS
20 25 (15.72%) TCP/IP
20 25 (15.72%) Oracle
20 25 (15.72%) Retail
21 24 (15.09%) Mentoring
21 24 (15.09%) .NET
21 24 (15.09%) ITIL
21 24 (15.09%) MVS
21 24 (15.09%) PL/1

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 49 (30.82%) CICS
2 40 (25.16%) WebSphere
3 22 (13.84%) MQSeries
4 18 (11.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (9.43%) IBM Notes
6 10 (6.29%) SAS
7 3 (1.89%) Papyrus
7 3 (1.89%) StreamWeaver
7 3 (1.89%) Exstream Dialogue
8 2 (1.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.89%) MS Office
1 3 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.40%) BASE24
2 5 (3.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.89%) Exstream
4 1 (0.63%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.72%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.81%) SSL
3 11 (6.92%) ATM
4 7 (4.40%) Internet
5 4 (2.52%) FTP
5 4 (2.52%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.89%) Firewall
7 2 (1.26%) SNA
8 1 (0.63%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (59.12%) DB2
2 20 (12.58%) Adabas
2 20 (12.58%) SQL Server
3 15 (9.43%) DataStage
4 5 (3.14%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.14%) Pentaho
5 4 (2.52%) Easytrieve
6 3 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.26%) IMS/DB
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Eclipse
2 5 (3.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.14%) ClearCase
2 5 (3.14%) Rational Rose
3 3 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.26%) XPEDITER
General
1 32 (20.13%) Finance
2 28 (17.61%) Banking
3 25 (15.72%) Retail
4 17 (10.69%) Marketing
5 5 (3.14%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (24.53%) Analyst
2 28 (17.61%) Developer
3 24 (15.09%) Consultant
4 22 (13.84%) Analyst Programmer
4 22 (13.84%) Programmer
5 18 (11.32%) Technical Consultant
6 16 (10.06%) Technical Specialist
7 15 (9.43%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
7 15 (9.43%) COBOL Programmer
7 15 (9.43%) COBOL Analyst
8 14 (8.81%) Mainframe Operator
9 12 (7.55%) Analyst Developer
10 11 (6.92%) Mainframe Developer
11 9 (5.66%) Administrator
12 8 (5.03%) Computer Operator
13 7 (4.40%) Applications Support
14 6 (3.77%) Network Engineer
14 6 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
14 6 (3.77%) DBA
14 6 (3.77%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (38.99%) ISPF
2 34 (21.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 30 (18.87%) Web Services
4 24 (15.09%) .NET
5 23 (14.47%) XML
6 18 (11.32%) Middleware
7 15 (9.43%) J2EE
8 13 (8.18%) HTML
9 11 (6.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 11 (6.92%) XSLT
10 8 (5.03%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.14%) JSON
12 3 (1.89%) JMS
13 2 (1.26%) SOAP
13 2 (1.26%) REST
13 2 (1.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 131 (82.39%) Mainframe
2 56 (35.22%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (13.84%) VSAM
3 22 (13.84%) IBM Mainframe
4 16 (10.06%) Credit Risk
5 11 (6.92%) Management Information System
6 10 (6.29%) Computer Science
7 8 (5.03%) Client/Server
8 7 (4.40%) EMV
8 7 (4.40%) Tandem
8 7 (4.40%) Cryptography
9 5 (3.14%) PMI
9 5 (3.14%) SWIFT
10 4 (2.52%) Social Media
11 3 (1.89%) Statistics
11 3 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (1.26%) Algorithms
12 2 (1.26%) DataPower
12 2 (1.26%) Replication
13 1 (0.63%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 54 (33.96%) UNIX
2 45 (28.30%) Linux
3 38 (23.90%) Windows
4 29 (18.24%) AIX
5 26 (16.35%) zOS
6 24 (15.09%) MVS
7 18 (11.32%) Solaris
8 7 (4.40%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.40%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.26%) Android
9 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.98%) SOA
2 24 (15.09%) ITIL
2 24 (15.09%) Mentoring
3 21 (13.21%) ETL
3 21 (13.21%) Change Management
4 19 (11.95%) Coaching
5 15 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.43%) Incident Management
6 12 (7.55%) Line Management
7 11 (6.92%) Release Management
7 11 (6.92%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (6.29%) Test Planning
8 10 (6.29%) Unit Testing
8 10 (6.29%) Migration
9 9 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.03%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (4.40%) OO
12 6 (3.77%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.14%) MVC
13 5 (3.14%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (61.01%) COBOL
2 49 (30.82%) SQL
3 43 (27.04%) Java
4 30 (18.87%) Perl
5 24 (15.09%) PL/1
6 20 (12.58%) NATURAL
7 19 (11.95%) REXX
8 18 (11.32%) C#
9 17 (10.69%) Assembly Language
10 13 (8.18%) VB
11 12 (7.55%) C++
12 8 (5.03%) VB.NET
12 8 (5.03%) VB6
13 7 (4.40%) PowerShell
13 7 (4.40%) SELCOPY
14 6 (3.77%) Delphi
15 4 (2.52%) ActionScript
15 4 (2.52%) ActionScript 2.0
16 3 (1.89%) Shell Script
17 2 (1.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (10.06%) ITIL Certification
1 16 (10.06%) Degree
2 5 (3.14%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (19.50%) QA
2 23 (14.47%) SLA
3 7 (4.40%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (1.89%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 23 (14.47%) CA Endevor
2 19 (11.95%) Tivoli
3 7 (4.40%) ServiceCenter
3 7 (4.40%) OpenView
4 2 (1.26%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (1.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 94 (59.12%) IBM
2 25 (15.72%) Oracle
3 18 (11.32%) Business Objects
4 17 (10.69%) HP
5 15 (9.43%) Intel
5 15 (9.43%) Lotus
6 7 (4.40%) VMware
6 7 (4.40%) VocaLink
6 7 (4.40%) NCR
7 6 (3.77%) Cognizant
7 6 (3.77%) Remedy
8 5 (3.14%) BMC
9 4 (2.52%) Syncsort
10 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £28k - 34k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 27 days ago