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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 750 838 787
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -51
Permanent jobs citing JCL 130 61 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.056% 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 91 24 54
Average salary £47,000 £39,000 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.51% -20.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £33,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
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
52529 56279 53560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.53% 51.68% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 45203 48124 46311
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
East Midlands +36 40 £45,000 +15.97% 1
West Midlands 0 22 £34,500 +4.54% 1
South East +31 19 £52,500 -38.23%
London +21 18 £52,500 +5.00% 2
North West +6 11 £60,000 +110.52% 2
Yorkshire +4 11 £45,000 +16.12%
South West -12 10 £38,533 -
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 218 (83.52%) Mainframe
2 181 (69.35%) IBM
3 168 (64.37%) COBOL
4 139 (53.26%) DB2
5 109 (41.76%) CICS
6 103 (39.46%) ISPF
7 92 (35.25%) UNIX
8 89 (34.10%) Java
9 80 (30.65%) Time Sharing Option
10 78 (29.89%) SDLC
11 66 (25.29%) Banking
12 65 (24.90%) SQL
13 63 (24.14%) Linux
13 63 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
14 60 (22.99%) Perl
15 59 (22.61%) WebSphere
16 56 (21.46%) Web Services
17 52 (19.92%) Retail
18 50 (19.16%) CA Endevor
19 49 (18.77%) IBM Mainframe
20 48 (18.39%) Oracle
21 47 (18.01%) WebSphere MQ
22 46 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
23 45 (17.24%) QA
24 43 (16.48%) Tivoli
25 42 (16.09%) WebSphere Application Server
25 42 (16.09%) MQSeries
26 41 (15.71%) Finance
27 39 (14.94%) Change Management
27 39 (14.94%) zOS

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 109 (41.76%) CICS
2 59 (22.61%) WebSphere
3 42 (16.09%) MQSeries
3 42 (16.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 30 (11.49%) IBM Notes
5 17 (6.51%) JBoss
5 17 (6.51%) SAS
6 10 (3.83%) Confluence
7 9 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (2.68%) Papyrus
8 7 (2.68%) StreamWeaver
8 7 (2.68%) Exstream Dialogue
9 3 (1.15%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.77%) Apache
11 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (2.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.68%) VisionPLUS
1 7 (2.68%) Exstream
2 5 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.15%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.21%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.83%) FTP
2 10 (3.83%) SSL
2 10 (3.83%) Internet
3 9 (3.45%) DNS
4 8 (3.07%) ATM
5 4 (1.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (53.26%) DB2
2 33 (12.64%) BusinessObjects
3 26 (9.96%) Adabas
4 16 (6.13%) SQL Server
5 11 (4.21%) Easytrieve
6 10 (3.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (3.83%) DataStage
6 10 (3.83%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.30%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.15%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.15%) IMS/DB
8 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (5.36%) JIRA
2 11 (4.21%) Eclipse
3 9 (3.45%) HP UFT
3 9 (3.45%) LoadRunner
3 9 (3.45%) Hudson
3 9 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.77%) XPEDITER
4 2 (0.77%) JUnit
5 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.38%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.38%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.38%) ChangeMan
General
1 66 (25.29%) Banking
2 52 (19.92%) Retail
3 41 (15.71%) Finance
4 13 (4.98%) Marketing
5 7 (2.68%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.30%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 63 (24.14%) Analyst
2 56 (21.46%) Developer
3 39 (14.94%) Mainframe Operator
4 36 (13.79%) Programmer
5 33 (12.64%) Consultant
5 33 (12.64%) Technical Consultant
6 32 (12.26%) Analyst Programmer
7 25 (9.58%) Technical Specialist
8 22 (8.43%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
8 22 (8.43%) COBOL Programmer
8 22 (8.43%) COBOL Analyst
9 20 (7.66%) Analyst Developer
10 19 (7.28%) Mainframe Developer
11 15 (5.75%) Software Engineer
12 13 (4.98%) Computer Operator
12 13 (4.98%) Environment Manager
13 12 (4.60%) COBOL Developer
14 11 (4.21%) Applications Support
15 10 (3.83%) Applications Developer
16 9 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (39.46%) ISPF
2 56 (21.46%) Web Services
3 47 (18.01%) WebSphere MQ
4 29 (11.11%) .NET
5 28 (10.73%) XML
6 26 (9.96%) HTML
7 23 (8.81%) Middleware
8 14 (5.36%) Java EE
9 13 (4.98%) XSLT
9 13 (4.98%) ASP.NET
10 10 (3.83%) JSON
11 9 (3.45%) SOAP
12 5 (1.92%) J2EE
12 5 (1.92%) HTML5
12 5 (1.92%) Spring
13 2 (0.77%) Hibernate
13 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
14 1 (0.38%) JMS
14 1 (0.38%) WSDL
14 1 (0.38%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 218 (83.52%) Mainframe
2 63 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (18.77%) IBM Mainframe
4 26 (9.96%) VSAM
5 13 (4.98%) Credit Risk
6 12 (4.60%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.83%) AS400
7 10 (3.83%) Data Centre
8 9 (3.45%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.30%) PMI
10 5 (1.92%) Social Media
10 5 (1.92%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.92%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.15%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.15%) EMV
11 3 (1.15%) Tandem
11 3 (1.15%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.77%) Replication
12 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.77%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 92 (35.25%) UNIX
2 63 (24.14%) Linux
3 39 (14.94%) zOS
4 36 (13.79%) MVS
5 34 (13.03%) AIX
6 33 (12.64%) Solaris
7 26 (9.96%) Windows
8 3 (1.15%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.15%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.77%) Android
10 1 (0.38%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (29.89%) SDLC
2 46 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.94%) Change Management
4 38 (14.56%) SOA
4 38 (14.56%) Mentoring
5 31 (11.88%) Incident Management
6 29 (11.11%) Coaching
7 26 (9.96%) ITIL
8 20 (7.66%) Release Management
8 20 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (6.13%) Line Management
9 16 (6.13%) Migration
9 16 (6.13%) Configuration Management
10 15 (5.75%) ETL
10 15 (5.75%) Software Engineering
10 15 (5.75%) Unit Testing
11 12 (4.60%) Automated Testing
12 10 (3.83%) Test Automation
12 10 (3.83%) Project Planning
13 9 (3.45%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (64.37%) COBOL
2 89 (34.10%) Java
3 65 (24.90%) SQL
4 60 (22.99%) Perl
5 37 (14.18%) REXX
6 28 (10.73%) JavaScript
7 26 (9.96%) NATURAL
7 26 (9.96%) Assembly Language
8 23 (8.81%) PL/1
8 23 (8.81%) VB
9 16 (6.13%) C#
10 13 (4.98%) VB.NET
10 13 (4.98%) VB6
10 13 (4.98%) Python
11 9 (3.45%) Ruby
12 6 (2.30%) Delphi
13 5 (1.92%) CLIST
14 4 (1.53%) C++
15 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.77%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 19 (7.28%) Degree
2 15 (5.75%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (17.24%) QA
2 29 (11.11%) SLA
3 3 (1.15%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 80 (30.65%) Time Sharing Option
2 30 (11.49%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 10 (3.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 9 (3.45%) RACF
5 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 50 (19.16%) CA Endevor
2 43 (16.48%) Tivoli
3 15 (5.75%) ServiceCenter
3 15 (5.75%) OpenView
4 9 (3.45%) Puppet
4 9 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.53%) Control-M
6 1 (0.38%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 181 (69.35%) IBM
2 48 (18.39%) Oracle
3 30 (11.49%) Intel
3 30 (11.49%) Lotus
4 25 (9.58%) HP
5 15 (5.75%) VMware
6 9 (3.45%) Informatica
6 9 (3.45%) F5
6 9 (3.45%) New Relic
7 7 (2.68%) SAP
7 7 (2.68%) Microsoft
8 6 (2.30%) Cognizant
8 6 (2.30%) Remedy
8 6 (2.30%) TSYS
9 5 (1.92%) BMC
10 4 (1.53%) Syncsort
11 3 (1.15%) VocaLink
11 3 (1.15%) NCR
12 1 (0.38%) CA
12 1 (0.38%) Twitter
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