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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 822 812 850
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +38
Permanent jobs citing JCL 66 41 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.041% 0.035%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.078% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 34 39 25
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +22.66%
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
55643 52741 59872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.20% 52.99% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 47104 45701 52932
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +17 19 £50,000 -21.56% 6
East of England - 11 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands - 9 £33,000 - 1
East Midlands -13 7 £38,900 +29.66%
South East -22 7 £85,000 +54.54% 1
North West -34 6 £43,750 -5.40%
South West - 6 - -
Yorkshire -46 1 £37,500 +25.00% 2
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 72 (74.23%) Mainframe
2 67 (69.07%) COBOL
3 64 (65.98%) IBM
4 54 (55.67%) CICS
5 53 (54.64%) DB2
6 36 (37.11%) Retail
7 30 (30.93%) VSAM
7 30 (30.93%) UNIX
8 29 (29.90%) Banking
8 29 (29.90%) IBM Mainframe
9 27 (27.84%) Change Management
10 26 (26.80%) QA
11 24 (24.74%) SQL
12 23 (23.71%) CA Endevor
13 22 (22.68%) ISPF
13 22 (22.68%) Finance
14 16 (16.49%) Windows
15 15 (15.46%) ITIL
15 15 (15.46%) Degree
15 15 (15.46%) Release Management
16 14 (14.43%) zOS
16 14 (14.43%) BASE24
17 13 (13.40%) HP
17 13 (13.40%) AIX
18 12 (12.37%) Teradata
19 11 (11.34%) Linux
19 11 (11.34%) Oracle
20 10 (10.31%) PL/1
21 9 (9.28%) Migration
21 9 (9.28%) CMS

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 54 (55.67%) CICS
2 9 (9.28%) CMS
3 8 (8.25%) SAS
4 7 (7.22%) IBM Notes
5 5 (5.15%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.12%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Office
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (14.43%) BASE24
2 9 (9.28%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) ATM
2 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.09%) SSL
4 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (54.64%) DB2
2 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.25%) Adabas
4 5 (5.15%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.12%) NonStop SQL
6 3 (3.09%) DataStage
6 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.06%) Easytrieve
8 1 (1.03%) OLAP
8 1 (1.03%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) ChangeMan
2 4 (4.12%) JIRA
3 1 (1.03%) ERwin
General
1 36 (37.11%) Retail
2 29 (29.90%) Banking
3 22 (22.68%) Finance
4 6 (6.19%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.06%) Billing
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) Analyst
2 23 (23.71%) Technical Specialist
3 13 (13.40%) Programmer
4 10 (10.31%) Consultant
4 10 (10.31%) Developer
4 10 (10.31%) Analyst Programmer
5 9 (9.28%) VisionPLUS Consultant
6 8 (8.25%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.22%) Mainframe Operator
8 5 (5.15%) Mainframe Programmer
8 5 (5.15%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 5 (5.15%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
8 5 (5.15%) COBOL Programmer
8 5 (5.15%) COBOL Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) SWIFT Specialist
9 4 (4.12%) Mainframe Developer
9 4 (4.12%) COBOL Developer
9 4 (4.12%) DBA
10 3 (3.09%) Computer Operator
10 3 (3.09%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.68%) ISPF
2 9 (9.28%) Web Services
3 6 (6.19%) XML
4 5 (5.15%) J2EE
5 4 (4.12%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.06%) EntireX
6 2 (2.06%) Middleware
6 2 (2.06%) ATL
6 2 (2.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (74.23%) Mainframe
2 30 (30.93%) VSAM
3 29 (29.90%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (9.28%) AS400
4 9 (9.28%) Tandem
4 9 (9.28%) SWIFT
4 9 (9.28%) Contract for Difference
5 8 (8.25%) Mathematics
6 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.15%) Cryptography
7 4 (4.12%) Data Conversion
8 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.03%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.93%) UNIX
2 16 (16.49%) Windows
3 14 (14.43%) zOS
4 13 (13.40%) AIX
5 11 (11.34%) Linux
6 5 (5.15%) Windows XP
6 5 (5.15%) MVS
6 5 (5.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.84%) Change Management
2 15 (15.46%) ITIL
2 15 (15.46%) Release Management
3 9 (9.28%) Migration
4 8 (8.25%) Data Management
5 7 (7.22%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.12%) Service Management
7 4 (4.12%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.09%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (2.06%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (2.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.06%) Project Management
9 2 (2.06%) System Testing
9 2 (2.06%) Performance Improvement
10 1 (1.03%) Change Control
10 1 (1.03%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.03%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (69.07%) COBOL
2 24 (24.74%) SQL
3 10 (10.31%) PL/1
4 8 (8.25%) REXX
4 8 (8.25%) Java
4 8 (8.25%) C++
5 6 (6.19%) NATURAL
6 5 (5.15%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.15%) C#
7 2 (2.06%) Perl
8 1 (1.03%) C
8 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.03%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 15 (15.46%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.06%) CCNA
2 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (26.80%) QA
2 5 (5.15%) SLA
2 5 (5.15%) ISO 8583
3 3 (3.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) RACF
Systems Management
1 23 (23.71%) CA Endevor
2 7 (7.22%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (4.12%) OpenView
3 4 (4.12%) Control-M
4 2 (2.06%) CA Wily
4 2 (2.06%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.03%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 64 (65.98%) IBM
2 13 (13.40%) HP
3 12 (12.37%) Teradata
4 11 (11.34%) Oracle
5 7 (7.22%) Intel
5 7 (7.22%) Lotus
6 5 (5.15%) CA
6 5 (5.15%) NCR
6 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.12%) VMware
7 4 (4.12%) Tableau
8 3 (3.09%) Trillium
9 2 (2.06%) Cisco
9 2 (2.06%) Cognizant
9 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.03%) Micro Focus
10 1 (1.03%) Ab Initio
10 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.03%) BMC
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