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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 823 802 946
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +144
Permanent jobs citing JCL 99 131 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.025%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.25% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 56 81 14
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £48,950
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,550 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -11.64%
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
50248 53077 59213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.36% 51.48% 52.92%
Number of salaries quoted 43873 45515 50488
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,207
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
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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
South East +57 43 £47,000 -6.00% 3
London -1 22 £45,000 -14.28%
Yorkshire +11 12 - -
East Midlands -10 12 £23,250 -38.81%
South West -1 6 £38,533 -
North West +17 3 £32,500 -16.12% 1
East of England - 1 - -
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 160 (99.38%) Mainframe
2 132 (81.99%) COBOL
3 106 (65.84%) DB2
4 105 (65.22%) CICS
5 96 (59.63%) IBM
6 64 (39.75%) Finance
7 63 (39.13%) VSAM
8 48 (29.81%) Banking
9 45 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (27.33%) IBM Mainframe
11 42 (26.09%) SDLC
11 42 (26.09%) REXX
12 41 (25.47%) Java
13 38 (23.60%) SQL
13 38 (23.60%) RAD
14 36 (22.36%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (22.36%) QA
15 31 (19.25%) ISPF
15 31 (19.25%) Time Sharing Option
15 31 (19.25%) zOS
16 30 (18.63%) Automated Testing
17 29 (18.01%) VisionPLUS
18 28 (17.39%) CLIST
19 26 (16.15%) TSYS
20 25 (15.53%) Team Foundation Server
21 24 (14.91%) Computer Science
21 24 (14.91%) Degree
22 21 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
23 20 (12.42%) Mentoring
24 19 (11.80%) TDD

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
1 105 (65.22%) CICS
2 14 (8.70%) IIS
3 10 (6.21%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.86%) Exstream Dialogue
4 3 (1.86%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.24%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.62%) MTS
6 1 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (18.01%) VisionPLUS
2 4 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.86%) Exstream
4 1 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.24%) Firewall
1 2 (1.24%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.24%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.62%) SAN
2 1 (0.62%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (65.84%) DB2
2 7 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.24%) IDMS
5 1 (0.62%) Adabas
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (15.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.24%) Eclipse
General
1 64 (39.75%) Finance
2 48 (29.81%) Banking
3 14 (8.70%) Retail
4 9 (5.59%) Marketing
5 8 (4.97%) Music Industry
6 6 (3.73%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (31.68%) Developer
2 33 (20.50%) COBOL Developer
3 23 (14.29%) DB2 Developer
4 20 (12.42%) Mainframe Developer
5 19 (11.80%) CICS Engineer
6 15 (9.32%) Senior Developer
7 13 (8.07%) Lead Developer
7 13 (8.07%) Software Engineer
8 10 (6.21%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 9 (5.59%) Mainframe Software Engineer
9 9 (5.59%) QA Engineer
9 9 (5.59%) QA Test Engineer
9 9 (5.59%) Test Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) Analyst
10 8 (4.97%) Mainframe Operator
10 8 (4.97%) Senior Mainframe Developer
10 8 (4.97%) Technical Leader
11 7 (4.35%) Designer
11 7 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
11 7 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.25%) ISPF
2 14 (8.70%) XML
3 6 (3.73%) .NET
3 6 (3.73%) HTML
3 6 (3.73%) HTML5
3 6 (3.73%) JSON
4 4 (2.48%) Ajax
4 4 (2.48%) CSS
4 4 (2.48%) CSS3
4 4 (2.48%) jQuery
4 4 (2.48%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (2.48%) XHTML
4 4 (2.48%) XSLT
5 3 (1.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 160 (99.38%) Mainframe
2 63 (39.13%) VSAM
3 44 (27.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 36 (22.36%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (14.91%) Computer Science
6 16 (9.94%) AS400
7 9 (5.59%) iSeries
7 9 (5.59%) Visualisation
8 8 (4.97%) SWIFT
9 6 (3.73%) Algorithms
9 6 (3.73%) Data Centre
9 6 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.24%) Life Science
10 2 (1.24%) Social Media
11 1 (0.62%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.62%) EFT
11 1 (0.62%) EPoS
11 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.25%) zOS
2 14 (8.70%) Unix
3 9 (5.59%) MVS
3 9 (5.59%) Windows
4 6 (3.73%) OS/390
4 6 (3.73%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.48%) Linux
6 2 (1.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (26.09%) SDLC
3 38 (23.60%) RAD
4 30 (18.63%) Automated Testing
5 21 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (12.42%) Mentoring
7 19 (11.80%) Change Management
7 19 (11.80%) TDD
8 16 (9.94%) Software Engineering
9 15 (9.32%) Functional Testing
9 15 (9.32%) Integration Testing
9 15 (9.32%) Regression Testing
9 15 (9.32%) System Integration Testing
9 15 (9.32%) Unit Testing
9 15 (9.32%) Waterfall
10 14 (8.70%) Coaching
10 14 (8.70%) User Stories
11 12 (7.45%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (5.59%) Refactoring
13 8 (4.97%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (81.99%) COBOL
2 42 (26.09%) REXX
3 41 (25.47%) Java
4 38 (23.60%) SQL
5 28 (17.39%) CLIST
6 12 (7.45%) Assembly Language
7 7 (4.35%) C#
8 5 (3.11%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.24%) PL/1
10 1 (0.62%) NATURAL
10 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.62%) Ruby
10 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (14.91%) Degree
2 15 (9.32%) ISTQB
3 14 (8.70%) ISEB
4 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (22.36%) QA
2 3 (1.86%) SEPA
3 2 (1.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (19.25%) Time Sharing Option
2 14 (8.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (1.86%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (11.80%) Tivoli
2 12 (7.45%) CA Endevor
3 10 (6.21%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (3.11%) Control-M
4 5 (3.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 5 (3.11%) Tivoli NetView
5 2 (1.24%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (1.24%) Xymon
6 1 (0.62%) OpenView
6 1 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 96 (59.63%) IBM
2 26 (16.15%) TSYS
3 18 (11.18%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.70%) HP
5 10 (6.21%) SAP
6 8 (4.97%) CA
6 8 (4.97%) Micro Focus
7 6 (3.73%) TOWER Software
8 4 (2.48%) BMC
8 4 (2.48%) Cognizant
8 4 (2.48%) Oracle
8 4 (2.48%) Remedy
9 3 (1.86%) VMware
10 2 (1.24%) Intel
10 2 (1.24%) Lotus
10 2 (1.24%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.24%) Splunk
11 1 (0.62%) Fujitsu
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago