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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 792 838 828
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -10
Permanent jobs citing JCL 84 28 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.028% 0.037%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.051% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 44 11 27
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
53941 54662 57814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.47% 53.78% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45901 47576 50958
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +34 24 - - 1
West Midlands - 14 £33,000 -
North West -20 10 £43,750 -2.77% 1
East of England -9 9 £55,000 -
East Midlands +9 8 £43,250 - 2
South East -11 6 £42,500 +17.24%
Yorkshire -41 6 £33,000 -5.71% 1
North East - 4 - -
South West - 3 - -
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 123 (86.62%) Mainframe
2 102 (71.83%) IBM
3 100 (70.42%) COBOL
4 75 (52.82%) DB2
5 70 (49.30%) CICS
6 69 (48.59%) Retail
7 62 (43.66%) Banking
8 58 (40.85%) Mentoring
9 56 (39.44%) QA
10 52 (36.62%) Analytical Skills
11 51 (35.92%) Change Management
12 50 (35.21%) Finance
13 48 (33.80%) Coaching
14 39 (27.46%) CA Endevor
14 39 (27.46%) SQL
14 39 (27.46%) UNIX
15 38 (26.76%) ISPF
16 36 (25.35%) VSAM
17 34 (23.94%) Windows
18 33 (23.24%) IBM Mainframe
19 31 (21.83%) HP
20 28 (19.72%) Java
21 26 (18.31%) PL/1
22 25 (17.61%) Release Management
23 24 (16.90%) ATM
24 23 (16.20%) BASE24
25 21 (14.79%) Tandem
25 21 (14.79%) C++
25 21 (14.79%) Oracle
25 21 (14.79%) SQL Server

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 70 (49.30%) CICS
2 17 (11.97%) SAS
3 15 (10.56%) IBM Notes
4 9 (6.34%) CMS
4 9 (6.34%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.23%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) SPSS
2 3 (2.11%) MS Office
2 3 (2.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (16.20%) BASE24
2 9 (6.34%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.70%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.90%) ATM
2 19 (13.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.11%) SSL
4 1 (0.70%) Internet
4 1 (0.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (52.82%) DB2
2 21 (14.79%) SQL Server
3 13 (9.15%) Adabas
4 7 (4.93%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.23%) Easytrieve
6 5 (3.52%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.82%) NonStop SQL
7 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.41%) OLAP
9 1 (0.70%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.70%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (3.52%) ChangeMan
2 4 (2.82%) JIRA
3 2 (1.41%) ERwin
General
1 69 (48.59%) Retail
2 62 (43.66%) Banking
3 50 (35.21%) Finance
4 6 (4.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 48 (33.80%) Technical Specialist
2 25 (17.61%) Analyst
3 16 (11.27%) Programmer
4 14 (9.86%) Mainframe Operator
5 13 (9.15%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 13 (9.15%) Developer
6 11 (7.75%) Consultant
7 9 (6.34%) Analyst Programmer
7 9 (6.34%) COBOL Programmer
7 9 (6.34%) VisionPLUS Consultant
8 8 (5.63%) COBOL Developer
8 8 (5.63%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Computer Operator
10 5 (3.52%) COBOL Analyst
10 5 (3.52%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
10 5 (3.52%) SWIFT Specialist
11 4 (2.82%) Mainframe Programmer
11 4 (2.82%) Mainframe Developer
12 3 (2.11%) Technical Manager
12 3 (2.11%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.76%) ISPF
2 18 (12.68%) XML
3 17 (11.97%) J2EE
4 7 (4.93%) Web Services
5 4 (2.82%) Middleware
5 4 (2.82%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.41%) EntireX
6 2 (1.41%) ATL
6 2 (1.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.70%) HTML
7 1 (0.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 123 (86.62%) Mainframe
2 52 (36.62%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (25.35%) VSAM
4 33 (23.24%) IBM Mainframe
5 21 (14.79%) Tandem
6 17 (11.97%) Cryptography
7 13 (9.15%) SWIFT
8 12 (8.45%) EMV
9 8 (5.63%) Mathematics
10 6 (4.23%) Contract for Difference
10 6 (4.23%) AS400
11 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
12 4 (2.82%) Data Conversion
12 4 (2.82%) Data Structures
12 4 (2.82%) Chip Card
13 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.70%) HACMP
13 1 (0.70%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.46%) UNIX
2 34 (23.94%) Windows
3 20 (14.08%) Linux
4 17 (11.97%) Windows XP
4 17 (11.97%) Windows 7
5 16 (11.27%) zOS
6 13 (9.15%) AIX
7 9 (6.34%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.85%) Mentoring
2 51 (35.92%) Change Management
3 48 (33.80%) Coaching
4 25 (17.61%) Release Management
5 14 (9.86%) Incident Management
5 14 (9.86%) Migration
6 13 (9.15%) ITIL
7 11 (7.75%) Data Management
8 9 (6.34%) Service Delivery
8 9 (6.34%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (5.63%) Business Analysis
10 5 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (2.11%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (2.11%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (2.11%) Service Management
12 3 (2.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (2.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (1.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 100 (70.42%) COBOL
2 39 (27.46%) SQL
3 28 (19.72%) Java
4 26 (18.31%) PL/1
5 21 (14.79%) C++
6 17 (11.97%) C#
6 17 (11.97%) PowerShell
7 16 (11.27%) REXX
8 10 (7.04%) NATURAL
9 8 (5.63%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.41%) Perl
11 1 (0.70%) C
11 1 (0.70%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 15 (10.56%) Degree
2 9 (6.34%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.34%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (39.44%) QA
2 17 (11.97%) ISO 8583
3 13 (9.15%) SLA
4 6 (4.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) RACF
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (27.46%) CA Endevor
2 12 (8.45%) ServiceCenter
3 9 (6.34%) OpenView
4 6 (4.23%) Control-M
5 3 (2.11%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (2.11%) Unicenter
5 3 (2.11%) Tivoli NetView
5 3 (2.11%) MOM
5 3 (2.11%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (1.41%) CA Wily
6 2 (1.41%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (1.41%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 102 (71.83%) IBM
2 31 (21.83%) HP
3 21 (14.79%) Oracle
4 17 (11.97%) NCR
5 15 (10.56%) Lotus
5 15 (10.56%) Intel
6 13 (9.15%) Teradata
7 12 (8.45%) VocaLink
8 10 (7.04%) VMware
9 6 (4.23%) CA
9 6 (4.23%) Trillium
10 4 (2.82%) Microsoft
10 4 (2.82%) BMC
10 4 (2.82%) Tableau
11 3 (2.11%) Sun
11 3 (2.11%) Unisys
12 2 (1.41%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.70%) NetApp
13 1 (0.70%) Computacenter
13 1 (0.70%) Pega
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