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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 782 821 815
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -6
Permanent jobs citing JCL 102 67 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.063% 0.042%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.12% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 66 34 39
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £33,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £76,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -7.60%
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
52701 54876 52652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.55% 51.22% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45466 46455 45635
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 28 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 28 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 +18 27 £52,500 +34.96% 5
London +15 22 £52,500 +5.00%
South East +23 15 £60,000 -29.41%
West Midlands -3 11 £34,500 +4.54%
South West -19 10 £38,533 -
Yorkshire +19 9 £45,000 +20.00%
North West +4 7 £60,000 +37.14% 4
East of England -11 1 - -
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 217 (82.51%) Mainframe
2 178 (67.68%) IBM
3 173 (65.78%) COBOL
4 141 (53.61%) DB2
5 115 (43.73%) CICS
6 97 (36.88%) ISPF
7 86 (32.70%) UNIX
8 82 (31.18%) Java
9 79 (30.04%) Time Sharing Option
10 78 (29.66%) SDLC
11 71 (27.00%) Banking
12 65 (24.71%) Analytical Skills
13 59 (22.43%) SQL
14 58 (22.05%) Linux
15 56 (21.29%) Perl
15 56 (21.29%) IBM Mainframe
15 56 (21.29%) WebSphere
16 51 (19.39%) Web Services
17 50 (19.01%) CA Endevor
18 48 (18.25%) Retail
19 44 (16.73%) WebSphere MQ
19 44 (16.73%) Finance
20 43 (16.35%) Oracle
20 43 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
21 41 (15.59%) QA
22 40 (15.21%) Change Management
23 39 (14.83%) Tivoli
23 39 (14.83%) zOS
24 38 (14.45%) WebSphere Application Server
25 37 (14.07%) MQSeries

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 115 (43.73%) CICS
2 56 (21.29%) WebSphere
3 38 (14.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 37 (14.07%) MQSeries
5 31 (11.79%) IBM Notes
6 17 (6.46%) JBoss
6 17 (6.46%) SAS
7 10 (3.80%) Confluence
8 9 (3.42%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (2.66%) Papyrus
9 7 (2.66%) StreamWeaver
9 7 (2.66%) Exstream Dialogue
10 6 (2.28%) MTS
11 3 (1.14%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.76%) Apache
13 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (2.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.66%) VisionPLUS
1 7 (2.66%) Exstream
2 5 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.80%) FTP
2 9 (3.42%) DNS
2 9 (3.42%) SSL
2 9 (3.42%) Internet
3 7 (2.66%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.90%) ATM
5 4 (1.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (53.61%) DB2
2 29 (11.03%) BusinessObjects
3 25 (9.51%) Adabas
4 14 (5.32%) SQL Server
5 12 (4.56%) DataStage
6 11 (4.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (4.18%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.42%) Easytrieve
8 5 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.52%) Pentaho
10 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.76%) IMS/DB
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (5.32%) JIRA
2 9 (3.42%) Eclipse
2 9 (3.42%) HP UFT
2 9 (3.42%) LoadRunner
2 9 (3.42%) Hudson
2 9 (3.42%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.14%) ChangeMan
4 2 (0.76%) JUnit
5 1 (0.38%) PROIV
5 1 (0.38%) XPEDITER
General
1 71 (27.00%) Banking
2 48 (18.25%) Retail
3 44 (16.73%) Finance
4 13 (4.94%) Marketing
5 7 (2.66%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.28%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.38%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 64 (24.33%) Analyst
2 63 (23.95%) Developer
3 38 (14.45%) Mainframe Operator
4 35 (13.31%) Programmer
5 31 (11.79%) Analyst Programmer
6 29 (11.03%) Consultant
6 29 (11.03%) Technical Consultant
7 22 (8.37%) Technical Specialist
8 21 (7.98%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
8 21 (7.98%) COBOL Programmer
8 21 (7.98%) COBOL Analyst
9 20 (7.60%) Mainframe Developer
10 19 (7.22%) Analyst Developer
11 14 (5.32%) COBOL Developer
12 13 (4.94%) Environment Manager
12 13 (4.94%) Software Engineer
13 12 (4.56%) Applications Support
13 12 (4.56%) Computer Operator
14 9 (3.42%) Applications Developer
15 8 (3.04%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (36.88%) ISPF
2 51 (19.39%) Web Services
3 44 (16.73%) WebSphere MQ
4 27 (10.27%) .NET
5 25 (9.51%) Middleware
6 24 (9.13%) XML
7 22 (8.37%) HTML
8 14 (5.32%) Java EE
9 13 (4.94%) XSLT
9 13 (4.94%) ASP.NET
10 9 (3.42%) SOAP
10 9 (3.42%) JSON
11 5 (1.90%) HTML5
11 5 (1.90%) Spring
12 3 (1.14%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.76%) Hibernate
14 1 (0.38%) WSDL
14 1 (0.38%) XML Schema
14 1 (0.38%) JAXB
14 1 (0.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 217 (82.51%) Mainframe
2 65 (24.71%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (21.29%) IBM Mainframe
4 29 (11.03%) VSAM
5 12 (4.56%) Credit Risk
6 11 (4.18%) AS400
7 10 (3.80%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.80%) Data Centre
8 9 (3.42%) SWIFT
9 7 (2.66%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.28%) PMI
11 5 (1.90%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.14%) Social Media
13 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
14 1 (0.38%) iSeries
14 1 (0.38%) W3C
14 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 86 (32.70%) UNIX
2 58 (22.05%) Linux
3 39 (14.83%) zOS
4 32 (12.17%) MVS
5 30 (11.41%) AIX
6 29 (11.03%) Solaris
7 22 (8.37%) Windows
8 2 (0.76%) Android
8 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.38%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (29.66%) SDLC
2 43 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (15.21%) Change Management
4 35 (13.31%) Mentoring
5 31 (11.79%) SOA
6 30 (11.41%) Incident Management
7 27 (10.27%) ITIL
8 26 (9.89%) Coaching
9 21 (7.98%) Release Management
10 18 (6.84%) Configuration Management
10 18 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (6.08%) Migration
12 15 (5.70%) Line Management
13 14 (5.32%) ETL
13 14 (5.32%) Software Engineering
13 14 (5.32%) Unit Testing
14 12 (4.56%) Automated Testing
15 10 (3.80%) Test Automation
16 9 (3.42%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (3.42%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 173 (65.78%) COBOL
2 82 (31.18%) Java
3 59 (22.43%) SQL
4 56 (21.29%) Perl
5 36 (13.69%) REXX
6 28 (10.65%) JavaScript
7 26 (9.89%) Assembly Language
8 25 (9.51%) NATURAL
9 22 (8.37%) VB
10 19 (7.22%) PL/1
11 14 (5.32%) C#
12 13 (4.94%) Python
12 13 (4.94%) VB6
12 13 (4.94%) VB.NET
13 9 (3.42%) Ruby
14 6 (2.28%) Delphi
15 5 (1.90%) CLIST
16 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (6.08%) ITIL Certification
1 16 (6.08%) Degree
2 9 (3.42%) SC Cleared
2 9 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (15.59%) QA
2 28 (10.65%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (30.04%) Time Sharing Option
2 29 (11.03%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 10 (3.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 9 (3.42%) RACF
Systems Management
1 50 (19.01%) CA Endevor
2 39 (14.83%) Tivoli
3 15 (5.70%) ServiceCenter
3 15 (5.70%) OpenView
4 9 (3.42%) Puppet
4 9 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.76%) Control-M
6 1 (0.38%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 178 (67.68%) IBM
2 43 (16.35%) Oracle
3 31 (11.79%) Lotus
4 29 (11.03%) Intel
5 22 (8.37%) HP
6 15 (5.70%) VMware
7 9 (3.42%) Informatica
7 9 (3.42%) F5
7 9 (3.42%) New Relic
8 7 (2.66%) SAP
8 7 (2.66%) Microsoft
9 6 (2.28%) Remedy
9 6 (2.28%) TOWER Software
9 6 (2.28%) TSYS
10 5 (1.90%) BMC
11 3 (1.14%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.76%) Syncsort
13 1 (0.38%) Micro Focus
13 1 (0.38%) CA
13 1 (0.38%) Twitter
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